Tim Cigelske, DRAFT’s Beer Runner, drank craft beer and ran a mile every day for three years
Milwaukee, Wisc. (Sept. 25, 2013) – After 1,097 days, 5,320 miles and more than 2,000 beers, Tim Cigelske, aka the Beer Runner, will finish his streak of running at least one mile and drinking at least one craft beer per day. The last day will be on October 4, his birthday, which is exactly three years after he started.
For nearly five years, Tim Cigelske has blogged as DRAFTmag.com’s Beer Runner, which chronicles the intersection of the craft beer community and a healthy, active lifestyle. Before turning 29, Cigelske asked his Twitter and Facebook followers what he should do to commemorate the last year of 20’s. One suggested that he drink a craft beer and run a mile everyday; he accepted the challenge. Oct. 4, 2010, began his beer running streak and the one-year commitment stretched into a three-year journey; through snow, flu and life events, Cigelske never missed a day of drinking craft beer and running a mile. He documented his trials and triumphs on his blog (draftmag.com/blogs/beerrunner
On Oct. 4, 2013, he will complete his last run in the streak. A celebration for Tim Cigelske will be held Oct. 3 at Milwaukee Brewing Co. to celebrate his accomplishment. For interview requests, contact email@example.com.