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2023 Heidi Keen Classic Barley Bar Relay

Sat September 16, 2023 Palouse, WA 99161 US Directions



205 E Main St
Palouse, WA US 99161


Plan a trip to beautiful downtown Palouse for the 2023 Palouse Days festivities and stay for a run and chug!

Find your 3 fastest running and/or chugging friends (21 or over with valid ID) to make a complete team of 4 runners, don some epic costumes and find us in the beer garden! Each person will run a 0.8 mile loop and chug a beer before passing the baton to their teammates. The race ends after your 4th teammate finishes their beer. 

Any of your teammates not drinking alcohol right now or can't enjoy the gluten? We will be offering non-alcoholic and gluten free (yet still super carbonated) options for runners. However, considering parts of the event take place within the beer garden, participation will be restricted to those 21+. 

Race proceeds, donations and sponsorships help fund an annual scholarship for a local Garfield-Palouse graduate pursuing a career in the STEM fields.  


Registration includes: a race t-shirt, slapband baton for your team, chances to win cash prizes, and two complimentary beers per runner – one to chug and one to enjoy in the beer garden following the race.

Prize categories include: fastest team, best costumes and fastest individual chugger

Earlybird Registration open until 5:00pm PT on Friday, September 15: $12/runner - $48/team of 4

Onsite Registration @ Start 12:00-1:30pm PT on Saturday, September 16: $15/runner - $60/team of 4

Packet Pick-Up: Please arrive at the start line prior to 1:30pm PT on race day to pick up your team's packet and ensure all waivers are signed and collected. 

*Please designate one runner from your team as the captain who is responsible for registering the entire team. This individual will receive a follow-up email from the race director requesting team name, shirt sizing for your other runners and instructions for each runner to fill out a digital event waiver prior to race day. Runners who have not submitted a signed waiver will not be able to participate in the race.

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