The River Run & Great Amherst Beer Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018

2018 River Run

River Run race date is set for October 13, 2018!

Join us for our the the 12th annual River Run! This fun five mile race is a loop course that circles around the picturesque old town of Amherst, WI. Don't feel like you can make 5 miles, but still want to join in the fun? There is also a two mile walk option!

The 5-Mile run begins at 10 a.m. and the 2-Mile walk begins at 10:05 a.m., both departing from Central Waters Brewing Company, located at 351 Allen St. in Amherst, WI.

Registration for the River Run and Walk will open on May 1, 2018. Capacity for the 2018 River Run and Walk will be 1,500 participants!

Don't wait to register - once we have reached capacity, registration will close. The race has reached capacity before race day for the last two years!

Race cost is $25 through July 1, 2018. Registration cost will then increase to $30 on August 1st. All those registered before October 4 will receive an official River Run 2017 shirt. Registration transfers will not be allowed after September 15. All participants, regardless of registration date, will get a commemorative can of Central Waters beer (must be 21 years or older) and a free pint of Central Waters beer (21 and over) or draft root beer.

All registered runners and walkers will also have the ability to purchase one 22 oz bottle of Black Gold at packet pickup.

Parking is available near the brewery and carpooling is strongly encouraged!

Packet pick-up will be held at Central Waters Brewing Company on Friday, October 12th from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. and on Race morning from 7:45 - 9:30 a.m. Please arrive early and expect lines at registration, as the race will begin at 10 a.m. sharp. At registration, you must present your ID AND GET WRISTBANDED! Allow yourself time to return your race swag to your vehicles before the race.

Awards and will be presented after the race at the post-race festival.


Great Amherst Beer Festival

Join us at the annual Great Amherst Beer Fest and celebrate from Noon until 4 on Saturday October 13. We will have food for purchase, live music by Boom 42 and Open Tab, numerous beers on tap, including this year's Black Gold and some pilot system rarities, and guest taps by Point Brewery and O'so Brewery.

This event is Open to the public, with free shuttles running from Guu's On Main in Stevens Point, Country Inn and Suites, and Holiday Inn. 21 and over, cash only.

Our taproom will be open as usual, this event will be held in the barrel aging warehouse, see you in October!

Feel free to contact us with questions and/or comments.