About Us

A new home for our Tuesday evening runs! We meet at The Public Tavern in Somerville, details here.

We also run Sunday mornings!Medford Brewing Company Meet at Medford Brewing Co. at 11 am, run along the Mystic River and Lakes, then enjoy beers starting at noon. Info here.

We’re racing! Lots of great races coming up soon, see the calendar for the ones our members have recommended.

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The Kier Byrnes Freedom Runners have been running for freedom and beer in the Boston area since 2007. We welcome runners of all speeds.

You might have seen our “Follow me to the beer!” shirts at races, where we try to keep up some club traditions while celebrating after the race.

Since 2011, we’ve been getting together for weekly group runs from bars and breweries, regularly meeting at Atwood’s, Courtside, Slumbrew and The Asgard (which unfortunately are all now defunct). Other bars that we’ve run from, through or to include The Anchor, Bukowski’s, Brewer’s Fork, Cambridge Common, Cambridge Brewing Company, Casey’s, The Druid, El Jefe, East Coast Grill, El Potro, Elm Street Taproom, The Field, Five Horses Tavern, Flattop Johnnies, The Hong Kong, The Independent, Ironsides Grill, The Kinsale, The Owl’s Nest at Assembly, Tradesman, Lamplighter, La Posada, Los Paisanos, Naco Taco, New Republik, Olé, Olecito, Pier 6, Premiere on Broadway, Remnant Brewing, R.F. O’Sullivan’s, Rincon, The Rising, Sabroso, The Smoke Shop, State Park, The Tall Ship, The Thirsty Scholar, Trina’s, Taco Loco, Tapatio, Tavern at the End of the World, Tony C’s, The Warren Tavern and World of Beer.

Disclaimer: By running with us, you are automatically agreeing to run at your own risk. This includes the regular Tuesday and Sunday runs where we meet up and run as well as any other races and events that you complete on your own. Be alert, obey traffic laws and stay safe!