Corey Bellemore of Windsor, Ontario owns the current world beer mile record of 4:33.6. In Vancouver, on August 11, he ran faster, going 4:24.44 in an outstanding effort. He was later disqualified for leaving a little too much beer behind.
Athletes must leave no more than four ounces of beer total from their four bottles.
Four of the top-10 performances were DQ’d, as were two of the three women.