Free museum event focuses on beer and running, Feb. 27

A mix of beer and fitness is on tap for this month’s Science Pub event at the Colburn Earth Science Museum. Dr. Aaron Vaughn will discuss the biomechanics of running and coach Randy Ashley will offer his top 10 training tips for runners 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the museum in Pack Place downtown. Admission is free. The evening will include craft beer, snacks, the presentations and an informal discussion. Donations will be accepted to support the museum’s programming.

Here is a press release about it from Colburn Earth Science Museum:

Join us for craft beer, snacks and lively discussion as we get BETTER, FITTER, FASTER:

The Biomechanics of Running with Dr. Aaron Vaughan and Top Ten Training tips with Coach Randy Ashley

The Science of Running

February 27, 2015

5:30-7:30 pm


Ready to kick off your weekend with something different? Join us at The Colburn Earth Science Museum for an informal and lively science discussion while enjoying your favorite local beverage. Science pubs are great ways to increase your knowledge, get answers for those provocative questions, and become the trivia expert of your social circle—all while raising your fun quotient! 

The Colburn’s science pubs combine science expertise with the intimate pub atmosphere and a special Asheville twist—the museum experience. On the last Friday of the month, The Colburn hosts Beer City Science at the Museum. Each month will feature interesting conversations, special museum tours, and seldom seen treasures from The Colburn’s vault.

From the outer reaches of space to the inner workings of the mind, from the ancient science of astrology to the future of robotics, Beer City Science will cover it all.  Quench your thirst and feed your head!

No admission fee.

Donations gladly accepted to support Colburn Earth Science Museum programming.

2 South Pack Square, Pack Place   I   Asheville, NC 28801   I   828.254.7162

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