“The four beer-enhanced laps took me just more than 11 minutes. Happily, I did not throw up. (Another rule: Participants are required to run an extra lap if they puke.) But I burped more than I thought humanly possible.” The Ringer: Chug, Run, Chug: How the Beer Mile Became a Serious Competition. (These days, it’s hard to tell if someone is training for the Beer Mile or the Supreme Court…)