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Welcome to Philly Runners!

Formed in March 2002, we are an all-skills running club based in Center City Philadelphia, open to all runners. We have men and women of all ages. Our skill level ranges from new runners who can only run a couple miles at a time through Olympic hopefuls.

• Everybody is always welcome at all of our runs, regardless of pace or distance.

• There is no fee to join our club. Just come and run. We do have a weekly email list, but you don't have to be on it to run with us.

• The runs are never canceled, not even when there's four feet of snow on the ground. Very exceptionally, the location of the meetup spot may be moved if there's an event at the Art Museum Steps. If so, this will be noted in the yellow banner above on this home page.

• You don't need to let us know you're coming. Just come and run. We'll be there and we are always happy to welcome new runners.

 

 

 

 

A beautiful day for a post-race picnic on the river

 

Club Run Schedule

Tuesday Runs: 6:30pm, at the bottom of the Art Museum Steps, on the right, by the sign with the musuem's hours. Dinner/Drinks after the run.

Thursday Speed Work: 6:30pm at the bottom of the Art Museum Steps, on the right, by the sign with the musuem's hours.

Saturday Runs: 9am, at the bottom of the Art Museum Steps, on the right, by the sign with the musuem's hours.  Coffee after the run.
Click here for a detailed schedule of all of our runs.

Click here for a map to see exactly where all of our runs meet.

 

 

Upcoming Club Events

Last Friday Happy Hour: 5pm Friday, October 25, 2019 at Evil Genius Beer Company, 1727 N. Front St.

Pre-Half-Marathon Meetup: 6:45am Saturday, November 23, 2019 by the Big Red Sculpture inside the security perimeter (map)

•  Pre-8K Meetup: 10am Saturday, November 23, 2019 by the Big Red Sculpture inside the security perimeter (map)

Post-Half-Marathon and 8K Lunch and Celebration: 12pm Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Kite & Key, 1836 Callowhill (map)

Volunteering for Philadelphia Marathon, Half-Marathon, 8K and Expo: Friday, November 22, Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2019

Pre-Marathon Meetup: 6:15am Sunday, November 24, 2019 by the Big Red Sculpture inside the security perimeter (map)

Post-Marathon Lunch and Celebration: 12pm Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Kite & Key, 1836 Callowhill (map)

Annual Club Dinner at Urban Saloon 2120 Fairmount Ave: January 2020

• Caesar Rodney Half-Marathon in Wilmington, Delaware, Carpool to Wilmington, Pre-Race Meetup and Post-Race Lunch and Celebration at Washington Street Ale House: March 2020 (map)

•  LOVE Run Pre-Race Meetup: March 2020 at the corner of 23rd and Green and Spring Garden by the Blue and Green Mailboxes (map)

• LOVE Run Post-Race Lunch and Celebration: March 2020 at Kite & Key, 1836 Callowhill (map)

• Springtime on the Schuylkill Run to celebrate closure of MLK Drive to traffic, including potluck picnic in Azalea Garden after the run: April 2020

• Volunteering for Broad Street Run 10 Miler: May, 2020

• Pre-Broad Street Meetup: May, 2020 (map)

• Post-Broad Street All Club Gourmet Barbecue, Picnic and Celebration featuring organic burgers, craft beer and tired runners: May, 2020 in FDR Park, 1/2 mile north of the finish line in South Philly (map)

• Volunteering for RunFest: June, 2020

• Pre-RunFest Half-Marathon & 5K Meetup: June, 2020 6:30 & 7am, SW corner of Avenue of the Republic and W Memorial Hall Drive (map)

• Post-RunFest All Club Gourmet Barbecue, Picnic and Celebration featuring organic burgers, craft beer and tired runners: June, 2020, in West Fairmount Park in front of the Please Touch museum on the NE corner of S. Concourse Drive and E. Memorial Hall Drive (map)

• Mayor's Cup Multi-Race, Multi-Club, All-City Cross Country Meet: August 2020 (map)

•  Mayor's Cup Post-Race Picnic and Gourmet Barbecue: August 2020 (map)

•  Pre-Rock & Roll Half-Marathon, 7.6K Meetup: September 20 2020, 6:45am at the corner of 23rd and Green and Spring Garden by the Blue and Green Mailboxes (map)

•  Post-Rock & Roll Half-Marathon/7.6K Picnic and Celebration featuring organic burgers, craft beer and tired runners: September 20, 2020, 11am at Locust Street Donut, corner of 25th and Locust, in the park, between the railroad tracks and the river (map)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Races

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Philadelphia Marathon, Half-Marathon & 8K: Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24, 2019

Fairmount Park Five Mile Turkey Trot at Memorial Hall: Thursday, November 28, 2019

Homeless for the Holidays 5K: Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Army-Navy Five Mile Philly Fun Run: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Caesar Rodney Half-Marathon & 5K in Wilmington, DE: Sunday, March 22, 2020

DelMarVa Dash 200 Mile Relay for Kids with Cancer: April 17-18, 2020

Sandy Superhero 5K/10K/Canine Sprint: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Rock & Roll 5K: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Rock & Roll Half-Marathon & 7.6K: Sunday, September 20, 2020

 

Non-Local Races

Run Barbados 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon and Full Marathon: Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, 2019

Bermuda Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K and Bermuda Triangle Challenge: Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2020

Atlanta Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K: Sunday, March 1, 2020

 

 

 

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