YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD

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 Cross Country Practices

Striders Cross Country Update: Weekly practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30pm at the State Police Academy grounds (Dunbar), and Saturdays at 10:00am at Coonskin Park (Charleston, meet at parking lot beside the duck pond). New runners are welcome, come join us for a practice and bring a friend! We do trail running, speed workouts, hills and other cross country training- and we have lots of fun!

Cool down run after Tuesday's workout. Go Striders XC!

 Cross Country Championships

The Cross Country USATF and AAU District Championships will be held at Coonskin Park on November 16 at 10:00 AM.

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 

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.

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

Capital City Striders Pictures are here.

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

Check out Press Releases here.

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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