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October 15, 2023

The Barley Chase is a 5k/10k race located in Newport, NC. Race day is Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 9:00 am. The race starts and ends at Shortway Brewing Co. and meanders through the heart of Newport. Participants will receive a t-shirt, finisher medal, and wristband which includes complimentary post-run pints at the after party!! ***All participants subject to ID check.***  ***T-Shirt size is not guaranteed for registrations after 8/31.*** Awards will be given to overall top 3 males & females and the top 2 in each age division for both males and females. Age Divisions are 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & above. Water stations will be set up at the halfway points of each course.


Packet pickup will take place Friday, October 21st 5-8 PM in the Shortway Brewing Co. taproom. or you can pick up the morning of the race starting at 8:00am at the registration table located behind the brewery on Haskett St. 


Online registration will close at 11:59 PM on Thursday, October 20th or when the race sells out.


*Early Bird Pricing runs through June 30th, after which prices increase by $10*

This race is be held annually in conjunction with Shortway Brewing Company's anniversary party and will benefit nonprofit 501(c)(3), Bread & Barley. Bread & Barley is church that runs on volunteers and has no building expenses, therefore, all proceeds will be used to meet needs right here in our local community.

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