Skip to main content

Pickerington Oktoberfest Beer Mile

Sat September 28, 2024 Pickerington, OH 43147 US Directions


Each Heat is limited to 16 participants

Beer Mile

$45 10:00AM - 11:30AM EDT
Events: Beer Mile, Heat 1 - 10:00AM Beer Mile, Heat 2 - 10:30AM Beer Mile, Heat 3 - 11:00AM Beer Mile, Heat 4 - 11:30AM
Relay Heat Only - limit 8 Teams

Relay Team (4 person) Beer Mile

$120 12:00PM EDT - 12:30PM EDT Registration ends September 27, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 21 - 99.


Combustion Brewery & Taproom
80 W. Church St, Suite 101
Pickerington, OH US 43147


The 2024 Pickerington Oktoberfest Beer Mile registration opens April 6th!

The Pickerington Oktoberfest Beer Mile will be held on Saturday, September 28th at the Combustion Brewery & Taproom, and hosted by the Pickerington Village Association. The Beer Mile will kickoff a day of celebration and fun with the Pickerington Oktoberfest in the Combustion Brewery parking lot and along W. Church Street.

What's a beer mile?

Chug a beer. Run a quarter mile. Chug a beer. Run a quarter mile. Chug a beer. Run a quarter mile. Chug a beer. Run a quarter mile. And then celebrate with your friends as you wait for all four heats to finish. The Beer Mile results will be posted by heat and for the overall finishers.

Here's our rules. No exceptions. 

​1.  You must be age 21 to participate in this event. You will be REQUIRED to have ID with you when you pick up your bib. No ID. No running. 

2.  All beer will be provided and poured by Combustion Brewery. No outside beer can be brought in. Beers will be in plastic cups and the actual beer being provided will be announced prior to the event.

​3.  You are REQUIRED to either have a DD (Designated Driver) for the event, or take an Uber (or Lyft or pedicab....) . YES! WE'LL ASK! You will not be able to participate if you do not have a plan, you will not be able to drive home if you participate in the event. An Uber will be called for you.

Individual and Relay Teams

This year there will be a heat added for Relay Teams. Heat 5 will start at 12:00 noon, with a maximum of 8 teams (4 persons on each team). Just like the individual Beer Mile event, the race will start with drinking a beer then running a 1/4 Mile loop. After crossing the finish line, the runner will hand off the timing device to the next runner on his/her team. So, a total of 4 beers and 4 loops to complete the Beer Mile. There will be one timing device for each team.


  • 10:00am  Heat 1
  • 10:30am  Heat 2
  • 11:00am  Heat 3
  • 11:30am  Heat 4
  • 12:00pm  Heat 5 (Relay Teams only)

For RELAY TEAMS, the Team Captain (one person on the Team) will register and pay for the team. When registering the Captain will set your team password and it it with the other team members, so that all 4 members can register and sign the waiver. 



The top overall male and female finishers will receive a trophy and gift card. All finishers will receive a "woodel" after completing the event.



Course Map

1/4 mile loop with the start and finish at Combustion Brewery. Drink one beer at the start and run a 1/4 mile, then do it 3 more times for a total of 1 mile.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Event Partners


Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.