Welcome to the website for the The Kingstowne Striders!
The Kingstowne Striders is a group founded on a mutual interest in running, walking, and fitness. We welcome runners and walkers of every creed and speed. We serve the needs of recreational and competitive runners in southern Fairfax County and Alexandria, Virginia. The club promotes and supports running and walking at a wide range of paces. Our activities safely promote health, fitness, and the achievement of personal goals in an atmosphere of fun, fellowship, and camaraderie.
Kingstowne Striders Weekend Runs - 8:00AM!
|October 2017 Weekend Runs|
|Weekend runs start promptly at 8:00 AM|
|Saturday, October 21, 2017||
Meet @ Hayfield McDonald's
3/5 Milers: http://kingstownestriders.org/courses/hc4.html
|Sunday, October 22, 2017||
Adopt a Mile volunteer opportunity!
Good Luck Marine Corps Marathon Striders!
|Saturday, October 28, 2017||
Fill the Shoes course preview!
|Sunday, October 29, 2017||
Meet at 6940 S Kings Hwy
|Saturday, November 04, 2017||
FILL THE SHOES 5K!
|Sunday, November 05, 2017||Mt Vernon Trail out/back -
meet at Bread & Water in Belle Haven
For the FOURTH year in a row the Kingstowne Striders have been selected to Adopt-A-Mile of the Marine Corp Marathon! We have been tasked with Mile 12 of the 2017 42nd Marine Corp Marathon to assist with clean-up efforts along our assigned mile of the MCM course.
Please RSVP AND message/email Amelia at treasurer@KingstowneStriders.org if you can participate in this effort.
1. where to meet: Starbucks at 470 L'Enfant Plaza East, SW 812 Washington, DC 20024 at 10:00am. At 10:15am we will walk the 1.2 miles to the beginning of Mile 12 (the Wear Blue mile)
2. transportation: METRO. L'Enfant is on the Blue and Yellow lines so easily accessible from any station in the Kingstowne area
3. details: we will walk together from Starbucks at 10:15am. DO NOT BE LATE! If you want to order a coffee please arrive early (10am)
4. what to bring: cowbell; anything that helps you cheer on runners; anything that keeps you comfortable while cheering on runners; water; sunscreen; money; metro card. The Striders/MCM will provide gloves and trash bags.
5. duration of activities.: 10:00AM-noon-ish.... we will have plans for late breakfast/early lunch together once we are done with our mile
FOR THOSE STRIDERS RUNNING MCM PLEASE POST ON FB WHAT YOU ARE WEARING WE WILL LOOK FOR YOU AND CHEER YOU ON! :)
We need 18 people for this event and every volunteer will get some Strider swag!
The Kingstowne Striders turned 8 in 2017!
Kingstowne Striders' 8th Annual New Year Relays at the Lake!
It was a fantastic way to start out the New Year on the right foot! (Yes pun intended). No better way to run (RUNg) in the New Year!
2017 membership is now available, so come one, come all, bring a friend(s), and join the Kingstowne Striders running group this year!
Relive the 2014 New Year's Relays on YouTube
Registration for 2017 Kingstowne Striders membership is now available!
We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Better late than never, we are happy to announce our 2017 Kingstowne Striders Board!
President: Amanda Williams
Vice President: Alex J. Lord
Secretary: Rachel Cavanna with new mom Lia Alyssa Poynor
Treasurer: Amelia Baldree-Nichols
Member at Large Positions
Robert Gold, Robert Havey and Janet McHale.
Membership: Ralph Sandfry
Apparel: Marc Goldstrom
Race Director: Amanda Farrar
Communications: Chuck Jordan
President's Award for Leadership (Founders Award) - to be given to the Strider who best supports the club: Pascal Dartevelle
Coach G. "Jim" Miller Award - named in the honor of our late club member who coached the 2013 summer track workouts.
The award is for a Strider showing “spirit” in recognition of Jim’s contribution to the club: Amelia Baldree-Nichols
Our run schedule carries on with Tuesday/Thursday Torch Runs at 6:30PM (no excuses tonight it's going to be 54°!). Saturday is New Year's Eve and we'll be running from the Manchester Lakes Dunkin Donuts at 8:00AM. Sunday (New Year's Day) is our highly anticipated 8th Annual New Year Relays at the Lake at 12:00 NOON! 2017 membership will open on January 1 or shortly thereafter. All runs are free initially, so make joining Kingstowne Striders on our group runs part of your 2017 resolution! Other January events will include our board transition meeting on Monday, January 16 at 7:00PM and the KINGSTOWNE STRIDERS BIRTHDAY RUN on January 21 (we're getting OLD!)
See everyone out there running!
Amelia and Pascal with their Year End Awards at the 2016 holiday party at Fair Winds Brewing Company
"Southern Fairfax County" - south of 495, east of 95, with a sprinkling of Alexandria City, Burke, Accotink and locations in between.
Since 2009, the Kingstowne Striders have been part of the RRCA’s long-standing community of runners.
Please visit RRCA.org for more information.
Want a Kingstowne Striders t-shirt? Just $15 - click here for information.
Email email@example.com to see which colors and sizes we have left and pick one up at a group run!
Available: Men's Large Orange, Ladies Large Red, Ladies Large Pink (3), Ladies Medium Green, Ladies Small (think kid's size) Pink and Orange.
Also available: Kingstowne Striders Visors (16 left) and Caps (6 caps) - $20 each!
You've already found our website, now find us on these other social media outlets!
Facebook Group (for Event RSVPs): http://www.facebook.com/groups/KTownStriders