Get to Know Your Running Clubs - Irish Snug Running Club

In this edition of Get to Know Your Running Clubs we chatted with Frank McLoughlin, owner of the Irish Snug, about The Irish Snug Running Club. 

Want to learn more about them? Read on!


Tell us a bit about your club history, how long has the club been around?

We started the Club in September 2005. Both owners of the Pub, Jim and Frank McLoughlin are avid runners and have run several marathons each. When the idea came about, it just seemed perfect for our pub!

Tell us a bit about your membership? What level of runners do you cater to?

We cater to all levels of runners.

Where/when does your club usually meet/run?

Every Thursday at 6pm at the Irish Snug Pub on East Colfax in Capitol Hill Denver

Any cost to be a member/join?

No cost to join


Any cool routes/ favourite areas to run in your city that you would like to recommend to other runners? Why do you like those?

Favourite areas to run in Denver are our 3 beautiful parks in the downtown area, Cheesman Park, City Park, and Washington Park.

Do you have any favourite local races? Outside of anything that you’re affiliated with of course :)

Bolder Boulder and the Denver Marathon

Anything else that we should know?

Every Thursday we meet up at the Irish Snug. We run a 5k each week and when we return to the pub, there is a small pasta buffet for us to enjoy for free. the pub also offers specials on beers. After 10 runs, everybody receives a free sought after Irish Snug running Club shirt. If you hang around and run 100 runs, we also have a different free shirt for you!

What part of the city does your group usually run in/around?

Chessman Park

Want to learn more?

Want to connect with the Irish Snug Run Club, or just learn a bit more about them? Check out their information below: 

Website | Facebook

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Published on Dec 02, 2016