TQL Beer Series Kicks Off with Bockfest 5K

A sold out crowd of 2,500 participants kicked off the spring running season in Greater Cincinnati with the sixth annual Bockfest 5K, benefiting the Brewery Heritage Trail and the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District.

Winning the men’s division of the Bockfest 5K was Tommy Kauffmann in 16:06. Second was William Doering in 16:24 and third, T.J. Lentz in 17:18. On the women’s side, winning was Sofia Mimendi in 19:02. Second was Marie Wysong in 19:28 and third was Wendy Marshall in 19:23.

The Bockfest 5K is the first race in the TQL Beer Series, with the Little Kings Mile coming up in May and the Hudepohl 14K/7K in September.

The Bockfest 5K is part of Bockfest weekend, celebrating Cincinnati’s brewing history.