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Bullseye Running / Ho Co Striders Youth Cross Country program – registration for Fall of 2024 will open around 8/1/24! 1 mile time trial for kids 7 and over will be required at the first practice in late August.

Check the results of the meets and see the meet schedule by clicking the results link. Results

The Fall cross country program is for beginners and experienced kids no younger than 5 and up to 18 years old if not on a high school cross country team. Two practices per week from 5:40-6:45pm typically on Monday and Wednesday each week at Burleigh Manor Middle/Centennial High but could be Tuesday and Thursday (not sure yet). Starts end of August and ends end of October with an option to compete at meets every Sunday. Need to bring a water bottle to every practice and wear running shoes and weather appropriate athletic attire.

Email with any questions.

AAU Junior Olympic XC Nationals will be on Saturday December 7, 2024 in Charlotte, NC this year.

The 2023 team had almost 300 kids on the team.

Bullseye’s Summer Striders (XC Summer Training Program for high school and college age distance runners)
Registration is closed. Train together to get better. Typically 3 practices per week: Tuesday’s at Atholton High 5:45-7:00pm, Thursday’s at Wilde Lake Middle 5:45-7:00pm, Saturday’s at Howard High 9-10:30am. Bringing a water bottle to practice and wearing running shoes is required. Must be able to run 3 miles without walking to join.
-The AAU District meet is June 8-9, the region meet is June 20-23 and the National meet for those that qualify will be July 26-August 3 in Greensboro, NC. 8 and under through 18 years old. If the athlete has hit at least one qualifying standard on the above link, email with any questions and for a registration form. Deadline to join is May 30.
2024 Spring Track & Field Program HAS ENDED – registration for 2025 will open around February 1, 2025.
*We had 395 kids on the team so had 2 practice locations again, one at Oakland Mills High and one at Howard High, and practiced through May 23.
*Meets were Sunday afternoons typically in Carroll and Frederick County, you can come when you want to.
*Practice dates: twice a week typically but the days vary as we have to work around high school sports schedules.
*Practice times are 5:45-7pm.
*Spring youth track and field program (all events) for kids no younger 7 and up to 18 if not on their high school track team.
*All running and field events.  Beginners and experienced.  Boys and girls.
*Bringing a water bottle to practice and wearing running shoes and weather appropriate athletic attire is required.
If you have any questions after reading this please email
Bullseye Running / Howard County Rec & Parks Indoor Training Program
2025 registration is NOT open yet. Practices in 2024 were Saturday evenings 6:30-8pm from January 13 to March 2 at 5001 Meadowbrook Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21043. NON COMPETITIVE PROGRAM. NO SPRINTERS. Program is just for youth distance runners to keep some fitness over the Winter.
Click HERE to register.



Enjoy a fun slideshow of the kids who participated in the 8 runs challenge in the second half of May 2020 – click HERE.


Junior Strider Pictures – Go under Pictures and Video Tab
New picture tab starting Spring/Summer 2013