Join us for a run!! - There are many opportunities to come run with the Striders...

The Striders not only host our own competitive race schedule but we also offer training programs, fun runs and other social events!

Have fun in and out of your running shoes... - Special Events

The Striders are a social club in addition to all the running!

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Start 2016 - Be a part in 2017

The Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon is the Striders largest event and is one of the largest in the USA. Runners and Runners World give it a "thumb up"!

Volunteers make us go! - They are what makes us unique and special

We keep our costs low by all the incredible volunteers. If you have enjoyed our events, please consider "giving back" to your fellow runners and let's keep it fun for all!

News & Announcements

We have a ton of stuff going on that you should be aware of! Here is where you will find the most recent happenings!

Registration for the Striders’ 37th annual Ice Age Trail 50 will open on Sunday, December 10 at www.iceagetrail50.com. Open times will be staggered, with registration for the 50-mile race beginning…

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Hailey Ava Fisher, a student at Brookfield East High School is learning about running safely in her Health class. As part of her studies, she took it upon herself to…

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2017 Most Improved Runner Program CALLING ALL STRIDERS!! Would you like some recognition for your hard work and training? By: Jody Geibl- MIR Program Coordinator The Most Improved Runner program…

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Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Erin Smith-Race Director The Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, more affectionately known as LFM, is an event that caters to runners of all abilities. Each year LFM hosts a…

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Next Fun Run!

DECEMBER 13, 2017

Milwaukee County Zoo – 6:30pm 

Milwaukee County Zoo

The first “official” Winter scheduled fun run will be held at the Milwaukee County Zoo.  Come join us for some laps around an approx. 1.2 mile loop and see if any animals are out for us to see/hear.  Refreshments supplied for afterwards.

Volunteer Spotlight


DAVE GUSE is an awesome volunteer!

Dave Guse is a long-time Badgerland Strider member and volunteer extraordinaire.  The Strider spirt has been a part of his family for decades…

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Wisconsin's Largest Running Club.

Train with the best, Run with the best, Be the best.

We aim to provide:

A family friendly environment that encourages participation by all ages and abilities
Professional level running related events at a reasonable cost to our members and the running community
A variety of event venues that allows for competitive excellence as well as socialization through running
Certified coaches focused on helping runners meet their goals and full potential
Promotion of the sport of running through public involvement and partnerships as well as volunteer opportunities within the club and the greater community
Funding for community running related activities and events in the form of donations and grants sourced from club sponsored events

   Member Benefits

   An online race calendar listing all the Wisconsin running events we know, and we know of a LOT

   Online news, articles, race photo galleries and much more

   Membership in the Road Runners Club of America

   Discounts in club events and at local running stores

Become a Strider

Badgerland Strider Races

The Badgerland Striders are proud to be the premiere organization putting on road races in the greater Milwaukee area. Our race calendar is designed to be a mix of shorter sprint type events, middle distance events, a world class marathon and a few ultra distance events. Be sure to check out the race calendar for our events and other local and regional events.

A long way

6/12/24 Hour

Saturday, September 2, 2017

This timed event takes has moved to Lapham Peak this year on Labor Day weekend.

8K (approx. 5 miles)

BRIGGS & AL’S RUN FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk is a Milwaukee classic, a signature event for Children’s and a critical fundraiser. Around 16,000 people take part every year...

26.2 and 5K

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

Sunday, October 1, 2017

THE MILWAUKEE LAKEFRONT MARATHON IS A USATF CERTIFIED COURSE STARTING AT GRAFTON HIGH SCHOOL. THIS FLAT, SCENIC, POINT-TO-POINT COURSE TRAVELS SOUTH THROUGH RURAL COUNTRYSIDE, QUIET NEIGHBORHOODS AND FINISHES ALONG THE SHORES OF LAKE MICHIGAN JUST NORTH OF THE MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM AT VETERANS PARK

50 Mile and 50K

Glacial Trail 50 Mile/50K

Sunday, October 8, 2017

The Glacial Trail Run takes place in the northern unit of the Wisconsin Kettle Moraine State Forest. The course is out and back for both races, and there will be a short section of road at the start (about 1/2 mile). The trails consist of rolling hills with some rocks, roots, and other normal trail obstacles.

15K and 5 Mile

Lakefront Discovery Run

Saturday, October 28, 2017

A perennial favorite! Known for costumed runners, a great course and an after-party that will leave you smiling!

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