July 21, 2018

Newport, RI

Event Overview

Save the date for our hometown event! Join us on Saturday, July 21, 2018 as we celebrate another awesome Craft Brew Race in the Ocean State. A fun walk/run 5k in Newport followed by a craft beer festival with more than 40 local craft breweries, including Rhode Island’s best! All at the gorgeous grounds at Fort Adams State Park. Cheers!

Location

Fort Adams State Park

84 Fort Adams Drive
Newport, Rhode Island 02840 (map)

 Schedule

SATURDAY

JULY 21, 2018

10:00 AM: Onsite registration & bib pick-up
11:50 AM: Onsite registration closes
12:00 PM: 5k Race start
12:30 PM: Festival gates open
3:50 PM: Beer Festival last call!

Registration

Registration and tickets are now available for the 2018 Newport Craft Brew Race. Secure your spot today by clicking the button below.

Online registration closes Friday, July 20 at midnight. 

Ticket Type Thru 5/21 5/22 – 6/21 6/22 – 7/20 Onsite
5k & Beer Fest $50 $55 $60 $70
5k & Designated Driver $40 $45 $50 $60
Festival Only $40 $45 $50 $60
Designated Driver $15 $15 $15 $25

WHAT DO I GET?

All 5k participants and festival-goers receive a pint glass and entry to the festival — including beer sampling, live music, vendors and food trucks selling onsite. All Designated Drivers ticket holders receive a different bracelet at registration. They are welcome to enjoy the festival and designated snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Event Details

Onsite Registration and Bib Pick-Up

All runners must check in prior to the run at registration from 10:00 – 11:45 AM to receive their race number, timing chip and 21+ bracelet. Registration will be held at the East Gate of Fort Adams State Park (map).

Please note that Designated Driver and Festival Only ticket holders check in at the festival gate at 12:30. 

Parking

Event day parking will be available onsite at Fort Adams State Park. Please allow yourself ample time on race morning to park and walk to the starting area, approximately half a mile from the designated parking areas. Please follow signs and the directions of the race volunteers on where to park.

Stay tuned for Water Taxi options as well.

What to Bring

ALL ticket holders need to bring an ID in order to receive their 21+ bracelet when they pick up their race bib prior to the race. The bracelet must be worn during the race and presented for entry into the Festival. Festival Only and Designated Driver participants must present their ID and their Eventbrite ticket at the gate of the Brew Festival at 12:30 PM, following the race for access to the festival.

Food vendors will be onsite selling, so cash is also recommended.

Mobile Locker Co.

The Mobile Locker Co. will be onsite on race morning providing secure lockers for athlete gear bags at the race start and finish for a small fee. Book your locker online before 5:00 PM Friday, of event week, or pay onsite on race morning. Pre-book locker here.

Live Music

The Craft Brew Races Newport will feature local favorite Steve Demers. Playing a mix of acoustic originals and covers throughout the Festival portion of the event inside Fort Adams. For booking please contact Steve at stevedemersmusic@gmail.com.

Enjoy Responsibly

The Craft Brew Races urge all attendees to enjoy their time responsibly. We recommend participants designate a sober driver or arrange transportation. We are happy to offer designated driver tickets whereupon they can enjoy the festivals’ great atmosphere, food and live music and offer you a safe ride home.

5k Course

The Newport Craft Brew Race course is 3.1 mile showcase of beautiful Fort Adams State Park. The race starts on the West side of the fort, loops around and through the historic stone walls, before heading out towards the Eisenhower House and back along the oceanside Bay Walk loop.

Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to be a volunteer at any Brew Race venue to help with race registration and/or course marshalling and as soon as the run is complete join your running buddies at the festival! All volunteers get a T-shirt AND entry to the Brew Fest. Space is limited! Email us for more information at volunteer@craftbrewraces.com.

Past Results & Photos

Results and event photos will be posted here and on our Facebook page following the race.

Attending Breweries

2017 Breweries pictured. 2018 brewery lineup announced soon!

 
Newport Storm
Owls Brew
Buzzards Bay
Long Trail
Whalers Brewing
Ragged Island
Ravenous
Revival
Grey Sail
Bucket
Crooked Current
Lord Hobo
Hidden Cove
Champlain Orchards
Thimble Island
Proclamation
Newburport
Barrel House Z
Stony Creek
Switchback
Long Live Beerworks
Trinity
Craft Brew Supplies
Hanging Hills
Lookout Farm
Shiner
Narragansett
Foolproof
Downeast Cider
Nauti Seltzer
Citizen Cider
Two Roads
Wormtown
Mighty Squirrel
Clown Shoes
Farmer Willie’s
Wachusett
Von Trapp
Beer’d
Jacks Abby
Black Hog
Sierra Nevada
Stone Brewing
Six Point
Dogfish Head
Allagash
Sam Adams
Traveler
21st Amendment
Truly Hard Seltzer
Angry Orchard
Harpoon
Ballast Point
Magic Hat
 

Attending Vendors

 
American Flatbread
Girls Pint Out
Saugy
Renewal by Andersen
Mermaids
KIND Snacks
Polar
Brick Alley Pub
NPT Physical Therapy
Cabot Cheese
Olukai
inTouch
Mass Brew Bus
Mission Burger
Winner Winner
Kurgo
RI Brew Bus
American Lamb
Brewsees
Binge BBQ
Newport Jerky
Hills Home Market
Vice Cream
URI
Noosa
 

Charitable Partner

Rhode Island Brewers Guild

The Rhode Island Brewers Guild is the charitable beneficiary of the Newport Craft Brew Races. We proudly donate a portion of all proceeds to The Guild.

Contact Us

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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