Chasing Pints Running Series

6 Unique Breweries ~ 6 Unique Races
Join us for Western North Carolina’s newest way to race to the taps.

The 2024 Chasing Pints Running Series includes six different brewery races across Western North Carolina with a variety of distances! Explore new breweries, get your miles in, and toast to your achievement at the finish line with a different beer from a different craft brewery. Every race in this series includes a post-race beer in registration for runners that are 21+. Become a Six Pack OR Partial Pack Runner for savings and special prizes!

Race Overview

 

Lake James 7 Miler & 5k

Beer City Relay & 5k

Summer Session 5k

Bear Country 5k & 10k

Bear Country Races logo

Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k

Oktoberfest Half Marathon logo

Wicked Spooky 5k

Become a Six Pack Runner!

We’d love to have you complete the full 2024 brewery tour and run all 6 races with us. To encourage you we’ve set up a 15% off discount. Register at the same time for all 6 races on our series page (you choose the distance) and receive 15% off at check out.  Registration must be done during one transaction to receive the discount. You MUST register for all 6 races BEFORE May 28, 2024 to receive the discount. Discount will not be applied to separate registration transactions.

Register BEFORE May 28th for all six of the races and we’ve got a some gifts for you! A special a race series medal, and a custom Chasing Pints cooler for the six packs in your life.

Series 6 pack runners are limited to 200 people.

Medals and coolers for our Six Pack or Partial Pack Runners will be given to runners at the final race of the series, the Wicked Spooky 5k.

Virtual Options Available!

If you are out of town for a race but still wish to be included in the Chasing Pint series, choose a virtual option for the race you’ll miss! Virtual race options are available and will be counted towards the series total. All registrations must be made in the same transaction. Virtual runners will not be eligible for race awards. Swag will be shipped out after the race.

Choose a Partial Pack!

Maybe your schedule doesn’t allow you to run all 6 races, no worries, choose the Partial Pack and join us for 5 of them.  We’ve set up a 10% off discount. Register at the same time for 5 of the 6 races on our series page (you choose the distance) and receive 10% off at check out.  Registration must be done during one transaction to receive the discount. You MUST register for 5 races BEFORE May 24, 2024 to receive the discount. Discount will not be applied to separate registration transactions.

Register BEFORE May 28th for the partial pack and you will still receive a Chasing Pints finisher medal.

Medals for Partial Pack Runners will be given to runners at the final race of the series, the Wicked Spooky 5k.

Spring Races

This series starts with a beautiful trail run along Lake James in Nebo, NC at the Fonta Flora Brewery on the Whippoorwill Farm in April. Choose from a 7 mile or 5k course.

Then we move to craft brew central in the South Slope of downtown Asheville with the 3rd annual Beer City Relay at Green Man Brewing in May. Choose to run with a relay team a 5k or 10k or be a solo 5k runner.

Summer Races

We’ll kick the summer off with our Summer Session 5k in June at the brand new Trailside Brewery in Hendersonville.

Runners will try and keep it cool when we hit the greenways around Brevard at Oskar Blues Brewing in August with the Bear Country Races. Choose from the 5k or 10k distances.

Fall Races

The capstone of the series in September, the Oktoberfest Half Marathon & 5k will run along Asheville’s beautiful French Broad River as it starts and end at Hi-Wire Brewing’s sweet River Arts District Beer Garden.

Finally, we will celebrate the end of our 2024 brewery tour in October at the Wicked Spooky 5k. What more perfect way to celebrate the Halloween season than to run in the fall through South Slope on your way back to Wicked Weed’s Funktatorium.