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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August 08, 2019 - Johnny Brenda's -  Legacy of Hope Benefit

August 08, 2019 – Johnny Brenda’s – Legacy of Hope Benefit

                                      Join FBR at Johnny Brenda’s for our final Mayor’s Cup fundraiser to benefit Legacy of Hope featuring two stellar bands Candy Volcano and the RETROGLYPHS! It’s going to be a great night of fun, music, and...
August 13, 2019 - Urban Village - Monthly Run

August 13, 2019 – Urban Village – Monthly Run

                              Second Tuesday of the month 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...
August 15, 2019 - Morgan's Pier

August 15, 2019 – Morgan’s Pier

                                We run to Morgan’s Pier! REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ID! When we arrive we will be given a wristband which will allow us to get $5 Mainstay beers and $7 Tito’s Vodka drinks. The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every...
August 22, 2019 - Lunar Inn

August 22, 2019 – Lunar Inn

                              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 2.22 miles – https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2576680147...
August 29, 2019 - Martha

August 29, 2019 – Martha

2113 E York St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125
June 27, 2019 -  Catahoula - Legacy of Hope Fundraiser

June 27, 2019 – Catahoula – Legacy of Hope Fundraiser

                              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...
July 4, 2019 - Piazza Pod Park

July 4, 2019 – Piazza Pod Park

July 11, 2019 - Sargent York's

July 11, 2019 – Sargent York’s

July 18, 2019 - Philadelphia Brewing Company - Legacy of Hope Fundraiser

July 18, 2019 – Philadelphia Brewing Company – Legacy of Hope Fundraiser

July 25, 2019 - Interstate Draft House

July 25, 2019 – Interstate Draft House

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...
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....