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 2017 - Be a part in 2018

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!

Roy Pirrung has been involved with all aspects of running, at the local, state, national and international level, as an athlete, coach, journalist, mentor, official, course measurer, race director and…

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8:30am registration; 10:00am start. The course follows a scenic path along Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa. The course begins and ends at the Wil-O-Way Clubhouse. The scenic trek will take you…

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The John Dick Memorial is in remembrance of a former Club member who enjoyed ultra-marathoning. This event is a primitive winter trail run; participants should be experienced and accustomed to…

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This race winds through the Milwaukee County Zoo in the middle of winter. Proceeds from the race benefit the Milwaukee County Zoo. Entry fees include a long-sleeved T-shirt, Zoo admission,…

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Did you know....

The Badgerland Striders “Holiday Party” will be held on Feb. 1st.  Learn details and sign up HERE (beginning 1-10-19)

Volunteer Spotlight

Meet our “Wonder Woman” Barb Drees

Chances are pretty good that if you attend any Badgerland Strider event, you are likely to see a familiar and friendly face,…

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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.

5K/2 Mile/Kids

Sampson Stomp

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Run with the animals through the Milwaukee County Zoo in this traditional mid-Winter run. Yes, it may be cold but bundle up...your fellow runners take it a badge of honor! Fun for all!


John Dick Memorial 50K

Saturday, February 2, 2019

The John Dick Memorial 50K is in remembrance of a former club member who was an
all-around athlete, and enjoyed the trails in the Southern Kettle Moraine. If you have any
questions, please do not hesitate to contact me; I look forward to welcoming you to the
Southern Kettle Moraine this winter!

8K/2 Mile

Steve Cullen Healthy Hearts Run

Saturday, February 9, 2019

The Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Run/Walk is proud to fund life-saving heart research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in memory of former Milwaukee Alderman Steve Cullen who died at age 40 of a heart attack. In our 23 years, we’ve donated more than $450,000 to the cause, putting every dollar raised in the hands of researchers who are battling the #1 killer in the United States, heart disease.

Half Marathon

South Shore Half

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Are you kidding? A half marathon for less than $1/mile? And an inside "warming area" for before and after the race with a 1000 old and new friends and good food and great beer and...(you get the idea!)


Deer Run

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The first real road race of the season for the shorter distance athletes. Time to test out the legs and see how our season is going to progress!

Strider Gear

No matter what kind of gear you are needing, it will look so much better with a Strider logo. Custom design your apparel at super-low prices. Check it out!

Strider Store

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