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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June 06, 2019 - Cherry Street Pier with The Professor

June 06, 2019 – Cherry Street Pier with The Professor

Manuel Castillo Garzon, The Professor, is returning to Philadelphia for the Beer Runners Summit and he will be joining us for our first time run to Cherry Street Pier! If possible everyone is encouraged to start at Palmer Park for this run if you can but if not the other starts will still be happening....
June 13, 2019 - Evil Genius - Supporting Legacy of Hope

June 13, 2019 – Evil Genius – Supporting Legacy of Hope

  FBR return to Evil Genius Beer Company and Evil Genius is going to donate $1 for every beer sold to our Mayor’s Cup charity, Legacy of Hope! So the more you drink the more money we raise! The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations throughout the city...
June 20, 2019 - Brewery ARS

June 20, 2019 – Brewery ARS

  FBR returns to Brewery ARS! 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 5.05 miles via Passyunk Ave – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1565357332 Long 5.62 miles via Broad Street...
June 27, 2019 - Catahoula - Supporting Legacy of Hope

June 27, 2019 – Catahoula – Supporting Legacy of Hope

We return to Catahoula! They are going to donate to our Mayor’s Cup charity, Legacy of Hope, $1 for every draft sold, which they are also going to match; plus $1 for each item ordered off the menu! The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations throughout the city...
2019 Beer Runners Summit and Fitness Symposium

2019 Beer Runners Summit and Fitness Symposium

  2019 BEER RUNNERS SUMMIT & FITNESS SYMPOSIUM Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Center and the Fishtown Beer Runners are hosting the Beer Runners Summit & Fitness Symposium, June 6th – June 8th in Philadelphia. The Summit is a series of health and fitness related lectures and events bringing together health professionals, beer experts, and...
May 02, 2019 - Mifflin Tavern

May 02, 2019 – Mifflin Tavern

May 09, 2019 - Mainstay Independent Brewing

May 09, 2019 – Mainstay Independent Brewing

      Shake off your post-Broad Street fatigue and celebrate your success with the entire Philly running community. Join us on Thursday, May 9th for a few miles followed by a party at the new Craft Hall. All city running clubs are invited to begin runs at their normal starting place with everyone finishing...
May 16, 2019 - Goose Island - SNORT fundraiser

May 16, 2019 – Goose Island – SNORT fundraiser

May 23, 2019 -  2nd District Brewing

May 23, 2019 – 2nd District Brewing

We are returning to Second District Brewing Company and the Point Breeze Runners will be joining us! So please welcome any of the runners from Point Breeze! 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 &...
May 30, 2019 -  Trestle Inn

May 30, 2019 – Trestle Inn

FBR returns to Dave Maver’s favorite place! Regular Happy Hour Specials from 5 pm to 8 pm; then $1 off all drafts from 8 pm to 10 pm! 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...
April 04, 2019 - Glory Beer Bar

April 04, 2019 – Glory Beer Bar

We return to Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen in Old City! Beer Specials: $5 half liters of Krombacher, Weihenstafaner and Kostritzer. Possibly a few others but that will be a game time decision. Food Specials: Two BBQ Chipotle Pulled Chicken Sliders with slaw for $5 The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at...
April 11, 2019 - Shamrock

April 11, 2019 – Shamrock

The Shamrock Pub has been sold and Freddy wanted us to run there one last time! Let’s send the Shamrock out in FBR style! REMEMBER the Shamrock Pub is CASH ONLY! 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...