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Intro


 

Since early 2014, #RunTOBeer has been Toronto’s craft beer running series, meeting every week or two to check out some of the finest venues in town.

Runs are 3 / 5 / 10k, but we do things differently. Rather than everybody starting together and racing to the finish, we start the 10k runners first and they collect the 5k runners. The larger group then goes to where the 3k runners are waiting and we all grab our beer together!

Mostly sticking to city sidewalks, we deal with traffic lights, pedestrians, construction sites and other urban challenges, then reward ourselves with a pint or two.

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Intro


 

Since early 2014, #RunTOBeer has been Toronto’s craft beer running series, meeting every week or two to check out some of the finest venues in town.

Runs are 3 / 5 / 10k, but we do things differently. Rather than everybody starting together and racing to the finish, we start the 10k runners first and they collect the 5k runners. The larger group then goes to where the 3k runners are waiting and we all grab our beer together!

Mostly sticking to city sidewalks, we deal with traffic lights, pedestrians, construction sites and other urban challenges, then reward ourselves with a pint or two.

Our History


Our History


OUR STORY

Co-Founders TEJ SANDHU and DAN GRANT  celebrated the club's 2nd anniversary with the Inaugural Founder's Classic Beer Mile, March 2, 2016

Co-Founders TEJ SANDHU and DAN GRANT  celebrated the club's 2nd anniversary with the Inaugural Founder's Classic Beer Mile, March 2, 2016

Featured in Canadian Running Magazine

Featured in Canadian Running Magazine

From Frozen Beginnings...

It had been the worst winter in recent memory, with terms like “polar vortex” and “frost quake” entering into the lexicon. A season's worth of ice storms, water main breaks, multi-vehicle pile ups and PREDICTABLE Maple Leafs results had blackened the spirits of Toronto. In the great history of a great city, this was a period to endure.

Sunday, March 2nd was worse than most days in the bleak season of '14, when two strangers shook hands for the first time. At the gates of Trinity Bellwoods Park they waited in -20 degree conditions for the others to arrive. But no one came.

Finally, when 2:00 announced itself, the treacherous shuffle began.

Streets like poorly maintained curling sheets tested their concentration... and their luck. Crooked, uneven trails masked hibernating city sidewalks. Shoppers stumbling wildly from vehicle to storefront darted into their path, while seemingly random sandwich boards emerged like menacing icebergs through the gales.

Into an onslaught of ice crystals they stumbled forward, like drunken Plinko chips towards their goal. The wind howled and the sun opted out.

But they arrived. And there was beer.