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Flying Dog Sprint for Spat

  • FLYING DOG BREWERY 4607 Wedgewood Boulevard Frederick, MD, 21703 United States (map)

Join us on November 2 for The Flying Dog Sprint for Spat— a running extravaganza unlike any other on the planet. Proceeds from the race will go toward our partnership with the Oyster Recovery Partnership, a non-profit committed to rebuilding the oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay Area. Stick around after you finish for live music, fresh oysters, well-crafted beers, and general post-race debauchery.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is 21 and over (there will be no admittance for anyone under the age of 21)

SERIOUSLY, PLEASE NOTE: Everyone, even people who are registered, will be required to show ID at the entrance.

Also, please, please note: Everyone MUST be registered for a race OR have a spectator ticket to be at the event.


10K (includes 10K race entry, t-shirt, finisher’s medal, and 1 beer after the race. Also includes entry in the .10K race with oyster “shooter”): 
$45 through September 30th, 2019
$55 through October 30th, 2019
$65 thereafter

Beer Mile Relay - 4 participants per team  (includes Beer Mile Relay entry, t-shirt, finisher’s medal, 1 beer per person during each 1/4 mile leg of the race, and 1 beer per person to enjoy after the race. Also includes entry in the .10k race with oyster “shooter”)
$100 per team ($25 per person)
$125 per team after Sept 30 ($31.25 per person)
$150 for sign ups on 11/1 ($37.50 per person)


Note: If you just can’t get enough of running, you can sign up for the 10k AND the Beer Mile. Please keep in mind you will receive only one t-shirt. You will still receive 2 beer tokens, 2 medals (you’ll be rivaling Michael Phelps before you know it), and entry into the .10k which includes an oyster “shooter”.

.10K (includes .10K race entry, t-shirt, and an oyster “shooter”)
$25 through September 30th, 2019
$30 through October 30th, 2019
$35 thereafter

Spectator Ticket (includes one beer):
Sip on a pint of beer while gawking at other people doing athletic stuff. Even if you’re not a runner, come check out the madness and support your friends and family members so one day they leave you good stuff in their will. 

Sign up for the VIP Experience for an additional $20 (limited to only 50 registrants) - you will have this option during the registration process.
Includes brewery tour post-race
Indoor showers and bathrooms
Access to the tasting room with 21+ taps
Indoor seating during the event
Receive high-fives from brewery staff as often as you’d like


Please email if interested.


Event Schedule 

7:45AM: Registration and Packet Pick-Up begins
8:45AM: Race Announcements
9:00AM: 10K Race Start
12:00PM: Beer Mile Relay
1:45PM: National Anthem
2:00PM: .10K Start
2:30pm: “Vinyl Rhino” taking the stage
4:30PM: Last Call

Packet Pick-Up

Thursday, October 31st from 4PM-7PM
Flying Dog Brewery
4607 Wedgewood Blvd
Frederick, MD 21703

Friday, November 1st from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Frederick
467 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Race Day:
Onsite starting at 7:45AM


The Sprint for Spat 10K makes a loop beginning at the Flying Dog brewery and ending at the Flying Dog brewery. That’s what a loop is after all. Along the way, you will be inspired by picturesque views of Frederick’s natural beauty… flowers, birds, trees, more trees, weird-shaped rocks, wild animals eating smaller wild animals. You know, nature stuff.


Top 3 overall for men and women

  • AND the top 3 for each age group men and women (age groups below)

    • 21-29

    • 30-39

    • 40-49

    • 50-59

    • 60 and over


All entrants in the 10K and the Beer Mile Relay receive one beer, t-shirt, finishers medal and an oyster shooter during the .10K. The 10K is chip timed. All spectators (spectator ticket needed) will receive one beer.


Parking is offsite for this event but is walkable. There will also be shuttles throughout the day to and from the brewery.


Whether you are coming the night before or staying the night of we’ve got you covered with our partners at TownePlace Suites Frederick – only 1.5 miles from the brewery. Use the link until Saturday, October 26th for a discount of only $99 per night. Book your group rate for Flying Dog -Sprint for Spat


The Oyster Recovery Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that designs and implements sustainable oyster restoration, aquaculture and commercial fishery activities to improve the environment and expand economic opportunities in the Chesapeake Bay. Over the past two decades, ORP has planted nearly 8 billion oysters on 2,460 underwater acres throughout Maryland.

Help them continue this important work by making a donation – $1 plants as many as 100 oysters! If one adult oyster can filter 50 gallons of water per day, imagine the impact of thousands!



Please review the Charm City Run Weather and Event Cancellation policy here prior to registering for this event. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at prior to registering.

Earlier Event: November 1
Screech’s Night Owl 5K
Later Event: November 2
Rock Your Socks 5K