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Save the date! Saturday, September 15, 2018

October 2, 2017

Save the date! The 3rd annual Famous Canadian Beer Run (Toronto Edition) will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Ontario Place! RunForBeer.ca

Brew Crew Profile – Dan Grant

September 5, 2017

  *What is the Brew Crew? The Brew Crew is a team of 25 very enthusiastic runners from RunTOBeer club. On run day the sole job … Read more

Important Event Day Information for Runners + Festival Goers

September 3, 2017

We can’t wait to welcome you to the Famous Canadian Beer Run on Sunday, September 17th! RUNNERS please plan to arrive at least 1 hour … Read more

Free Massages

August 24, 2017

Just announced! Triangle Physiotherapy will be on-hand at the Festival finish area to offer free massages for participants! Be it getting back to your sport of … Read more

Aug. 31 – Final Price Bump

August 17, 2017

Our final price bump in August 31! Get in before prices go up. Our 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. wave starts are now sold … Read more

One month to go!

August 17, 2017

📅 One month, one month, one month! Anyone else excited?!! We’ve got news! Hey, vegetarians! Sausage Party will be serving up their vegetarian hot … Read more

Brew Crew Profile

August 16, 2017

Brew Crew Profile: Sarah Power Sarah Power has been a member of the RunTOBeer club since May of this year. She joined the group … Read more

Early Kit Pick Up Dates

August 9, 2017

Early Kit Pick Up Dates 📅 Mark Your Calendars! To help you save time on event day, we’ve set up three early kit pick-up … Read more

11 a.m. Wave Start SOLD OUT!

August 6, 2017

Our 11 a.m. wave start time is now sold out! We are expecting the 10:30 a.m. wave time to sell out next. There is … Read more

Early Kit Pick Up Dates Announced!

July 27, 2017

Early kit pick-up dates have been confirmed. Save time on run day!    Thursday, September 14 @ 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. New Balance Toronto, … Read more

Partner Profile: High Park Brewery

July 24, 2017

You’ve got to appreciate beer that draws its inspiration from one of Toronto’s best-loved urban playgrounds. High Park Brewery, named for the area its … Read more

No, it’s not a beer mile (and answers to other burning Beer Run questions)

July 17, 2017

The Brewmaster answers your most burning Famous Canadian Beer Run questions. Nope. Not a beer mile. At the Famous Canadian Beer Run we’re all … Read more

Now THIS is a race kit!

July 12, 2017

We promised a great race kit and we’re working on it! In addition to a complimentary beer coupon from Shawn & Ed, we’ve just … Read more

Win a sweet Oktoberfest trip!

July 3, 2017

You probably don’t need another reason to register, but just in case you do – we’re giving it to you! We’ve extended our early-bird … Read more

Main Stage Festival Band Announced!

June 29, 2017

PICTURE IT: You, your friends, a cold brew in hand, kicking back with a view of the lake set to the sounds of a … Read more

Buy Additional Beer Tokens Here!

June 27, 2017

Already registered but want to buy more beverage tokens? Here’s how: Visit our REGISTRATION PAGE. Scroll down and click on the blue “PURCHASE BEER … Read more

New This Year!

June 23, 2017

We’re back – with a bigger festival, brand new course and even post-run beer yoga classes! The 5K that put the beer back in … Read more

Save $10 before June 30th

June 1, 2017

Price bump ahead! On June 30th these prices will be gone faster than your beer at the finish line! Get in at $70 and … Read more

Say hello to Mill Street!

June 1, 2017

It’s official! We can finally announce that Mill Street Brewery has joined our 2017 Festival line-up! From their original organic lager to their popular … Read more

Brickworks Ciderhouse Signs On!

June 1, 2017

Country born. City crafted. Cider lovers can get excited about the latest addition to our 2017 vendor line up – Brickworks Cider! Simple ingredients … Read more

Pie Commission is back!

April 28, 2017

Warning to readers: stop reading now if you’re hungry. We’re super-stoked to welcome back the awesome crew from The Pie Commission to the Famous … Read more

Big Rock Brewery Signs On!

April 28, 2017

Great news, folks! Among our brand new vendors in 2017 we’re welcoming Big Rock Brewery to the party! From cider to barrel aged ale … Read more

Price Bump Monday, May 1

April 28, 2017

Last call! Early bird prices are about to disappear faster than your beer at the finish line! Save $15 off registration if you get … Read more

Save $$$. Drink More Beer.

April 24, 2017

Beer in mind, in 1 week you’ll be hopping mad and wondering rye you didn’t register early for the Famous Canadian Beer Run. We … Read more

Toques Sold Out

April 24, 2017

Woohoo! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Our 450 Run Hoppy toques are gone – to the lucky first registrants in this year’s Famous … Read more

Race Shirt Reveal!

April 10, 2017

The votes are in and this is your 2017 race shirt! Get yours, free with 5K registration. Price bump May 1! Register today at … Read more

New Balance Toronto Signs On

March 24, 2017

We’d like to officially welcome New Balance Toronto to our growing list of 2017 sponsors! New Balance Toronto will be on hand on event … Read more

Named Toronto’s Best Fun Run!

March 24, 2017

We couldn’t be more excited that Toronto.com chose the Famous Canadian Beer Run as one of Toronto’s top fun runs for 2017! Check out … Read more

Welcome Back High Park Brewery

March 8, 2017

You’ve got to appreciate beer that draws its inspiration from one of Toronto’s best-loved urban playgrounds. High Park Brewery, named for the area its … Read more

Beau’s Signs on for 2017

March 8, 2017

You would hard pressed to find a better story in the world of craft beer. A small town, family run business revered at home … Read more

Heirloom Toronto’s Mouth Watering Return

March 6, 2017

If you’re hungry, stop reading. One of Toronto’s most sought after food trucks – Heirloom Toronto – returns to the Famous Canadian Beer Run … Read more

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. is in!

March 3, 2017

Celebrating local craft beer is what the Famous Canadian Beer Run is all about and that’s why we couldn’t be more stoked to welcome … Read more

SoCIAL LITE is back!

March 3, 2017

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the crew from SoCIAL LITE Vodka back to the Festival this year! Whether you’re a beer drinker or … Read more

Amazon Outage

March 1, 2017

It’s Amazon’s fault. For reals. One more day for early bird pricing! Yesterday’s Amazon crash affected our registration provider. We know that some of you … Read more

Price Bump February 28

February 21, 2017

⏰ One Week Left Price Bump + Brew Toque Our $60 price is about to disappear faster than your first beer at the finish … Read more

Lost Craft Beer Signs On!

February 21, 2017

We’re ramping up the number of beer and beverage vendors this year and we’re pretty stoked that Lost Craft Beer has just signed on! … Read more

Design Your 2017 Race Shirt

February 3, 2017

Share your catchiest beer-running themed caption for a chance to influence the design of our 2017 race shirt and get your entry comp’d! Remember … Read more

$55 Price Extended to January 15th!

January 3, 2017

We get it. You got busy. The holidays, your beer advent calendar… Unfortunately, you missed the December 31st deadline to get into the Famous … Read more

Gift Registrations Available

December 14, 2016

Don’t just stuff a stocking this season, be a true hero with the gift of beer – more specifically, a gift registration for the … Read more

Toques for first 300 registered

December 14, 2016

UPDATED: Due to incredible demand, an additional 150 toques have been purchased for early registrants! You want this! Be one of the first 300 … Read more

2017 Registration is Open

December 14, 2016

We know, we know – it’s about freakin’ time! But the wait is finally over and registration for the Famous Canadian Beer Run is … Read more

Date is set! Mark your calendars!

December 5, 2016

The date is set for the Famous Canadian Beer Run 2017! Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 17, 2017. And get this…we’re licencing the … Read more

2016 Costume Contest Winner Announced!

September 29, 2016

Selecting the winner of our 2016 costume contest was no easy feat! Having poured over hundreds of race photos, we realized that choosing a … Read more

Event Day Reminders

September 17, 2016

We can’t wait to welcome you to the Famous Canadian Beer Run tomorrow (Sunday, September 18)! A few important reminders: 1)     Entrance is through … Read more

Race Day Registration Information

September 16, 2016

It’s not too late! You can register for Sunday’s Famous Canadian Beer Run at Ontario Place online until 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 18th … Read more

Important Event Day Information

September 12, 2016

Dude, where’s my beer? (And answers to all your burning event day questions) The Famous Canadian Beer Run is this Sunday, September 18th and … Read more

JUST ANNOUNCED! The Pie Commission Comes to the Festival

September 12, 2016

Get your #nomnomnom on at the Festival with the latest addition to our vendor list: The Pie Commission! Offering up made-from-scratch, savoury hand pies … Read more

Wave Times Selling Out

September 12, 2016

As of 9 a.m. on Monday, September 12th a number of our start wave times are close to selling out: 10:35 a.m. – 6 … Read more

10 Reasons to Run

September 8, 2016

So, your buddy keeps harping on you to register when all you really want to do on a Sunday morning is channel surf from … Read more


September 1, 2016

So, you caught us on Global TV’s “The Morning Show” today and you want in on this party. We hear you! Lucky for you, … Read more

Global TV Talks Famous Canadian Beer Run

September 1, 2016

On September 1st we kicked off the fall season with a visit to our friends at Global TV’s “The Morning Show” to talk about … Read more

Win a Fall Beer Prize Pack

September 1, 2016

If you register for the Famous Canadian Beer Run by midnight on September 5th, you’ll not only save $10 with our early bird pricing, … Read more

Volunteers Needed

September 1, 2016

Injury got you sidelined? Want to cheer your spouse on…without exerting yourself? Not a runner but want to take in the excitement at the … Read more

Take a shine to Shiny Apple Cider

August 25, 2016

Despite our name, The Famous Canadian Beer Run isn’t just about great beer. In fact, even if you don’t drink beer there is plenty … Read more

Partner Profile : High Park Brewery

August 25, 2016

You’ve got to appreciate beer that draws its inspiration from one of Toronto’s best-loved urban playgrounds. High Park Brewery, named for the area its … Read more

How sweet it is…

August 23, 2016

If crossing the finish line into the heart of a craft beer and food festival isn’t enough #nomnomnom for your liking, how about we … Read more

The fun doesn’t end after the run!

August 18, 2016

The Famous Canadian Beer Run fun doesn’t have to end after September 18th. In fact, we’re on the side of beer all year long! … Read more

Sin free vodka. For reals.

August 18, 2016

Earlier this summer, Dan Beach ran a 125km race through the Rocky Mountains. There’s no decimal point missing there. That’s 125 grueling, overland klicks… … Read more

Meet the Brew Crew

August 16, 2016

Some runs have pacers. We have the Brew Crew! That’s right – #SquadGoals for the Famous Canadian Beer Run! The crew from RunTOBeer has … Read more

Partner Profile : Sawdust City Brewing Co.

August 15, 2016

When the Golden Tap Awards asked Ontario brewers to name their favourite beer, Sawdust City came out on top each of the past two … Read more

In the news : Toronto Sun

August 15, 2016

All the love today to the Toronto Sun for the recent feature! In the article that ran on Sunday, August 14th, the Sun highlighted … Read more

Welcome to the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies

August 10, 2016

Welcome to our newest event partner : The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies! This group of Toronto ladies is passionate about all things craft … Read more

Partner Profile : Meet Great Lakes Brewery

August 8, 2016

Operating since 1987, not only is Great Lakes Brewery one of the longest running purveyors of craft beer in Canada, it’s also undoubtedly one … Read more

5 Reasons to Sign Up (like, today!)

August 8, 2016

Still on the fence? It’s time to hop off and get in on Toronto’s beer-iest 5K! You have one more week to take advantage … Read more

Partner Profile : Meet Beau’s

August 7, 2016

You would hard pressed to find a better story in the world of craft beer. A small town, family run business revered at home … Read more

In the news : Get Out There Magazine

August 2, 2016

Get Out There Magazine recently published a story about the Famous Canadian Beer Run on their website. Get Out There is a print and … Read more

In the news: Stimulant Online

August 1, 2016

Someone order a beer with that 5K? That’s the headline of a recent piece about the Famous Canadian Beer Run that appeared on Stimulant … Read more

In the news: TrendHunter

August 1, 2016

We’re pretty stoked that TrendHunter has noticed us! Apparently, beer and running is on fleek and in demand in the sports/entertainment arena. Thanks for … Read more

In the news: blogTO

August 1, 2016

According to the popular blogTO in their recent feature of the Famous Canadian Beer Run, there’s no better way to celebrate crushing a run … Read more

In the news: Draft Magazine

August 1, 2016

We were thrilled to recently be featured in Draft Magazine! The publication, which serves beer lovers in print and online, featured the Famous Canadian … Read more

Official Toronto Beer Week Event

July 28, 2016

It’s official! We can finally announce that we have signed on as an official event of Toronto Beer Week! Celebrating everything beer, Toronto Beer … Read more

Coaster Debut at Toronto Triathlon Festival

July 4, 2016

Triathletes participating in the popular Toronto Triathlon Festival this weekend will be the first to get a glimpse of our beer coasters! More than … Read more

Toronto’s Running-Meets-Beer Club Joins as Partner

June 30, 2016

We are delighted that RunTOBeer, Toronto’s popular run club for beer lovers with close to 2,000 members, has signed on as official event partner. … Read more

Unique Collaboration Offers Runners Exclusive Preview of On-Course Art Installations

June 30, 2016

As part of a unique collaboration with in/future: a transformative art experience, runners will be able to view the creation of a new festival … Read more

Ontario Place Announced as Host of Famous Canadian Beer Run Toronto 2016

June 30, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Ontario Place will play host to the first Famous Canadian Beer Run this Sunday, September 18th. Offering a … Read more

Craft Beer Festival Meets 5K at Toronto’s Newest Running Event

June 29, 2016

The city’s newest running event will tap into Torontonians’ love of craft beer and good food. Ontario Place will be animated with thousands of … Read more