Strider XC Classic

Sun November 5, 2023 Chesapeake, VA 23322 US Directions


Strider XC Classic 5K

8:15AM EST - 10:00AM EST

Strider XC Kids Classic 1.5 mile

7:30AM EST - 8:00AM EST

Strider Competitive 5K walk

8:15AM EST - 10:00AM EST

Strider XC High School Athlete 5K

8:15AM EST - 10:00AM EST


Bells Mill Park
424 Albemarle Dr
Chesapeake, VA US 23322



We are hosting a food drive for the Southside Food Bank. For every 2 can donated you will receive 1 raffle ticket. The more food you bring the more raffle tickets you will get.  Additional raffle tickets can be purchased for 1 ticket at $2.00 or 3 tickets at $5.00. Must be present to win raffle. There will be two categories of raffles. Adult and Kids. Let's show how the Tidewater Striders support our community and the people in it.  Thank You in advance.


This a Tidewater Strider Grand Prix Race and Hampton Roads Super Grand Prix Race.

The 1st 150 Registered Participants Guaranteed Shirts.

COURSE: This is a 5K XC course at Bells Mill Park in Chesapeake. 1.5 mile course for the Kids classic
FLUIDS AND FOOD: There will be 1 aid station with water and replacement drink.
AMENITIES & POST-RACE:   Awesome T-shirts for the first 150 5K and Kids Race participants and medals for all Finishers. Guaranteed T-shirt sizes until October 15, 2023. Onsite hospitality & refreshments. After Party at Bells Mill Park with food and drinks.
TIME LIMITS: The Kid's race starts at 7:30.
The 5K race starts at 8:15 AM.
The finish line will close at 10 am.
REGISTRATION: Registration opens through Race day. Race day registration is available until 20 minutes before the start of each race. No Exceptions
STRIDER PLUS/LEGACY RUNNERS: Your discount will automatically apply at checkout.
CLUB MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: A Club membership discount of $5.00 is available up thru November 5th. Discounts are automatically applied on the payment page during registration. You should use the account you used to register for the club to apply for this discount. We will also attempt to match on name/date of birth.
AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top 3 Male & Female open and master runners. Age group awards will be 12 &under 13-19 & 10 year age groups until 70&over.  Awards for the Strider kids classic are as follows 6 &under,7-8,9-10, 11-12, 13-17 M&F . Awards will be given out at the end of the 5K race.
Compeative Walking Division: If you register in the Competitive walking Division you must walk the entire race to be eligible for awards in this division if run you will be moved to the 5K Run division!



Race Day Packet Pick-Up

Runners will pick up packets at start/finish line on race day from 6:30AM until 7:30AM

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


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