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November 18, 2021 Issue 22
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2022 B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
Kim Teter is our new race director for the B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon that is tentatively scheduled for March 27, 2022 at Severna Park High School.

 

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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.

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.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED:
Please contact Race Director, Larry Puglisi, to volunteer!

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ANNAPOLIS STRIDERS RUNNER EDUCATION AND 
TRAINING
 
Annapolis Striders membership is required to participate in these training programs. There is no fee for the training programs but you must register. 

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Winter Warriors Couch to 5K training starts Sunday, November 28, 2021.
Bates Athletic Complex – Weems Whelan Field
8:00 am

 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

 
Location, location, location-please tell us your favorite outdoor location. Save the Dates…your 2022 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.
 
We combined our Annapolis Striders 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. The cutoff date for sponsoring a wreath for the 2021 ceremony is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving or November 30th at midnight EST. You can still donate directly to: 
If anyone would like to volunteer to unload trucks on December 17th or lay a wreath on the 18th, please follow the link above to sign up to volunteer.

 
Wrap up from our Annapolis Striders November social held on Thursday, November 11, 6:30-8:30pm at the Bella Italia Restaurant of Arnold, located at 1460 Ritchie Highway, Arnold Station Shopping Center, Arnold, MD 21012. Thank you to all our Veterans and honoring all who served. We had another fun night at Bella Italia in Arnold. Great food, friends and a ton of running stories!! 
Thank you, Dan Mandeville, for suggesting Bella Italia and thank you, Eddy Santo with Bella Italia for reserving our space. 

 Photos are courtesy of Leslie Sparks
 

David Deger
Debbie Dirks and Janice John
Nina Fisher, Doreen Bryne
and Crickett Gibbons

Leslie Sparks and Carrye Massey
Arnel Tagle and Coach Paul Thorn
Stephen Hurd, Darrell Mak
and Robert Smith

Charm City Run Annapolis, located at 1910 Towne Center Boulevard in the Annapolis Town Center, is collecting gently used coats. Let’s show thankfulness together this holiday season by helping those in need.
Bring your gently used coats to Charm City Run Annapolis anytime during open hours between November 16-30, & you will receive a FREE pair of Feetures  socks as their way of saying “thank you.”

New Date: 
December/Holiday Annapolis Striders Social, Thursday, December 16,
6:30-8:30pm-Neo Pizza, 220 Harker Place, Suite 145, located in the Annapolis Town Center, Annapolis.
Meet and greet your fellow Annapolis Striders at Neo Pizza. Not a member? Please come out and meet new running friends. Thank you, Mimi Rosales, Manager of Neo Pizza for reserving our space. 
 
Other News:
The Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs and Annapolis Striders (ATC Striders) had 106 social team members for the Bay Bridge Run 2021. Congratulations to our team leader, Adam Minakowski, for organizing and recruiting team members. Message from Bay Bridge Run 2021: 
SOCIAL TEAM CONTEST WINNERS!
We had several AMAZING social team groups that reached over 40 members!! Nice work team members! A few of those social teams are being awarded for their efforts!
MOST MEMBERS: ATC Striders
FASTEST GROUP (average of all members times): Anne Arundel County- She Runs This Town
MOST SPIRITED: TARDIGRADE
If you were on one of these teams, a CSE staff member will reach out to your team leader regarding your prize!
 

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AS A SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:
COMMUNITY RACES AND NEWS
See “quick links” above to submit a race.
 
Check here when new race information is submitted!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND INTEREST:
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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