Arleen Dinneen has been a runner and a Strider member since 1977, during which time she has volunteered at every level with the Club. Arleen served on the Board of Directors and worked with the Junior Striders program. Additionally, she has been the Race Director of the Penguin Pace 5K since 1996. In 1979, Arleen organized the Centennial Fun Run, a weekly one mile race held during the summer months to encourage new and young runners. As many as 300 runners of all ages and abilities continue to gather at the starting line in front of Arleen’s home in the Centennial Neighborhood. In 2005, Arleen was inducted into the first class of Howard County’s Community Sports Hall of Fame.