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October 21, 2021 Issue 20
2022 B&A Marathon and Half Marathon
A big shout out and thank you to
Kim Teter! 
She is our new race director for
the B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon that is scheduled for March 27, 2022.
 As with all of our races, they are not possible without the support of volunteers. Please consider volunteering! Even if you are running, there are needs for volunteers before and after the races.

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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
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.

Winter Warriors Couch to 5K training starts Sunday, November 28, 2021. Registration to open in early November. More information to follow.
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, 5:00-9:00pm
Humbled…what an amazing turnout with at least 44 people. Thank each of you for coming out and supporting Wreaths Across America fundraiser. Another running reunion in the books for the Annapolis Striders, the Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, family and friends at the Italian Market of Annapolis, located at 126 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD. We combined our October social with Noreen Leary Wilson’s fundraiser for Wreaths Across America 2021, Crownsville Veterans Cemetery (WAA). We raised money for WAA and supported a local restaurant. So far, 434+ wreaths have been purchased and Noreen has set a goal for 1,000 wreaths. We are waiting for the Italian Markets donation and will keep you posted.
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: 
Photos courtesy of Sandy Kellstrom.

See “quick links” above to submit a race.

Bay Bridge Run Discount For
Annapolis Striders, Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, Friends & Family
Bay Bridge Run Discount For Annapolis Striders, Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs, Friends & Family
New Message from the Bay Bridge Run: 
As directed by the Maryland Transportation Authority, NO COSTUMES OF ANY KIND are permitted during the Bay Bridge Run. We understand that this year the race will be held on Halloween but safety is our first priority. Please adhere to this policy. 
We will have bag check available at the expo on Saturday, October 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

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 107+ team members so far!!
~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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