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Wyoming Valley Striders

Mountain Top, PA 18707 US

About Us

Established in 1975, the Wyoming Valley Striders (WVS) is the oldest continuously operating running club in Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley. The WVS is a registered 501(C)(3) non-profit.. 

Supporting the local running community in Northeastern Pennsylvania, we host seven races a year, along with numberous informal group runs and several social events. 

The club puts on six races a year: a *Winter's End 4.5 Mile Run in March, a *Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run in May, two age graded trail runs, one in the Spring and one in the Fall, a 5.3 and 5.5 miles respectively, and a *20K race in November. (*Denotes races in the Vince Wojnar Triple Crown.) Marking the start of the high school cross country season, our annual Cliff Robbins Sr. Memorial Invitational takes place each year on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. 
Some of our events include:
  • New Year's Day Social Training Run
  • Couch to 5K training program
  • Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches' Cross Country All-Stars Awards
  • End of Year Social
  • Weekly group runs
Membership benefits include race and local store discounts. Yearly dues are $10 (mail) or $12 (online). Supporters do not need to be a WVS member to run in our road races. Join or Renew

Next Race Starts in....

WVS 5K - November 10, 2024

We are thrilled to announce our brand new 5K race, happening alongside our 20K Run on November 10th at the Susquehanna Warrior Trail in Shickshinny.

This race will also serve as the goal race for our WVS 5K Training Program, kicking off on September 11th. 


We are Hometown Proud!

Dominic Hockenbury and Regan Rome


These kids sure have grown since their time running for Lake-Lehman and Dallas! Congratulations to Dominic and Regan who competed in the U.S. Olympic Team Trails Marathon in Orlando on Saturday, February 3, 2024! 

Great job! 


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40th Anniversary - 2015

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