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Topeka to Auburn Half-Marathon

The Topeka-to-Auburn Half-Marathon is Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 10:00 AM CT. In addition to our Topeka-to-Auburn socks, this year's race packet will include a half-zip pullover! Sign up today! Join the Sunflower Striders Running Club on weekly group runs which can serve as excellent training sessions.


Hill Workouts

Tuesday's at Kaw Valley State Park on 6th street across from Security Benefit, 6PM.
Join us each week for hill workouts. Be warmed up and ready to go at 6PM.  There is a parking lot just outside the gates.  It may be dark so consider bringing your own light.

Thanksgiving Day Lake Sherwood Run

Join the Sunflower Striders Running Club (SSRC) for our annual Thanksgiving Day Lake Sherwood Run!  This is a free event.  The run will begin at 8:00 AM at the Lake Sherwood Clubhouse at 6910 SW Fountaindale Drive on the north side of the lake.  The distance around the lake is roughly 6 miles.  SSRC will provide coffee and hot cocoa at the clubhouse. Please consider bringing a canned food item which will be collected again this year for a local charity.

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!  Individual memberships are $21 and Family memberships are $26. Membership includes a 20% discount at Garry Gribble's Running Sports, discounts on some local races, fun runs and more! Consider signing up today!!

Run Top City

Run Top City with the Striders every Thursday 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!).

Topeka-to-Auburn Half Marathon Featured on

Topeka-to-Auburn half marathon is hand-picked and featured on as a good early-season race in the Midwest! It's not too late to sign up!




Personalized Running Logbooks

Runners can order a personalized logbook with their own photo and text on the cover.  The logbooks can be dated or non-dated.  A great feature for marathon runners is a custom marathon training program printed into the daily log pages over a 17 week period leading up to the marathon date they select.  SSRC Members will receive a free copy of top selling Amazon eBook "Marathon Training" when they purchase one or more logs by entering the discount code "Marathon Training RC" in the comments section of the checkout page.  An excellent gift idea for a runner on your list!


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Miguel Arellano
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Anthony Bryan
Debra Christian
Scott & Rebecca Cole
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Lizette De La Pena-Goldsmith
Rick Deibert
Heiko Detlefsen
Patrick Eldringhoff
Joseph Eldringhoff
Michael Erwin
Heather Fay
Shaun Gardner
Ryan Haefke
Kristen Hearrell
Laura Hoerman
Patty Hylton
Ashley Koch
Cassie Madden
Steve McGaughey
Candi Meerpohl
Abby Moore
Tony Rake
Jory Reedy
Michael Robins
Sean Rutter
Thad Sullivan
Scott Umsheid
James Wabaunsee
Israel Wasserstein
Tim Wllingham


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Upcoming Events
Miracle on Kansas Avenue Rescue Run 5k Run and Walk Nov 28, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — 534 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS
MARA Chili Run Dec 12, 2015 04:00 AM - 05:30 AM — Wyandotte County Lake Park, Shelter #2, Kansas City, KS
Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon Jan 16, 2016 04:00 AM - 07:00 AM — Indian Hills Elementary, 7445 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS
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