Austin Marathon Taps Oskar Blues Brewery as Official Beer Sponsor

February 12th, 2019

Austin Marathon Taps Oskar Blues Brewery as Official Beer Sponsor

Finish line festival will feature Oskar Blues beer garden for third year in a row

AUSTIN, Texas, February 12, 2019 – High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, brings Oskar Blues Brewery back as the Official Beer Sponsor for the 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour®. For the third year in a row, the Austin Marathon will feature Oskar Blues signature Austin-brewed beers at the finish line festival’s beer garden for finishers aged 21 and over.

“If there’s anyone who deserves a cold, fresh beer, it’s the person who just finished the Austin Marathon or Austin Half Marathon,” said Oskar Blues Marketing Director Dave Taylor. “We’re honored to share our brews with those hard-working finishers and with the City of Austin.”

Oskar Blues Brewery Austin will offer finishers and spectators Austin-brewed craft beers on race day. The Austin Marathon’s beer garden will provide runners and their friends and family a place to gather, relax and enjoy select Oskar Blues’ craft brews post-race. Available beers will include Austin-brewed voluminously hopped Dale’s Pale Ale, refreshing Mama’s Little Yella Pils, and sessionable Pinner Throwback IPA.

“The popularity of the Oskar Blues beer garden at our 3-block-long finish line festival continues to grow,” said Jack Murray, co-owner of High Five Events. “Participants love celebrating with friends and family with a cold beer that is brewed right here in Austin.”

The Austin Marathon will celebrate its 28th year running in the capital of Texas in 2019. Austin’s flagship running event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 30+ countries around the world. Having start and finish locations in the heart of downtown Austin puts participants and spectators near all the action and within walking distance of restaurants, hotels, and shops. Finishing with the picturesque Texas State Capitol as your backdrop is icing on the cake for the perfect running weekend destination. Registration is open for all distances.

About High Five Events: Beginning with the launch of a single triathlon in 2003, High Five Events has grown to become one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States. In addition to the events it owns and produces, the Austin, Texas-based company offers consulting and event production services to dozens of additional events each year. High Five Events is community-centric and has more than 100 years’ combined experience organizing large events across different venue types in a variety of locations. Follow High Five Events on Twitter (@highfiveevents), Instagram (@highfiveevents), and Facebook (facebook.com/HighFiveEventsWorldWide/) for news and updates.

About Oskar Blues Brewery Austin: Founded 20 years ago Oskar Blues Brewery launched the Original Craft Beer in a Can with their hand-canned, flagship brew Dale’s Pale Ale. Oskar Blues Brewery’s Austin location at 10420 Metric Boulevard, near the Domain in North Austin, opened its doors to the public in late-July 2016 with a focus on providing the freshest possible OB beer to Texans. The taproom boasts a 5000 square foot space with a state-of-the-art sound system and live music venue. The Austin location, Oskar Blues’ third brewery spans 50,000 square feet and brews all of OB’s well-known lineup plus many Austin exclusive specialties. The original craft beer canners continue to push innovation with creations like The CROWLER, CAN’d Aid Foundation, Hotbox Coffee Roasters, B. Stiff & Sons Old Fashioned Sodas, Oskar Blues Fooderies, REEB Cycles and the cycling-inspired accommodations and event space at REEB Ranch in North Carolina. Oskar Blues is available in all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., parts of Canada, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, and South Korea. To keep up with all things Oskar Blues, visit http://www.oskarblues.com.Luxembourg, the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, and South Korea. To keep up with all things Oskar Blues, visit http://www.oskarblues.com.

High Five Events

Austin Marathon Taps Oskar Blues Brewery as Official Beer Sponsor

Contact Info

William Dyson
512.953.5585
william@highfiveevents.com
www.highfiveevents.com/

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