CCS Practices Continue

Practices will continue at Laidley Field tomorrow June at 4:30 pm on June 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, and 30.  Saturday practice on June 25 will begin at 10 am.  There will be no practice on July 1, 2, and 4, but July practices at 4:30 pm at Laidley will begin on July 5.  Please click on the blue facebook link to the left for updates for CCS and practices after this date. 


We congratulate our Striders who participated in the June 16-19 meet and those 28 Stiders who qualified to proceed to the 2022 National Junior Olympic Games July 30 to August 6 in Greensboro, NC.  

Please contact Coach Ferrell right away if you plan to register for the National Meet (304-552-5306 or 


The Facebook Page (the blue square with the white “f” to the left of each website page) is used for communications about the Capital City Striders (CCS).   Important events, schedule, meet, and practice information will be posted.  Those wishing to post on this page may submit pictures or posts to Mara Boggs for consideration for publishing.  This website is the location to download membership forms and meet information and registration forms when needed.  It also has historical and current pictures and results  as well as area information (hotels) for those attending our meets from out of town.

New Members are welcome for the 2022 Track and Field Season!

New Memberships are always accepted during the year. Membership forms may be downloaded from Membership includes AAU membership (September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022) and USATF Membership (September 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022).  Fall Cross Country Practice continues in October and November, and dates and locations will be posted before practices.  

Please contact Mara Boggs to be added to the “Group Me” communication app.

Striders In College

Our Striders in college are making us proud!  More information about Striders in College may be accessed from the Striders in College link in the menu at the left of each webpage (click here).

The Capital City Striders (CCS),

Located in Charleston, WV is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a club member of the USA Track & Field (USATF) as well as the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) organizations. These organizations are the national governing bodies of track and field. As a result of being a member of USATF and AAU, the CCS is a competitive level club.

The intent of the program is to provide proper training for the events of track & field, to engage in competition with other USATF and AAU clubs locally, regionally & nationally, and to have fun. Athletes also gain valuable educational, social, and travel experiences, while developing confidence and respect for themselves and others.

Masters Athletes

Masters Athletes are welcome to join Capital City Striders and compete in Track and Field, Running, Long Distance Running, and/or Racewalking.  Information on opportunities for Masters may be found at

To donate to Capital City Striders, click here. 

Capital City Striders, Inc.

CEO: Coach William “Chip” Ferrell

501 C (3) Non Profit

PO Box 113

Institute, WV 25112-0113




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