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Run to the Taps


2 Distances
7 Calgary Craft Breweries
Proposed date August 14, 2022


In support of: Team Diabetes and Mito Canada


6km South Run, or 10km North Run


Barley Belt tour – 6km or 8km distances

Pick your date, pick your distance, pick your brewery
Register early with your friends as we are limiting the run to 60 participants per brewery


Run Information



To ease lineups, run organizers recommend bringing cash for beer.  We will have change available

Thank you for registering for the 2nd annual Run to the Taps - Craft Beer Run.  This year we are offering two days to choose from.   Pick the day(s) and then pick your starting Brewery (your team).  The brewery you start at is the one you will finish at.  You will run from each brewery, spend 45 minutes enjoying a beer, learning about the brewery and then head off to your next stop.  We will have volunteers leading and tailing behind so no one gets lost.  Space is limited to 60 participants per brewery so register early!  Each Participant will receive a Run To The Taps Growler to take home with them!

Sign up for both events, save $5 on each day.  

Register 4 or more people at the same time and save $5 per person (not to be combined with the double day discount)


6km Run - South - Night Run 


Breweries: Marda Loop Brewing Co., Wild Rose Brewery, ToolShed Brewing Co. (Served at Running Stride)


10km Run - North - Night Run 


Breweries: Citizen Brewing Co, Elite Brewery and Cidery, Zero Issue Brewing Co


8km Run - Barley Belt Tour


Breweries: Paddy’s BBQ and Brewery, Prairie Dog Brewing Co, The Establishment Brewing Co


6km Run - Barley Belt Tour


Breweries: Banded Peaks Brewing, Village Brewery, Legend 7 Brewing Co


Run to the Taps - YYC FAQ

What is the Run to the Taps- YYC all about

Focusing on some of Calgary's best Craft Breweries, to run 6km, 8km, or 10km is all about fun- You run from one Craft Brewery to the next and enjoy a pint, get a tour of the brewery and then head on to the next stop!

Where do I sign up?

Is there an age restriction?

Yes, you have to be over 18 to register. Please carry your ID with you

Is there a cap to registrations?

Yes, 60 participants per brewery

What is Included?

An awesome 6km - 10km run/walk route, a Run To The Taps growler, and some snacks at the finish. Due to ALGB Regulations, we cannot include the price of beer in your registration. These will be purchased at the breweries on the day of the run.

Does this run support Charity?

Indeed we do- two in fact. Mito Canada and Diabetes Canada - you can donate when you register if you wish!

Is this a timed event?

It is not a timed run. We stop at red lights and say “on your left” when passing anyone walking on the sidewalks!

I want to run with my friends - how do I do that?

We have a few different distances, 6km to 10km.  If you are signing up with friends, pick the date (or both dates) that you are wanting to attend.  Then pick your starting brewery and sign up!

Can I walk the route?

Come and walk the route. We do though suggest you do the shorter distance though, as time is limited at each stop

What if it rains (or snows - come on it is Calgary)

Rain or shine - the run will go on!

What is route like -

Streets, and sidewalks. There are no closed roads, so extreme caution needs to be taken when running/walking between the breweries- We stop at red lights too!

Can I bring my dog?

No dogs - the breweries don't allow them inside, and we would hate for them to be left outside

What if I don't like or drink beer?

You know this is the beer run, right? But if you don't like beer, some of the breweries have ciders, or non-alcoholic drinks

Can I register Day of the event?

Only if we are not sold out. I would though suggest registering early as we are expecting to sell out

What time does it start and end?

The event will start at 11am -you will receive an email letting you know of the starting brewery. Allow 4-5 hours for the day as each stop is 45-60 minutes

Can I get a refund if I can't attend?

No refunds will be issued. We though will transfer your entry to another person until August 15th, granted they are over 18

Drinking and Driving

We all know it is against the law. If you have had too much to drink, please utilize Uber, taxi's or the Key's Please services. Please don't drink and drive. The Run to the Taps-YYC will assist you in getting you a ride if you need it- Just ask one of our volunteers or a brewery employee