The Original Brew Run

What is it, and what do I get?


Do I Do?

It’s really quite simple — The Craft Brew Races are a series of timed 5k’s open to beer lovers of all speeds, and beer festivals highlighting the local craft brewing scene. The 3-hour post-race celebration features sampling of more than 30 breweries, live music and food trucks.

Festival-only tickets are also available!

Step 1

Running at the Stowe Craft Brew Race

Run a 5k (or don’t)

Run, or walk a relaxed, but timed midday 5k open to runners and walkers on scenic courses. Costumes encouraged!

Step 2

All smiles and beer at the New Haven Craft Brew Race

Drink Great Beer

Relax and hydrate at the 3-hour post-race craft brew festival featuring free sampling of over 30 local breweries.


Medals & Awards

Medals & Awards

Unique finisher’s medals, individual awards and team awards.

Pint Glass

Pint Glass

Shapely, branded souvenir pint glass upon exiting the Festival.

<em>A lot</em> of Beer

A lot of Beer

No tickets, no hassle, just a lot of sampling from 30+ breweries.

Food Trucks & Music

Food Trucks & Music

3-Hour Festival with food trucks, live music, games and more.

2023 SWAG

Crush a 2023 Craft Brew Races 5K with the same enthusiasm as you crush delicious craft beer. When you cross our finish line, celebrate your accomplishment with a replica crushed can medal in antique silver, complete with an ever-important bottle opener attachment. Then grab your pint glass and 2022 beer koozie on the way out of the festival. Cheers!


Worcester, MA

Stowe, VT

Newport, RI



The Craft Brew Races is for runners and walkers who love local craft beer. All participants must be 21+ to run the race. The post-race Brew Festival is open to 21+ race participants, OR anyone wishing to purchase a Festival Only ticket or Designated Driver ticket. No pets or babies are allowed.



We are proud to purchase all beer directly from the breweries in order to support the craft beer industry. Additionally, a portion of all proceeds from each cities’ event goes to a designated local not-for-profit.

30+ Breweries are featured at every event.

Past Attending Breweries

#BREWRUN | @craftbrewraces

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