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Bark & Brew + Bark & Brew 5K

Presented by Chief Financial Credit Union

Bark & Brew

Kick off your summer with our 7th annual Bark & Brew presented by Chief Financial Credit Union!! This event is for the whole family: enjoy famous Rochester Mills brews, delicious food, live music, a kids' zone with inflatables, carnival games, rock climbing wall and more. You'll meet some of our adorable Future Leader Dogs, Leader Dogs in training and working Leader Dogs too!

When: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 10, 2023

Where: Rochester Mills Beer Company, 400 Water St, Rochester, MI 48307

Bark & Brew Event Ticket (Ages 21 & Older) - $10
Bark & Brew Event Ticket (Ages 20 & Under) - Free
Kids' Play Area Wristband - $5
Dog VIP Package - $25

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Bark & Brew 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk

Runners and walkers will kick off the summer on a beautiful 5K course on the Clinton River Trail and winding through the trails of Bloomer Park in Rochester, MI. The 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk both include free entry to Bark & Brew after the run and one free beverage!

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In-person participants will receive a race t-shirt, medal, race bib pint glass, and a coupon for a free, age-appropriate beverage at the Bark & Brew event.

After completing your 5K, head over to the Bark & Brew at Rochester Mills in downtown Rochester to redeem your free beverage coupon! Have your non-running friends and family join you at the Bark & Brew event and continue the fun throughout the day.

Can't make it to Rochester on race day? Participate virtually from wherever you live and share your experience on social media! Note - virtual participants will not receive a Bark & Brew pint glass.

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A group of six women and men wearing orange Bark & Brew 5K race shirts and bibs with athletic gear walk on a cement pathway, smiling
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For event info, contact:

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Email: Stephen Moran
Special Events Manager
Phone: 248-659-5046

To sponsor Bark & Brew, contact:

Get started with your Bark & Brew sponsorship (PDF).

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Email: Dave Bann
Director of Corporate Relations
Phone: 248-218-6318

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