2019 Valentine’s 5K

 

It is with a heavy heart that we tell you that our race has reached campacity and is closed for individual registrants who are only running our 5K.

Annapolis Striders members have until February 4th to register for the 2019 Champ Series of which the Valentine’s Day 5K is the first race.

Location: Kinder Farm Park (near the Jaycee’s house); turn left onto Gali Sanchez way as soon as you enter the park.

Start time: 10:00 a.m., bib pick-up opens at 8:45 a.m.

This is an all outdoor event with a warm and toasty bonfire and sweet volunteers. This race is capped at 500 runners. If you have signed-up for the Championship Series, you do not need to register for this race.  Timing chips will be used for scoring.

2018 Valentine’s 5K

It is with a heavy heart that we tell you that our race is closed for individual registrants who are only running our 5K.

Annapolis Striders members have until February 8th to register for the 2018 Champ Series of which the Valentine’s Day 5K is the first race.

 

 

Join us for the 36th Annapolis Striders Valentine’s 5K. This race is the first race in the 2018 Annapolis Striders Championship Series.

Location: Kinder Farm Park (near the Jaycee’s house); turn left onto Gali Sanchez way as soon as you enter the park.

Start time: 10:00 am, registration opens at 7:45.

This is an all outdoor event with a warm and toasty bonfire and kick butt volunteers. This race is capped at 500 runners. Timing chips will be used for scoring.

https://www.active.com/millersville-md/running/distance-running-races/valentine-s-5k-2018

2017 Valentine’s 5K

Individual race registration for the Valentines 5K is sold out.

Join us for the Annapolis Striders Valentine’s 5K. Race start is 10:00 am, registration opens at 7:45. This is an all outdoor event with a warm and toasty bonfire and tent. Race is capped at 500 runners and we will use timing chips.

2015 Valentine’s 5K Results

Four hundred and sixty-two happy hearts joined us for the 33rd annual Annapolis Striders’ Valentine’s Day 5K. We began the day with chilly temperatures in the low 20s but awesome volunteers, our traditional bonfire and hand warmers made for a great morning

This race sells out every year. A 5K class is ready to run their graduation race and everyone else is looking to reconnect after a long winter. We are so thankful for your energy!

Our top runners are featured below. Some are new to winning this race while some are veterans in capturing the top spot in our first Champ Series race of the year:

Overall Male Michael French 16:40.7
Overall Female U’Tonna Brown 20:15.6
Masters Male Karsten Brown 17:29.3
Masters Female Linda Lou O’Connor 20:51.7

We’d like to give a special shout out to Back on My Feet for its energy and passion. Nokia Williams and her team of runners “bring it” every year. This non-profit uses the sport of running to improve lives one step at a time. Thank you Nikia!

We hope you’re having a happy and healthy 2015!

 

2016 Valentine’s 5K

Individual (non-Champ Series) race registration for the Valentines 5K is sold out.

Join us on Valentine’s Day for the Annapolis Striders Valentine’s Day 5K. Race start is 10:00 am, registration opens at 7:45. This is an all outdoor event with a warm and toasty bonfire. Race is capped at 500 runners and we will use timing chips.