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.
Upcoming Runs
February 04 - Shamrock Pub & Save the Children Fundraiser

February 04 – Shamrock Pub & Save the Children Fundraiser

  This is a run and fundraiser all in one. FBR’s very own Emma Paras is raising funds for “Save the Children.” We will be running to the Shamrock Pub a $5 donation to the cause will get you a wristband good for $3 Craft Beers and $2 Fireball Shots.  “Back on My Feet” will...
February 11 -  Interstate & Two Roads Rye 95 Party

February 11 – Interstate & Two Roads Rye 95 Party

  Interstate Drafthouse is 0.54 miles from the Fishtown start location -http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/966316833 If you want to run longer this route is 6.85 miles from the Fishtown start location - http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/966317569 Can’t make it to Fishtown, a group leaves from 7th & Bainbridge at 7:00 PM.REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ID!        
February 18 -  Les & Doreen's

February 18 – Les & Doreen’s

February 25 - Founding Fathers

February 25 – Founding Fathers

January 07, 2016 - Johnny Brenda's

January 07, 2016 – Johnny Brenda’s

FBR returns to its “home field” and the friendly environment of Johnny Brenda’s.  JB’s  is a bar, restaurant, and music venue located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. Featuring a world-class sound system, and a balcony (a rarity for a room it’s size), it is unlike any performance space in Philadelphia. It maintains the feel...
January 14, 2016 -  Frankford Hall/Take Flight Fundraiser

January 14, 2016 – Frankford Hall/Take Flight Fundraiser

   Our Thursday, January 14th run to Frankford Hall will  support the Take Flight Scholarship Travel Program at Independence Charter School.  The mission of  the Take Flight Scholarship Travel Program is to develop thoughtful global citizens through service-oriented international travel. From March 16 to March 24, fourteen 7th graders will travel to Managua, Nicaragua.  At the same time, fourteen...
January 21, 2016 - Gran Caffe L'Aquila

January 21, 2016 – Gran Caffe L’Aquila

January 28, 2016 - McGillins Ale House/MANNA SOUPer Bowl

January 28, 2016 – McGillins Ale House/MANNA SOUPer Bowl

                    The MANNA SOUPer Bowl is Thursday, January 28, 2016 at McGillin’s Olde Ale House! MANNA delivers 65,000 meals every month to citizens that struggle with serious diseases. MANNA will collect donations at McGillin’s, and if you give $10, you will receive a quart of MANNA’s...
December 03  - Cherry Street Tavern

December 03 – Cherry Street Tavern

We return to one of FBR favorite run destinations, the historic Cherry Street Tavern.  The Tavern is located at the corner of 22nd and Cherry Streets in the Logan Square neighborhood of Philadelphia. It’s a local landmark, having been operated in the same location since 1905. During Prohibition, the actual bar itself was removed from the building and...
December 10, 2015  -  Holiday Lights Run

December 10, 2015 – Holiday Lights Run

It is that time of year again when the South Philly Striders and Fishtown Beer Runners run the streets of South Philly to enjoy the holiday lights. The run starts Thursday, December 10th from Broad and Oregon. We will leave Broad and Oregon promptly at 7 PM. For everyone’s safety when you arrive stay in...
December 17, 2015 -  Standard Tap - FBR 8th Anniversay

December 17, 2015 – Standard Tap – FBR 8th Anniversay

On Thursday, December 17, the Fishtown Beer Runners will turn eight! What began as two friends going out on a run has grown into a weekly running club of new friends from across the city running together.  As I reflect back on 2015, I’m amazed how much FBR has grown in both numbers and in...
December 24  -  El Bar

December 24 – El Bar