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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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Upcoming Events
Heart and Sole Classic 5k & 10k May 02, 2015 03:00 AM - 04:30 AM — Johnson County Square, Olathe, KS
Christ the King Spring Fling 5k May 02, 2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM — Christ the King Church, 5973 SW 25th St., Topeka, KS
3rd Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Run to Remember 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run May 02, 2015 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM — Lake Shawnee Shelter House 1 3400 SE Leisure Ln. Topeka, KS 66605
Prairie Fire Spring Half Marathon May 03, 2015 07:30 AM - 10:00 AM — 515 Water Street, Wichita, KS
Buffalo Bell Stampede Half Marathon, 10k & 5k May 03, 2015 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Warren Middle School, Leavenworth, KS
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