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 02, 2017 - Gran Caffe L'Aquila

February 02, 2017 – Gran Caffe L’Aquila

February 09, 2017 -  Flying Fish CraftHouse

February 09, 2017 – Flying Fish CraftHouse

FBR runs to the new Flying Fish Crafthouse in Brewerytown! Flying Fish Crafthouse is 4.06 miles (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1381132015 ) from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/) If you want to run longer this route is 5.31 miles from the Fishtown start location – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1381134169 Routes subject to modification at the beginning of the run. Can’t...
February 16, 2017 -  Twisted Tail - Fundraiser Ella's Retreat

February 16, 2017 – Twisted Tail – Fundraiser Ella’s Retreat

  FBR return to The Twisted Tail! The run will support Ella’s Retreat, a non-profit organization that provides lodging for families with children receiving proton therapy treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The plan’s beneficiaries are pediatric cancer patients and family members who must travel far distances for lengthy treatment programs. The goal...
February 23, 2017 - McGillins Ale House/MANNA SOUPer Bowl

February 23, 2017 – McGillins Ale House/MANNA SOUPer Bowl

The MANNA SOUPer Bowl is Thursday, February 23, 2017 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 delicious soup on the spot for you to take home...
January 05, 2017 - Johnny Brenda's

January 05, 2017 – Johnny Brenda’s

 Johnny Bredna’s is 0.97 miles from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/ –http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1396712632 If you want to run longer this route is 6.52 miles from the Fishtown start location – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1396707892 Routes subject to modification at the beginning of the run. Can’t make it to Fishtown, a group leaves from 7th & Bainbridge at...
January 12, 2017 - Strangelove's

January 12, 2017 – Strangelove’s

FBR runs to the Strangelove’s sponsored by Green Flash Brewing Company! Beer Specials courtesy of Green Flash Brewing Company, all the below beers will be $4 for the beer runners! Tangerine Soul Style IPA Sea to Sea Lager PAssion Fruit Kicker Strangelove’s is 3.69 miles (http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/858618157 ) from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location (http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/)...
January 19 - Shamrock Pub - 11th Hour Racing - CASH ONLY

January 19 – Shamrock Pub – 11th Hour Racing – CASH ONLY

 FBR runs to the Shamrock Pub for an 11th Hour Racing Fundraiser. Remember the Shamrock is CASH ONLY! 11th Hour Racing supports local cancer patients facing financial difficulty due to a cancer diagnosis. They give assistance to cancer patients by paying for their mortgage, rent, food, clothing, medicine, school supplies, etc. Reducing a patient’s financial...
January 26, 2017 - Bottle Bar East

January 26, 2017 – Bottle Bar East

Best Beer Selection in Philadelphia
December 01, 2016 - Cherry Street Tavern

December 01, 2016 – Cherry Street Tavern

We return to one of FBR favorite run destinations, the historic Cherry Street Tavern (CASH ONLY). 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...
December 08, 2016 -  Federal Distilling

December 08, 2016 – Federal Distilling

Federal Distilling  is home of Stateside Urbancraft Vodka. The drink special will be the “State-Wide” $5 for a pint of Yards and a shot of Stateside Vodka! Federal Distilling is 0.83 miles from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/ – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1373828395 If you want to run longer this route is 6.78 miles from the...
December 15, 2016 - SPS & FBR Holiday Lights Run

December 15, 2016 – SPS & FBR Holiday Lights Run

It is the 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 15th at 7 pm from Toll Man Joe’s (26 East Oregon Avenue). The run also ends at Toll Man Joe’s. Drink and food...
December 22, 2016 -  Standard Tap 9th Anniversary

December 22, 2016 – Standard Tap 9th Anniversary

On Thursday, December 22, the Fishtown Beer Runners will turn nine! What began as two friends going out on a run has grown into a weekly running club of new friends from across the city (and world) running together.  As I reflect back on 2016, I’m amazed how much FBR has grown in both numbers...