Beach to Beer 5K FAQS and Packet Pick Up Info

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Following is Important Information regarding Race Day and Packet Pick Up Details:

  • Race Location: Colonial Beach, VA – Meet at “Town Hill” located on the Corner of Colonial and Washington Ave. (GPS 215 Washington Ave)
  • Date and Time: October 19th at 9am (Please arrive NO LATER than 8:30am)
  • Parking:There are a couple nearby parking lots off Washington Ave.
  • Packet Pick Up Options:
    • Friday (Oct 18th) from 4-6pm at Colonial Beach Brewing
    • Saturday (Oct 19th) from 7:30-8:30am at Town Hill – Located at corner of Washington Ave and Colonial Ave.
  • Timing: The Race is Chip Timed by Blue Ridge Timing. Results will be posted and emailed. Shortly After Race.
  • Awards: Awards will be given to the top 3 Overall Finishers (male/female) and per age group (every 10 years)
  • Course: The course is scenic and flat. Here is a link: 
  • Photos: Free Downloadable Photos will be available within 48 Hours of race and will be emailed and posted.
  • Beer Garden: Colonial Beach Brewing will host a beer garden for the post race fun! All runners will have a Drink Ticket for 1 Complimentary beer (or Soda) after the race. Beer will also be available for purchase. Participants under 21 can redeem ticket for a soda.
  • Food Truck: There will be a food truck on site for post race food purchases.
  • Bag Check: There will be a Bag Check available near check-in. Please note that all bags should be picked up with 15 minutes of completing the race.
  • Entertainment: Live Music will be performed on the main stage at the Town Hil from 9:30-Noon. Entertainment is provided by Spike and Dorothy. Presented by Riverview Inn.
  • Lodging: Lodging in the area includes many great options. Including Riverview Inn – Walking distance to the start/Finish Area.
  • Swag: All runners receive a tech shirt* and Pint Glass. Tech Shirts are ordered – Late Registrants are NOT Guaranteed a shirt if not available during registration process.
  • Spectators: Spectators are welcome and are able to purchase beer and enjoy the day!
  • Festival: Bring Lawn Chairs and Blankets to claim your space and enjoy the post race festivities. Activities, Food Truck, Live Music and Craft Beer can be enjoyed all morning – into the afternoon!
  • All ages and Abilities Welcome
  • Course Limit: 1 Hour 15 Minute Time Limit on Course Please
  • This Event is Rain Or Shine
  • No Transfers or Refunds
  • Post Race “After Party” After Party: After Noon, Colonial Beach Brewing will be open with more Craft Beer options and entertainment! The brewery is a short walk away!