by Justin Wirtalla


Philadelphia Film Festival Winner - 2015 Best Local Feature 


Director’s cut includes outtakes and additional footage. Limited Supply 


Justin Wirtalla's film captures the resilience of the human spirit and the compassion of others. Filmed in Philadelphia and Spain, BEER RUNNERS chronicles the story of David April and how running and beer positively transformed his life and the lives of others.


Enduring a difficult divorce, David discovered running as a positive way to heal himself.  His passion for running spawned a running club and a community where people support and encourage the success of others. David's journey has helped others turn their lives around, and sparked the Beer Running Movement in the United States and Spain..