These runs have been organized by Strider members and are also a great way to get to know other runners in the community. These are more informal gatherings, except the Train with Us group on Saturdays and the CS Turkeys on Tuesdays and Sundays.

Monday

Run with the Animals

This is a group run that is welcome to both beginning runners as well as returning runners

  • When: 6pm (beginning in Late March)
  • Where: The gazebo at Campbell Park in Clive
  • Contact: Curt Hoegh - 515-226-0860

Tuesday

Capital Striders' Turkeys

The Capital Striders Turkeys (CS Turkeys ) are a group of runners who regularly train and compete on dirt trails around central Iowa and the Midwest.

Run with the Indianola Animals

New or former runners who want to try the sport in a safe and guided environment or those who want to get back into shape after an extended “hiatus.”

  • When: 6pm
  • Where: McVay Trailhead, 300 Block of East 5th Street in Indianola
  • Contact: Bobbi Snodgrass

Wednesday

Increase your speed and sprinting power with the some of the Run with the Animals group members.

  • When: 6pm
  • Where: Hoover High School (NOTE: This year we will NOT move to Valley High School in June as the track will be resurfaced.)
  • For information on dates and workouts, click here for more information
  • Contact: Sara Schwendinger - email - Facebook

Thursday

The Knoxville Run*

This run is for all runners of all shapes and sizes

  • When: 6pm
  • Where: High School parking lot
  • Contact: Luanne DeZwarte - 641-842-4850

Zimm's Run*

This is a 7mi loop for those training for 10k races with plenty of hills south of Grand.

  • When: 6:15pm
  • Where: Zimm's Food & Spirits 3124 Ingersoll
  • Contact: Don Cumings - 515-229-0930

Saturday

See details here --> Train with Us

Sunday

The Greenbelt Run*

This is an all paces trail run for those ready to enjoy nature and challenging terrain.  Distances range from 3mi to 10mi.

  • When: 7:30am Nov - May; 7:00am Memorial Weekend - Oct
  • Where: East trail head of the Clive Trail on 86th street
  • Contact: Don Cumings - 515-229-0930

Capital Striders' Turkeys

The Capital Striders Turkeys (CS Turkeys) are a group of runners who regularly train and compete on dirt trails around central Iowa and the Midwest.

 

*Indicates a great training run for all but not a Capital Striders club sponsored event