Granite City Brewery Becomes Official Beer Sponsor of The Alumni Challenge

October 2, 2019

Granite City Brewery and Cadillac Ranch named official beer and restaurant partners of inaugural race at National Harbor!

ANNAPOLIS, MD– Legendary Sports Group has partnered with Granite City Brewery and Cadillac Ranch as the official beer and restaurant partners of the inaugural Alumni Challenge race at National Harbor.

Granite City Brewery will be serving up delicious craft beers in the Granite City Beer Garden for runners and guests.  The featured beer will be “Legendary Lager” which is an American lager representing the event organizers, Legendary Sports.  Additionally, two other beers will be served at the event – a double hazy IPA and Zug Zwang, a vanilla porter.

Cadillac Ranch’s eclectic menu of great food is the perfect post-race meal and within walking distance of the finish line at National Harbor.  The restaurant will donate 10% of guest’s tabs on race day, November 23, back to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the races benefitting charity.

“We are excited to partner with both Granite City Brewery and Cadillac Ranch for this year’s race.  Both partners share our passion for hosting people and proving them a great experience and service while also giving back to important causes” said Matt Florio of Legendary Sports.

Granite City Brewery will host a month long “Dine 2 Donate” promotion during the month of November where 20% of guest’s tabs will be donated to the V Foundation when you mention the Alumni Challenge during your visit.

“Having partners that care about causes you care about is amazing”, Florio said. “We are lucky to be working with these two great establishments.”

The 2019 event at National Harbor will be the inaugural event and will take place on Saturday, November 23 at 9:00am.

All runners will receive a lightweight quarter-zip jacket and 5K and Team Relay runners will be handed their medals at the finish line.  Registration for the race is open and more information about the event can be found at TheAlumniChallenge.com.



Legendary Sports Group, a national sports and entertainment management company, specializes in special event production, marketing, sponsorship sales and consulting.  LSG focuses on the endurance sports, team tournaments and game production and is ready to take your event to the next level while providing legendary service and lasting memories.  More information can be found at www.legendarysportsgroup.com.


Granite City Food and Brewery is the only Brewery at the National Harbor. ​At Granite City we’re true to our craft brewery beginnings with a genuine commitment to fresh brewed beer, made from scratch food, hospitality, and our community. Granite City offers exclusive private dining, outdoor patio space, and a full wrap around bar with the option to take a brewery tour. Come enjoy our unseriously good menu, award winning Sunday #lawlessbrunch, or fresh beer that tastes better. Cheers!


Cadillac Ranch is an eclectic mix of great food, great service and a fun and entertaining experience. They feature made-from-scratch menu items with a wide variety of steaks, burgers, seafood, pasta and salads. The restaurant boasts two levels, three bars and a wide selection of beer and handcrafted cocktail options. Cadillac ranch is also home to our mechanical bull, Moby. Take your experience to the next level with a private event. From an intimate gathering in our upper level dining area to a full restaurant buyout with 500 attendees, you and your guests are sure to have a memorable experience.​ From Happy Hour to Private Events, we’ve got you covered​.