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Registration Now Open for the 2023 Beer Mile World Classic

The 9th annual beer mile world championship takes place in Chicago on July 1 to crown individual and team world champions. The event features a beer festival, food trucks, music, and big prize money.

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Once a year, the most elite beer milers across the world gather to compete in the world's premier running and drinking event: The Beer Mile World Classic. Celebrating its 9th year as the official beer mile world championship, and first time in the US since its inception in 2015, the 2023 World Classic is set to break records - both in competition and viewership.

The event features a beer festival, food trucks, music, and big prize money for both the beer mile open heats and the championship race. Anyone who wants to try their hand at a beer mile is welcomed.

National Teams from the USA, Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, France, and Germany are expected to compete for the men’s and women’s team championships: the coveted Kingston and Queens’ Cups.

Register and Learn More

Details about the event, prize money, how to register, and qualification criteria for the championship race can be found here: 2023 Beer Mile World Classic

Past Beer Mile World Classic Results and Race Videos

Interested in seeing the action from previous years? Results and race videos from 2021 in Manchester, England and 2022 in Leuven, Belgium are linked below.

2022 World Classic in Leuven — Results and Videos

2021 World Classic in Manchester — Results and Videos

About the Beer Mile

The Beer Mile is equal parts gastric challenge and athletic endeavor, requiring competitors to drink a 355ml beer (5% minimum ABV) before every quarter mile of the race, totaling four beers over the one-mile course.

About the Beer Mile World Classic

The Beer Mile World Classic is the world’s premier drinking race. Since 2015, the BMWC has served as the official beer mile world championship and crowned the men’s and women’s world individual and team champions. Notably, BMWC hosted several world records, including Canadian Corey Bellemore’s current mark of 4:28.1 in 2021, and Allison Grace Morgan’s 6:16.5 at the 2020 BMWC. Team world titles are also on the line as each country send their best beer milers to compete for the Kingston Cup (Men) and Queens Cup (Women).