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🌟 2024 Breweries are subject to change! See the lineup from 2023 below.🌟

Will Run for Beer 5K Brewfest Lineup

The 2nd Annual Will Run for Beer 5K comes to Chicago on October 26, 2024, with a Brewfest that will keep you hoppin! You can expect complimentary beer tasting form local craft breweries, hot off the grill bites, live music, and specialty vendors. For a taste of what to expect, check out 2023’s Brewfest lineup below. The 2024 lineup will be here soon, so stay tuned for updates on the list of beer options that will be available to you on race day.

Want to enjoy the Brewfest without the 5K? Brewfest tickets are available for purchase now for $30, or for $35 onsite on race day. Be sure to sign up early for the lowest price!

Will Run for Beer glass

*Every registration and ticket purchased will come with a Will Run For Beer tasting glass.

*Breweries listed below are the 2023 lineup. Check back for the 2024 lineup closer to race day!

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Begyle Brewing

Founding Brewery
Located in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor of Chicago (also known as “Malt Row”), Begyle Brewing prides itself on offering a diverse and approachable selection of quality beer that brings people together. Visit their taproom open 7 days a week, conveniently located steps from the Irving Park Brown Line.
Types of beers:

🍻 Begyle Blonde Ale
🍻 Free Bird American Pale Ale
🍻 No Tomorrow – Hazy IPA
🍻 Christmas Ale – Spiced Ale

Find them on Instagram @begylebrewing

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Haymarket Beer Company

Haymarket Beer Company has been making great beer for great beer drinkers in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood since 2010. Stop by the taproom on W. Randolph Street and choose from their selection of sours, hard seltzers, ales, IPAs, and much more!

Types of beers:

🍻 Chicago Tavern Beer – 5.5% ABV – German-style lager
🍻 Blood Orange Blonde Ale – 5% ABV – American Blonde Ale with Blood Orange

Find them on Instagram @haymarketbeer

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Horse Thief Hollow

At Horse Thief Hollow, their goal is to bring you the very best quality food, beer, service, entertainment, and hospitality by making everything from scratch and sourcing local fresh ingredients from nearby farms and suppliers. Stop by the brewery on the South side of Chicago in person and taste that difference yourself.

Types of beers:

🍻 Little wing Pilsner
🍻 The Ringer White IPA

Find them on Instagram @horsethiefhollow

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Moor’s Brewing Company

As a Chicago’s Black Owned Beer company, Moor’s Beer pays homage to the rich untold history of their African ancestry and the “Original Craftsmen” that made it happen. You can find their beer in over 350 locations throughout the Chicagoland area.

Types of beers:

🍻 Session Ale
🍻 IPA
🍻 Imperial Porter
🍻 Helles Lager
🍻 Pilsner

Find them on Instagram @MoorsBeer

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Liquid Love Brewing

At Liquid Love Brewing puts a great amount of care and love into what they brew. Every ingredient is meticulously selected with you in mind. They are best known for their fruited sour beer, which is the perfect blend of sweet and sour for beer drinkers who aren’t sour fans! Find them in Buffalo Grove and grab a drink.

Types of beers:

🍻 Oktoberfest
🍻 Flying Mermaid Island

Find them on Instagram @liquidlovebrewing

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Adams Street Brewery

Adams Street Brewery is a family owned and operated brewery located within the heart of The Loop inside the Berghoff Restaurant. They have a wide variety of styles available ranging from classic German Lagers to rotating styles like Sours, Ales, and Stouts.

Types of beers:

🍻 TBD, likely will have a lager, and two IPAs

Find them on Instagram @adamsstreetbrewery

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Illuminated Brew Works

Illuminated Brew Works is a Chicago-based brewery producing beer for interesting times. From big, hazy IPAs, to yeast-driven urban farmhouses, adjunct-rich stouts and experimentally driven sours and fruit beers, their offerings rotate seasonally to celebrate the annual cycle.

Types of beers:

🍻 Clurichaun Trap – Irish Stout

Find them on Instagram @ illuminatedbrewworks

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Around The Bend Beer Co

Around The Bend Beer Company takes classic style beer and imbues them with an experimental edge. Some are a little goofy–others are delicate and refined—but every single one is delicious!

Types of beers:

🍻 Juice Trials Hazy IPA
🍻 Oktoberfiesta Märzen Lager with Smoked Pasilla Chiles

Find them on Instagram @ ATBBeerCo