About Us

   

                       the Silver Strider online magazine

                      ……     Our Mission:
         ……    To give a voice to runners and walkers over 50 years of age
                ……   To give motivation through friendly competition and recognition
                             To overcome age discrimination through education.
                                  To promote fitness through a healthy lifestyle.

                                       Silver Strider Staff

Jerry Dietrich Publisher
Betty Dietrich Editor
Bruce Fisher Photography 
Karen Lichtenstein Articles
Sandra Madden  Communication
Laura White Graphic Designs
Audrey Kirkwood Potluck
Molly Childs Directory 
Dennis Zaborac Ambassador

 

Charlea Sherman Auction
…….Steve and Patty Husko PPost race activities
Judy Fisher Special Assignments
Linda Walker Strider Store

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Betty Dietrich Schedule  
Karen Lichtenstein  Liaison
Allen Walker Coordinator
Jerry Dietrich Sponsors and Emcee

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Bruce Fisher Layout Race Reports and Top 10
Diane Martin Parties and Awards
Nancy Larsen Parties and Awards

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                   Silver Strider Programs

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Silver Strider online presents

Olympia – 3405 Capitol Blvd.
Puyallup – 115  So. Meridian
Ruston – 5109 Grand Loop

 

Ranked are the top 10 athletes in each Silver Strider age group for the State of Washington. Just click on TOP IO on the menu bar. If you are ranked #1 in your age group, please send me a photo of yourself for display.  If you have a correction or addition, please contact jerry@silverstrider.com by email. Rankings are based on the fastest performances on road or trail courses that are  USATF or Silver Strider certified. Track times are not considered.

            The TOP IO is suspended for 2020. To resume when in person racing returns.

                                  TOP IO COMMITTEE

Ed Heckard Top IO    5k
David Longmuir Top IO   10k
Doug Beyerlein Top IO  Half Marathon
Kent Sizer   Top IO     Marathon

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Silver Strider online presents

               Super Athletes

brought to you by

Olympia – 3405 Capitol Blvd.
Puyallup – 115  So. Meridian
Ruston – 5109 Grand Loop

                      

The Super Athlete Program is suspended for 2020-21. The program is to resume in 2022.

         Shown below are the Super Athletes for 2019.

If you are in the TOP IO at all 4 distances, you will be qualified for Super Athlete status. On December 1, 2020, those ranked in the TOP IO at all four distances will  receive the Super Athletes Ring for 2020. For those who change age groups during the year, it’s okay to be ranked in different age groups as long as you are ranked at all four distances.

Note: The Independence Day 5k ineligible for TOP IO consideration in 2020.  

                                 Super Athletes

We have 17 “Super Athletes – 2019”. They are Judy Fisher, Carol Sexton, Kristen Mossman, Molly Childs, Robert Hoekman, John Phillips, Arne Hales, Kent Sizer, David Crawford, Dennis Zaborac, Karen Lichtenstein, Mickey Allen, Kathleen Bauer, Michael Magnussen, Vicki Griffiths, Sandy Madden and Kathleen Brunner.  Finishing position at each distance shown in Parenthesis (5k, 10k, Half, Marathon)

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( 5 – 2 – 2 – 2 )
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( 3 – 3 – 1 – 7 )
( 2 – 1 – 5 – 6 )
( 4 – 3 – 4 – 3 )
( 3 – 4 – 8 – 3 )
( 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 )
( 5 – 3 – 7 – 6 )
( 6 – 7 – 3 – 8 )
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                                   xxxxxxxx Congratulations Super Athletes – 2019! 

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            …..  The Silver Strider 5k State Championship

The Silver Strider 5k State Championship offers the top runners in each age group, in the State of Washington, a chance to compete head to head, on the same course, under the same conditions at the Kent Cornucopia 5k.
The Kent Cornucopia 5k Silver Strider Championship race for 2020 was canceled.  

                             The 2021 5k Champions 

 

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the Silver Strider onlinpresents

                  The Grand Prix Series

brought to you by

Olympia – 3405 Capitol Blvd.
Puyallup – 115 So. Meridian
Ruston – 5109 Grand Loop

      

Join Us now! Everyone over 50 welcome!

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The Grand Prix Series statistics
compiled by Allen Walker

The goal of the Grand Prix Series is to provide fun, camaraderie and motivation for training.

   The Grand Prix Series is discontinued until 2022.

 

   

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online magazine presents

The Tortoise and Hare Handicap Series

brought to you by

Olympia – 3405 Capitol Blvd.
Puyallup – 115 So. Meridian
Ruston – 5109 Grand Loop 

The Silver Strider is pleased to introduce a new IN PERSON series!  

It’s new! It’s exciting! It’s a handicap series full of twists and turns.
Who will emerge in the TOP IO in the final race of this exciting series?

The Tortoise & Hare 5k Handicap Series will consist of 7 races, running from July to December.
Series Entry Fee: $15 (includes entry into the final T & H Handicap race)

Finishing five (including the final) of the seven races will be required to be a series finisher.
Each participant will receive a handicap computed by averaging 3 of their best times from previous 5k races.
Handicaps will be adjusted following each race so everyone has a chance to win.

There will be a men’s and a women’s race.
Following each race in the series, the net time for each participant will be posted in the Race Report.
The winners of each race will receive fun prizes.
The series will conclude with the Tortoise and Hare 5k – an actual staggered start handicap race.
All participants in the series will receive a Silver Strider merchandise prize.
The top 10 men and the top 10 women will receive T & H trophies.

  Tortoise and Hare Handicap Series Race Calendar

Saturday, 7/10 Kent Cornucopia Days 5k Kent

Saturday, 8/21 Seattle Rock and Roll 5k Tukwila 

Saturday, 9/11 Pacific Runderland 5k Auburn

Saturday, 10/2 Fly 5k Tukwila

Sunday, 10/31 Run Scared 5k Seattle

Thursday, 11/25 Tacoma City Turkey Trot 5k Tacoma

Saturday, 12/4 Tortoise & Hare 5k Tacoma

                Join the fun! Enter today!

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      ………   . .The Strider Store 

      *****The Strider Store is closed temporarily*****

              Silver Strider Apparel Price List 

                   Grand Prix Shirts and Sweatshirts

Silver Strider Embroidered Hats – $25.
Silver Strider Embroidered Visors – $20
Cotton T-shirts – $25
Tech Shirts – $35
Crew neck Sweatshirts –  $40
Hooded Sweatshirts –  $45 

Sizes: xs – xxlg
Grand Prix shirts are available in black, neon yellow, neon pink and neon blue.
Sweatshirts are available in Pink Rush & Royal Blue.
Royal Blue sweatshirts are unisex
Pink rush sweatshirts are in women’s sizes.


              Ladies Singlets  $28
    Available in Raspberry, Purple, and Coral
    Women’s Sizes – Small – Medium  – Large

     To order contact Linda Walker by email:
………….. LWalk4Him@msn.com

My mailing address is:  PO Box 2239,  Shelton, WA 98584

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              Century Club apparel 
          For Century Club Members 

Prices are the same as Grand Prix apparel.
All Century Club apparel is in Navy Blue.

Judy is wearing the Century Club crew neck sweatshirt

              Century Club Pins are $15.


 To order contact Linda Walker by email.
                 LWalk4Him@msn.com

My mailing address is:  PO Box 2239,  Shelton, WA 98584