Concept 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.
Goals • to encourage people to exercise by running (or walking) • to provide camaraderie for new runners • to promote the responsible enjoyment of QUALITY beer • to support local tavern owners and breweries • to promote a ban on spandex
How it Works: There are predetermined destinations (which will change weekly) about three to five miles. (sometimes longer sometimes shorter). The destination is a tavern where there is QUALITY beer.
Responsible Consumption The Fishtown Beer Runners® promote responsible beer consumption. Responsible consumption means consuming QUALITY beer and drinking within one’s limits. Please note, drinking beer while running will not be permitted. We also ask that you refrain from endangering your body by drinking any of the major macro beers.
Membership There is no formal membership, no fees or dues and everyone is responsible for buying their own beer. Fishtown Beer Runners® is open to anyone over 21. New and seasoned runners are welcomed. Elite runners should remember this is primarily a social outing and should plan to do greater distances before meeting. The club is also open to walkers and yes, even nondrinkers.
Start Locations Start every Thursday at three locations at 7:00 PM sharp: Palmer Park - Frankford Ave and East Palmer Street 7th and Bainbridge Streets Courtyard of City Hall - meeting near the giant compass that is painted on the ground.