Fartlek your way to the
Cold Turkey 10K!

Join the 10K Running Class!

The Annapolis Striders are proud to announce that after much success the last eight years, we are again offering the 10K running class. This class is intended for those who are looking to advance from a 5K to a 10K distance or looking to improve their 5K or 10K performances. This class is open to all types of runners, fast, slow, short, tall, we take everyone who enjoys running!

When: Starting on Tuesday September 14th and then continuing on Tuesdays and Saturdays from September 15th through November 18st. Ten weeks to a better 8K or 10K! Graduation "Exercise" will be the Cold Turkey 10K Race on November 21st.

Cost: $20.00 for Annapolis Striders members. You must be a member to participate. Now is the time to join the Striders.


  • On Tuesday, September 14th, we will meet at 6:00 pm at Mile 1 on B&A Trail. (Arnold Station Road—park behind shopping center.) From September 14th to September 28th, we will meet on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm at Mile 1 on B&A Trail. (Arnold Station Road—park behind shopping center.) Then starting October 12th the class will meet at the Big Vanilla in the community meeting room at 6:00 p.m. (Please park in the college parking lot.) On October 5th, we will meet at Bates Middle School for a running field trip to Annapolis Running Shop.
  • Saturday: 8 am Start – will be announced, but will vary from various scenic locations, such as Naval Academy Gate 8, scenic overlook at War Memorial, Kinder Farm Park, Mile 7 on B&A trail, Mile 1 on B&A trail.
  • Training to include: Fartlek, cruise intervals, easy speed, tempo runs and hills with the objective to train, not strain, to do better 5, 8 or 10K and have fun at the same time.

    Lecture sessions: Healthy living for today’s runner by Sage Health Center, injury prevention, runner’s safety, yoga, nutrition, running attire, pre-warm up exercises and cross training.

    Premiums: Long sleeve t-shirts to all who complete the course, short sleeve running shirt to wear during races, discount at Annapolis Running Shoppe, discount at Sage Health Center, a personal reward program at Fleet Feet of Baltimore, discount entry to Cold Turkey 10K, and more in the works!

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