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Smuttynose Will Run For Beer 5K

Smuttynose Brewery
105 Towle Farm Road
Hampton, NH 03842
United States

The 13th Annual Will Run For Beer 5K is returning to Smuttynose Brewery in Hampton, NH on June 23rd! As the final race in the 2019 Will Run For Beer series, this event is much more than just a 5K. Thousands of runners will traverse scenic rural roads lined with hay fields and stone walls before finishing with a day-long party at the brewery featuring live music, great food, and delicious craft beer!

Event Details

The event kicks off with packet pickup at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 23rd at Smuttynose Brewery in Hampton, NH. The 5k starts at 9:30 a.m. and the party goes until 1 p.m.

The Course

The Will Run For Beer 5k offers runners a rare chance to see where the world’s best craft beer is made! The race begins at 9:30 a.m., starting and finishing at Smuttynose Brewery, and is followed by a rockin’ after-party (more details below). All runners receive a commemorative race t-shirt, free food, and free beer from our friends at Smuttynose (21+ only).

The 5k course is relatively flat and traverses quiet, tree-lined streets in scenic Hampton, NH.

The After Party

The Will Run For Beer 5k is much more than just a road race. Following the 5k, there’s a huge party until 1 p.m. and EVERYTHING’s included with the cost of your registration!

  • A Cookout with hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, and cole slaw
  • Locally-produced Stonyfield Yogurt
  • Wood-fired American Flatbread pizza
  • Live music from Crab Shack, one of NH’s best cover bands
  • Delicious Smuttynose craft beer (2 per person – 21+)
  • Tours of the new LEED-certified Brewery

Your friends and family can join the fun for just $15, including access to all food and two beers (21+)!  Extra food tickets are available online or at the event.

Packet Pick-Up

You’ll receive your race bib and shirt at the Registration Tent on the morning of the race from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.! Look for the “Registration” signs in the parking lot of the Smuttynose Brewery. We can’t mail out shirts if you don’t pick yours up at the event, so don’t oversleep!


The Will Run For Beer 5k will take place at the Smuttynose Brewery. However, there is no parking at the brewery. Please go to 1 Merrill Industrial Drive, Hampton, New Hampshire 03842.


Notice: No parking at the brewery.

Parking is FREE! Once you turn onto Towle Farm Road, look for “Race Parking” signs. There’s no parking at the brewery, so cars will be parked in a lot about a 1/2 mile away at 1 Merrill Drive, Hampton, NH 03842. It’s then a relatively short walk to the Start/Finish area at the brewery.

To learn more or to register, visit: smuttynose5k.com

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