The inaugural BradtoberFest Run/Walk/Crawl took place in Duluth, MN on October 5, 2013. The event connected Duluthâ€™s craft beer, music, and outdoor communities, offering participants a unique opportunity to sample local beer and music while traversing a path that links local breweries and beer-centric venues. Proceeds benefitted young musicians, supporting programs such as the Duluth Music Resource Center and FOBMFâ€˜s scholarship programs.
Participating breweries & pubs included: Bent Paddle Brewing Co., Canal Park Brewing Company, Carmody Irish Pub & Brewery, Dubh Linn Irish Pub, Castle Danger Brewery, Borealis Fermentery, Fitgerâ€™s Brewhouse Brewery and Grille, 7 West Taphouse.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness welcomed participants with an opening toast at Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Participants were treated to craft beer samples and live performances by local musicians at each participating pub stop.