Galveston Island Brewing Co 5K Beer Run

Oct. 5, 2024

8 am start

Event #9 of 12 in the 2024 Texas 5K 6-Pack/12-Pack Beer Challenge*

2023 RESULTS!!!  Great job RUNNERS!


  • Galveston Island Brewing Co., 8423 Stewart Rd, Galveston, TX 77554

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About the Galveston Island Brewing 5k Beer Run

This chip-timed event starts and finishes at the brewery, runs along the famed Galveston Seawall on a well supported, flat and fast out and back course. Walker friendly! Once you cross the finish line, hit the tasting area to collect your souvenir pint glass and enjoy up to four 8-oz. tastings of Galveston Island craft beer! 


Galveston Island Humane Society

What you get for the buck:

Your entry includes a custom finisher glass, four 8-oz tastings of GIBC’s finest, an official race performance fabric T-shirt, and a well-marked and supported course. Also:

  • Chip timing
  • Free race photos available online after the race
  • Food trucks available for anyone wishing to purchase tasty food after the run!
  • The chance to win a competitive award OR a prize in our random drawings!
  • Strollers welcome!


  • $55 through Sept 5
  • $60 through Sept 28
  • $65 after that
  • $70 race day

NEW! Under 21 registration (includes the option for a cotton T-shirt in youth sizes and souvenir finisher glass)

  • $45 entry through Sept. 5
  • $50 through Sept. 28
  • $55 after that
  • $60 race day


Top male and female overall and master (40 and up) winners will receive custom awards designed just for beer lovers! Custom awards also go to the top three male and female in the following age groups:  19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and up.  YOU WILL LOVE THESE AWARDS. We will hold a random drawing for souvenir awards AFTER the competitive award ceremony.

The Course

This flat, fast out-and-back course starts and finishes at Galveston Island Brewing Co. and runs to Seawall Blvd. before returning to the brewery. One water stop at the halfway point.

Packet Pick Up

  • Friday before the event at the brewery from 4-7PM.
  • Race Day from 6:30-8AM

*This is a Wild Card event for the 2022 Texas 6-Pack Beer Challenge!

As a wild card event, this race is not included in the 2021 Texas 6-Pack Beer Challenge series, but it does count towards completion of your 6-Pack when you register and run. You must register and pay for the wild card events separately, but they are there if you need them.


It’s free and there’s plenty of it. Follow volunteer and/or police instructions for brewery parking. 


Please direct all questions to or ask at the Run in Texas Facebook page.  We will try to answer all questions in a timely manner.

2022 RESULTS!!!  Great job RUNNERS!

2021 RESULTS!!!

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