Elvira Montes, an inspiration to us all.
For the uninformed, a beer mile is a contest of both speed and intestinal fortitude. Participants chug a 12-ounce beer and run a lap on a track a total of four times. Naturally, there are penalty laps for hurling.male and female champions finished faster than we could even drink the beer, the real hero is 81-year-old
prefers Scotch, specifically Chivas Regal. Classy broad.) So why do it? Let the world’s coolest granny explain: “I don’t have any secrets, I just wanted to prove to my daughter that I could run and drink beer.” Still, she thinks she can improve her chugging speed. Her goal is to get under 20 minutes next year and she plans to train by drinking beer on the treadmill.
After the race, she and her daughter went to Hooters, where they celebrated with chicken wings and Scotch. We can only hope to age as gracefully someday.