"Strider Spotlight"

Tracy Armon being recognized as "Super Volunteer"

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Bob Carr - Longtime Coach and Runner Dies


Frank Frazier donated a whopping 100 gallons of blood!

On September 4th Frank Frazier made the news by completing his 100th gallon donation of blood. The picture here is of some of the people that were at The Blood Alliance that morning thanking him and taking care of him. They presented Frank with a cake, a certificate, a large umbrella and a very nice Visa gift card. Being the modest guy he is he told them "I no longer feel like an amateur, more like a paid professional".


We have a NEW Graphic Designer!

Nancy Harms

Her name is Nancy Harms.

Her first logo will be the upcoming Hog Jog 5k. It’s on our website right now! Check it out.  I think you’re going to like what she has in plan for our upcoming race logos and artwork. Please give her all our support going forward.


Tori Connell Conkle our Graphic Designer is leaving.

(Left to right Bill Krause, Tori Connell Conkle and Scott Hershey)


On (6/10/14) at the June Board of Directors meeting Tori Connell Conkle after 7+ years as our Graphic Designer is shown above accepting a plaque and gift card as a "thank you" for her many years of service. Tori will be leaving us and following her mom's footsteps and joining the Army as an officer.

Congratulations from your Florida Strider family and best of luck in the future!


Carol MacDougall - Inspiring Healthy Students in Clay Today


Coach MacDougall was reconized for the fine work she has been doing for the Kids of North Florida - She's our hidden gem!

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John "Terry" Sikes Struck And Killed By Fleeing Auto While Cycling

By Vic Micolucci, WJXT Mobile journalist 7/08/2013

2 men sought in Sunday crime wave that killed bicyclist, injured another man. More...


Strider Person Coordinator Al Saffer Honored For 60 Years With JEA

By Steve Patterson, Florida Times Union • 2/16/2013

Jacksonville has changed a lot since 1952, but one thing stayed the same year after year. Al Saffer kept working for the city's electric utility. For 60 years. More...