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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

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 24, 2019 (map)

•  LOVE Run Pre-Race Meetup: March 31, 2019 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 31, 2019 at Kite & Key, 1836 Callowhill (map)

•  Volunteering for Broad Street Run 10 Miler: May 2019

• Pre-Broad Street Meetup: May 2019 (map)

• Post-Broad Street All Club Gourmet Barbecue, Picnic and Celebration featuring organic burgers, craft beer and tired runners: May 2019 in FDR Park, 1/2 mile north of the finish line in South Philly (map)

• Volunteering for RunFest: June 2019

• Pre-RunFest Half-Marathon Meetup: June 2019, 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 2019, 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: Saturday, August 2019 (map)

•  Mayor's Cup Post-Race Picnic and Gourmet Barbecue: Saturday, August 2019 (map)

•  Pre-Rock & Roll Half-Marathon Meetup: September 2019, 6:45am at the corner of 23rd and Green and Spring Garden by the Blue and Green Mailboxes (map)

•  Post-Rock & Roll Half-Marathon/5K/10K Picnic and Celebration featuring organic burgers, craft beer and tired runners: September 2019, 11am at Locust Street Donut, corner of 25th and Locust, in the park, between the railroad tracks and the river (map)

• 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: 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Races

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Leprechaun Run Five Miler: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Phillies Charities 5K: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Caesar Rodney Half-Marathon: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Love Run Half-Marathon: Sunday, March 31, 2019

Hot Chocolate 5K/15K: Saturday, April 6, 2019

Cherry Blossom 5K & 10K: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Gift of Life Donor Dash 5K/10K: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Run for Clean Air 5K/10K: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sandy Sprint Superhero 5K/10K & Canine Sprint: Saturday, April 27, 2019

New Jersey Marathon/Half-Marathon: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Philly RunFest 5K/Half-Marathon/Half-Marathon Relay: Sunday, June 2, 2019

Media Five Miler: Friday, June 14, 2019

The Philly 10K: Sunday, August 25, 2019

Rock & Roll Half-Marathon/7.6K/5K: Sunday, September 15, 2019

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

 

Non-Local Races

Marathon (& Half-Marathon) Bahamas: Sunday, January 20, 2019

 

 

 

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