Welcome to the first of this season's Monday Weekend Round-Ups! Each Monday, following a Gold Cup race weekend, you will be receiving an email like this one with a recap of the previous weekend, as well as any follow up information you need to know.

But first, I just want to welcome all our new Striders! There were SO MANY new faces at the Gold Cup table and SO MANY new names on the Scored results! So welcome, and I hope you have an amazing season!

In this bulletin:


Gold Cup Race Recap

Runnin' With the Irish 5K

It was great seeing everybody out at the race on Saturday. And I am proud of every single one of you! It was a COLD ONE...! With that in mind, here are a few reminders:




  1. Aaron Cook [18:58.8]
  2. Tim Gross [20:10.5]
  3. Brian Culbreth [20:32.9]
  4. Vincent Rinas [21:16.3]
  5. Ruben Falcon [21:57.7]


  1. Stephanie Burkholder [21:39.4]
  2. Amy Maciejewski [22:36.6]
  3. Marialena Nagel [22:46.9]
  4. Melissa Smith [24:11.8]
  5. Elaine Hendricks [24:31.2]


  1. J. Nagel (Age 8) [43:46.7]
  2. Tom Magill (Age 93) [47:06.7]


  1. O. Augustyn (Age 8) [31:33.4]
  2. Beverly J Calligan (Age 79) [51:54.4]



Races This Week

Sponsored Race #1
THURSDAY MARCH 17, 2022 @ 5:30PM

St. Pat’s Pre-Parade 5K/1 Miler

St. Matthias Hall
101 W. Burrell Drive
Crown Point, IN US 46307

Don't forget that Striders that participate in 3 or more sponsored races in 2022 will receive an award at the end of year Gold Cup Banquet.

Race Day Packet Pickup & Late Registration
4:30 pm at St. Matthias Hall

Online Registration (Online Registration ends 11:59pm March 16th - There will be Race Day Registration)

Note from Statistician: Striders that run/participate in the COMPETITIVE 5K will automatically receive credit towards the "2022 Sponsored Race Award" as long as their are listed in the official results. Striders that participate in the NON COMPETITIVE 5K/1MILE can receive participation credit by emailing the Statistician as there will be no official results to be processed.


Upcoming Races

In the attachments to this email, you will find for your convenience the most up to date copy of our Gold Cup Schedule, a copy of the membership application, as well as the currently available paper registrations for the following races:


Group Runs this Week

Monday - Outdoor Group Run (All Ages)

6:00pm @ Ironwood Brewery
6 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Leader: Karen Spoor
Distance: 4 Miles


Wednesday - Indoor Kids Group Run

5:30pm @ Dean and Barbara White Community Center
6600 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410
Leaders: Deanna Grimes & Ed Caccavale


Thursday - Indoor Group Run (All Ages)

6:30pm @ Hammond Sportsplex
6630 Indianapolis Blvd, Hammond, IN 46323
Leader: Heather Hobson
More Info


Questions from the Week

  1. I am a Gold Cup member, but I haven't been scored... What do I do?
    First, please check that you have purchased the Gold Cup upgrade. You can confirm this HERE. However, if you have purchased the upgrade, but still have issues, please contact the Statistician who will investigate. (She is human and can make mistakes).
  2. Why am I being scored in the (...) age group? Shouldn't I be in the age group below?
    You age group for the entire Gold Cup season is based on your age on July 1, 2022. 
  3. I see one of the award categories is "age graded". What is that?
    You can read about age grading at . If you have any other questions, please feel free to talk to our Statistician (Emily-Rose) at any Gold Cup race this season.
  4. I didn't make it to the 2021 Season Gold Cup banquet in January. Can I pick up my award?
    Awards will be available at the Gold Cup table at each race for your collection.
  5. I just signed up for the Striders. Am I too late to submit miles for the "100 Mile Club"?
    Nope! You can email your monthly totals for January and February to the Statistician.
  6. How do I view the "Strider Google Drive"?
    You can access the Strider Google Drive HERE!


A thank you to our sponsors!

The Calumet Region Striders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We manage the club on donations and sponsorship. If you would like more information on our sponsorship program, please contact our Vice President at:







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