About Us

About Us

Have you ever thought about starting a walking/running, biking, or swimming program? Have you ever just thought about making healthier, active lifestyle choices but just didn't know where to begin? Sunset Coast Striders/Tri-Avengers(SCS/Tri-Avengers) is a club of friends coming together to serve as a welcoming/training group for such individuals. SCS/Tri-Avengers provides group training sessions in an informal, encouraging, & supportive atmosphere. You will not be left behind!

SCS/Tri-Avengers also serves as a motivating group for intermediate & advanced athletes. Need that little extra challenge to meet that PR? Want to discuss strategies on how to overcome hitting that wall at mile 20? Or how about being able to count on a few extra people to make those blessed nutrition stops happen on those loooong run days? SCS/Tri-Avengers has got your back!

SCS/Tri-Avengers is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization (EIN 37-1759147). We are an affiliate member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). We are also a registered IronMan and USA Triathlon (USAT) official triathlon. We aim to benefit Southwest Michigan through connections in the community offering volunteer opportunities; causes to support; and businesses to partner with. SCS/Tri-Avengers is committed to advancing and encouraging improved fitness and health by engaging the individual and the community through outdoor activities.

Join SCS/Tri-Avengers today and together, we can cultivate a community of health and wellness through all things endurance benefitting body, mind, and spirit!

All levels. All ages. All abilities. Together. No (Wo)Man Left Behind.

Annual membership is only $15! Want to stay in-the-know? Simply "like" Sunset Coast Striders on Facebook. If you don't have a Facebook account, that's okay! Just send us an e-mail. Once the dues are paid, you'll get signed up for our wonderful member benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Race registration discounts to various area races ($3+ value/race!)
  • Discounts and coupons for local vendors/businesses
  • Low/no-cost training programs such as 5k, 10k, half marathon, Couch 2 Tri, etc. with certified coaches ($100+ value)
  • The latest information about SCS/Tri-Avengers group runs/rides, open water swim sessions (OWS), and new programs
  • Access to a forum of like-minded individuals through Facebook.
  • ...and other benefits that might become available throughout the year!!

How can I help?

  • Join! Pay your dues, send a "Join" request to our closed community page on Facebook and our closed Tri-Avengers page. Lastly, participate in our group activities.
  • Donate! Want to donate to the cause of getting Southwest Michigan active? Want to make it more affordable for someone to participate in a training program or special event? E-mail SCS/Tri-Avengers to inquire about donation opportunities!
  • Share! Spread the word about SCS/Tri-Avengers to your friends, your brother, your mother, everyone! Encourage people to get active and invite people to participate in our events and to "like" our Facebook page.
  • Volunteer! Help pass out water/gatorade at our weekend long runs during training season. Volunteer at our affiliate charities. Help with behind-the-scenes operations of SCS/Tri-Avengers.
  • Sponsor! Send SCS/Tri-Avengers an e-mail inquiring about sponsorship opportunites for your local business. Business contributions are what keep the SCS/Tri-Avengers weekly group events free, and enable SCS/Tri-Avengers to spread awareness and offer low-cost coaching, training, and special events.

This group is all about YOU - improving your health, wellness, social life, body, mind, and spirit!

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