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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

April 20 Closed for Easter — West Stride, 12:00 pm
West Stride will be closed for the Easter holiday.
April 23 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.
April 23 Wednesdays with West Stride Group Run — West Stride, 6:30 pm
NEW TIME! 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!
April 26 Girls on the Run Spring 5k — Georgia Tech, 8:00 am
Run, Walk, Celebrate! Join us for Girls on the Run Spring 5K! Registration includes entrance into the race-day expo featuring healthy refreshments, music, family friendly activities, Happy Hair and a short-sleeved race t-shirt. Race proceeds benefit the Girls on the Run of Atlanta Scholarship fund. This is a non-competitive, timed race with all #1 bibs. For more information and registration, visit www.girlsontherunatlanta.org/gotr-5k/.
April 26 Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5k — Tanyard Creek Park, 460 Collier Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, 8:00 am
The Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5K is a Run/Walk along the Atlanta BeltLine Northside Trail and through the beautiful Collier Hills, Collier Hills North, and Ardmore Park neighborhoods. Be sure to register early - registration is limited! More information and links to registration available at http://run.beltline.org.
April 26 City of Smyrna's Jonquil City Jog — Smyrna City Hall - 2800 King Street, Smyrna 30080, 8:00 am
Join the City of Smyrna and Walk, Jog, Run or FLY for Fun, Education and Pie! This FAST and fun 5k benefits the Campbell Educational High School Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides financial and community support to Campbell High School students. After running or walking the scenic course through the heart of Smyrna stick around for post-race fun and sample a famous Kenny's Key Lime Pie! You can register online at www.active.com.
April 26 Be The Match® Walk+Run — Atlantic Station Central Park, 8:00 am
Thousands of patients search for a marrow donor and hope for a transplant. When you run or walk in the Atlanta Be The Match® Walk+Run, you give them a second chance at life. The event features a 5K run/walk with chip timing, as well as a 1K fun run and a short Tot Trot. For more info, visit www.bethematchfoundation.org
April 30 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.
April 30 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 snacks! Tickets for the beer tour and tasting will be offered a special discounted rate of $5. Details available on the West Stride Facebook Page.
May 3 2014 Atlanta Dog Jog — Piedmont Park, 9:00 am
Presented by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association Foundation, Atlanta Dog Jog is a highly anticipated annual event for dogs and their people in Atlanta's Piedmont Park. The fun- run and walk features a 1-mile and 2-mile course. Both are optimal for participants of all athletic levels, from competitive runners to casual walkers. Strollers and wagons are permitted. Please visit www.atlantadogjog.org/ for details and registration!
May 4 The Harris Jacobs Dream Run — Zaban Park, Dunwoody, Atlanta, 8:00 am
The 21st annual Harris Jacobs Dream Run will be held on May 4th. The Harris Jacobs Dream Run (HJDR) honors the memory of Harris Jacobs, an influential leader in the Atlanta community. The proceeds provide, through scholarships, the opportunity for EVERY child to participate in our sports programs and activities. All registered runners receive a 2014 high-performance Harris Jacobs Dream Run T-shirt, a goodie bag, and a chance to win excellent raffle prizes. For information and to register, please visit: www.atlantajcc.org/HJDR.
May 7 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.
May 7 Wednesdays with West Stride Group Run with Mizuno! — 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!
May 14 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!
May 17 Mableton Day 5K — Mableton, 8:00 am
Come to run and stay to play! Run the Mableton Day 5K at 8:00am and stick around for the full Mableton Day festivities, including live entertainment, vendors, kids activities, art, food and a classic car show. More information at www.mabletonday.com
May 24 Stride Support Open Group Run — West Stride, 7:30 am
Join us for a fully-supported group run as you prepare for your upcoming races! You can go long or if you have a race coming up, join us for a shake-out run! There will be courses for various distances, with fluids provided along the way and post-run refreshments. All abilities welcome.
May 28 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 snacks! Tickets for the beer tour and tasting will be offered a special discounted rate of $5. Details available on the West Stride Facebook Page.
May 31 SERV International Race for ONE Million Meals 5K — Downtown Marietta Square, 8:00 am
IN-STORE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Join us for the inaugural SERV International Race for ONE Million Meals 5K on Saturday, May 31. Our race will start and finish at the historic Marietta Square. SERV Race for ONE Million Meals 5K will raise funds towards our feeding program SERV 1 FEED 1, 5 cents per life saving meal.

This family friendly race is open to all racers and walkers as well as participants with strollers (please leave the pups at home though!). The post-race party will include great musical acts and games for all ages!

Details at Active.com.