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 2018 - Be a part in 2019

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!

Charity - We volunteer to give back

When you volunteer or race our events, you should know we donate back to the local running community

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!

This week is our first Bonus Points/Double Points for the summer fun run points program. Let’s make some new friends! When you sign in include the name of someone new…

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This week’s Fun Run Points hashtag is #TacoWednesday. MexiFest Fun Run at Greenfield Park on Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30 pm. Hope to see you there!

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Save the date for the Striders Monthly Meeting on Wed, May 15 – topic is Marathon Tips and our Stirder Build Up Program. Doctors from Aurora will be discussing training…

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We are on to our 2nd Fun Run, Dave’s Fun Run at Whitnall Park. Points can be earned by posting the the Striders FB page with the hashtag #WhitnallHills along…

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Did you know....

Our outdoor “Fun Runs” are in full-swing and one of the best ways to get to know other Striders.  No matter what your running ability, come meet some like-minded fun people.  Check out our schedule on main page.

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.


Strider Open Track Meet

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

This open to the public track meet guarantees a good time. Compete if a variety of track distances against others and yourself. Free...just show up and enter what you like!


Superun 5K

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A midweek run on a fun and challenging course before finishing in beautiful Lake Park to Italian sausages and beer with tons of friends.

13.1 miles

Hartfest Half Marathon

Saturday, June 22, 2019

No other half marathon like it! Paved roads, crushed gravel and trails...all without crossing a road! Live band, breakfast, refreshments and good times afterwards!

4 miles

Firecracker 4

Thursday, July 4, 2019

One of the largest 4th of July races in the state and one of the best organized. Food, fun and great crowds.

5 miles or 10 miles

Cudahy Classic-OPENING SOON!

Sunday, July 24, 2019

Get up and enjoy your Sunday morning with a unique run distance then finish with great refreshments and friends in Wisconsin's longest continuing traditions

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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