Running Groups in Philly

There is a running group in Philly for pretty much everyone. As the running bug spreads throughout the city, groups are popping up everywhere bringing runners together to get in a few miles and meet some friends.

Here is our most up to date list of the groups in the city (want to be added to the list? Tell us!)

Philadelphia Runner Center City
When: Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Where: 1601 Sansom Street
Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces

Philadelphia Runner Glen Mills
When: Every other Sunday at 8 a.m.
Where: Brandywine Creek State Park
Details: Meet in the Smith Bridge Road parking lot on Ramsey Road (click here for map) - enter Smith Bridge Parking Lot, FSNHP into Google maps. Group trail run: 7 to 8-mile loop on the trails, all paces, no drop

When: Thursdays at 6 a.m.
Where: Garnet Valley H.S. Track
Details: Speedwork!

Philadelphia Runner Manayunk
When: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 4358 Main Street
Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces

Philadelphia Runner University City
When: Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
Where: 3621 Walnut Street
Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces

Philadelphia Runner Track Club
When: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Sundays at Lloyd Hall; Tuesdays at Franklin Field during school year, at Lloyd Hall during summer 

Back On My Feet
When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:30 a.m.
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Details: You must attend an orientation to join, more info is available on their website

Black Girls Run! Philadelphia
When: Almost daily group runs, check out the schedule here
Where: Various locations throughout the city

Black Men Run Philly
When: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 6:30 a.m.
Where: Wednesday @ Lloyd Hall and Saturday @ 33rd and Diamond Streets

Chasing Trail Running Club
When: Sundays at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Valley Green Inn

City Fit Girls Running Club
When: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Dilworth Park

East Falls Flyers
When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Falls Bridge

Fairmount Running Club
When: Tuesdays at 6:45 p.m., Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m., Thursdays at 6 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Tuesdays - Art Museum Steps; Wednesdays - 2023 Fairmount Ave; Thursdays - Lloyd Hall; Saturdays - Trail Run at Wissahickon or Belmont, meet at Eastern State Penitetiary to carpool at 9 a.m. (more info available on their facebook page)

Fishtown Beer Runners  
When: Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Where: Fishtown: Palmer Park; South Philly: 7th & Bainbridge; Center City: City Hall        Details: The Beer Runners also have chapters nearby in Narberth, Manayunk, Elkins Park and Bucks County.

When: Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.and Mondays at 7:00 p.m
Where: Saturdays at Lloyd Hall and Mondays at William Way Community Center

Lez Run Running Club
When: Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. 
Where: Philadelphia Runner Center City - 1601 Sansom Street 

Manayunk Beer Runners
When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Manayunk Bridge

Manayunk Running Club
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Tuesdays at JD McGillicuddy’s; Thursdays at PR Manayunk, 4358 Main Street

Original Propaganda Athletic Club
When: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., run at 6:45 p.m.
Where: Fado Irish Pub -1500 Locust Street

Passyunk Beer & Java Runners
When: Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 a.m.
Where: Passyunk Fountain (S.11th St/Passyunk Ave)

Philly Achilles
When: Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: 1601 Chestnut Street
Details: Meet in the lobby of the Cigna Building 

Philly Distance Runners
When: Every other Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Details: The start and end change each run, check their facebook page for more info 

Philly Fun Run (a/k/a Philly Run & Chug)

When: Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Where: Different bar each week
Details: The runs change each week, check their meetup page for more info!  

Philly Runners
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 a.m. after Memorial Day - Labor Day, 9am after Labor Day - Memorial Day
Where: Art Museum Steps

Point Breeze Runners
When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 1800 Federal Street

Rock 'n' Run Philly
When: Wednesdays at 7PM and Fridays at 7PM
Where: Wednesdays meet at Philadelphia Rock Gym East Falls (3500 Scotts Ln B-3, Philadelphia, PA 19129) for hill repeats, track workouts, or tempo runs followed by rock climbing. Fridays meet at Philadelphia Runner 16th/Sansom for a 2.5ish mile run to Go Vertical Indoor Rock Gym (950 N Penn St, Philadelphia, PA 19123) followed by rock climbing.

Shake Shack Run Club
When: Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Where: PR Center City, 1601 Sansom Street
Details: Only meets the second Tuesday of every month

South Philly Striders
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 a.m., Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 a.m. 
Where: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday runs at Front/South; Wednesday runs at 6th/Race

T3 Philly
When: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Tuesdays at Temple University Track
Details: Triathlon training team, membership fees are $40 for the year

Team Humane League Meatless Monday Running Crew
When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Details: Weekly starting locations (and times) vary, check their Facebook group for more info

When: Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Where: Various locations throughout Northeast Philadelphia
Details: Weekly starting locations vary, check their page for more info

West Philly Runners
When: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 45th and Locust Streets

Wissahickon Wanderers Running Club
When: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 a.m.
Where: Valley Green Inn