Chris Kimbrough set a women's record running the beer mile. You run four laps around a track, stopping before each lap to drink a beer. Video shows her, at age 44, finishing in 6:28.6.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
This brings new meaning to the phrase make it a beer run. Chris Kimbrough set a women's record for running the Beer Mile. You run four laps around a track, stopping before each lap to drink a beer. Video shows her at age 44 finishing in 6 minutes, 28 seconds.
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CHRIS KIMBROUGH: (Exclaiming) Yes.
She soon runs in the Beer Mile World Championships, but she will not have much time to practice, explaining, quote, "I have six kids."
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