44 year old Chris Kimbrough, mother of four, has broken the beer mile record. She recently ran 6:28.6 in her first attempt. According to BeerMile.com, the last record was held by Seanna Robinson, in 1997 with a 6:42.0 time.
The beer? Hops & Grain Altbier, at 5.0% ABV. The Beer Mile consists of the runner drinking a beer, and running a lap. Before the start of each lap, the runner drinks another beer, for a total of four beers, spanning 5,280 feet. (1 mile if you paid attention in class.)
BeerMile.com tracks runners by sex, age, time, and even the beverage. Interesting to note, some people used chocolate milk.