Chris Robertson's Rise to Beer Mile American Record Holder and World Champion
Behind the scenes with Chris Robertson on his rise to beer mile American record holder and world champion
Coming off a 2nd place finish at the 2019 Beer Mile World Classic in Berlin with a 4:47 beer mile on a cinder track, Chris Robertson was interviewed by Fleet Feet Chicago to get the inside scoop on how he has mastered the beer mile. In Fleet Feet's feature, Chris discusses how the beer mile turned from a quirky hobby to competing on the world stage.
Read the feature here: The Beer Mile: A Queasy Sport Misunderstood by Most, Mastered by Chicagoan Chris Robertson
Chris Robertson is the current beer mile American record holder with a time of 4:46. He won the Beer Mile World Classic in 2017 in London and was 2nd overall in the 2019 Beer Mile World Classic in Berlin with a time of 4:47 (current world record holder Corey Bellemore won the race in 4:36). Team USA men have won the past 3 world championships.
All photos courtesy of Fleet Feet Chicago