• Welcome to the new GetMeRegistered!

Capital Striders Annual Meeting and Dinner - 2013

in United States at Mariott

Online registration for this event is closed. Contact Bobbi Snodgrass at (515) 267-2006.

  • Dinner Registration

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Board Member Registration

    Online registration is closed for this category.


Friday February 22nd @ 6pm

West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Doors open at 6pm for social hour, 7pm dinner.

Mike Wardian

Speaker Mike Wardian

Michael Wardian, 38, Arlington, Virginia

Wardian started running and competing in triathlons in 1996 after finishing his lacrosse career at Michigan State University, where he played attack for the Division I team.

Michael's first marathon in 1996 was the Marine Corps Marathon and Wardian qualified for the Boston Marathon with a time of 3:08 and has since completed more than 150 marathons, 60+ Ultra Marathons on three (3) continents, 20 triathlons, including Iron Man Lake Placid, and one (1) adventure race.

Michael is a three (3) time United States of America Olympic Trails Qualifier in 2004, 2008, 2012 and has a personal best marathon time of 2:17:49 set in 2011 at the Grandma's Marathon.

Michael is a five (5) time member of Team USA for the 100K World Championships in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and has lead the team most years that he was a member with his best finish ever in 2011 for a Silver Medal for the USA and lead the team to the first ever Team Gold Medal for the USA Men (in the 26 years that the USA has been competing).

Michael is a two (2) time member of Team USA for the 50K World Championships in 2009, 2010, and both years, Michael was the Bronze medalist for the USA.

Michael was the 3rd place finisher at the Badwater Ultra Marathon (135 Miles in Death Valley, CA in July with average temps at 121 degrees) in 2011.

Michael has won multiple USATF National Championships: 50 Miles (Road-2011), 50K (Road- 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), 100K (2008), 50 Mile (Trails-2008).

Michael was the highest USA finisher ever on the Men's side at the "Marathon Des Sables" (150 Mile Stage race across the Sahara Desert) in 2010 with a 3rd place finish.

Michael has been selected USATF Ultrarunner of the year in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and was name the International Association of Ultrarunners 2010 Ultrarunner of the year for 2010.

Michael has won multiple major big city marathons such as the: Rock & Roll National Marathon (Washington, DC), Delaware Marathon, San Francisco Marathon, Harford Marathon, Kauai Marathon, Delaware Marathon, Mount Desert Island Marathon, Mercedes Marathon (Birmingham, AL).

Michael has also set multiple Guinness World Records for: Fastest Marathon pushing a Pram, Fastest Marathon as a super Hero and currently has the Indoor World Record for fastest indoor Marathon (2:27:21)

Michael has a beautiful wife, Jennifer and two (2) young sons, Pierce (5 years old) & Grant (3 years old).

Michael also works full time as an International Ship Broker for Potomac Maritime, LLC in Washington, DC, near where he grew up in Oakton, VA.



Capital Striders
PO Box 31069
Des Moines, IA 50310
web: www.capitalstriders.com

  • American Express Discover Card Mastercard Visa
  • When this page loaded, the official time was 9:04:50 PM EST.

Registration Form Closed

Event Organizers

Thank you for hosting your event registration with GetMeRegistered.com!

To get your next event registration form up and running, simply contact us and let us know the date. We will build your form right away and send you information to review the new form.

Thank you!