It’s no surprise that Boulder is known for a passion for two things – great beer and staying active. So it makes perfect sense we’d find every opportunity to combine these loves to create some pretty fun events. We’ve got four beer related fun run around town and one event for you cycling enthusiasts out there. And if we missed one, don’t hesitate to let us know. Leave a comment on this article so the rest of Boulder can join you for your next beer-powered run.
Odd 13 Brewing Fun Run
Starting in April, Odd13 starts hosting their fun runs. These runs are held every
Monday at 7 p.m. Participants receive a free 5 ounce pour of Eric the Red, Doctor Cougar, or whatever brew you’re craving. Plus, there’s happy hour pricing all night long for the runners.
(Odd13 Brewing, 301 East Simpson St., Lafayette, 303-997-4164)
Sanitas Brewing Co. & La Sportiva 4-mile Run
In collaboration with La Sportiva, Sanitas hosts a 4-mile fun run around Boulder. Runs are the second Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Everyone who does the run, gets a coupon for a buy one, get one free beer at Sanitas, like their Black IPA, Saison, or IPA. Plus, you’ll get entered in a raffle to win La Sportiva gear and chips and salsa provided by McDevitt Taco Supply.
(Sanitas Brewing Co., 3550 Frontier Ave. Unit A, 303-442-4130)
Flatirons Running Inc. Fun Run
Avery Brewing Co. and Under the Sun have teamed up with this Boulder running store to host Wednesday Night Fun Runs. Participants sign in at 5:30 p.m., and participate in the 6:15 run/walk with 5k and 10k options. After the run, beer is provided by Avery Brewing Co. and pizza by Under the Sun. After Memorial Day, the run will change to be held at Under the Sun so check with them for updates.
(Flatirons Running, 629 South Broadway, Suite E, 303-554-7837)
Boulder Beer Cycling
If biking is more your scene over running, Boulder Beer is making sure you’re not left out. They’ve teamed with the Boulder Cycling Club to have a weekly bike ride. Rides are held Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. It’s free for Boulder Cycling Club members and first time guests. Once your ride is complete, you’ll get happy hour pricing on beers, appetizers, and entrees. Check out their website for scheduled routes.
(Boulder Beer, 2880 Wilderness Place, 303-444-8448)
Crystal Springs Brewing Fun Run
This Louisville brewery hosts a brew fun run every Thursday at 6 p.m. The runs vary in distance and direction from week-to-week. After you complete your run, enjoy your first beer, like their 13 India Pale Ale or their Butch Pale Ale, for free.
(Crystal Springs Brewing, 657 S. Taylor St., Louisville, 303-665-8888)