Run Fun: Running Clubs in the Philadelphia Area

Want some running buddies? Look no further! Check out our guide to running clubs in Philadelphia, the Main Line, New Jersey and more.

Running Clubs in Philly

Fishtown Beer Runners
When: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Where: 2346 E. Susquehanna Ave, Fishtown
Typical Run: Between 3 and 5 miles, ending with a beer or two at a pub
Membership Fee: None

Lululemon Run Club
When: Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Where: The Lululemon store at 1527 Walnut Street
Typical Run: 3 to 4 miles
Membership Fee: None

Philadelphia Frontrunners
When: Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Lloyd Hall on Boathouse Row
Typical Run: Around 5 miles
Membership Fee: None

Philly Run Club
When: Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Where: City Sports at 1608 Walnut Street
Typical Run: 3 to 5 miles
Membership Fee: None

South Philly Striders
When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Where: Runs leave from Front and South Streets
Typical Run: Vary in distance, anywhere from 2 to 10 miles
Membership Fee: None

Team Philly Race Training
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m., Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Philadelphia Runner’s University City and Center City locations, Kelly Drive
Typical Run: 3 to 5 miles as well as distance runs
Membership Fee: 10 week Broad Street Run program: $75, 14 week Half Marathon program: $100, 14 week Full Marathon program: $150.

Wissahickon Wanderers Running Club
When: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Where: Varying locations, including Chestnut Hill Academy, Valley Green Inn and the Art Museum
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains
Membership Fee: None

Running Clubs in the PA ‘Burbs

Ambler Area Running Club
When: Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays
Where: Varying locations, including North Wales, Germantown Academy and Springhouse
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains, including track workouts
Membership Fee: $19.25

Bryn Mawr Running Club
When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Where: Bryn Mawr Running Club Stores in Media, Bryn Mawr, and Manayunk
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains
Membership Fee: $25, $20 renewal membership fee

Bucks County Road Runners
When: Varying days
Where: Varying locations, including Council Rock South and Washington Crossing
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces and terrains to include track and hill workouts as well as trail runs
Membership Fee: $20

Delco Road Runners Club
When: Every day except for Friday
Where: Varying locations, including Springfield, Collingdale, and Media.
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains, anywhere from 3 to 8 miles
Membership Fee: None

Fast Tracks Running Club
When: Every day of the week. Track workouts on certain days in season.
Where: Varying locations, including Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge Park and Conestoga High School Track
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains
Membership Fee: $15, $22.50 for a household of runners

Valley Forge Striders
When: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Where: Varying locations, including Valley Forge Park
Typical Run: Runs vary in distances, paces, and terrains
Membership Fee: $17.50

West Chester Running Club
When: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Where: Varying locations, including Westtown Track and West Chester University
Typical Run: Tuesdays are track workouts, Thursdays are middle distances, and Sundays are long distances
Membership Fee: $25, $20 renewal membership fee

Running Clubs in Jersey

The Gloucester County Running Group
When: New runs are scheduled based on runner’s schedules
Where: Gloucester County and surrounding areas
Typical Run: medium and long distances
Membership Fee: None

Pineland Striders
When: Check the site for the upcoming new schedule
Where: Varying locations in Medford
Typical Run: 4 to 6 miles and distance runs
Membership Fee: $15

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  • Katrina

    Run Like a Philly Girl: http://www.meetup.com/Run-like-a-Philly-Girl/

    It’s a meetup group with many runs scheduled throughout the week at various city locations for female runners of all levels!

  • colton

    http://www.phillyrunners.org/
    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 Hill Work: 6:30pm at the bottom of the Art Museum Steps, on the right, by the sign with the musuem’s hours.

    Saturday Runs: 8am, at the bottom of the Art Museum Steps, on the right, by the sign with the musuem’s hours. Coffee after the run.