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Beer Mile

Postby gnu » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:12 pm

Have you done it?

Would you do it?

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby QuickChick » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:14 pm

1) No.
2) Absolutely!!

I have been training really well for this lately, I think. :lol:
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Jo-Jo » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:16 pm

QuickChick wrote:1) No.
2) Absolutely!!

I have been training really well for this lately, I think. :lol:



QC...you show some natural ability. :wink:

As for me:
Nope never done one.
Have no desire. My friend Mike has won a couple beer mile races. And then...he goes out to celebrate with more beer...and generally feels terrible for the next two days :lol: :lol: :lol:

If QC ran one I would do my best to go cheer :D :D
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby QuickChick » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:18 pm

I'm getting track spikes, and I have jumped back nicely into beer training after Utica. :lol: It's my calling!
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby daddy_runner » Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:55 pm

I'm with QC.
1. Nope.
2. Yep.

If I wasn't busy with my little guy, I would join a Hash House Harrier kennel.
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Ironboy » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:42 am

QuickChick wrote:1) No.
2) Absolutely!!


Ditto

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby FishHog » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:44 am

Ironboy wrote:
QuickChick wrote:1) No.
2) Absolutely!!


Ditto


double ditto
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby VeloCarrie » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:47 am

1) No
2) Definitely.

Might be where drinking ability has the advantage over speed! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby La » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:24 am

1) No
2) Would love to try some day!

QC, if you can find a track where we won't get bugged or kicked off for drinking (i.e., NOT Birchmount) then count me in. Maybe East York. It's sketchier over there so people are less likely to care. :lol:

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby QuickChick » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:25 am

Yeah I think we'd get some funny looks from the Kenyans at Birchmount! :lol:
East York, Riverdale, or maybe Pantry Park? Riverdale would probably be the best.
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby NewFinnLoper » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:25 am

daddy_runner wrote:I'm with QC.
1. Nope.
2. Yep.


Same here... (I'm a Hasher and still haven't done a beer mile.. :oops: )

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby runJrun » Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:04 am

FishHog wrote:
Ironboy wrote:
QuickChick wrote:1) No.
2) Absolutely!!


Ditto


double ditto


triple ditto
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby La » Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:39 am

QuickChick wrote:Yeah I think we'd get some funny looks from the Kenyans at Birchmount! :lol:
East York, Riverdale, or maybe Pantry Park? Riverdale would probably be the best.

I think we'd be less likely to get hassled at Pantry. And it's closest to home, so we can continue the drinking afterward! :lol:
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Cupcake Girl » Fri Jul 23, 2010 2:12 pm

There's a track in Udora - southeast Georgina, north of TO - no one would bug us. In fact, the locals would come and join in the drinking.

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby richie-rich » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:15 pm

i'd yack before the third lap. :sick: :sick: :sick: :sick:

i'm more of a pace myself kind of guy. unlike quickchick..............
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby ian » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:44 pm

1) No (I've done beer races at 21K and 42K but never a beer mile)
2) Yes

richie-rich wrote:i'd yack before the third lap.

The official rules account for this possibility: yack = penalty lap

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby gnu » Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:38 pm

ian wrote:1) No (I've done beer races at 21K and 42K but never a beer mile)
2) Yes

richie-rich wrote:i'd yack before the third lap.

The official rules account for this possibility: yack = penalty lap


How do those work, ian?

I have no doubt I would be doing the penalty lap...all the bubbles...all shaken up...

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby ian » Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:03 pm

gnu wrote:How do those work, ian?

There are no fixed rules for these longer distances, so we just found a convenient place where we could run loops & drink beer and then we arbitrarily decided the schedule, e.g., 1 beer and 10x440m loops, repeated 10 times. I guess it wasn't so much a "race" for us in the sense of getting the best time but an adventure where the "winner" was the one who was in the best shape at the end of it.

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Half-Mary » Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:47 pm

The world champion beer-miler lives in my city. I wouldn't stand a chance of winning! I also wouldn't stand a chance of finishing. Consuming the first beer would be ok, but having a second beer 400m later would do me in. I wouldn't survive laps 3 or 4.

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Joe Dwarf » Sat Jul 24, 2010 6:09 pm

ian wrote:
richie-rich wrote:i'd yack before the third lap.

The official rules account for this possibility: yack = penalty lap
Happens to the best of us.

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Jwolf » Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:23 pm

While this sounds fun, my extreme beer drinking days are long in the past. Nowadays I'm such a lightweight- I don't think I could even drink that much that fast without running and not get sick.

But I'd love to watch and cheer. :) I do know someone who would probably like this a lot. :)
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby gnu » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:20 pm

Jwolf wrote:While this sounds fun, my extreme beer drinking days are long in the past. Nowadays I'm such a lightweight- I don't think I could even drink that much that fast without running and not get sick.

But I'd love to watch and cheer. :) I do know someone who would probably like this a lot. :)


It's true...I can't imagine much of the alcohol actually hits your system before you're done running - I would think it's the speed of consumption, volume and foam-factor that would do me in! :lol:

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby ROW » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:09 am

I might be doing a chocolate milk mile with my xc team this fall.

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Re: Beer Mile

Postby purdy65 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:10 am

ROW wrote:I might be doing a chocolate milk mile with my xc team this fall.


That I could handle! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Beer Mile

Postby Jwolf » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:21 am

purdy65 wrote:
ROW wrote:I might be doing a chocolate milk mile with my xc team this fall.


That I could handle! :lol: :lol:

Not sure I could even handle that! Just the volume of fluid...
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