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!

Saturday, October 27th – 15K starts at 9am – 5 mile starts at 9:45am – The race starts at the Bavarian Bierhaus, 700 W Lexington Blvd, Glendale, WI 53217 Both…

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SPECIAL Q&A with our LFM Champion this Wednesday! Come to the Hall of Fame Room at the Pettit Center (upstairs) for a very special and fun night.  Listen to a…

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Fun Runs have been starting at 6:30pm through the summer but as the daylight starts dwindling, it's time to change our start tme one half hour earlier. Beginning next Wednesday…

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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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Special gathering this Wednesday, October 17th

Election of Officers and LFM round table discussions!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Check out “News and Announcements” for more info.  Not only will this be a fun gathering but it will also be your chance to make decisions that lead the Club and the Lakefront Marathon in the next year.




Volunteer Spotlight

2017 Lifetime Members – Dave and Janice Finch

Dave and Janice Finch were awarded the 2017 Lifetime Member Award Dave and Janice are Volunteers Extraordinaire!   They act as co-Directors for…

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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.

26.2 miles

Milwaukee Lakefront Marat

Sunday, Octoer 7

Excitment galore as one of the U.S.A's largest marathon only event takes place the first Sunday in October. Now in it's 38th year of being a Boston Qualifier. Entertainment on the course & finish line party are only some of the new features. Spectators are FREE to attend our finish line party.


Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon 5K

Sunday, October 7

Want to get involved with our "Marathon Sunday" but not ready to run 26.2 miles? How about grab the family and do a 5K that donates all proceeds to charity? Fun for the entire family!


Glacial Trail 50

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Our Fall Ultra is held in the beautiful Norhern Kettle on the Ice Age Trail. A well organized and popular event!


Lakefront Discovery Run

Saturday, October 27, 2018

New venue, new Race Dir., new & fresh ideas/course. What won't change? The absolute best after-party EVER!


Turkey Trot

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Here's your chance to win a turkey! This event is based on preditcting your 15K time rather than who finishes first. Everyone's a winner for attending this fun time!

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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