Bay to Brews Half Marathon & 5K/10KSaturday, October 14, 2017 | 8:00am
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 8:00am
Run/Walk Start: 8:00am – Rogue Brewery, Newport, Oregon
Newport Bay to Brews Half Marathon, 5K&10K – Not your average race!
As mentioned in Runner’s World Magazine!
New in 2017 a flat fast fun 5K! Raise a toast to the best of our Oregon coast! Drink in the scenery on one or two loops through lush forest and alongside breeze-tousled waters of Yaquina Bay. Home base for Bay to Brews is Rogue Ales under the iconic Newport Bay Bridge, where we’ll join Karob Austin (amazing local DJ) and Mo’s Famous Chowder for post-race fun. A huge thanks to the Port of Newport for partnering with us as a Presenting Sponsor. The Port of Newport is doing good things!! Want more information about the Port of Newport? You can find it here.
The Port of Newport. Rogue. Mo’s. Oregon Coast Aquarium. AMAZING! Huge thanks to Rogue Brewery and Mo’s Famous Clam Chowder for partnering with us on this adventure! A big thanks to The Port of Newport and The Oregon Coast Aquarium for supporting this race. Use your race number for discounted entry into the Oregon Coast Aquarium on Saturday after the race! Also, our course couldn’t happen without Wilder, thank you Wilder!
Save $10 off entry into the Oregon Coast Aquarium after the race! Coupon on the back of your race number!
The Holiday Inn Express is just a 5 minute walk to the starting line and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Not only do you get a clean comfortable place to stay you get free breakfast as well! Special Rates if you mention the Newport Bay to Brews!
2016/2017 Deferral Information:
What happened? A large storm on the Oregon Coast kept us from hosting this race on it’s original date so we moved the race to the following weekend which was a miracle in and of itself. Because some of you could not come to the beach the following weekend we offered you 3 options.
If you deferred your race entry from 2016 to 2017 by 10/21/2016 you received and email from active.com and runwithpaula events that included a voucher code for entry into this year’s event. You had 7 days to register for free. Thank you for honoring our time frame. If you missed this timeframe you will have to register and pay for the race as normal if would like to participate in 2017.
A special thanks to our Sponsors!
Begin at Rogue Ales and Spirits in Newport, Oregon. This course will take you along the bay, through the forest and onto the beach path in South Beach Park. The course is a double loop course. Once for the 10K and twice for the half marathon. Friends and family can watch you pass and cheer you on after the first 10K loop. New in 2017 a 5K option!! Flat, fast, and friendly this 5K is an quick out and back with amazing views. All races start under the bridge at Rogue Brewery and run past the Aquarium and along the bay until you hit Leeks Road where you turn uphill and hit the trail portion of the race. The trail portion is beautiful and scenic and reminds me of Leif Erickson Trail in Portland. This trail takes you uphill for about one mile. Not extreme but you will feel it. After you hit the pavement at the water treatment center you get a nice downhill to Hwy 101. Traffic will be stopped for you to cross Hwy 101 but please use caution and think safety first!! Next turn into South Beach State Park where you will run until you reach the one mile path that parallels the ocean. At the end of this path you will hit the Jetty and run west for a short out and back on the Jetty Road and then head home to the bridge. If you are running the half marathon you get to do this all again and boy is it even better the second time around. It never gets old, this course offers so many scenic views and points you won’t be sorry you did it twice. The after party is at Rogue where we will enjoy the best beer in the universe and feast on Mo’s Famous Clam Chowder. The Ben Rice Band will be playing so get ready to move your feet! This after party all happens in the Rogue Brewery and on the shore line of Yaquina Bay!! Don’t want to miss this one! A special thank you to WILDER for allowing us to use private forested land as part of our course. Thank you Wilder!
—>Beginning of race on bay front and Leeks Rd.
—>Private forested land, mostly uphill on trail and gravel.
—>Jetty Road heading back to bridge for finish or second loop.
There will be 3 aid stations along the course serving water and Glukos. Glukos is our drink of choice and does your body good! Want more information about the benefits of Glukos? Click here: https://www.glukosenergy.com/science/
Schedule of Events
6am: Packet pick up and Day of Race Registration opens (cash or check only)
8am: All Races Start– (under bridge)
8:30a: Yummy post race food including Mo’s Famous Clam Chowder and Rogue Beer available for all participants – First Beer FREE!!! Amazing Rogue Beers will be for sale after your first for $5. Bring your ID and your love of amazing craft beer!! Cider will also be available.
8:30a: Ben Rice Band begins to play (awesome band!)
10am: Awards ceremony begins
Packet Pick Up
Volunteer sign up sheet here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4aabaa2ea7f58-newport
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions!
Charity of choice
Our Charity: Please consider making a donation when you register to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lincoln County. They are doing good things for children in Lincoln County and we want to help!