The 1st China Beer Mile - Nanjing June 2014
Nanjing, China
June 20, 2014

created by user ChinaMiler

Conditions: Very warm, humid and of course smoggy conditions.

Ruleset:

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

Name Time Gender Age Beer Notes
1 Matthew Ford 27:55 M 21 From Bottle Tsingtao Stout A strong performance. Also paced Matthew Thomas on his final and penalty lap in a fine show of sportsmanship.
2 Matthew Thomas 37:33 M 23 From Bottle Tsingtao Stout Penalty lap after faulting on the 3rd beer. Thanks goes to Matthew Ford and Emily H for encouragement.


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Race Notes:

China's first official Beer Mile.

Availability of 355ml bottles of beer is pretty thin in China, so we used Tsingtao Stout (6.7%). It's a disgustingly bitter beer with overwhelmingly powerful charcoal notes.

Completed in the hot and smoggy conditions of a Naning Summer.