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!
Great news! The first week of registration for the 38th Annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon produced over 650 runners. This is WAY above our normal registration pace and new Race Director…Read More
BLS Monthly Club Meeting Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Pettit National Ice Center Social Time 6:30 – 7:00 PM Presentation 7:00 – 7:45 PM Club Business Meeting 8:00 PM Guest Speaker:…Read More
Saturday, February 10, 2018 Wil-O-Way Underwood Recreation Center| Wauwatosa, WI We invite you to join us again this year as we help to fight heart disease with the 22nd Annual…Read More
Register and put it on your calendar now! This is the most budget friendly half marathon you’ll find. In fact, for BLS members, that’s less than $1 per mile!! –…Read More
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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
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
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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.
5K/2 mile (approx. 5 miles)
Sunday, January 14 2018
What's better than a run at the Milwaukee County Zoo? How about a fun course for runners and walkers with refreshments and awards presented in the indoor pavilion afterwards. A perennial favorite!
John Dick Memorial 50K
Saturday, February 3, 2018
A mid-winter trail run through various loops in the Kettle Moraine forest. A tribute to a former longtime Strider and incredible athlete.
8K run/2 mile walk
Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run
Saturday, February 3, 2018
A great distance for a run in Tosa. Homemade chili and other refreshments to warm you up. Proceeds from event donated to Medical College of WI for heart research.
South Shore Half
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Come for the cheapest half marathon in the area or come for the "ugly gloves" and other goodies but make sure you have fun doing it with lots of others along Lake Michigan. One of the best values in running you will ever experience. No wonder runners come from all over to do this one!
5K or 10K
The Deer Run
Saturday, April 28, 2018
The tree-lined residential streets of Brown Deer will be your playground as you compete in this run/walk to benefit the Brown Deer Foundation.