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Bulletins are the primary means of communication for Silver Striders. The Bulletins page should be checked daily to keep abreast of  Silver Strider events, features, and program updates. 

 

Bulletin
3/22/19
The Rhody Run on May 19th, will be a pick your distance event in the 2019 Grand Prix Series. Run the Full Rhody (12k), or the Half Rhody (6k) and earn Grand Prix points. 

 

Bulletin
3/15/19
There will be a one day special sign up for the Run Scared 5k. The race will take place on Oct 27th. The one day sign up will be on March 20th and registration will be $20. The Silver Strider discount cannot be used on the one day special.

 

Bulletin
3/4/19
The Silver Strider is very sad to report the passing of Sandra Maib, an excellent runner and good friend.  A memorial service was held for Sandra on Saturday.  Flowers were sent on behalf of the Silver Striders.  If you would like to make a contribution in Sandra’s memory, please send a donation to the Strider Remembrance Fund.  Suggested donation is $10.  Contributions are voluntary and anonymous.  Please make your check payable to Bruce Fisher and mail it to:  Bruce Fisher, 3005 So. 363rd Street, Federal Way, WA 98003.  

 

Bulletin
2/1/19
Save the date – Saturday, May 11th – The Grand Prix Series Annual Awards Party. A new location this year. The awards luncheon will be held at the Old Spaghetti Factory at the Southcenter Mall in Tukwilla. Don’t miss this event. 

 

Bulletin
1/23/19
Important Notice – Changes in the Grand Prix Series Race Schedule:  
1.The Brunch Run has been replaced with the TULIP RUN 10K in Burlington on Saturday, April 6th.  Runners 70 and over run for free, but must register for the race. 
2.  The ALL IN FOR AUTISM RUN in Bellevue on Sunday, April 28th will be a select-your-distance event.  You may sign up for either the 5k or the 10k to earn Grand Prix points.  
The Tulip Run 10k and the All In For Autism 5k or 10k will be included in BOTH the 2018 and the 2019 Grand Prix Series.  When you run these races, you will earn Grand Prix points in both Series!

 

Bulletin
12/6/18
ATTENTION – IMPORTANT CHANGE –  2019 GRAND PRIX SERIES SCHEDULE
The Seahawks 12k, scheduled for Sunday, April 14th will not be held in 2019.  The race has been replaced on the Grand Prix Series schedule with the ALL IN FOR AUTISM 5k or 10k (choose your own distance) which will be held on Sunday, April 28th in Bellevue.  This will be a new event in the GP Series.  Be sure to note this correction on your GP Series schedule.  

 

Bulletin
11/2/18
The 2019 Tacoma City Marathon date has been changed to Sunday, May 5th.

 

Bulletin
10/24/18
For your protection and peace of mind  Silver Strider online  has updated it’s Anti Malware Security and Brute Force Firewall. Visiting silverstrider.com is completely safe.

 

Bulletin
10/23/18
We are excited to announce that the North Olympic Discovery Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k will be in the 2019 Grand Prix Series.  Silver Striders can select the distance of their choice to earn Grand Prix Series points.  NODM is offering a Silver Strider discount.  See the Thrifty Runner for information about the discount.  

 

Bulletin
9/13/18
Important reminder. If you are a new Grand Prix participant, or you are thinking of playing in the Series, please go to the top menu of any page, click on “Grand Prix Schedule”.
A complete explanation of how points are determined is shown in the text.

 

Bulletin
3/28/18
Be sure and check out the Thrifty Runner for newly added race registration discounts.