Category Archives: Beer

Another Self-Indulgent Crazylegs 8k Report (2012)

Madison’s Crazylegs 8k attracts a quality collection of some of the state’s better runners.   Running against faster runners not only gives the race the excitement of real competition (a competition I’ll never win but which is fun regardless), it pushes … Continue reading

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Early Season Training

Early season running is like building a fire.  You have to build a little base, give it some oxygen to breath, maybe gently prod–not too much!–and occasionally just jam tons of fuel into it.  Well, i think i bumbled the … Continue reading

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WBR Video Review: Central Waters Brewing Company’s Glacial Trail IPA

Let’s mix it up with a video review of Central Waters Brewing Company’s Glacial Trail IPA. It’s been my go-to local IPA for the last few rounds of six-packs, and I wanted to share the love. On subsequent reviews, I’ll … Continue reading

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WBR Week in Review: 3/20-3/26

The weather was as lousy as I could have hoped for Sunday-Wednesday, and cold but glorius Thurs-Saturday which made for mixed running. I also had a nice change of scenery Saturday with a life-afirming run through Peninsula State Park in … Continue reading

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Beer Runs: Top 5 Beer Related Races in Wisconsin

The marriage of beer and racing is a beautiful thing.  It’s a rare marathon that doesn’t include a beer station at the finish.  And it’s only logical that runners and other athletes would want to reward themselves after sweating it out … Continue reading

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WBR Week in Review: Northern California Run/Beer Tour(3/13-3/19)

San Fran and Northern Cal, you’ve been done.  In my first visit to the Bay area since high school, we jammed in a solid week of activity, which yes, did include a healthy dose of running and a solid splash … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Craft Brewers Making Big Splash

I realize that I’m two week’s late on this, but the Wisconsin State Journals’s article, “Small Breweries Making Big Splash”, touches on the state’s growing micro/craft brew scene. “Colorado-based Brewers Association reported in July that growth in the craft sector … Continue reading

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WBR Week in Review(2/27-3/5/2011)

A solid week overall.  The workouts were moderately intense but still productive, I maintained the level of mileage I’m aiming for(70-80 mpw), and I enjoyed a few Wisconsin brews in the process.  They’ve also yet to kick me out of … Continue reading

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First Homebrew of the New Year

Now that I’m once again a student, I have all the perks that studenthood brings, like extreme poverty!!! What better time to brew a batch of beer. Because our apartment has a depressing kitchen the size of a dog cage, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Wisconsin Beer Runner

First encounters can be awkward, and I don’t intend to break that tradition.  So to start, here’s a quick video introduction that shows a man–yes, that’s me– in ENTIRELY too much spandex.  Don’t be afraid.  Embrace the tights.  They make … Continue reading

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