Capital City Striders Inivitational Information

PRESS RELEASE:                                              June 2, 2012





The 26th Annual CAPITAL CITY STRIDERS INVITATIONAL TRACK MEET WILL BE held on Friday June 8th beginning at 4:30 PM and SATURDAY JUNE  9th  at 9:00 AM in University of Charleston Stadium at LAIDLEY FIELD. The event averages 500 athletes per year and this year features youth teams from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina trying to win the First Place Trophy from the home standing Striders.


Friday night features a  3K or 2K Steeplechase at 6:00 PM and a on track 5K beginning at 7:00 PM. Other events include the Turbo Javelin Throw and the Triple Jump. Pre registration is preferred, but entries are accepted on site the day of the meet or on Friday at the Headquarters Hotel, Embassy Suites for $5.00 per event.


Entry information for this age group event is available at ( All competitors of all ages are welcomed.



 For more information call Paul Gilmer at 389-1982 or e-mail (