The First Annual Peter Holmes Beer Mile
Vancouver, BC
December 3, 2011

created by user brianmahony

Conditions: Overcast. Chilly enough that the girls were complaining


Beer Mile

4 Beers, 4 Laps Stop and Drink, Then Run Full Mile 12oz Beers Open When Drunk 5% Alcohol Beer No Tampering Vomit Penalty Max 4oz Spillage


Race Site

Name Time Gender Age Beer Notes
1 Brian Mahony 7:48 M 30 From Can Lions Winter Ale 5.5% PB. Practiced extensively the night before with cans of 6% Faceplant Winter Ale
2 Padraic O'Cheallaigh 8:17 M From Can Cariboo Honey Larger 5.5% Puked up in the bushes beside the track after the race.
3 Fergus Murray 8:18 M 31 From Bottle Granville Island Winter Ale 5.5% Little girly bottle wasn't 355ml. Technically a DQ. Claims you cannot get 355ml bottles in Canada. He knew the rules before the race.
4 Douugie McGovvern 8:50 M From Can Cariboo Larger Like his girlfriend Padraic he was also seen skulking around the bushes
5 Graham Dunne 9:20 M From Can Canadian 5% A good performance after a shaky start (forgot his beer)
6 Donal Keane 9:37 M 30 From Can Alexander Keiths 5% Worse than his time in summer. Had a big breakfast
7 Colin Clancy 10:06 M From Can Pilsner 5% Got in an altercation shortly after finishing the race
8 Gareth Davies 10:20 M From Can First Trax 5% Also visited the aforementioned bushes after the race for a sneaky vomit
9 Jack McInerney 10:24 M From Can Milwaukie 5% First in the impressive moustache category
10 Dave Tonge 10:38 M 32 From Bottle Corona 5.5% Room for improvement
11 Eimear Grogan 10:38 F From Bottle Corona 5.5% Didn't drink all her beer as she had some baking to do later that day
12 Peter Gunn 10:38 M Not bad for a new daddy
13 Alan MCcarthy 10:57 M From Can Pilsner 5% Was assaulted by Colin Clancy shortly after finishing the race
14 Andrew McKenzie 11:06 M From Can Alexander Keiths 5% Pipped Latimer in a sprint finish
15 Trevor Latimer 11:07 F From Can Alexander Keiths 5% Tried to pass McKenie with a sneaky sprint finish. Some alleged confusion over where the finish line was.
16 Loreen Barnett DNF F From Can Red truck 7% Ran one lap. Extra kudos for having 7% beer
17 Morgan Inglis DNF M From Can Red truck 7% Official photographer and also ran two laps
18 Kyung Lee DNF F From Can Red truck 7% Most impressive performance of the day. Slammed the beer and ran in her jeans.
19 Nicola Martin DNF F From Can Heineken 5% Team Heini. Ran one lap wearing a short homemade Heineken skirt made out of duct tape.
20 Liz Hill DNF F From Can Heineken 5% Team Heini. Ran one lap. See above re inappropriate sporting attire.
21 Max Hakh DNF F From Can Heineken 5% Team Heini. Ran one lap. Third member of the three stooges in homemade duct tape frocks.
22 Ben Cook DNF M From Can Heineken 5% The most unattractive member of Team Heini. Ran in a dress which was said to be the cause of some of the vomiting. Ran one lap.

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Race Notes:

In honour and loving memory of our friend Peter Holmes.

The race track was measured at 403 meters by Trevor and his trusty trundle wheel so overall distance was 1612 meters - 3 meters more than a mile.

An "Irish" 1pm start. The race actually started closer to 2 because Graham forgot his beer and the Irish lads were pfaffing about.