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October 7, 2021 Issue 19

Thank you to Jon Valentine for the photographs!

2022 B&A Marathon and Half Marathon
The B&A Marathon and Half Marathon is the second largest event for our club. We need a race director, or two
co-directors, for this event that is scheduled to take place in March 2022. The club cannot function without race directors and volunteers.
If interested, please contact Larry Puglisi.  

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Races are back! Or maybe, to stay active, you have done some interesting virtual challenges over the last year or so. Please submit race reports, articles and photos you would like to share in our next print issue of The Streak.

39th Annual Downs Park 5 Mile Run
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:30 am
at Downs Park, Pasadena, MD
Please join us
Registration is available online only until November 2, 2021. There is no race day registration.
The Downs Park 5 Mile Run is a loop course on paved trails at John H. Downs Memorial Park. The flat, scenic course winds through the woods with gorgeous views of The Chesapeake Bay. Parking, bib pickup, refreshments, start and finish are all located in or near the Fernwood Pavilion at the end of the park road.

Twelfth Annual
Rosaryville Veteran’s Day 50K
SATURDAY, November 13, 2021, 8:00 a.m.
at Rosaryville State Park
The race will close out at 200 participants
The course is mostly in deep woods at Rosaryville State Park, though there is some running in meadows also. The trail is largely single track; not very technical. The Start (also the Finish) is at the Pavilion picnic area about three quarters of a mile from where the runners enter the single-track perimeter trail. Hot food after the race starting about 11:30. The race will end at 4:00pm.
The course has two aid stations. There will be a bag drop just before the second aid station, a short walk from the Start/Finish.

To volunteer or for more information,
contact Tom DeKornfeld or Dave Phipps OR Tom DeKornfeld 410-562-4489
Volunteer validation available.

2021 Anniversary Run 15K
Sunday, December 12, 2021
at 10:00 AM
Quiet Waters Park
600 Quiet Water Park Road
Annapolis, MD 21403 
The Anniversary Run is a double loop course on paved trails within Quiet Waters Park. A few hills and a winding path through the woods make for an interesting morning. Portions of the paved path contain tree roots, potholes and other natural hazards. There are several wooden bridges on the course that may be slippery. Please use caution on this course, and especially on the bridges.

Annapolis Striders membership is required to participate in these training programs. There is no fee for the training programs but you must register. 
Additional information about training programs may be found on the Annapolis Striders website.

2021 Moore’s Marines Marathon Training
July 10, 2021 – October 23, 2021
Come join our 17 week Moore’s Marines Marine Corps Marathon Training Program targeting the Marine Corps Marathon! Our target race is the Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”), but we will also provide a plan for the Baltimore Marathon. Regardless of which race you target, you must sign up for your marathon ON YOUR OWN. This program does not give you entry into any race. 

Meet & Greet Your Fellow Annapolis Striders
at our Monthly Socials

Meet & Greet Your Fellow Annapolis Striders at our Monthly Socials
Location, location, location-please tell us your favorite outdoor location. Save the Dates…your 2021 Annapolis Striders Socials are the 2nd Thursday of Each Month from 6:30pm-8:30pm with the locations to be determined:  November 11 and
December 9. Your ideas are welcomed and encouraged; please alert Carrye Massey, 410-627-8246.

 Thursday, October 14, 5:00-9:00 pm
Meet and greet your fellow Annapolis Striders at the Italian Market of Annapolis, located at 126 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD.

Not a member? Please come out and meet new running friends.
We are combining our October social with Noreen Leary Wilson’s fundraiser for Wreaths Across America 2021, Crownsville Veterans Cemetery (WAA). Let’s raise money for WAA and support a local restaurant.
Simply dine in or carry out, mention you are with the Annapolis Striders and a percentage of the sales will benefit WAA. How easy is that?
You must mention the Annapolis Striders before ordering. 
Thank you and shout out to both Noreen Leary Wilson and Laura Lubrano DiBiasi, owner of the Italian Market of Annapolis. 
You can donate directly to: 

See “quick links” above to submit a race.

Bay Bridge Run Discount For
Annapolis Striders, Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, Friends & Family
The Bay Bridge Run is October 31, 2021 and registration is open. 
Adam Minakowski, of the Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, created a social team for the Annapolis Striders, the Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, friends and family. 
When registering you will have the option to Join a Group/Team. All Members of a SOCIAL TEAM are linked by their team name, and password:
Team Name: ATC-Striders
Password: StridersATC2021
As our team grows, everyone benefits, even those who register first! The system will automatically refund everyone on the team who has already registered and charge the new team members the new rate.  You can receive multiple refunds so as your team grows in size, you will continue to reap the benefits. As of today, we have 96+ team members so far!!
~Teams of 15 or more participants in any race and everyone saves $10
~Teams of 40 or more participants in any race and everyone saves $15 
If you already registered, you can still join our social team.   
Q: How do I create/join a Group/Team after registration is completed?  
A: You can create a Group/Team after registration via Manage Registration. Log on to RunSignup > Profile > Upcoming Events > Manage Registration > Groups/Teams menu > Create New Group/Team OR Join Existing Group/Team.

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

2021 Meetings:
Meetings are currently back on the 7th floor of the Belcher Pavilion of Anne Arundel Medical Center. Masks are required. Room to be determined.
November 2nd, December 7th..
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