Kona Beer Mile Race Report

This year has had it’s ups and down but I completed my “A” race while in Kona!

I had been training for this for a couple months since chugging beer is new to me (despite what you may assume about my college days). This race is a bit of a secret and luckily I overheard some talk of it at a party on Friday night Kona. Sunday at 5!

So Sunday, we packed up our gear and headed over to the race venue.

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Let's do this! #beccasbeermile #kona #imaypuke

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The race was a bit harder than I expected. I had only trained up to two beers and found that beers three and four were much harder to get down (mental note for the next time I race). You can see in my splits where the wheels started to fall off the bus. The odd numbered splits are beers, the evens are running.


I did an extra lap at the end because I puked while getting my 4th beer down. #respectthebeermile.

Overall I am happy with my race. Since this was my first beer mile I was just happy with a finish! Oh, and there were a couple of pretty seasoned athletes there as well.


One of them even tweeted about my performance!

And for my review of my performance after the race:

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No caption needed. #beccasbeermile #konabeermile

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Thanks goes out to my amazing sponsor Coeur Sports. No matter how long or short your race is, they have you covered. And of course I couldn’t have done this with out the amazing support of my husband, Stuart. Thanks for offering to hold my hair! I would do the same for you but…

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