The Howard County Striders running club is an incorporated non-profit organization dedicated to promoting fitness through running. An active member of the community, the Striders are one of the largest, most involved clubs in the mid-Atlantic area, known for excellent races, training runs, and other activities. The Striders club is a member of the Road Runner's Club of America (RRCA), the largest running organization in the world, with over 500,000 members. All Striders receive automatic RRCA membership and associated benefits and services. We sponsor or support many types of activities, including high quality race events, group runs at least three times a week, weekly series runs, and many activities to promote youth running in the community.