The Beer Army Pathfinders is the social-athletic branch that supports and promotes the mission of the Bravo Alpha Foundation. We advocate any kind of physical activity but primarily focus on running and biking. It brings supporters together just like beer and enables us to engage our community with an active voice. So come join us and FIND the adventure in you!
Want to know what we are up to, then join our Facebook group. There you can link up with other Pathfinders, find out what races we are planning to enter and much more. Currently we have one Outpost out of New Bern, NC. If you are not close to us and want to be apart of the Beer Army Pathfinders, then consider starting a new and additional Outpost in your area. Contact us for more info if you are interested. Also, get your Beer Army Pathfinder running or biking jerseys today. Put the world on notice that you are a Beer Army Pathfinder!
The premise for the Beer Army Centurion Challenge is the culmination of foot races that puts the word ULTRA in Ultra Runner. It is the Special Forces of radical running if you will. Truly testing one's mettle.
You have one year to complete 10 races totaling 317 miles. Specifically, you have to run (in any order) a 5K, 10K, 10 Miler, Half Marathon, 25K, Marathon, 50K, 50 Miler, 100K and 100 Miler. They have to be known distance races, no 12 or 24 hour races are allowed. You choose which contests to race in. Complete the challenge and earn the coveted Beer Army Centurion Challenge belt buckle. Measuring 4.5" wide, 3.5" high and weighing in at over 1/2 a pound, this hefty award will put anything you have hanging on your, "I love me" wall to shame. Go to Ultra Signup for more information and to register for this contest. Good luck!
IMPORTANT NOTE: YOU HAVE 1 YEAR FROM WHEN YOU REGISTER TO COMPLETE THIS CHALLENGE. I.E. 365 DAYS. DO NOT REGISTER FOR CURRENT YEAR EVENT UNLESS YOU PLAN TO FINISH THE CHALLENGE IN THE SAME YEAR. I.E. IF YOU REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IN JULY BUT DON'T EXPECT TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE UNTIL NEXT SPRING, THEN WAIT UNTIL THE FOLLOWING YEAR TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. WE WILL NOT DEFER ANYONE INTO THE NEXT YEAR EVEN IF IT IS WITHIN THE 365 DAY CHALLENGE WINDOW FOR YOU IF YOU SCREW THIS UP. SO CALL YOUR SHOT CAREFULLY!!!
BEER ARMY CENTURIONS (Running)
2017 - Kent Buhler - Wilmington, NC - 75 Hrs 00 Mins 56 Secs - 310 Days
2018 - Steve Walters - Tigard, OR - 65 Hrs 32 Mins 16 Secs - 147 days
BEER ARMY CENTURIONS (Cycling)
2018 - Taylor Reed - New Bern, NC - 11 Hrs 28 Mins 27 Secs - 2 Days (back to back 100 milers)