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June 8, 2023 Issue 12

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Junior Striders is back this summer on

Monday nights starting June 12th. 

Please come join the Annapolis Striders in a fun, low-key kids running/exercise summer program for 5-14 year olds. The kids will “graduate” by running the John Wall Mile race.

The registrant needs to be an Annapolis Striders member as a junior member or part of a family membership. 

For more information and registration 

If you have any questions about this training, please Contact the training director.

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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

Registration for the Dog Days 8k at Anne Arundel Community College on August 6 at 8:00 am is now open. The race is again part of the MD RRCA Grand Prix Series.

 Registration is only online and ends August 2. There will be race day registration at $25 for everyone starting at 6:30 am.

For more information and registration.

We still need some volunteers to help out on race day. On race morning we need some help unloading and setting up before the race. During the race we need monitors and water stop help. Contact Race director here

2023 A-10

Registration fee will increase July 15th!

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 

10 Mile Training

Sundays at 7:00 am

Starting July 2nd – August 20th

Annapolis City Dock

This low-key program will guide the participants from a base of 6 miles up to a long run

of 10 miles in 7 weeks. The goal will be for all who complete the program to be able to complete the Annapolis 10 Mile Run that will start and finish at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium.

Registration and more information via the Annapolis Striders website

 will be available soon!



July 11, 2023

(Note second Tuesday rather than first due to July 4th holiday.)

7:00 pm

Severna Park Library

45 W McKinsey Rd, Severna Park, 21146

The August 1 meeting will be held at the Severna Park Library.

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!



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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Local Group Runs

Are you looking for a group of friendly faces to meet consistently and with which to run? Here is a consolidated list of local area group runs open to anyone interested. While most of these groups have members of the Annapolis Striders in them, this is not an endorsement by the Annapolis Striders, Inc. It’s a way to find other people to run with almost every day of the week.

If you know of a group not listed here, Please contact Tess.

Check here for the list of runs

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.


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

Charity partnership with the Bay Bridge Run on November 12, 2023

Walk the Walk Foundation is a local non-profit that exists to bless children in need by empowering individuals to serve through their time, talents, and treasures. We focus on making a difference in the lives of people and communities in need through our Backpacks for Kids, Christmas for Children, and Diapers for Babies programs.

We are inviting Annapolis Strider members to join us in our charity partnership with the Bay Bridge Run on November 12, 2023. As a Walk the Walk Team member your registration fee is waived when you join our team! Team members will receive all the same perks of a traditional registrant in addition to a Walk the Walk T-shirt, opportunities to earn more swag, free professional training plans, training runs and more. 

Already registered? No problem! You can still donate, become a fundraiser and/or join our team.  

Registration Link


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