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CCS Athletes Dues for 2022-2023 Season

Striders, please send in your dues for the September 1, 2022-August 31, 2023 season (USATF membership will continue after that until December 31, 2023).  You may mail it to: 

Coach William “Chip” Ferrell

PO Box 113

Institute, WV 25112-0113 

or call him and make arrangements to make it to him.  New members need to provide a copy of their birth certificate with the dues and membership form (CCS Registration Form).  The Fall Cross Country season will begin in October.  Practices will be held at the Police Academy in Dunbar and will be posted here and on FB soon.

Cross Country AAU District Meet

The Cross Country AAU District Meet will be at Coonskin Park on November 12.  Registration is available now on CoachO.  

Important Dates for AAU Cross Country

September 26, 2022: District Online Registration Open on CoachO

October 3, 2022:   National Championship registration opens CoachO.

November 12, 2022:  District Cross Country at Coonskin Park

November 28, 2022: National Championship online registration closes.

December 3, 2022:  National Championship Knoxville, TN

Cross Country USATF Meets


The USATF District Meet may be run at Coonskin Park on November 12, but is in the process of being approved.  The National Junior Olympics Cross Country Championship will be held December 10 in Austin, TX.  Registration will be at



Maysen Fletchen won an All-American Award at the 2022 AAU Junior Olympics in Greensboro, NC (June 30-August 6).  She placed 6th in the 1500 with a time of 4:54.76.  Congratulations Maysen!

New Members are welcome for the 2023 Track and Field Season!

New Memberships are always accepted during the year. Membership forms may be downloaded here : CCS Registration Form. Do not forget to provide a copy of your birth certificate and your membership fee with your membership form.  Membership includes AAU membership (September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023) and USATF Membership (September 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023).  Fall Cross Country Practice continues in October and November, and dates and locations will be posted before practices.  

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 25112-0113




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