Forget about PR’s and mile split times, throw out the headaches that come with overcrowded races and get ready to enjoy running for the pure endorphin generating machine that it is! City Beer Runs combines 5K fun runs led by some of San Francisco’s most personable run coaches and trainers with some of the best beer around to create one big run loving social event! Each run starts at one of the two sports basement locations, works it way through the streets of SF and ends at one of the cities bars or breweries for a post race social! Whether you are looking to explore San Francisco, find a new running (or drinking) buddy or add a little spice to you Sunday training run… this is the event for you! The goal is to inspire people to get outside and run and create a sense of community that extends beyond the pavement! At the core of each event is a 5K-10K Fun Run. Participants will receive a race bib to create the organized run feeling, however the run is self timed and all runners must obey all traffic laws. Course routes are given both online and at the event, however if you feel like taking a detour be our guest! The run finishes at Rouge Ale House in North Beach where racers are treated to a complimentary beer, post race food specials and a VIP gift bag! This 5K course features some of San Francisco's best: Crissy Field... Marina Green... Fort Mason... Aquatic Park... North Beach... need we say more!