DCCS: Going the Extra Mile!
Welcome to the DC Capital Striders! We are a community of runners mainly in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland. Our members believe in running in a supportive, non-competitive environment; supporting the environment; raising money for national and local charities; and volunteering at community races.
Member benefits include access to weekly group runs all around the Washington DC region led by knowledgeable group hosts, discount codes on local races and running/fitness/nutrition/health related materials and products, free monthly member raffles, information on running events in the community and opportunity to meet and make new running buddies.
Take a look around, and we hope to see you out on one of our runs or at an upcoming event!
Whats Happening? Catch Our Next Event!
HOLIDAY LIGHTS RUN!!!! —— Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Holiday Themed Fun Run all for charity!!! We raise money for St, Jude Research Hospital and collect new, unwrapped toys for Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. Now in our 11th year!! Dress up in your favorite holiday themed running gear. Join us at Arc’teryx and then after run celebration at Mackey’s Pub where we will be raffling off TONS of prizes from our sponsors.
This is a can’t miss!!! The event of the year!!
Announcements this Month - September 2019
We welcomed these new members in September: Elyse Braner, Katie MacDonald, Jason Carlson, Nicolas Clifford, Michael Emmet, Rose Cintron-Allen, Adam Stolzberg and Laurie Ashley.
Members who renewed in September: David Ramos, Dan Edwards, Gillian Walker, Karen Ashbrook-Barnes, Marketa Widmer, Lori Walkoff and Ella Berkowitz
Public Race Discounts - Private Discounts for DCCS Members
Ragnar Races - 2019
Trail Applachians - Big Bear Lake Campgrounds, WV - August 9-10, 2019 - https://www.runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/appalachians_wv#overview
Use code DCCS19 for $80 off your registration. (Steeper discount for paid DCCS members)
Washington DC Sunset - National Harbor, MD - September 21, 2019 - https://www.runragnar.com/event-detail/sunset/washington-dc#overview
Use code SUNSETDC for $20 off your registration. (Steeper discount for paid DCCS members)
EX2 Adventures - 2019 - https://www.ex2adventures.com/
Use code DCCS2019EX25 for 5% off trail races. Excluding the XTERRA EX2 triathlon, adventure races, and any of the running series. (10% off for our members)
Safety and Health Foundation Series - 2019 - http://www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/
10$ off Potomac River Run Half and Full Marathon and Abebe Bikila Half and Full Marathons. To obtain discount, select category Members of Supporting Clubs
Bad to the Bone Race Series - 2019 - https://www.badtothebone.biz/
Use code DCCS10 for 10% off any of their races. (20% off for our members)
Athletic Equation Race Series - 2019 - https://athletic-equation.com/
Use code 2019AEIDCCS5 for 5% off any of their races. (15% discount for our members)
Potomac River Running Company Races - 2019 - http://potomac.enmotive.com/
Use code PR19DCCS for $5 off any of their races
Use code DCCS10 for 10% off all races (20% for our members)
(steeper discounts for DCCS members)
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - The Alumni Challenge 5K or 25K Relay - https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/NationalHarbor/TheAlumniChallenge5K
Use these codes: 5K code: DCSTRIDERS10 or 25K Team Relay Code: DCSTRIDERS50
*** Please visit our facebook page and look under events tab. MANY races are listed there annually. Some have discount codes, others don’t ***