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November 17, 2022 Issue 23

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End of 2022 and the 2023 Race Schedule

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If you have a question concerning the Annapolis Striders or their events please check the Annapolis Striders’ Officers and Board of Directors  to contact the appropriate person. 

Thank you to Karsten Brown for the photographs!!

Downs Park 5 Mile Run


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As we transition into a new running season, please remember to wear lights and/or reflective wear when running in the dark!!

Running lights can help provide runners with visibility to see the path ahead and will help motorists or other runners see you.


It’s that time of year again to nominate

your favorite runner!

Please fill out our annual awards form with information about someone who you feel is deserving. Please take time to read the requirements of each award.

The link is attached below.

Nominations are due by December 1st. 

To nominate go here

For description of awards and requirements

Want to see the Lights on the Bay for FREE??

Volunteer to help with this year’s Dashing Through the Show on Saturday, November 19th from 5:45pm-7:00 pm. Contact  Eva.

Lights on the Bay

holiday lights

2022 Anniversary Run 15K

Our 44th year!

8th Leg of the Championship Series.

Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 10:00 am

Quiet Waters Park 

600 Quiet Waters 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.

For more information and registration

Volunteers are needed!

Please contact the race director

2023 B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

Our 32nd year!

Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 7:30 AM

Severna Park High School

60 Robinson Rd

Severna Park, MD 21146 

Registration for B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

will open Sunday, November 21st. 

Half Marathon – $65

Full Marathon – $75

Price will increase for both events on January 1.

An email will be sent to prior runners before registration opens. Runners can also follow the Facebook page for ongoing updates!

For more information and registration

Annapolis Striders membership is required to participate in these training programs. There is no fee for the training programs but you must register. 
Keep an eye on this section for new training information!

Registration for Winter Warriors 5k class is now open.

Are you a new runner? A lapsed runner? Someone looking to get back in shape? Need something to motivate you through the winter months? We’ve got just the thing for you: Our Winter Warriors Annapolis Striders 5k Class! Starting on Sunday, November 27th, this training program meets up on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, all leading up to the Annapolis Striders Valentine’s 5K race on Saturday, February 11th, 2023. And the program is FREE for Annapolis Striders members! Visit For more information and registration for complete details and to register for the program, and be sure to join the Annapolis Striders 5k Class Facebook group for updates from Coach Paul Thorn.



December 6th

7:00 pm

Severna Park Library

45 W McKinsey Road

Severna Park 21146

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

The January 3, 2023 meeting will be held at the Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library, 1410 West Street, Annapolis 21401

The meetings are a hybrid format.

Use the Zoom Link if you cannot attend in person.

Meeting ID: 945 9400 7107

Passcode: 075740

Stay tuned to the E-Streak for future meeting locations.

Meet & Greet Your Fellow Annapolis Striders
at our Monthly Socials

Welcome to Your Annapolis Striders Monthly Socials

Your 2022 Annapolis Striders Socials are

the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30pm-8:30pm with the locations to be determined by our members. 

Wrap up from our November Annapolis Striders November social and Noreen Leary Wilson’s Wreaths Across America Fundraiser at the Italian Market Annapolis, 126 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401

It was wonderful to see each of you tonight; thank you for supporting Noreen Leary Wilson and her fundraiser for Wreaths Across America!! Familiar faces and friends included: Debra Chapman, Skip Howard, Elaine Casey, James “Butch” Rodak, Noreen Leary Wilson, Woody Wilson, Jennifer Britton, John Ray Britton, Coach David Dold, Coach Lauren Colvin, Coach Paul Thorn, Martin Shpuntoff, Arnel Tagel, Nanette Steinle, David Deger, Irene Langweil, Michael Connor, Cindy Myers and Carrye Massey.  

Shout out and thank you to Noreen Leary Wilson for her fundraiser at the Italian Market of Annapolis!! Also, thank you to Laura Lubrano DiBiasi for hosting us and donating a portion of tonight’s sales to Wreaths Across America!!  The Italian Market donated $70.00 to Wreaths Across America. 

If you missed our fundraiser, you are welcome to donate Wreaths Across America

The Italian Market Annapolis


Thursday, December, 8

6:30-8:30pm-Annapolis Striders December social, 

Meet and greet your fellow Annapolis Striders at GameOn Bar & Arcade, 114 West Street, Annapolis. Not a member? Please come out and meet new running friends.

GameOn Bar & Arcade serves pizza on Thursdays, $4.00 well drinks and BOGO Jell-O shots all night. They have an ATM and multiple coin machines onsite. Thank you, Sandy Kellstrom, for recommending GameOn Bar & Arcade in Annapolis and thank you Casey Linthicum for reserving our space.

Also, it is Midnight Madness Downtown Annapolis, 4pm-12 midnight.

GameOn Bar & Arcade

Midnight Madness

ATC-Striders Social Team 160 Strong for

The 2022 Bay Bridge Run held November 13, 2022


Congratulations team leaders Adam Minakowski, from the Annapolis Triathlon Club Iron Crabs and Carrye Massey from the Annapolis Striders for recruiting 160 members for our combined social team, the ATC-Striders!! Each member received a $15 discount on their 2022 Bay Bridge Run registration, saving our team a combined total of $2,400!! Thank you to each of you for joining our ATC-Striders social team. Plus, our ATC-Striders team qualified for a tent in the celebration village of the 2022 Bay Bridge Run. Our group had a reserved a 10×10 tent and a table marked with our group name right on the other side of the finish line. 

Results are available at The Bay Bridge Run .



See “quick links” above to submit a race.

Please check the provided links below for updated information about the community races, including fee structure, race details, cancellations, etc.

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Cranberry Crawl

November 19, 2022

The Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC) has announced the annual Cranberry Crawl 5K and 10K will be held at East Potomac Park, Washington DC on November 19th This is the 15th year this race has been held as part of the Ed Barron Holiday Road Race Series.

The race, which honors Ed Barron—one of the Club’s founders.

Cranberry Crawl 5K(7:50 AM start) and 10K(8:00 AM start)

 East Potomac Park, Washington DC

For more information and registration


America’s Trot for Hunger

November 24, 2022 9:40 am

For the past 20 years, the SOME Trot for Hunger has been the largest and only Thanksgiving Day 5K in DC. But hunger isn’t tied to one season, or even one place. This year, join us for America’s Trot for Hunger as we shine a spotlight on this issue nationwide.

Now in its 21st year, the Trot transforms Freedom Plaza & Pennsylvania Avenue on Thanksgiving into a family-friendly race, finisher festival, celebration, and community day of service. We are excited for our community to join us as we turn Thanksgiving into a day of gratitude AND action.

Stick a fork in hunger by joining us in-person or virtually on Thanksgiving Day and throughout the month of November.

For more information and registration


 Christmas Caper

December 17, 2022

The Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC) has announced the last race of its annual Ed Barron Holiday Road Races will be held at East Potomac Park, Washington DC on December 17th . This is the 15th year this race has been held as part of the Ed Barron Holiday Road Race Series.

The race honors Ed Barron—one of the Club’s founders. Christmas Caper 5K (7:50 AM start) and 10K (7:50 AM start). Founded in 1972, the Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC) is a community-centered, nationally oriented, 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting the running, track & field, and racewalking communities in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

PVTC sponsors various events throughout the year including an annual schedule of road races, racewalks and indoor/outdoor track and field meets for athletes of all ages and abilities. PVTC is a club for elite and developing athletes, and for people who just want to maintain fitness in an easy comfortable forum.

Additionally, PVTC sponsors masters track & field teams at the annual USA Track & Field Masters Championship Meets where the Club has won several combined men’s & women’s championships over the past 15 years (2009, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2022).

 For more information and registration

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