The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running and consumption in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
BEER RUNNERS FILM

BEER RUNNERS FILM

Filmmaker Justin Wirtalla has released BEER RUNNERS online for rent or download! The film has been to 3 festivals, had 4 nominations, and won 1 award. It’s been receiving high praise from runners and non-runners alike. Please spread the word and let us know if your running group, bar, or...
"America's Coolest Running Club" - Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

“America’s Coolest Running Club” – Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

Award winning author and barefooted running rock-star, Christopher McDougall, published some very kind words about FBR on his blog. In a piece about FBR’s role in the running of the Hammer of Glory during Philly Beer Week, Chris wrote, “I’ve run and beered with the Beer Runners, and apart from...
What is Beer Running

What is Beer Running

The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running with responsible drinking in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
The Mission

The Mission

The primary mission is to test the results of a scientific research study conducted by Manuel J Castillo-Garzon, MD, Professor of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, at the University of Granada. The study said that beer and water have similar rehydration effects under the conditions of his study which compared...
Time and Location

Time and Location

Runs are Thursdays @ 7:00 PM sharp. Start location is 2346 E. Susquehanna Avenue in beautiful Fishtown. Click here for upcoming run destinations
To The Professor

To The Professor

Catholics have patron saints, sports teams and schools have mascots, and The Fishtown Beer Runners have The Professor. You will all be happy to know that FBR’s “patriarch” is a very cool, leather jacket wearing, motorcycle riding, generous, kind and humble man. The professor is Dr. Manuel Castillo-Garzon of the...
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February 11, 2020 - Urban Village

February 11, 2020 – Urban Village

Our monthly run to Urban Village. Meet at Urban Village Brewing at 7 pm for a 3 – 5 mile community run for all ages, paces and abilities. When we get back to Urban Village, we will have happy hour pricing on all the beers! Routes: Short 3.03 miles – https://routes.rungoapp.com/route/cI1KQ7Lu6m Long 5.15 miles –...
February 13, 2020 - Human Robot Brewing

February 13, 2020 – Human Robot Brewing

We will run to the newly opened Human Robot Brewing!! The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations throughout the city (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/): Palmer Park in Fishtown Courtyard of City Hall 7th & Bainbridge in South Philadelphia Palmer Park Routes: Short 0.74 miles – https://routes.rungoapp.com/route/5o2Bi3nGmW Long 5.95 miles – https://routes.rungoapp.com/route/YPWTrIFqcc...
February 15, 2020 - Beer Runners Ball

February 15, 2020 – Beer Runners Ball

Come one, come all. Let’s celebrate PHILLY at the 9th annual Fishtown Beer Runner Ball. Wear your running sneaks and design your evening attire around your most coveted Philly thang. Admission price includes beer 🍻 and Philadelphia style/theme food 🥘 !!!! No pot luck and no beer tickets this year! Draft beer is free (Tonewood...
February 20, 2020 - Les & Doreen's Happy Tap

February 20, 2020 – Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap

Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap is one of the last old school Fishtown bars left in the hood. Doreen still owns the establishment and her sister Sharon will be behind the bar Thursday night running the show. Sharon is very excited to have FBR coming in again! This is a CASH ONLY run but don’t...
February 28, 2020 - BeerLOVE

February 28, 2020 – BeerLOVE

The folks at BeerLOVE are excited to have us back and they are extending their happy hour pricing for us! $1 off all draft and flights for FBR! They also noted that we are of course welcome to grab anything from their refrigerators. Their beers start at $2.75 and they have no upcharge to drink...
January 02, 2020 -  Johnny Brenda's

January 02, 2020 – Johnny Brenda’s

January 09, 2020 -  Gran Caffe L'Aquila

January 09, 2020 – Gran Caffe L’Aquila

January 16, 2020 - Harthornes Cafe

January 16, 2020 – Harthornes Cafe

January 23, 2020 - Bob & Barbara's

January 23, 2020 – Bob & Barbara’s

FBR returns to Bob & Barabara’s Lounge. B&B is located at 1509 South Street. No cover, cheap drinks, and the famous Drag Show starts at 10:15. The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7 pm at three different starting locations throughout the city (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/): Palmer Park in Fishtown Courtyard of City Hall 7th & Bainbridge...
January 30, 2020 - McGillins Ale House

January 30, 2020 – McGillins Ale House

                          McGillin’s Olde Ale House. The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations throughout the city (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/): Palmer Park in Fishtown Courtyard of City Hall 7th & Bainbridge in South Philadelphia Palmer Park Routes: Short 3.25 miles...
November 14, 2019 - U-Bahn

November 14, 2019 – U-Bahn

We run to U-Bahn  ! There will be 3 draft beers (TBD) on special for $5. The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations throughout the city (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/): Palmer Park in Fishtown Courtyard of City Hall 7th & Bainbridge in South Philadelphia Palmer Park Routes: Short 3.22 miles –https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2775947368...
November 21, 2019 -  For Pete's Sake

November 21, 2019 – For Pete’s Sake

We are running to For Pete’s Sake for the first time since Thursday December 10, 2009, which also happened to be the 1st ever Holiday Lights Run for FBR. Want to thank Chalie Craige for setting this up. For Pete’s Sake will be opening their upstairs for us to accommodate our size; however, we still...