2024 Race Schedule

Saturday, February 10, 2024

2024 Sweetheart 5K Fun Run - Bauman's Running & Walking Shop

About the Riverbend Striders

Be active, get fit, and have FUN!

Our weekly group runs/walks and year-round series of Local race events help keep you engaged in your health all year long!

Affordable Events for All

In addition to putting on the most running & walking events in the area, we do it at a price point that everyone can afford!

Meet great people!

Make running & walking part of your weekly routine with the extra motivation and inspiration of positive  like-minded people!

Join The Riverbend Striders Today!

The purpose of the Riverbend Striders is to promote health & fitness through running and walking.  We serve the running/walking community by providing a year-round schedule of events, either through club managed races or by assisting area race directors for non-club managed events.  The Striders welcome all area runners and walkers whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran.

Why Join the Riverbend Striders?

  • Discounts of $2.00 on early registration for at least eight club managed races held throughout the year. 
  • A 10% discount on regular priced items at Bauman's Running Center in Flint 
  • Training runs/walks on Wednesday evenings at the Downtown Flint YMCA, with the use of lockers and showers 
  • Membership in the Road Runners Club of America 
  • Newsletters, race applications, e-mail bulletins, race results, area running information, and special announcements
  • Club social gatherings
  • Much More!