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Spring is Here!

The days are starting to get longer, the weather is just a little bit warmer. It's a great time to get out and get active!


Interval Workouts

Tuesdays at Washburn University's Yager Stadium • 6PM
Join us each week for some speed work on the track. Be warmed up and ready to go at 6PM.

On-line Membership Renewal!

We've finally joined the 21st Century and you can now sign up for a new membership or a membership renewal through our on-line store!

If you haven't ever joined the Sunflower Striders or you haven't renewed your membership in a while NOW is the perfect time! If you renew now your membership will extend all the way to the end of 2015! Individual memberships are $20 and Family memberships are $25. Membership includes a 20% discount at Garry Gribble's Running Sports, discounts on some local races, bi-monthly newsletter, fun runs and more! Consider signing up today!!

See Claire Run!  Help Claire Raise Money For Topeka's Breakthrough House!

Our very own Claire Phillips is at it again.  She is running the Oklahoma City Memorial Half-Marathon as a fund raiser for the Breakthrough House, a 501(c3) nonprofit community agency in Topeka, Kansas,established in 1978 to support the recovery of individuals with mental illness.
Read about Claire's inspiring story and learn how you can support her as she supports those in need.  
Learn more about the Breakthrough House.

Help Support The Alzheimer's Association During The Hospital Hill Run

This year the Alzheimer's Association is one of the 4 select Charity Partners of the Hospital Hill Run.  Please consider joining their team to help fight this illness.

Register on their website to receive the discount!
Registration link:
Benefits: 25% discount on Hospital Hill Run's current registration fee and receive an ALZ Stars T-Shirt Race Dates:
5K takes place June 5th at 7pm. 10K and Half Marathon take place on June 6th at 7am.
Contact person: Lauren Larsen 913-831-3888 or
Click here for even more information

Run Top City

Free running group meeting every Monday night at 6PM. Runners and walkers of all speeds are welcome and no prior experience is needed. Courses my vary but all will begin from Garry Gribble's Running Sports - Topeka.

Runners will be responsible for own well being. Please dress appropriately for weather including reflective gear for darker runs. We will practice road safety and stay to the left side of the road (no battling cars for the right of way - the car will always win!).

Upcoming Races:

If you are itching to test out your new shoes sign up for one of the many local races that are occurring this month.  (Click on race for more information):


Eisenhower Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10k & 5kApr 11, 2015 07:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Eisenhower Center, S. Buckeye, Abilene, KS
Rock the Parkway Half Marathon and 5kApr 11, 2015 07:30 AM - 10:00 AM — Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO
Running for Others 5k & children's Make a Difference MileApr 11, 2015 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM — Wamego Recreation Complex, Wamego, KS
Walk MS: Topeka 2015 - FUN RUNApr 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM — Lake Shawnee, east side of lake across from Girls Softball Complex, Topeka, KS
Brew to Brew Relay & SoloApr 12, 2015 06:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Boulevard Brewery, 2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas city, MO


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New Members

Miguel Arellano
Holly Blick
Anthony Bryan
Scott & Rebecca Cole
Rick Deibert
Patrick Eldringhoff
Joseph Eldringhoff
Michael Erwin
Heather Fay
Shaun Gardner
Ryan Haefke
Ashley Koch
Cassie Madden
Steve McGaughey
Tony Rake
Jory Reedy
Michael Robins
Sean Rutter
Scott Umsheide
James Wabaunsee
Tim Wllingham


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Upcoming Events
Brat Trot 5k Run/Walk May 30, 2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM — Sacred Heart Church, 312 NE Freeman, Topeka, KS
3rd Annual Journey for Jo 5K Run/Walk & Kids Dash May 30, 2015 08:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Lake Shawnee, Topeka, KS
Journey for Jo 5k Run/Walk and Kids Dash May 30, 2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM — Shelter House #1, Lake Shawnee, Topeka, KS
Hospital Hill Run 1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k Jun 06, 2015 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Crown Center, Kansas City, MO
River Run 10k & 2 Mile Jun 06, 2015 07:00 AM - 10:00 AM — Downtown Wichita, KS
Upcoming events…