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!

The weather has turned warmer and gotten the rest of us into enjoyable "running mode". Which is probably another reason why the registration for this years LFM is out-pacing (get…

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The Striders have reserved 100 seats in the Dew Deck for the Thursday, July 5 game against the Atlanta Braves. The tickets are $40 and include a buffet dinner (brats,…

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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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Tom Bunk Memorial Fund Tom Bunk was a life-time member of the Badgerland Striders, who served the club in many roles over the years. He primarily ran trail ultra-marathons, and…

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Next Fun Run!

The OFFICIAL “FUNNEST” Run this week will be at Lake Park for the Superun 5K.  Check out all the info. on our race page!


Next weekly “fun run is:

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

“T & A” Fun Run

NO!  Get your mind out of the gutter!!  Tricia and Amy always organize something fun for us so come along and see what’s in store for this year!

 6:30PM at Greenfield Park #3

NOTE:  Many runners show up early to get some extra miles in…why not join new friends before our official start at 6:30?

The Badgerland Strider “Fun Runs” are FREE to all MEMBERS.  If you are contemplating joining and/or new, PLEASE come and introduce yourself to the organizers and/or anyone else to meet new people and make it more fun for all of us!

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.


The Superun

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Mid-week evening 5k run that starts and finishes in Lake Park. Great after-party!


Hartfest Half

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Half Marathon held primarily on the bike trails around Wauwatosa ending at Hart Park Fest. Growing in popularity every year.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Strider Open Track Meet

Badgerland Striders Open Track Meet; open to all ages and abilities. No entry fee; no awards. Order of events: 100m, 1600m, 400m, 800m, 1600m racewalk, 200m, 3200m, 4×100 relay, 4×400 relay. Note: no hurdles or field events.

4 mile/1.7 mile

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Firecracker 4

40th Anniversary of the Firecracker 4! Come celebrate America’s Birthday with your family and friends with a 4 mile run thru the neighborhoods of Hales Corners.

5 mi/10 mi

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cudahy Classic

Wisonsin's longest continuous race is back for another "running" with a great course, unique distances and of course...great food and beer to be enjoyed with lots of runner friends.

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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