West Seattle .5k – Saturday, June 15th – In the Junction

 

It’s the first ever West Seattle .5k. The West Seattle .5k is a beer run in the West Seattle Junction designed to push you to the limits of physical human endurance. (jk)

The .5k IS guaranteed to provide almost zero exercise but you’ll instead taste some of the best beers from the Pacific Northwest. At each hydration station, located  in some of your favorite West Seattle bars, you’ll enjoy robust tastings from 10 different beers along with snacks, beer trivia questions and prizes. This is the race for physical underachievers who have wanted to do a run, but really didn’t want to.

.5k shirt

About the ‘run’:

Take in neighborhood views around the Junction as you lay down 880 yards (.5k) of pure physical determination.  This route is run on the wide pavement around the Junction, minimal elevation (zero) with two pedestrian crossings on California Ave.  You’ll stop at set hydration stations (inside bars) powering up electrolytes (beer) while carbing up (snacks) for the next grueling (not) leg of the run (next bar).  The course is not timed, and walkers, runners and beer-lovers of all abilities are welcome.

Packet pick up in the hallway of The Beer Junction starts at 12 Noon on race day. Start time is 1 PM – the race ends at 5 PM. Race is limited to 400 participants.

You can register as an individual or as a team.

The .5k too much for you? No worries – you can donate straight from your couch! Join the Beer Drinkers Couch Fundraiser here, you’ll help raise funds for the Junction without actually moving. It’s a win-win! All donations support free community programming and events in the Junction.

Donate $10.00 to $20.00 and we’ll send you a .5k sticker.

Donate $20.01 or over and we’ll send you a .5k mason jar AND a .5k sticker.

Included with run registration is a custom West Seattle .5k mason jar (for your beer), technical t-shirt, .5k finisher sticker and (most important) 10 beer tasting tickets good for 10 4oz pours.

Enjoy beers at:

Elliott Bay Brewing Company
The Beer Junction
Matador Restaurants
Shadowland
Great American Diner & Bar
Talaricos Pizzeria
West 5

Each participant receives a:
0.5k t-shirt
West Seattle 0.5k beer mason jar
10 beer tasting tickets
Snacks,
A 0.5k “finisher” sticker to proudly display
Bragging rights you crushed the 0.5k

$45.00

Register in advance now! Taking pre-registration or register day of the event.

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