YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD

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Outdoor Practices Continue!

Practices will continue at Laidley Field starting at 5 PM.

Remaining practices in May will be held May 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 29.  

District Meets to Qualify for Regional Meets


The 2023 USATF District Meet will be held June 10, 2023 at Laidley Field.  The AAU District meet will also be held at Laidley Field on June 10.  Those interested in qualifying only for the Regional AAU Region 4 meet in Springfield, OH June 29-July 2, should register with CoachO.  Those interesting in qualifying only for the USATF Region 5 Junior Olympics at Oakland University in Rochester, MI July 7-9 should register with Those wishing to have the opportunity to qualify for both AAU and USATF regional meets must register with both Coach O and  The flyer for the AAU District Meet may be downloaded here.  The flyer for the USATF District Meet may be downloaded here.  

USATF Regional and National Meets

The USATF JO Region 5 National Qualifier will be held at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan on July 7-9, and information will be posted when available.  The USATF JO National Championships will be held in Eugene, Oregon July 24-30 (information here).

AAU Regional and National Meets

The 2023 AAU Region 4 Championships will be held at Wittenberg University on June 29-July 2.  The flyer may be downloaded here.  The AAU National Junior Olympics will be held at  Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa July 29-Aug. 5.  Information may be found here.   


CCS Athletes Dues for 2022-2023 Season

Striders who have not yet registered for the 2022-2023 Season, , please send in your dues.  USATF and AAU Memberships will be obtained for you by Coach Ferrell with part of your dues. You may mail it to: 

Coach William “Chip” Ferrell

PO Box 113

Institute, WV 25112-0113 

or call him and make arrangements to make it to him.  New members need to provide a copy of their birth certificate with the dues and membership form (CCS Registration Form).  

New Members are welcome for the 2023 Track and Field Season!

New Memberships are always accepted during the year. Membership forms may be downloaded here : CCS Registration Form. Do not forget to provide a copy of your birth certificate and your membership fee with your membership form.  Membership includes AAU membership (September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023) and USATF Membership (September 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023)

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Click link for important information on how to register for  AAU membership:

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Striders In College

Our Striders in college are making us proud!  More information about Striders in College may be accessed from the Striders in College link in the menu at the left of each webpage (click here).

The Capital City Striders (CCS),

Located in Charleston, WV is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a club member of the USA Track & Field (USATF) as well as the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) organizations. These organizations are the national governing bodies of track and field. As a result of being a member of USATF and AAU, the CCS is a competitive level club.

The intent of the program is to provide proper training for the events of track & field, to engage in competition with other USATF and AAU clubs locally, regionally & nationally, and to have fun. Athletes also gain valuable educational, social, and travel experiences, while developing confidence and respect for themselves and others.

Masters Athletes

Masters Athletes are welcome to join Capital City Striders and compete in Track and Field, Running, Long Distance Running, and/or Racewalking.  Information on opportunities for Masters may be found at

To donate to Capital City Striders, click here. 

Capital City Striders, Inc.

CEO: Coach William “Chip” Ferrell

501 C (3) Non Profit

PO Box 113

Institute, WV 25112-0113




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