Inaugural Guinness Open Gate Brewery Run Set for April 18
Brewery to Release New Beer and Host After Party
Halethorpe, Md. (January 30, 2020)— Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today it will host the inaugural Guinness Open Gate Brewery Run & Beer Release on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8 a.m. in Halethorpe, Maryland. The new running event features a 10K, 5K and walk through nearby Patapsco Valley State Park and the debut of a specially crafted beer at the only Guinness brewing operation on American soil.
“The Guinness Open Gate Brewery is thrilled to partner with Corrigan Sports to host the inaugural Guinness Brew Run, which we envision becoming a longstanding community tradition that brings even more locals and visitors to Baltimore County,” stated Michael Donilon, Guinness Open Gate Brewery, General Manager.
The 10K & 5K scenic courses feature an out-and-back route from Guinness Open Gate Brewery through Patapsco Valley State Park. The 1,817-foot walk, which honors the year when Guinness sent over its first shipments of beer to America, circles a portion of the brewery grounds.
Each 5k or 10k participant will receive a performance shirt. All registered participants will go home with a logoed pint glass and those of legal drinking age are welcome to enjoy two free pints of brewery-exclusive beers or Dublin-brewed classics during the post-race after party. All those who complete the 5k or 10k will receive a finisher’s medal.
Lee Corrigan, president of CSE, said: “In addition to the course itself, runners seek an overall experience unique to the region or within the industry. The brewing industry has exploded in the Baltimore-Washington market over the last decade, so combining Guinness Open Gate Brewery’s wildly successful local debut along with our decades of experience demonstrated in the Maryland and national running market assures participants of that exceptional experience they desire.”
For more information, visit guinnessbrewrun.com or call 410.605.9381.
The Guinness brand was established in 1759, when Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000 year lease on St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. Brewed using four main ingredients, water, barley (malted & roasted), hops and yeast, Guinness is the world’s most popular stout. The iconic beer is brewed in 49 countries worldwide and sold in over 150 with almost 9 million glasses of Guinness enjoyed every day around the world. The most GUINNESS is sold in Great Britain, Ireland, USA, Nigeria and Cameroon. More information can be found at www.guinness.com.
About Corrigan Sports Enterprises
The Guinness Open Gate Brewery Pub Run is operated by Corrigan Sports Enterprises, a leader in sports promotions in the Baltimore/Washington region. Founded in 1991, CSE owns and/or operates marquee events such as the Baltimore Running Festival, Frederick Running Festival, Baltimore 10-Miler, Oakland Running Festival, and the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic. For more information visit: www.corrigansports.com.