Brew Dash 6K and 12K

Running + Beer. A perfect pairing. Complete a 6K or extend the mileage with the 12K course before rewarding yourself with a beer sampling of small-batch, specially-made Brew Dash beers from various Charlotte area brewers. Last year’s brewers included Sycamore Brewing, Bold Missy Brewery, Amor Artis Brewing, and New Sarum Brewing. Beer sampling available to those 21+ with a valid, government-issue ID.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
  • Distance:
    • 6K trail race
    • 12K trail race
  • Time:
    • 9:00am – 12K start
    • 9:30am – 6K start


  • Pre-Registration – Last day to pre-register is October 15, 2020
    • $40 – 6K trail race
    • $45 – 12K trail race
  • Day-of Registration – if available
    • $45 – 6K trail race
    • $50 – 12K trail race
  • Optional add-ons
    • Defeet socks may be added for $14 during registration (available for order through September 28th)
  • Recover Brands race shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register on or before October 11th
  • Registration includes four 4 oz. samples of small-batch craft beer


Saturday, October 17

  • 7:00am – All day-of registration and packet pick-up begins
  • 8:45am – 12K day-of registration and packet pick up ends
  • 9:00am – Brew Dash 12K begins
  • 9:15am – 6K day-of registration and packet pick up ends
  • 9:30am – Brew Dash 6K begins
  • 10:00am – Brew Dash tasting begins for registered runners
  • Time TBD – Awards
  • 12:00pm – Sampling Tent and Course closure (Runner may still finish, however official time may not be recorded)


  • Racers must present a valid form of identification during packet pick-up showing that he/she is 21+ as of June 20, 2020 if he/she wishes to participate in the post-race beer sampling 
  • Sampling tickets are only valid at the Brew Dash sampling area on October 17th from 10:00am – 12:00pm.  Tickets cannot be redeemed at other locations on property 


Awards will be given to the top three male/female finishers in the following age groups in the 12K and 6K:

14-under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-better.

The overall male and female finisher in the 12K and 6K will receive a custom, hand-made Brew Dash award



 2019 Results

 2018 – 2013 Results




Additional Event Info:

  • Volunteers 
  • Waiver Policy 
    • May be printed and brought to packet pick-up or completed on site.  
    • The waiver is not included in the online registration form.  
  • Refund and Transfer Policy 
    • Race Registration is non-refundable 
    • A 100% registration transfer must be requested 2 months (or more) in advance of race day via 
    • A 50% registration transfer must be requested 1 month (or more) in advance of race day via 
    • Registration transfers are only applicable to the same race the following year 
  • Forgotten Add-On Gear/Participant items 
    • All purchased add-on gear must be collected during packet pick-up 
    • Items will not be shipped 
    • If items are unable to be picked up during packet pick-up, you must arrange pick-up with and collect from Outfitters within one week from event date 
    • The race director will not email you to arrange your pick-up 
    • All unclaimed items will be donated 
    • Typical parking fees apply 
  • Forgotten Awards 
    • Applies to participant shirts, finisher’s awards and age group/overall awards.  
    • Participants not present for awards may collect their award from Outfitters within two months of the race date 
    • Items will not be shipped 
    • All unclaimed items will be donated 
    • Participants must email to arrange award pick-up 
    • Typical parking fees apply 
  • Trail Marking 
    • Designated race course will be denoted by colored arrows. 
    • Color associated with specific route will be communicated during prerace announcements.  
    • Whenever possible, mile markers will be present along the course. 
    • Whitewater Race Series events take place on multiple surfaces, including natural surface trails over uneven terrain. As such, race distances and mile markers are approximate. 
    • Your personal mileage may vary. It is our goal to ensure that you travel at no less than the posted mileage for a given race.  
  • Trail Safety  
    • Trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers 
    • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc are strongly discouraged 
    • Remain attentive and courteous at all times 
    • Communicate when passing other trail users 
    • No pets allowed on the course 
    • No E-bikes or any form of powered transportation will be allowed in any Whitewater Race Series events 
    • During events taking place after sunset, all participants are required to carry/wear a light source.  
  • Race Bibs 
    • Race bib must be visible and worn on the front of shirt to receive an accurate time 
    • Pacers 
    • Unless otherwise stated in the event specific race document, pacers are not allowed in Whitewater Race Series events 
    • When pacers are allowed, pacers must check in/register with the Race Director and complete an assumption of risk agreement 
  • Aid Stations 
    • See Course Map for aid station locations 
    • Unless otherwise indicated, aid stations will consist of water only 
    • Plan accordingly if you think you may require additional hydration or nutrition during the race 
  • Weather Policy 
    • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director.
    • Any changes will be communicated via email by the Race Director 
  • Parking Policy 
    • All guests are required to pay a $6 parking fee at the Whitewater Center unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the Whitewater Center for $50 
  • Emergency Policy 
    • The Whitewater Center does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants must call 911 if emergency vehicles and operations are needed. There are emergency location markers to communicate where emergency personnel can find you 

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 |