The club for runners in Saratoga Springs, NY
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New! Saratoga Stryders Training Plan for Fall Races!
The Saratoga Stryders, a 501(c)(3) affiliate chapter of the Road Runners Club of America, are a group of enthusiastic runners based in Saratoga Springs, NY. Established in 1984, our goal is to promote fitness through running and related sports, to educate the community about the benefits of these activities, and to provide a bond for both serious and recreational runners. Our membership includes all ages and abilities, and our program is broad enough to accommodate the interests of everyone – from beginning walkers and runners to veteran marathoners. Though organized for our membership, our runs are open to the general public. Come take us for a test run!
2019 Saratoga Stryders’ 5K Trail Series
June 24th * July 8th *July 22nd* August 5th * August 19th
6:15 PM start
The races are open to all - day of registration is $5
(Cash and exact amount is appreciated when possible.)
Proceeds to benefit the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, Saratoga Spa State Park, and Friends of the Saratoga State Park
For more information visit www.saratogastryders.org.
From Exit 15: Head northeast on Route 50 towards Ballard Road. Turn left onto Scout Road. (If you hit the Ballard/Taylor Road intersection you’ve gone too far). Proceed under the railroad overpass. The Camp Saratoga parking lot is 100’ on your right.
From Exit 16: Head east on Ballard Road. 100’ from Northway overpass turn right on Edie Road. Proceed approximately 1 mile and turn left onto Scout Road. Proceed approximately 1 mile to Camp Saratoga parking lot on your left.
Saratoga Spa State Park
Come run with us
Wednesday Evening Workouts and Winter runs
November – March, 6:00 pm. Meet at R.S. Taylor & Sons Brewery Tap Room, Congress Plaza. Meet in the parking lot and run around Saratoga Springs.
April – October, 6:00 pm. Meet at the Stryder bench across from the Spa State Park Little Theatre parking lot for speed or hill work. Feel free to meet up after the workout at R. S. Taylor & Sons Brewery Tap Room. Last Wed of the month meet at Saratoga Springs HS track.
SATURDAY MORNING RUN/WALK
8:30 am start. Usual location is the Warming Hut at the Saratoga Spa
State Park; alternate location is the Spa State Park Little Theater
Parking Lot . If you don’t find us at one, check the other! New for 2018-2019: Pace groups! These will be loosely organized and you are still free to run or walk with whomever you want. Please bring your own mug or carafe for coffee, as we are trying to reduce our reliance on disposable cups. If you partake of the doughnuts and coffee, please donate in the cup provided, as this service is entirely funded by member donations.
Monday evening trail series
During the summer months the Saratoga Stryders host the “Camp Saratoga
Fun Run Series.” This is a five race series held at the Wilton Wildlife
Preserve & Park’s Camp Saratoga. The race course is 5K in length on
wooded trails at the beautiful 310 acre parcel.
Stryder Grand Prix Series
This series encourages Saratoga Stryders members to engage in fun, friendly, and inclusive competition; become more involved in volunteer activities; and actively participate in enticing non-members to join the club. Oh, and you may also win some cool awards in the process!
At a Glance
Saturday Mornings, 8:30 am, Warming Hut, Saratoga Spa State Park
Monday Evening Trail Runs, 6:15 pm, various locations (see Stryder Event Calendar and Facebook updates)
Wednesday Night Workouts, Saratoga Spa State Park, 6:00 pm.
The Saratoga Stryders, a 501(c)(3)affiliate chapter of the Road Runners Club of America, are
a group of enthusiastic runners based in Saratoga Springs, NY.