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Congratulations to Bella Boggs and Maysen Fletcher who competed in the Champs Sports Cross Country Championship on November 26, 2022 in Charlotte, NC.  Bella got 2nd in the Girls Freshman group with a time of 19:16 for the 5K.  Maysen won first of 53 for the 11-12 girls 3K with a time of 10:43.1.

Updated Cross Country Practices before National Meet

Cross Country Practices before the National AAU Cross Country Meet (December 3, 2022 in Knoxville, TN) will be held: 

Monday Nov. 28 - 4:30 pm at Capital High School

Tuesday Nov. 30 - 4:30 pm at Capital High School

Thank you to Sarah Fletcher for leading the practices at Capital High School.  

Indoor Track and Field Practices Begin!

Indoor Track and Field practices will be held on Saturdays at the Kanawha City Community Center at 3511 Venable Avenue starting Saturday, December 3.  Practices will be held from 12 noon to 2 PM every Saturday except for holidays.  

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).  Indoor practices will be held stating in December on Saturdays at the Kanawha City Community Center.  

Important Dates for AAU Cross Country

November 28, 2022: National Championship online registration closes.

December 3, 2022:  National Championship Knoxville, TN



Maysen Fletchen won an All-American Award at the 2022 AAU Junior Olympics in Greensboro, NC (June 30-August 6).  She placed 6th in the 1500 with a time of 4:54.76.  Congratulations Maysen!

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).  Fall Cross Country Practice continues in October and November, and dates and locations will be posted before practices.  

Capital City Striders Pictures are here.

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

Check our Results Pages for Results from 2019 and earlier years!

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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