Strider Stories

The Prez. Says-February 2018

Whenever the press interviews the race director of a marathon or other big distance event there seems to be a ‘math’ problem….

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Letter from the Prez-January 2018

  by Pete Abraham-Strider president

Welcome to 2018!  Before we delve into new and exciting things we anticipate for the coming year, let’s reflect back on 2017….

Letter from the Prez-Dec. 2017

  by Pete Abraham

A lot has happened in the local running world in the past month or so.  After several years of declining numbers Summerfest…

Ice Age Registration Officially Opens 12/10/17

  by Jeff Mallach

SOLD OUT!   Registration for the Striders’ 37th annual Ice Age Trail 50 will open on Sunday, December 10 at  Open times will be staggered,…

News from the Trails

  by Jeff Weiss

As some of you know I am the Badgerland Striders representative on the Milwaukee County Trails Committee.  I hope to use this…

2017 Lakefront Marathon recap


The Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, more affectionately known as LFM, is an event that caters to runners of all abilities.  Each year LFM…

Letter from the prez-Nov. 2017

  by Pete Abraham

Last month we talked about the declining number of finishers in most of the local half marathons.  The Brewer’s Mini Marathon which…


  by Pete Abraham, Strider President

  The 37th Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon is in the books. Every marathon runner remembers crossing the marathon finish line for the very first…