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RUN WITH US! GROUP RUNS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS AT WEST STRIDE

Saturday Stride Support Group Runs:
Join us for a group run from the store on select Saturday mornings at 7:30 am or 8:00 am (please see below for specific dates and times). We provide the scenic courses, cold water, and clean bathrooms - all you have to do is bring yourself! All abilities welcome (Striders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Check the event listings below for dates of upcoming Stride Support Runs!

Wednesday Run Options:
Looking for a mid-week group run? We have two great options for you on Wednesdays:
AM Striders meet at 5:45am on Wednesdays at the Caribou Coffee in our shopping center. This is a self-led group that runs 3-5 miles (with the option to tack on more, of course). We welcome ALL paces and ability levels. After the runs, enjoy a cup of coffee with friends! If you are interested in coming out for one of these AM Strider runs, please call 404-467-1010 or e-mail genie.beaver@weststride.com.

Wednesdays at West Stride: Run with West Stride every Wednesday evening! Take off at 6:30pm for a casual group run of 3-6 miles through the local neighborhoods. The run is FREE and open to all abilities! (Striders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Reflective gear is required! NEW FOR 2014: Runs will be hosted at the store for the first 3-4 Wednesdays of the month, but the last Wednesday of each month, we will relocate and meet at Red Brick Brewery!

Red Brick Runs: On the last Wednesday of each month, we change up our regular Wednesday run and head to Red Brick Brewery! We do a fun 3 mile run, then hang out after for Red Brick beer ($5) and snacks. Be sure to see the specific dates in the event listings below. (Striders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult).




UPCOMING STORE RUNS AND EVENTS

September 20 Stride Support Group Run with Hoka — West Stride, 7:30 am
Join us for a great training run with Hoka One One! There will be courses for various distances and fluids provided along the way. Plus, it's your chance to experience the Hoka cushion technology - we'll have demo shoes you can take out on the run!
September 23 Atlanta Track Club's Half Marathon Training at West Stride - Week 7! — West Stride, 8:00 am
It's week 7 of fall half marathon training with the Atlanta Track Club!
September 24 AM Striders Group Run — Caribou Coffee - 3487 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, 5:45 am
Looking for some company for your (early) morning runs? Join us Wednesdays at 5:45 am for runs of 3-6 miles. The group meets at Caribou Coffee in the West Stride/Houston's shopping center. Afterward, enjoy a coffee at Caribou! E-mail genie.beaver@weststride.com or call 404-467-1010 for more info.
September 24 West Stride's Red Brick Run at Red Brick Brewery — Red Brick Brewery, 2323 Defoor Hills Road, 6:30 pm
It's the last Wednesday of the month, so we're heading to Red Brick for our evening run! Meet at Red Brick Brewery for a 6:30pm group run. Then stick around for beer tastings and Johnny's pizza! Tickets for the beer tour and tasting will be offered a special discounted rate of $5. Details available on the West Stride Facebook Page.
September 26 Packet Pickup for Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K — West Stride, 12:00 pm
Pick up your race packet and bib early and save time on race morning! Packet Pickup for the Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K will take place at West Stride from 12pm to 7pm.
September 27 Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K — Boulevard Crossing Park, 9:00 am
The Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K is a run/walk South of Grant Park. Starting and ending in the Atlanta BeltLine’s Boulevard Crossing Park in Chosewood Park. More information and links to registration available at HERE.
September 30 Atlanta Track Club's Half Marathon Training at West Stride - Week 8! — West Stride, 8:00 am
It's week 8 of fall half marathon training with the Atlanta Track Club!
October 1 AM Striders Group Run — Caribou Coffee - 3487 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, 5:45 am
Looking for some company for your (early) morning runs? Join us Wednesdays at 5:45 am for runs of 3-6 miles. The group meets at Caribou Coffee in the West Stride/Houston's shopping center. Afterward, enjoy a coffee at Caribou! E-mail genie.beaver@weststride.com or call 404-467-1010 for more info.
October 1 Wednesdays with West Stride Group Run — West Stride, 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening group run at 6:30 pm every Wednesday! Runs will be from 3 to 6 miles. It's a great way to get in a mid-week training run with friends!
October 4 Fierce & Fabulous: Women's Self-Defense Course - SOLD OUT — West Stride, 8:45 am
West Stride is bringing in Divas in Defense for a 60-minute training session for women. Learn how to defend yourself and stay safe on the run! SESSION is SOLD OUT!
October 8 AM Striders Group Run — Caribou Coffee - 3487 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, 5:45 am
Looking for some company for your (early) morning runs? Join us Wednesdays at 5:45 am for runs of 3-6 miles. The group meets at Caribou Coffee in the West Stride/Houston's shopping center. Afterward, enjoy a coffee at Caribou! E-mail genie.beaver@weststride.com or call 404-467-1010 for more info.
October 8 Wednesdays with West Stride Group Run — West Stride, 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening group run at 6:30 pm on Wednesday. Runs will be from 3 to 6 miles. It's a great way to get in a mid-week training run with friends!
October 11 Stride Support Group Run with Mizuno — West Stride, 7:30 am
Join us for a great training run with Mizuno! There will be courses for various distances and fluids provided along the way. Plus, it's your chance to experience the all new Mizuno Wave Rider 18 - we'll have demo shoes you can take out on the run!
October 15 Wednesdays with West Stride Group Run — West Stride, 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening group run at 6:30 pm every Wednesday! Runs will be from 3 to 6 miles. It's a great way to get in a mid-week training run with friends!
October 18 Spooktacular Chase 5K & 1K Fun Run/Walk — Cobb Park (across from Campbell High School), 8:00 am
Chase Seemore the Spooky Owl through Smyrna! This unique chip timed, "Spooky" race course (a Peachtree Qualifier) gently rolls through the historic neighborhoods around downtown Smyrna as you chase our Owl. The Spooktacular Chase benefits Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia, a Cobb County non-profit that provides critical services to blind and low vision residents of North Georgia. Registration information available at www.spooktacularchase.com.
October 31 Early Closing for Halloween — West Stride, 5:00 pm
West Stride will close at 5pm on Friday, October 31st so that the staff can enjoy a fun Halloween night. Regular hours will resume on Saturday at 10:00am.