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bikes and brwes

Celebrate local cycling, local craft brews, and local charities on this family friendly ride. Bike from Benchtop and Smartmouth breweries along Norfolk’s Elizabeth River Trail to O’Connor’s “tap takeover” at Millers ODU. Return to Smartmouth for an after party featuring a live band and food trucks– all to benefit The Millers Foundation and its charities.

Route: Begins at Benchtop Brewing and follows ERT to other stops hosted by Smartmouth and Bold Mariner, then along ODU campus, crossing Hampton Boulevard to Millers Filling Station featuring O’Connor Brewing Company. Participants head back to Smartmouth for an after party featuring a local band, raffle prizes and contest winners.

Time: 2pm-6pm– this is not a race or timed event! Start at either end of the route when you and your friends are ready! Finish with all of us at the after party at Smartmouth which ends at 6pm.

Cost: $40 per participant

Participants receive:

  • Beverages
  • Performance bike tee
  • One Millers water bottle
  • Swag bag of brewery stickers, coasters and cozies
  • Coupons from breweries and event partners
  • Snacks

Featuring discount for Pace bike share, charity partner displays along the trail, scavenger hunt, contests, food trucks and entertainment, including a Smartmouth after party.

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