2023 Race Schedule

Saturday, March 11, 2023

2023 Shillelagh 4 Mile Run & Walk Event Event
Thursday, June 1, 2023
2022 Swartz Creek 5K Challenge Event Event

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Flushing Evening Road Race Event Event

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!