Calgary Marathon becomes first marathon to have an on-course beer station

May 28, 2024

The Calgary Marathon celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday, and for the first time in event history, the race featured an on-course beer station for the marathon and half-marathon runners.

Calgary-based brewery One for the Road Brewing Co. set up what is officially referred to by organizers as a “hydration station serving non-alcoholic beer,” it was essentially a beer aid station. The beer was offered in addition to water and electrolytes at the 18 km and 36 km marks. Running Magazine