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Running Groups on the Main Line

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With the nice weather finally here to stay, a great way to get outside and stay active is by going for a jog.

Running doesn’t have to be a daunting form of exercise. Running groups are a great way to get introduced to the running world and meet people who share the same interest. You can join at any level and run with them at your own pace!

Philadelphia Runners (King of Prussia Mall)

  • 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

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

All Kinds of Fast

  • When: Wednesdays at 6 P.M and Saturdays at 8:30 A.M

  • Where: Along the Schuylkill River and nearby roads

  • Details: Meet at the store front 214 Bridge St., Phoenixville

Bryn Mawr Running Co. (Bryn Mawr)

Bryn Mawr Running Co. (Media)

  • When: Thursdays at 6 P.M and Saturdays at 8:30 A.M

  • Where: Looping through Media

  • Details: Meet out front of the Media store 1 W Front St, Media, loop length is typically 2-6 miles, all paces welcome!

Bryn Mawr Running Co. (West Chester)

  • When: Wednesdays at 6:30 P.M

  • Where: Through West Chester borough

  • Details: Leave from West Chester store 424 S. High Street, West Chester, 4-8 miles, all paces. Adult beverages after!

Conshohocken Running

  • When: Thursday at 6:30pm at the Conshohocken Brewing Company/Tuesday at 6:30pm, alternating between meeting at the Conshohocken Brewing Company and the Plymouth Whitemarsh

  • Where: Thursday at Conshohocken Brewing Co and Tuesday at either Conshohocken Brewing Company or the Plymouth Whitemarsh

  • Details: Our main group run is dubbed #thirstythursday. We meet every Thursday at 6:30pm at the Conshohocken Brewing Company for a 45-60 minute group run down the Schuylkill River Trail followed by a few beers. Every Tuesday at 6:30pm, we alternate meeting at the Conshohocken Brewing Company and the Plymouth Whitemarsh track for speed-work. Coach Kristy Campbell from Run the Long Road creates speed workouts designed to help our runners achieve a variety of running goals from 5k to marathon.

Valley Forge Running Co.

  • When: Tuesdays at BLANK in Collegeville and Thursday at BLANK in Berwyn

  • Where: Through Collegeville

  • Details: 6-7 Miles runs meeting at 305 2nd Ave., Collegeville on Tuesdays and 428 W. Swedesford Road, Berwyn On Thursdays

Running in the Suburbs

  • When/Where: Meet on differing days/times at different locations - check their page to find a day that works for you!

  • Details: A fun, social running club for all the non-city-dwelling people who want to run out here in the suburbs! This group will take advantage of the great options for running in Valley Forge, Schuylkill trail, Haverford trail, and others in the 'burbs. As a social running club, most evening runs will be paired with a trip to a local drinking establishment for a well-earned drink or two.

Can’t run because you’re in pain? Come make an appointment and we’ll help get you back running with less pain!

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