Annual Striders track meet Friday in Charleston

The City of Charleston says the 26th Annual Capital City Striders Invitational Track Meet will happen this Friday, June 8 at 4:30pm, and again Saturday June 9th starting at 9am in University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field. The event averages 500 athletes each year and this year features youth teams from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. There's a 3K or 2K Steeplechase at 6:00 PM Friday and a 5K on the tract at 7pm. Other events include the Turbo Javelin Throw and the Triple Jump. Pre registration is preferred, but you can sign up on site, or at the Headquarters Hotel, Embassy Suites for $5.00 per event. All ages are welcome to compete.

Entry information for this age group event is available at