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Badgerland Striders

Wisconsin's Largest Running Club

Proud to be Wisconsin's Largest and Oldest Running Club, serving Wisconsin's Runners for over 50 years.

12650 W Arden Place, Butler, WI 53007
(414) 476-7223


Website News

Hello Striders and friends:

NEW - Introducing the first annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon 5K run/walk on Oct. 2 at 8:30 a.m.

It will start in front of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Take a run out and along the gorgeous Lakeshore Park island, head into Veterans Park where you will take a loop around the lagoon and listen to the cheering crowds as you finish through the same chute as the MLFM runners will do minutes after you are done. Sign up now!

The next Strider Marathon Build-up run is 20 miles and starts at Kulwicki Park at 7:00 a.m. on Aug 20th. Click here for a map of the first part of the run Click here for a map of the second part. The address for Kulwicki Park is 10777 W Cold Spring Rd, Greenfield, WI 53228.  Aurora Sports Medicine Institute provides both financial support for this program as well as staff on-site at these runs. We especially want to thank Doc Gordon for being available to runners for questions and evaluations.

The “I Can 26.2 It!” youth running program registration is open. Info and registration is at

This program is designed for youth ages 6-12 and is a combination of running on their own and group opportunities. Each child receives an official "I Can 26.2 It! t-shirt (with a special new motivational design this year), a weekly mileage chart and weekly motivational e-mails. Read about the program in our new brochure.

Sign up for the Strider half marathon in August. 

  • Strider Half Marathon starting at Estabrook Park on Aug 27th at 8 a.m.  A mostly shaded 13.1 mile course that ends at a German Beer Garden!  Stick around for a few hours after the race wearing your new tech shirt and finisher's medal for a great breakfast and German beer at the Estabrook Beer Garden!  All for only $26 ($37 non-members).  Limit of 1000 runners. Sign up by Aug. 22nd.

Register for the 36th Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, which will be held on Oct. 2, 2016.

Lakefront Marathon finisher jackets and other marathon merchandise is available for purchase.


Click here for the 2015 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon race results.

Links to photos from Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon are available. Use this link to find your photos.

Check out the new Strider clothing line.

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Featured Event

The President's Fun Run is on Wednesday (Aug 24th) at 6:30 p.m. at Hart Park.  It is located at 7201 W State St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213. You can run 3 miles or 6 miles and then have some food and refreshments. Click here for a link to the fun run.

Click here to see all of the 2016 fun runs.

There are track speed workouts every Tuesday night at Hart Park! Be warmed up and ready at 6:30 p.m.  Meet at the track at Hart Park, located at 7300 W Chestnut St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213.

Upcoming Races & Events

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2016 Badgerland Strider Half Marathon

Date & Time:
8:00 a.m., August 27th, 2016

Estabrook Park
4400 N Estabrook Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211


  • Race will be capped at 1,000 entries.
  • Pre-register online by Monday, Aug. 21st (if cap not reached)
  • Registration fees:  $26.00 Striders, $37 non-members
  • No mail-in registration will be accepted this year.
  • Tech T-Shirts guaranteed to all runners who pre-register.

Volunteers Needed
Click here to sign up to help with the Strider Half Marathon

Packet Pickup:

4-8pm on Thursday August 25th at Performance Running Outfitters Brookfield
4-8pm on Friday August 26th at Performance Running Outfitters Shorewood

Race day - 6:30-7:30 a.m.

Finisher medals for all Finishers,
Medals for 1st-3rd in Age Groups,
Winner plaques for Overall Male and Female

Aid Stations:
Water at 1.8, 4.5, 6.2, 8.5, 10.7, and 12.6 miles.

Hot breakfast from the Estabrook Park Beer Garden and Old German Beer Hall, beverages, and other snacks.

Map:  Click here for map

NEW: A map of where you can park for the Strider Half Marathon.

Race Calendar

Race Directors: All events show in the race calendar and the semi-monthly newsletter.



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