• Community

    The Howard County Striders club, now over 40 years old, is a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). By joining the Striders, you join an established and respected running community. People of all ability levels are welcome!

    The club, with Howard County government and business support, recently applied to be designated as an RRCA Runner Friendly Community! Part of application was a video submission summarizing how our club contributes to the Columbia running scene.

  • Training Programs

    The Striders have several different training programs for their members. These groups include Females in Training (F.I.T.) and the Next Step programs. All programs have experienced coaches who lead runners through the training programs.

  • Races

    Throughout the year, the Striders host a variety of races. Many of these races are discounted for Striders members. For more information on Striders sponsored races, visit our race page.

  • Member Discounts

    Members of the Howard County Striders receive discounts at the following stores:

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  • How to join the Striders

    The Howard County Striders offer the following membership rates. Memberships are renewed on a yearly basis.

    • Individual: $20
    • Family (members living at the same address): $35
    • Student: $10

    To join or renew your membership, visit the registration page on GetMeRegistered.com

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  • The Howard County Striders is an incorporated non-profit organization dedicated to promote fitness through running.  Click the button below to make a donation.