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May 11, 2023 Issue 10

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A race director is needed for the Cold Turkey 10K which is scheduled to be held

Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Arundel Middle School.

If you are interested,

Contact VP of Races, Larry Puglisi.


Spring Cleaning Day – Saturday, June 3, 2023

at 2:00 P.M.

The club is providing you with an opportunity to participate in a Spring Clean-up at the club’s storage shed located at the U-Haul Moving and Storage Facility across from Westfield Mall. The purpose of this endeavor is to get rid of stuff that is worn out or that we don’t need and to organize that which remains.  If you are interested in participating, e-mail at  Tom Lyden or

 text (240) 726-0207.

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2023 Dawson’s Father’s Day 10K

Our 43rd year!

3rd Leg of the Championship Series

Registration is now open!

Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 8:00 AM

Severna Park High School

60 Robinson Rd, Severna Park 21146

The course is out-and-back mostly along the B&A Trail starting from Severna Park High School. Runners will depart the school and head east along Robinson Road to the B&A Trail. Runners will turn left to enter the B&A Trail, heading North. Runners will cross several intersecting public streets along the course. Runners will continue to the designated turn-around location just over the East-West Blvd. overpass bridge. Upon turn-around, follow the same route back to the race finish at the Severna Park High School.

For more information and registration



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A Workers Run for this race will be held: Saturday June 17th, 2023 at 8AM

2023 Women’s Distance Festival

5K / Run After the Women 5K

Our 44th year!

Saturday, July 8, 2023 at 7:45 AM

West Annapolis Elementary School

505 Melvin Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401 

And Our 39th year for RATW 5K!

This event will be Leg 4 of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Grand Prix Series.

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome. This year, the WDF Grand Prix Series consists of 8 races (all 5k). Those women who complete 4 or more races will be honored with a Participation Award. 

This race starts at 7:45 am with the women, and then 8:30 am approximately for the men. This event is also the graduation race for the Annapolis Striders’ 5K Beginners


For more information and registration

2023 John Wall Memorial One Mile Track Run

Our 41st year!

4th Leg of the Championship Series.

Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 8:00 AM

Bates Athletic Complex – Weems Whelan Field

935 Spa Road


PLEASE NOTE: The Bates track is scheduled to be resurfaced in July and may not be available for this race. If the race has to be moved to another location, we will send out notifications as soon as possible.

For more information and registration

2023 Endless Summer 6-Hour Run

Our 13th year!

Sunday, July 23, 2023 at 7:00 AM

Greenbury Point Nature Center

265 Bullard Boulevard

Annapolis, MD 21402 

A proud benefactor for the  Semper Fi Fund.

We will run the same modified course as 2022 due to conflict with Naval Academy use of Greenbury Point. The course is a fast and flat scenic 2.4-mile loop, primarily on packed dirt paths around Greenbury Point Nature Reserve and Possum Point across the Severn River from the U.S. Naval Academy.

For more information and registration

2023 A-10

Registration fee increases on June 1, 2023!

Registration is open for the 48th annual Annapolis Striders Annapolis 10 Mile Run!!

Come join us on Sunday, August 27, 2023, as we once again tour scenic downtown Annapolis and conquer the Naval Academy Bridge. All finishers will receive a medal and a custom technical lightweight running jacket.

 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!


Annapolis Striders Spring 2023 5K Beginning

30th Anniversary (1993-2023)

Spread the word! If you have previously participated in the program, please share your experience with friends, neighbors, relatives and associates who may be interested in registering in the program for better physical and mental well-being. And, if you are available, please consider joining the class by registering and assisting as a mentor. 

Have you taken some time off from running and want to get back into it? Are you new to the sport? Come be a part of our spring Annapolis Striders 5K Beginning Runners Program! FREE for Annapolis Striders members ($30/year). The 5K Class meets thrice a week at Bates Athletic Complex in Annapolis starting on April 25, 2023, with the target of completing the Annapolis Striders’ Women’s Distance Festival 5K/Run After The Women 5K on July 8, 2023 in West Annapolis. 

For more information and registration 



June 6, 2023

7:00 pm

Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library, 1410 West Street, Annapolis 21401

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 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

Check back here for information about future Annapolis Striders Socials!



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Anne Arundel County start-up has launched

 a new self-care wellness app, Prosper.

In partnership with the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency (AACMHA) and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health (AACDOH), local company Uneo Health has launched a free wellness app, Prosper, to help people work on their personal wellness goals such as stress, anxiety, sleep, self-esteem, fitness, and nutrition.

Download Prosper Today to use the in-app tools such as personalized mood tracking, journaling, friend support, in-app exercises, and educational videos. Prosper can also help you find support for an array of healthcare and support services to support your wellness journey. 

The Prosper team will be at the Dawson’s Father’s Day 10K if you have any questions.


Thursday, May 18, 2023, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM, ASICS Blue Jean Mile Run for Mental Health Awareness Month, Charm City Run Annapolis, 1910 Towne Centre Boulevard Annapolis, MD, 21401.  

Please join Charm City Run and ASICS for one of our own Blue Jean Mile Runs to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness Maryland and Delaware. Wear your blue jeans and we’ll run a mile together then enjoy drinks and snacks. We’ll also be offering a special discount and ASICS gift with purchase. Plus, ASICS will donate $5 for every pair of ASICS shoes purchased May 18 and Charm City Run will match to go to the National Alliance for Mental Illness Maryland.

Blue Jean Mile Registration


Wednesday, June 7, 2023 6:00 PM – Thursday, June 8, 2023 6:00 PM, Run Your Town – 24 Hour Challenge sponsored by Brooks, Charm City Run Annapolis, 1910 Towne Centre Boulevard Annapolis, MD, 21401. Wednesday, June 7th is National Running Day and we’re going to celebrate for a full 24 hours by using the power of running to make a difference in our local community. We’re challenging you to use your legs to run (or walk) the Annapolis Town Center for 24 hours, 1 hour, or anything in-between to raise funds for Danny’s Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. Contributions raised from this event will be directed towards purposes and causes that could help change the course of addiction in Anne Arundel County.

Run Your Towne 24 Hour Challenge Registration

Crofton Kiwanis 10K and 5K

Saturday, June 10, 2023 8:00 am

The Crofton Kiwanis Club and Foundation are planning their annual community 10K and 5K races for Saturday, June 10th. The certified 10K course includes a great tour around our tree-lined community with some challenging hills and is a great tune-up for fall marathon training or even first time 10K participants. The 5K course goes completely around Crofton Parkway. All profits from these races are put towards the many community charities that the club supports.


For more information and registration


Run Up To Juneteenth

Sunday, June 11, 2023 8:30 am

The first annual Run Up To Juneteenth 5K Run/1mi Walk was held in 2022 at the Baltimore Peninsula. We are Baltimore City’s official kickoff to the AFRAM Juneteenth celebration. Our 5K route begins in West Covington Park and spans the iconic Hanover Street Bridge, with a loop around Middle Branch Park that offers incredible views of the middle branch of the Patapsco River. As the first and only race route sanctioned to run across the Hanover Street Bridge connecting Baltimore Peninsula with the Cherry Hill neighborhood, the Run Up To Juneteenth is poised to become a Baltimore favorite.

 For more information and registration

Juneteenth 5K/1 Mile Charity Event

Monday, June 19, 2023 8:00 am

DTD Enterprises is excited to host a fundraiser event for the NAACP Randallstown Youth Council #78AGB to assist in awareness, exposure, and elevation of the unit and opportunities for youth in Baltimore County.

The NAACP Randallstown Youth Council #78ABG is a youth led organization consisting of ages ranging from 9-24 years old and engaged youth in opportunities to advocate, lead and be change agents in their lives, communities, and relationships.

Calling Novice, Intermediate and Advance runners to join the Health & Wellness Committee and other members of the NAACP Randallstown Youth Council #78AGB at the Juneteenth 5K/1 Mile Fun Run (in person or virtual).

 For more information and registration

Momentous Hip Hop 5K

Sunday, June 25, 2023 8:00 am

Dr. Tim Vidale, leading sports physical therapist and Founder of Momentous Sports Medicine in Washington, DC, is hosting the inaugural Momentous Hip Hop 5K race/walk at Nationals Park on Sunday, June 25, 2023.

Proceeds from the event will support mental health resources for the Black community in addition to the Momentous Impact HBCU scholarship fund.

Beyond a traditional 5K, the event will include a resource expo featuring sponsors/partners and a community row with local organizations and businesses. And in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of hip hop, the event will feature DJs throughout the day and close with an afterparty.

 For more information and registration


Rock the Hall 5K

Sunday, July 23, 2023 8:00 am

Rock the Hall 5K is fun and active way to celebrate the Bay and is part of the Bay Paddle race happening on Sat July 22nd. The race will benefit Chesapeake Conservancy’s efforts to designate the Chesapeake Bay as a National Park, WaterKeepers Chesapeake to help keep the waters and rivers of the Bay healthy and Oyster Recovery Partnership’s work to plant 10 billion oysters in the Bay. The registration fee is tax deductible. Bay Paddle is a registered 501c3 and all proceeds from participants are donated to Oyster Recovery Partnership, Chesapeake Conservancy and Waterkeepers Chesapeake.

 For more information and registration


Parks Half Marathon

Sunday, September 10, 2023 6:45 am

Our race begins just before sunrise on a scenic Montgomery County road and quickly transitions into a tour of beautiful Rock Creek Park. As you run through the park you’ll experience the sun rising through the tree cover and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Mile markers help keep you on track and we also have an excellent pace team ready to help you reach your goals if you’d like.

 For more information and registration.

Of course, elite runners will run for free, and organizers are offering a discount to registration of $5 off for other runners. The discount code is PHM23CLUB. and the price of registration will increase on May 15.


Sunday, November 12, 2023-Run, walk or both across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.  

Don’t miss out on the chance to run or walk over the Chesapeake Bay. The beloved Maryland tradition returns with a 10-kilometer, 6.2-mile point-to-point course will take runners over the eastbound span of the 4.35-mile-long Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which reaches 186 feet at its tallest point. Participants will experience water vistas dotted with sailboats and cargo ships from atop a major dual-span bridge that doesn’t allow pedestrian traffic at any other time of the year. This event happens once a year and is the only way to cross this majestic span on foot. 

Join our social team: ATC-Naptown Running Buddies

Password: ATC-Naptown2023

Save $10.00 off your registration!!

When we reach 40 social team members each member will save an additional $5.00 off their registration. 

Bay Bridge Run Registration


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