Howard County Striders Races
The Howard County Striders hold a variety of large races year-round. The events are primarily held in Columbia, MD and range in distance from 5K to 10 mile. These larger races include premiums for registrants, post-race food and activities, and top local competition. They include:
- MD-DC RRCA 10 Mile Club Challenge
- Spring Hops 5K
- Women’s Distance Festival 5K
- Run Through The Grapevine 8K
In addition to the larger races, the Howard County Striders also host several smaller events. They are less expensive and only include a few awards and light post-race refreshments. The low-key races are intended to be fun events and include unique experiences like prediction runs and the All Fruit Relay. They include:
- Resolution Prediction Run 8K
- All Fruit Relay
- Two Person 5M Relay
- Meet of Miles
- Turkey Trot Prediction Run 10K
The Howard County Striders host several mini-race series throughout the year. They have minimal entry fees and include cross country events during the summer, a one-mile family race in the Centennial neighborhoods, and seasonal weekly series races.
The below events are legacy races that the Howard County Striders hosted or managed, but are no longer active.