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Pictures of Capital City Striders Practice 2/15/2020

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Striders to Sponsor Seven Meets June-July 2020

The Capital City Striders and The USATF WV Association will host 7 Outdoor Track and Field meets at The University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field June and July.  Three meets are All-Comers meets (June 1, July 6, and July 20).  On June 6, information about the AAU District meet may be found in the flyer here, and information on the June 14 USATF Association Championship meet may be found here.  The Striders also will sponsor an Invitation meet on June 19-20 (information here), and the USATF Region 5 Championship Meet on July 10, 11, and 12 (information here).  These and additional Regional and National meets are listed on the schedule page.

Virginia Showcase AAU Youth Championship Lynchburg, VA

Congratulations are due to the Striders who competed and performed at their best at this January 19, 2020 meet (see banner pictures above).  Shannon Adkins (Girls 13) was first in the 800 with a time of 2:33.66.  She was 2nd in the 1500 (5:22.00).  Baylee Adkins (Girls 17) was 2nd in the 800 (2:33.37) and 3rd in the 1500 (5:20.21).  Allison Germann (Girls 16) finished 3rd in the 55 m dash (7.55), 4th in the 200 (26.66) and 2nd in the Long Jump (16’ 10”).  Dianna Goodman finished first in Pole Vault with a height of 10’ 6”.  Trevor Carson finished 5th in the 800 (2:05.00), 13th in the 1500 (4.30).  Some of the events had over 250 competitors, so our Striders results were fantastic, scoring 52 points!

Capital City Striders in NC United Indoor T&F Classic 

Four Striders competed in the NC Indoor United T&F Classic on January 4, 2020 in Winston Salem.  Shannon Adkins placed 2nd for Girls 13-14 for the 800 meter run with a time of 2:36.58.  She also competed in the 200 m dash and 400 m run.  Baylee Adkins placed 3rd in the 800 m run for Girls in High School with a time of 2:29.52.  She also ran the 200 m dash and 400 m run.  Colin Adkins placed 5th in the 800 for Boys 11-12 with a time of 3:19.38.  He also competed in the 400 m run.  Trevor Carson, a senior, placed in the upper ranks of the 800 and the mile for Boys in High School..  

The Capital City Striders 2019 - 2020 

Competition Schedule is posted here.

New Facebook Address

The new Capital City Striders Facebook address is (CapitalCityStridersWV).  Anyone who joins the group may contribute information or pictures.  Type this into your browser or click on the Facebook blue logo below the menu on any page of this website to access this new site.  Please contribute pictures, posts or other appropriate contributions to assist communication among members of Capital City Striders.  The old CCS FB page is still up as well at 

Capital City Striders Pictures are here.

Click link for important information on how to register for  AAU membership:

Check our Results Pages for Results from 2019 and earlier years!

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



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