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National Beer Lover’s Day

September 7 is National Beer Lover’s Day,  the perfect day to share benefits of beer for running and how to enjoy an ice cold brew!

Beer Is Good For You

Runners will agree with the fact that an ice cold beer after a long run is pretty amazing. There are actually some health benefits too, when you enjoy ice cold beer n moderation.Beer is approximately 90% water – perfect for hydration!

  • Protein
  • Carbohydrates
  • The ethanol content in beer is similar to that of red wine and can help lower the bad cholesterol levels and raise the good cholesterol levels

Running-Themed Beer

Here are five running-themed beers to try the next time you want to celebrate crossing that finish line…

  • Victory Lager
  • The Bitter End
  • Marathon Lager
  • Tracktown 2oo Meter Ale
  • 26.2 Boston Marathon Brew

Beer Running Groups

Many cities have beer running groups that meet at a local pub or brewery. You run and then enjoy a beer or two post-run. Some groups have themed-runs where you can dress up in costume. It’s great way to meet new running friends, change-up one of your weekly runs, and perhaps support a local charity.

What is your favorite post-race beer? Do you belong to a local beer running group?

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