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
|July 2017 Weekend Runs|
|Weekend runs start promptly at 7:00 AM until Labor Day(ish)|
|Saturday, July 22, 2017||
Meet @ Rose Hill McDonald's
|Sunday, July 23, 2017||
Meet @ Bread & Water Company
Route: Mt Vernon Trail out/back
|Saturday, July 29, 2017||
Meet @ 6940 S Kings Hwy
|Sunday, July 30, 2017||
Meet @ Audrey Moore RECenter
FOUR weekly group runs on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, plus other great events we'll be at!
Kingstowne sTRIders SUMMER Track Season is here!
Every TUESDAY at 6:30PM meet us at Edison High School for a track workout.
TUESDAY, JULY 18: HILLS. Leaving Edison promptly at 6:30 - see this PDF on the plan/where to meet us.
The Thursday 6:30PM Schedule is Below:
|Thursday, July 20, 2017||
|Thursday, July 27, 2017||Strides n Hops at
Fair Winds Brewery
|Thursday, August 3, 2017||Honest Soul Yoga|
|Thursday, August 10, 2017||
|Thursday, August 17, 2017||Strides n Hops at
Fair Winds Brewery
|Thursday, August 24, 2017||Honest Soul Yoga|
|Thursday, August 31, 2017||
|Thursday, September 7, 2017||Strides n Hops at
Fair Winds Brewery
|Thursday, September 14, 2017*||Honest Soul Yoga|
|Thursday, September 21, 2017*||
Excellent turnout at the June 15 Strides 'n Hops! Next July 6! (But don't forget 4x a week at other locations!) :)
Summer Picnic: August 6, 2017!
Kingstowne Striders Summer Picnic
Sunday, August 6th
Huntley Meadows Picnic Area
3701 Lockheed Blvd. Alexandria VA 22306
Please bring a side-dish or dessert to share.
Arrive any time after 11:00.
Burgers & Hot Dogs around noon!
RSVP on the Facebook Event or by emailing
Members: this is included in your annual dues
Non-Members: Not an official Strider yet? Come on by to meet us after joining online with your $25 annual dues (or $40 per household).
Can’t wait to see everyone!
Who wants to run Ragnar DC's 10 Year Anniversary with us? Dates are September 22-23, 2017 and Amelia is captaining again this year. Cost is $230 which covers race registration, 15pax vans AND hotel before the start. Plan to leave the Thursday at 12noon, rooms Thursday night are at the 7Cs Hotel in Flintstone, MD. We start running Friday morning and will finish that Saturday afternoon in DC. We currently have a team of 8, 4 spots left! Join us today! (3/31/17)
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
William Palacio 4:05:38, Steve Werner 5:12:04 and Julie Kimbro 5:16:14!
Well done everyone!
Where do we run (and bike, and swim, and have fun?)
"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