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Please Enroll in the Kroger Card Program

We need more members and friends to enroll in the Kroger Card program!  We received almost $100 for the last accounting period, but we would like more people to enroll their Kroger plus cards in the Kroger Community Reward program assigning it to the Capital City Striders. Click here for more information.

Important Dates

All AAU memberships expired August 31st and need to be renewed after this date for the 2020 season.

Cross Country practice will begin on Sept 24th for the Elementary age athletes and will be held on the State Police Academy grounds. Middle and High School athletes will start after their respective seasons.

New Striders Communication Method

Texting to cell phones with start prior to the new season as a way for more Striders to receive information faster.  Please email your mobile phone number which can receive text to Ed Carson at

Striders Coaches and Volunteers

All Strider coaches and volunteers need to go to and renew their memberships and apply for a current Background check if these are not currently up to date.

Capital City Striders Pictures are here.

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

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

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

AAU Championship Meet

Congratulations to all who participated in the National AAU championship meet July 24 - August 3, 2019 in North Carolina!  Dianna Goodman placed 7th in Pole Vault for Women 17-18 (3.48m or 11’05.00").  Roman Kellum placed 9th in High Jump for Boys 13  (1.50m  or 4’11.00”).  Kayden Patterson (in the 400 for 9 Boys) got a time of 1:10.46.  Maysen Fletcher competed for 10 Girls in both the 800 (2:48.48) and the 1500 (5:43.94).  For 17-18 Men, Trevor Carson ran 53.38 in the 400 and 2:01.79 in the 800.  Jessica Reynolds ran 1:27.80  for 17-18 Women in the 400 Hurdles.

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.

To donate to Capital City Striders, click here. 

Capital City Striders, Inc.

CEO: Coach William “Chip” Ferrell

501 C (3) Non Profit

P O Box 1243

Charleston, WV 25325


PO Box 113

Institute, WV 25112



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