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November 4, 2021 Issue 21
2022 B&A Trail 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 tentatively 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
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. Bib pick up 7:30am to 8:15am.

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. 

 Winter Warriors Couch to 5K training starts Sunday, November 28, 2021.

 Participants should be capable of walking briskly for 20 minutes and should check with their health care professional prior to starting any fitness program. Whether you are new to running or trying to return to running, this is a outdoor 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.

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: Your ideas are welcomed and encouraged; please alert Carrye Massey. 410-627-8246
Thursday, October 14, 5:00-9:00pm-
Thank each of you for coming out and supporting our 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).
Thank you and shout out to Laura Lubrano DiBiasi, owner of the Italian Market of Annapolis for a fun evening and for her generous donation of $200 to Wreaths Across America 2021 Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, MD
So far, 582+ wreaths have been purchased and Noreen has set a goal for 1,000 wreaths. 
 You can donate directly to: 
Thursday, November 11, 6:30-8:30pmmeet and greet your fellow Annapolis Striders at the Bella Italia Restaurant of Arnold, located at 1460 Ritchie Highway, Arnold Station Shopping Center, Arnold, MD 21012. Not a member? Please come out and meet new running friends.
Thank you, Dan Mandeville, for suggesting Bella Italia and thank you, Eddy Santo, with Bella Italia for reserving our space. 
Thursday, December 9, 6:30-8:30pm-location to be determined

See “quick links” above to submit a race.
Check here when new race information is submitted!

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.
December 7th.
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