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Annapolis Striders Newsletter
Issue 10
May 10th, 2018   
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All Annapolis Striders events and races are organized and staffed by volunteers!
All Annapolis Striders members are encouraged to do their part and volunteer.  Encourage your family members to also volunteer! 
Medical Volunteers Needed For Annapolis Striders Races! 

Cherry Pit 10 Mile Run
(Sunday, May 13th)

Dawson’s Father’s Day 10K
(Sunday, June 17th)

Streak logo Articles are due now for the next print issue of The Streak!  This issue will include fall, winter and spring Annapolis Striders races, training and any running stories you would like to share.  Send your articles and photos to Editor Lauren Colvin.

Cherry pit 
The 2018 Cherry Pit 10 Mile Race will be held Sunday, May 13th at South River High School. This is the 2nd Leg of the Championship Series and our  39th year!

If you have registered for 
the Annapolis Striders Championship Series….you are good to go!

Race day sign ups available for $20!

The date of the race had to move from the first week in April to the second week in May because of scheduling conflicts at the high school.  We think this new date will work out well. Now it is not so close to the B&A Marathon. Also, the weather should be warm but not hot; and after the race you will still have plenty of time to go out to your Mother’s Day brunch. 


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2018 Dawson’s Father’s Day 10K
3rd Leg of the Championship Series.
Our 38th year!
Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Severna Park High School

If you have registered for 
the Annapolis Striders Championship Series….you are good to go!

The course is an out and back 10K, mostly flat, and run predominantly on the B&A Trail.

endless summer run

 2018 Endless Summer 6-Hour Run
Our 8th year!
A proud benefactor for the Semper Fi Fund 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:30 AM
Greenbury Point Nature Center

265 Bullard Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21402 

The course is a fast and flat scenic 2.5-mile loop, primarily on packed dirt paths around Greenbury Point across the Severn River from the U.S. Naval Academy.
For more information and registration
Annapolis Striders members may use code ES6HR-STRIDERS to receive $10 off registration fee.

Announcing the Annapolis Striders
Annapolis 10 Mile Run
Sunday, August 19th 

Our 43rd year!
Registration fees increase on June 23rd!



Young couple jogging in park at morning. Health and fitness.



Annapolis Striders membership required to participate in these training programs. There is no fee for the training programs but you must register.

Spring Beginning Runners 5K Class  
April 24th-July 14th, 2018
Whether you are new to running or trying to return to running, this is a program for you. This class is intended for all who are looking to “get off the couch with no running experience at all” and do a 5K (3.1 miles) distance.
Annapolis Striders membership is required but the class is FREE! 
 Class starts Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Weems-Whelan Field/ Bates Middle School (1/4 mile oval) and the track (off of 935 Spa Road by the City of Annapolis Public Works Garage stop light).

Spring 10K Training Class
March 27, 2018- June 17th, 2018
Registration for the spring 10K Training Class is closed!
The next 10K Training Class will be in the fall!



Location, location, location-tell us your favorite spot.  We look forward to seeing you at our socials in the future.  Your ideas are encouraged; please alert Carrye Massey, 410-627-



Thank you for coming out to our Annapolis Strider Socials!! Mark your calendar!!
Save the Dates, 2018 Annapolis Striders Socials, 2nd Thursday of Each Month from 6:30pm-8:30pm with the locations to be determined: August 9th, September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, & December 13th.



Thursday, May 10th
 6:30-8:30pm, Mexican Café-on the deck, 609 Melvin Avenue, Annapolis, MD – Join us on the deck for a beverage, meal and some post Cinco de Mayo fun.

Thursday, June, 14th

126 Defense Hwy, Annapolis, Maryland. Eat, drink, and discover the Italian Market of Annapolis.
Kindly note, beer & wine sold by the glass. Any of the bottles of wine from the store can be purchased as well; they do charge a $5.00 fee to drink the bottled wine purchased at the store side.


 Thursday, July 12th
 6:30-8:30pm, Severna Park Taphouse, 58 Earleigh Heights Road W, Severna Park, Maryland.
Happy hour available 3pm-6pm.
6:30pm, Summer XC Series 5K Race #1, at Chesapeake High School (Anne Arundel County)…run your race and meet up with us after your race.
Meet us outside on the deck for some big fun!!







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right-arrow-icon3.gif Anne Arundel Dermatology is sponsoring its third annual Strides Against Skin Cancer 5K/10K Walk/Run on Sunday, May 20th, 2018.  The race will take place at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, MD . All proceeds go toward skin cancer education, prevention and treatment. 

right-arrow-icon3.gif The 2nd Annual Chesapeake K9 Fund 5K will be held Sunday, May 20th at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.

Please join the Chesapeake K-9 Fund for its 2nd Annual “Run for the Dogs in Blue”. This is a 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk for kids. All proceeds will benefit Chesapeake K-9 Funds mission.



right-arrow-icon3.gif  SOAR for Veterans is an inaugural cycling fundraiser to take place on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at the Talbot Community Center in Easton, MD. 

The event includes four rides – a ten mile family fun ride, 25 and 50 mile fitness rides and a 62.5 mile metric century. All rides are on Talbot County roads open to traffic, and are fully supported with four rest stops and on-road support.
The ride coincides with the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall, a 3/5 replica of the Vietnam Veterans Wall at the VFW grounds from May 31 – June 6. All riders have an opportunity to stop to visit the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall to pay respects.
All event proceeds support the Mid-Shore Recovering Veterans Group – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to assisting Mid-Shore US veterans from all foreign conflicts who have served our country in any capacity, in any country, at any time. The organization offers wheelchair and handicap ramps, and engages veterans and their families to come together for hiking, biking, fishing and more.
 The Hunt Meadow Family and Friends 5K Run Race will be held Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at the community pool parking lot.
This 5K run takes place in the lovely Hunt Meadow neighborhood in Annapolis.  The race benefits the children’s summer swim team, The Hunt Meadow Mustangs.
There will be an optional 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk for those who want to participate but do not want to run the 5K course. 



right-arrow-icon3.gif Fleet Feet Annapolis will hold the Big Run 5K Fun Run 
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.
Fleet Feet Annapolis, as well as other Fleet Feet stores nationwide, in partnership with Brooks and Nuun, will hold a super fun run 5K!  This is a family friendly event and they celebrate and welcome runners of all abilities and levels. This is not a chip timed event, but they will have a finishers’ clock at the end. Come join the fun!

right-arrow-icon3.gif The Crofton Kiwanis 5K/10K Race will be held Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 8:00 am at the Crofton Country Club in Crofton, MD.

For 29 years, this has been a great summer event.  The 10K course goes around our community’s tree-lined parkway loop and residential side streets.  It is mostly flat with a few challenging hills.  This year, we’ve added a 5K, which runs only on the Crofton Parkway.  It measures a bit longer than 5K–closer to 5.3K.

right-arrow-icon3.gif  The MCVET 23rd Annual 5/10K Race will be held Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 7:30 am at The War Memorial Plaza in Baltimore.      

The 23rd Annual Race will continue to be a beacon of hope to homeless veterans and other veterans in need.  The event raises support and awareness for the program.
All proceeds benefit the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc.
The mission of MCVET is to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that will enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.

 Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host the 12th annual Truxtun Youth Triathlon (TYT) on Sunday, June 17th, 2018.
The TYT is an annual event that challenges kids (ages 7-17) to complete a swim, bike and run event in a highly supportive and motivating community environment.  This event has grown into an incredibly rewarding day with youth athletes and their families joining in a heart-warming and challenging experience.

right-arrow-icon3.gif The 5K/10K Race to Stop the Bleeding will be held Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 9:00 am at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.

Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with bleeding disorders residing in the state of Maryland and surrounding counties.  This mission is accomplished through patient outreach, advocacy, patient support and educational programming.  
The Annual Run and Fun Walk to Stop the Bleeding is a chip-timed run/walk & is the largest annual fundraiser dedicated to raising needed funds to support our mission.   Thanks to our generous sponsors, 100% of your entry fee will go directly to the Hemophilia community.  



The Casey Cares/Orioles Annual 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Want a chance to be on the field at Oriole Park at Camden Yards?
Register for the Casey Cares/Orioles Annual 5K Run/Walk and not only will you get to finish on the field, but you also will support a great cause in Casey Cares! Proceeds from the race will support programs for families with critically ill children.
 The chip-timed 3.1-mile run/walk begins and ends at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and includes post-race refreshments. Top race finishers and top fundraiser will be announced in a pre-game ceremony.

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Please remember that ALL Annapolis Striders members are welcome at our monthly Board Meetings, the first Tuesday of each month 7:00 pm.  

2018 Schedule:
 June 5th, July 3rd, August 7th, September 4th, October 2nd, November 6th, December 4th 


All Board Meetings are held at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in the

Belcher Pavilion, 7th floor, Conference Room B or E.  Park in Garage E.   

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