You can't beat this chill event that focuses on improving your personal 5k time, starts at a later time, earn a commemorative pin, free race photos, encouraging community of runners/walkers, and wine tasting on your own to finish!

Schedule of events on race day:

  • Packet pickup and/or day of registration approximately one hour before start time.
  • See registration start time (dependent on date)

​What you get:

  • Medal
  • Race
  • Drink ticket for a pint at a local brewery
  • Shirt *additional fee
  • Free race photos & results!

Will Run for Beer 5k & 8k FAQs

Questions about Registration.

Q.  Do I need to sign a waiver?
A.  Yes, please sign the waiver here:  

Q.  What time do I pick up my packet?
A.  Approximately 1 hour prior to the start of the race.

Q.  When is the race?
A.  See dates above.

Q.  Where do I pick up my packet?
A.  See specific date for details.

Q.  Can I pick up the packets for my friends?
A.  Yes.

Q.  What is included in the registration?
A.  Race entry, beer tasting, medal, timing, free race pictures, and post-race goodies (snacks, drinks, etc.).  Shirts are available for an additional fee.  

Q.  When does online registration close?
A.  Online registration will close approximately 2 days prior to the race date.

Q.  Does my registration come with a shirt?
A.  No.

Q.  Is there DAY OF Registration?
​A.  We welcome new participants! See specific race date for details on registration times on race day.  Cash or credit cards are all accepted. Please note, that there is a $10 race day fee. 

Q.  What's a virtual 5k? 
A.  A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym, or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. We will mail you your medal when we receive them.  Do not show up to the event, medals will be mailed after the event date.

Q.  What are your refund/transfer policies?
A.  NEW policies effective 9/26/23 - see HERE.

Questions about the race series.

Q.  When is the Will Run for Beer 5k?
A.  We host periodic Will Run for Beer 5ks throughout the year - check out our Facebook Events for dates.

Q.  Where is the Will Run for Beer 5ks?
A.  See specific Facebook event for location as they may change from when you registered due to host availability.  

Q.  What is the race distance?
A.  5k (3.1 miles) - check specific race date to find out distance (at some locations, we offer multiple distances).

Q.  How does the Will Run for Beer 5k work?
A.  You run/walk first, followed by your choice of beverage (including craft beer!) afterwards.  Your drink does NOT have to be a beer!

Course Questions

Q.  I don't drink, can I still participate in the run portion?
A.  Yes.

​Q.  Where is the race?
A.  See specific date.

Q.  What is the distance?
A.  Approximately 3.1 miles'ish.  Please check specific date for distances.

Q.  Are strollers/dogs allowed?  
A.  Yes, you can bring your child or dog to the run/walk portion.  All of the participating locations are kid-friendly. You will need to ask the winery if they allow dogs inside.  If you are bringing your dog, please make sure your pet is always on a leash and please clean up after them.  Thank you.

Q,  Can I bring a stroller to the race portion?
A.  Yes - please be courteous of the other runners and line up in the back.​

Q.  Is the course hilly?
A.  Depends on location - see specific date.  The trail is open to the public- please abide by park rules.

Q.  Is this event timed?
A.  We do have a clock and manual timing, but it is not a chipped race.  

Q.  Where will results be posted?
A.  Results will be posted on the Facebook page as well as in an email.  Please do not request results within a week - be patient!

Q.  What does "cupless" mean?
A.  It means we are limiting the water stations at most of our races.  Please bring your own water.

Q. Can I wear headphones?
​A. We would prefer that you do not wear headphones for safety reasons.​

Questions about the beer tasting.
Q.  WHEN can I use my drink ticket?
A.  Day of the race only until brewery closes.

Q.  Which ticket do I use for beer tasting?
A.  You will be given one drink ticket that will be attached to your bib.  Do not try to use previous drink tickets (from prior races).

Q.  Can I do beer tasting on my own?
A.  Yes, but you will need to pay the brewery directly for additional beer tasting (separate from the two drink tickets you get included with your registration).  

Q.  How do I redeem my drink ticket?
A.  We give you a ticket that is attached to your bib to redeem at the participating brewery.  Please do not tear off the ticket before you intend to use them.  We cannot replace any lost ticket.

Miscellaneous questions.

Q.  Do you offer prizes for the top finishers?
A.  Sometimes.  But please remember our races are "fun runs" and our focus is on providing all of the participants a positive, inclusive, and welcoming experience

Q.  Does this race benefit anything?
A.  Sometimes.  Please check specific race for more information.

Q. Do I need to dress up?
A. No. 

Q.  Are you accepting shoe donations?
A.  Yes!  We accept gently-used shoe donations.  We ship to GotSneakers.  Any proceeds go directly to the Everett Animal Shelter.

Q.  Where can I park?
A.  Please arrive early to find street parking.

Q.  Is there a bag check?
A.  No.

Q.  Do you have a raffle at this race?
A.  We typically conduct raffles included in registrations or you are asked to bring a donation to participate in the raffle.  IF we have a raffle, you will get advanced notice or ask us at the registration booth.​​

Q.  How big are the races?
A.  These events are meant to be small for best beer tasting experience.  Plus the brewery can only accommodate small groups.  

Q.  How do I sign up for another event?
A.  Go to our Facebook Events page & search for an event!

Q.  Do you offer discounts?
A. Yes, please visit our Discounts & Incentives page.

Q.  Who are the vendors or sponsors for the races?
A.  Vendors and sponsors change per race.  We cannot guarantee any vendor or sponsor per race.  

Q. Can I volunteer?
A.  Yes, please email us at All volunteers get a free entry into a future race!​  See available volunteer opportunities here: 

Q.  How do I sign up for another Event?
A.  Go to our Facebook Events page & search for an Event!

Presented by: Run 2 Be Fit dba PNW Ladies Running Group

Our race company philosophy has always been to offer quality races for new and novice runners & walkers by keeping the races small and affordable.