Saturday, November 17, 2018 | 9 AM
Blue Mountain Barrel House

What a fun morning at Blue Mountain Barrel House! Thanks to everyone that came out for the Full Nelson was a beautiful morning for a run & perfect running weather! Results are posted above. If you have any questions, please email us. Hope to see you all at the Wine Lovers 5K in February, and Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Calling all "Will Run For Beer" runners and walkers! The 4th annual Full Nelson 5K will end our 2018 running season with a challenging and beautiful rural course, gorgeous views and laid-back fun at Blue Mountain Barrel House. Walker, stroller and Fido-friendly.

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What's Included

An out-and-back course with awesome mountain views, a performance gender-specific shirt, commemorative tasting glass and award-winning beer tastings from Blue Mountain's locally grown hops. There will be a post-race awards ceremony and food for purchase from the Barrel House. Walker and stroller-friendly.


$30 through November 1, 2018
$40 November 2 - November 13 (not guaranteed a shirt)

$45 November 17 (not guaranteed a shirt)

If inclement weather (e.g. thunderstorm/lightning), race day will be Sunday, November 18. Please make sure you can make both dates, as there are no refunds.


Participants that register early are guaranteed a shirt; late and race day registrants are not. Please register early to ensure a shirt.

Refund & Transfer Policy

There are NO refunds. A transfer of your race entry to another runner is allowed. Please email your request by  

November 1.


The out-and-back 5K course will start and end at Blue Mountain Barrel House. The mixed pavement and gravel course does have some hills, but the low-traffic roads will make for low stress running so you can enjoy the beautiful mountain views. Check out the interactive Course Map. Walker and Fido-friendly; all-terrain strollers welcome.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be at Blue Mountain Barrel House (directions) on Saturday, November 17 from 8 - 8:45 AM. Race will start promptly at 9 AM.


Overall Male & Female - Gifts from our sponsors and a 6-pack of Full Nelson.

Division Winners (8-11, 12-15, 16-20) - 1st place winners will receive a bottle of sparkling apple juice.

Division Winners (21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over) - 1st place winners get a 6-pack of Full Nelson

Winners must be present at the Awards ceremony to receive their award.

Post Race Party

After you cross the finish line, Blue Mountain's experienced staff will be on hand to share with you their passion for beer.


  • Pick up your finisher glass at one of the pouring stations

  • Participants receive a beverage ticket for beer tastings, or a soda 

  • Please bring proper ID to partake

  • Food is available for purchase from Blue Mountain Barrel House


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