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.
|May 2017 Weekend Runs|
|All weekend runs start promptly at 8:00 AM unless otherwise noted|
|Saturday, May 20, 2017||
Meet at 6940 S Kings Hwy (parking lot BEHIND Grounded Coffee). Breakfast/Coffee at Grounded Coffee Shop after!
|Sunday, May 21, 2017||
Meet at Kingstowne Panera. Breakfast/Coffee at Panera after!
|Saturday, May 27, 2017||
**Change in meeting location: Meet at Hot Bagel in Hayfield. Breakfast/Coffee at Hot Bagel afterwards!
|Sunday, May 28, 2017||
Meet at Hayfield McDonald's. Breakfast/Coffee at Hot Bagel afterwards!
FOUR weekly group runs on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, plus other great events we'll be at!
Torch Tuesdays 6:30 PM at Honest Soul Yoga
(6470 Landsdowne Centre Dr, Alexandria, VA 22315)
Please wear light colored and/or reflective clothing + bring a headlamp or flashlight to run with!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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