The Outer Banks Independence Beer Mile: A New Way to Celebrate

This Independence Day, the Outer Banks Brewing Station is hosting an event that’s sure to become a highlight of your summer: the Independence Beer Mile.

Scheduled for Sunday, June 30, 2024, it combines the spirit of American independence with the fun and camaraderie of a beer mile. Here’s everything you need to know to be a part of this unique celebration.

Event Overview

When: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Where: Outer Banks Brewing Station, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Time: Check-in from 10 AM – 11 AM

The Independence Beer Mile isn’t just a race; it’s a celebration of freedom, featuring a mile-long run with a refreshing twist—participants enjoy a beer every quarter mile!

The Celebration

After completing the mile, participants can join the post-race party in the brewery’s backyard. This isn’t just any party; it’s a chance to celebrate Independence Day with live music, great food, and of course, more beer. Your race entry includes chip timing, ensuring every second of your run is counted, and a special T-shirt commemorating the event.

Competition and Prizes

For those with a competitive edge, prizes will be awarded to the fastest male and female participants. But speed isn’t the only thing that will be celebrated; creativity in attire is also encouraged. Don your most patriotic gear for a chance to win the costume contest and be crowned the most spirited participant.


The event is capped at 125 participants, making it an exclusive celebration of independence and athleticism. The entry fee is $45, and participants must be 21 years or older. Secure your spot early to ensure you don’t miss out on this unique blend of patriotic celebration and beer mile fun.

Why Participate?

The Independence Beer Mile offers a novel way to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. It’s a chance to test your running and beer-drinking skills, meet new people, and enjoy the festive atmosphere of the Outer Banks. Whether you’re a local or visiting for the holiday, this event promises to be a memorable part of your Independence Day celebrations.

So lace up your running shoes, practice your beer-chugging skills, and prepare to show off your American pride. The Outer Banks Brewing Station is the place to be on June 30th for a celebration of freedom, fun, and frothy brews. Join us for the Independence Beer Mile and make this Fourth of July one for the books!