Event Information

Q. When is the race?

A. The Ecliptic Beer Mile will take place on May 15, 2016!

Q. What time does the race start?

A. The race will begin promptly at 9:00am.

Q. Where does the race start and finish?

A. The race will start and finish at the Ecliptic Brewing in Portland, OR.

Ecliptic Brewing

825 N Cook St.

Portland, OR 97227

Q. How much does it cost? 

A. Race registration is $30.00 through 03/01/2016. There will be a price increase on 03/02/2016 to $35.00 through May 14th at 5:00pm or sell out.  You must register by April 30 in order to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Q. Can I run with a stroller or dog?

A. No, we love your kids and dogs too but our insurance policy will not allow any participants to run or walk with strollers or animals.  Sorry, no exceptions.  

Q. Where can I park?

A. Bike parking will be provided on site at the race.

Q. Who can participate in the race?

A. Runners of all levels are invited to participate in the race.  We have a course minimum pace of 20 minutes per mile.

Q. Will the race be timed?

A. Yes!  The race will be professionally timed.

Q. Do I have to drink the beer in order to participate?

A. No, the race is for everyone. Drinking the beer is not mandatory for participating in the race. 

Q. Can someone else pickup my race packet for me at packet pickup?

A. Yes! We are here to make your life easier.  Someone else make pickup your packet for you as long as they are able to show some form of verification to our staff.
Accepted Items:

- Email authorizing designated person to pickup your packet


- Copy of Driver's License

Q. Can I transfer my race registration to another person?

A. No, we are not able to offer transfers, deferments or refunds on race registration.

Q. Will there be prizes awarded to the winners?

A. Yes, the top 3 overall males and females will receive fantastic Ecliptic prizes!  We will also recognize the top 3 males and females in each age group below.
Age Groups:


Q. What do I get for participating?

A. In addition to a well-organized event and volunteer support along the course all participants will receive an official race t-shirt, race bib, two free Ecliptic beers (for all participants 21 years of age with valid ID).

Q. Is this a traditional beer mile where you drink beer every quarter mile?

A. Due to city regulations, we cannot serve beer on the course.  You will drink beer right before the start and after you cross the finish line.