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.
Please realize that because of COVID-19, team meetups, locations, and times might vary as our community opens up. Please check the group website for the most up-to-date details.
When: Thursday nights at 6 p.m. Where: Punch Buggy Brewery
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 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
When: Thursdays at 6 p.m. Where: 1601 Sansom Street Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces
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: First and third Saturday of the month Where: Valley Forge National Historic Park Details: Meet in the Valley Forge National Historic Park Visitor Center Parking lot for 3 to 5 miles, all paces
When: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Where: 4358 Main Street Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces
When: Sundays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Where: 3621 Walnut Street Details: 3 to 5 miles, all paces
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
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.
Frontrunners 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
Monster Milers Fun Run When: Second Sunday of every month at 10:30AM Where: Philadelphia Runner Center City, 1601 Sansom Street
November Project Philadelphia When: Wednesdays & Fridays at 6:25AM Where: Wednesdays at Art Museum Steps, Fridays vary - check facebook for updates
Original Propaganda Athletic Club When: Saturdays, Meet at 10:45AM, Run at 11:00AM Where: Eakins Oval Details: 3ish miles; all faces and paces welcome! Updates posted on Instagram @OriginalPropagandaAthleticClub
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 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
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
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