29 Jan '15, 8pm

You've heard of the #beermile. Have you heard of the vertical beer mile?

It was only a matter of time before trail runners worked their magic on the beer mile Runners at the start of John Burton's recent Vertical Beer Mile, an uphill version of the traditional beer mile. Photo by Nina Giraudo. A regular old beer mile wasn't going to cut it anymore. In a way, the grueling four-beer, four-laps-of-the-track beer mile is the perfect fit for trail and ultra types, that particularly masochistic cadre of runners (several of whom can name a brewery among their sponsors). Here's how a typical beer mile works: chug a beer, run a quarter mile. Repeat four times. Try to do it without puking, lest you earn a penalty lap. Try to finish before the alcohol breaks the blood-brain barrier and running becomes a real drag. The longer you take, the harder it gets—like an ultra. But in May 2014, Canadian James Nielsen became the first known person to run a beer mile...

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