The Warren Striders Track Club, Inc, is
a grass-roots non-profit, tax exempt, charitable youth track and field development
organization, founded January 25, 1977, by Jack C. Thornton, Jr.
The Warren Striders Track Club, Inc. is open to all youth and adult
track and field enthusiasts regardless of age, sex, race, or athletic ability. The
organization draws its low / moderate income membership locally from Warren and Trumbull
County, OH Public and Parochial School Systems. The Striders also have an affiliate
group encompassing Stark County Youth. Since its inception, the Striders have served
over 300 members representing two generations.
The Warren Striders Track Club, Inc. is certified by the State of Ohio
as a non-profit corporation and is exempt from federal income tax as a 501(3)(c)
charitable organization. (ETN:38-3648190). As a result all donations and financial
contributions are tax deductible.
The Warren Striders Track Club, Inc. encourages participation in low /
high intensity competitions, as well as encourages academic commitments to
excellence. Additional program goals promote family and community interaction, good
citizenship, and positive self-esteem. The Striders help reduce youth apathy, and
negative youth activities, while attempting to create a "sound mind and
body". Furthermore, the program encourages the benefits of long term healthful
exercise, physical fitness and good nutrition.
The Warren Striders Track Club, Inc. offers an organized, positive,
foundation to all local area youth and adults, by hosting events, as well as having a
strong presence in local, regional and national competition Participation and
volunteerism promote the idea that "Each One Should Teach One"
For more information please e-mail us: JThorntonjr1@msn.com
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