Chris Robertson lowers his own Beer Mile American Record to 4:37 (previously 4:38) in September 2020 in a beer mile world record attempt. This comes a week after breaking the Beer 2-Mile World Record in 10:18.
Chris Robertson (USA) shattered the once-thought-untouchable Beer 2-Mile World Record of 11:39 previously held by Jim Finlayson of Canada. Robertson completed the Beer 2-Mile in 10:18 to break the world record by well over a minute.
Americans Chris Robertson and Allison Grace Morgan Win 2020 Beer Mile World Classic In Record Fashion
Allison Grace Morgan Sets New 6:16 Women's Beer Mile World Record; Chris Robertson Breaks Own Beer Mile American Record in 4:38
Chris Robertson (USA) won his 2nd beer mile world title in record fashion, setting a new beer mile American record of 4:38 as a part of the 2020 Beer Mile World Classic.
Allison Grace Morgan (USA) won the 2020 Beer Mile World Classic title in a women's beer mile world record time of 6:16.5. She successfully defended her 2019 world title and led the USA women's beer mile team to their 2nd straight world crown.
Corey Bellemore still the GOAT — Allison Grace Morgan takes the women's crown — Team USA Men 3-peat and USA Women take team title
In 2014, the 5-minute barrier was broken for the first time. Now, there are 11 men who have run sub-5 and the world record stands at 4:33, set in October 2017. Will we see this mark taken down in 2019?
Corey Bellemore has held his position atop the world beer mile leaderboard since the summer of 2016 when he became the first person to break the 4:40 barrier with a 4:39 time trial at a local track in Canada. The next day, he traveled to London to compete in the Beer Mile World Classic where he lowered the world record to 4:34.35 and caught attention from media outlets around the world.
Instead of consuming four 12-ounce beers as in the standard beer mile, the chunder mile requires four imperial pints (20 fluid ounces each) to be chugged out of pint cups. That's nearly double the volume of beer - 80 ounces in the chunder mile versus 48 ounces in the standard beer mile.
Jim Finlayson of Canada, the OG beer miler, set the world record on May 13, 2016 in Victoria, BC in a time of 11:39, which shattered the previous world record by a couple of minutes. He made it the full 8 beers and 8 laps without vomiting—though he vomited shortly after finishing. And he did it as a 43-year-old. Take a look at this beast of not only the beer mile, but now the beer two-mile.