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Chris Robertson Running Bio

Chris competes for DWRunning in races ranging from one mile to the marathon. He competes nationally in cross country, road, and track races, as well as globally in the Beer Mile. Chris holds the American Record for the Beer Mile (#2 in the world all time) with a time of 4:37 and has won two beer mile world titles (2017 and 2020). He is also the Beer 2-Mile World Record Holder with a time of 10:18.

Chris was introduced to the sport of running at a young age by his father and began competing in local Iowa races in elementary school. Starting his freshman year of high school, Chris decided to forgo soccer and basketball in favor of focusing on cross country and track. He has focused on mastering the art of running ever since.

Chris attended Iowa State University where he competed for and was the President of the Iowa State Running Club. Prior to his move to Chicago in 2015, Chris also competed for Runablaze Iowa.

Beer Mile American Record - 4:37

Chris ran a 4:37 beer mile on September 26, 2020 to break his previous American record (4:38) by a second. His 4:37 was 4 seconds shy of the world record (4:33).

Learn more: Chris Robertson Breaks Own Beer Mile American Record (4:37) in World Record Attempt

Beer 2-Mile World Record - 10:18

Chris ran a 10:18 Beer 2-Mile September 14, 2020 to break the previous world record of 11:39 by over a minute.

Learn more: Chris Robertson Shatters Beer 2-Mile World Record in 10:18

Beer Mile World Title 2020

Chris ran a 4:38.7 beer mile on June 25, 2020 to break his previous American record (4:45) by 7 seconds and win his 2nd beer mile world title in the 2020 Beer Mile World Classic.

Learn more: Chris Robertson Lowers Beer Mile American Record to 4:38, Wins 2020 World Title

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Training & Personal Bests

Follow Chris's training on Strava as he works to improve upon his personal best times.
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Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson 4:38 Beer Mile American Record June 2020
Chris Robertson DWRunning
Chris Robertson Hawkeye Indoor Track 2020
Chris Robertson DWRunning - Daniel Burnham Open 2020
Chris Robertson Indy Monumental Marathon 2019
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 2
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 12
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 11
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 3
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 14
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 8
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 10
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 4
Chris Robertson Team USA Beer Mile 6
Chris Robertson Fleet Feet Racing Chicag
Chris Robertson Fleet Feet Racing Chicag
Chris Robertson Fleet Feet Racing Chicag
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Chris Robertson Ravenswood 5k Chicago 20
Chris Robertson Wins Ravenswood 5k Chica
Chris Robertson Wins CARA Lakefront 10 M
Chris Robertson Wins CARA Lakefront 10 M
Chris Robertson and Jane Bareikis Fleet
Chris Robertson wins Good Life 5k 2019
Chris Robertson Bucktown 5k Chicago 2018
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U of Chicago Indoor Meet 2018
U of Chicago Indoor Meet 2018
U of Chicago Indoor Meet 2018
Exploring Kauai, Hawaii 2017
Legend of the Fall Trail Race 2017
Chris Robertson Bucktown 5k 2017
Chris Robertson Bucktown 5k 2017
2017 Beer Mile World Classic London
2017 Beer Mile World Classic London
2017 Beer Mile World Classic London
2017 Beer Mile World Classic London
2017 Beer Mile World Classic USA Win
2017 Beer Mile World Classic USA Win
2017 Beer Mile World Classic USA Win
Chris Robertson - Begyle Brewing
Chicago Lakefront 10 Mile 2017
Chris Robertson Fleet Feet Racing
Flotrack Beer Mile Champs 2016
Flotrack Beer Mile Champs 2016
Flotrack Beer Mile Champs 2016
Beer Mile Champs London 2016
Beer Mile Champs London 2016
Beer Mile Champs London 2016
Beer Mile Champs London 2016
QC Distance Classic 5k 2017
Training 2016
Training 2016

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