Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The WestSide Stride is a free community pub run/walking group. Participants of all fitness levels are invited for this weekly event.

What sets the WestSide Stride a part from other running groups is their welcoming atmosphere, support your local businesses mentality and casual approach to fitness. Whether running five minutes and walking the rest or running a seven minute mile, there is always room for one more.

This is the sixth year of the WestSide Stride. Last year there was more than 1300 participants from week to week and the plan is to continue to grow, especially with our new neighbors, Fratelli’s Kitchen & Bar and Mayan Buzz and Ice Cream joining our roster.

The group is comprised of all ages, stages of life and fitness levels. Some patrons have come with a friend or family members, where others join the group because they are new to the area or are looking to meet new people in a healthy atmosphere.

The free pub run/walk takes place every Tuesday, April through October, weather permitting. The 5K course includes many sites of downtown and the WestSide. Swift Printing sponsors the event and provides free parking in their parking lot and after attending ten events in a season, patrons receive a free WestSide Stride t-shirt.

The weekly event always starts at Swift Printing & Communications, Inc. (404 Bridge St. NW) Then after the exercise, the group rotates between The Sovengard, Jolly Pumpkin, Fratellis Pizza, Fratellis Kitchen & Bar, Anchor Bar, O’Toole’s, Harmony Hall, One Bourbon, ANDO, Mayan Buzz & Chocolates and The Knickerbocker for food and beverage specials.

For more information please contact Jessica Slaydon at 616-915-5370 or [email protected] Please join our WestSide Stride facebook group. (http://goo.gl/pG0GE2) and follow on Instagram.  

2019 Post run/walk meet up locations:

04.23 – One Bourbon

04.30 – Harmony Hall

05.07 – ANDO

05.14 – The Knickerbocker New Holland Brewing

05.21 – The Sovengard | Biergarten and Kitchen

05.28 – Mayan Buzz Chocolates & Ice Cream

06.04 – Fratelli’s Pizza at the Anchor Bar – Kevin’s Birthday

06.11 – Fratellis Kitchen & Bar

06.18 – O’Toole’s Public House  

06.25 – Jolly Pumpkin

07.02 – No Run/Walk – Happy 4th of July!

07.09 – One Bourbon

07.16 – Harmony Hall

07.23 – ANDO

07.30 – The Knickerbocker New Holland Brewing

08.06 – The Sovengard | Biergarten and Kitchen

08.13 – Fratelli’s Pizza at the Anchor Bar

08.20 – Mayan Buzz Chocolates & Ice Cream

08.27 – Fratellis Kitchen & Bar

09.03 – O’Toole’s Public House

09.10 – Jolly Pumpkin

09.17 – One Bourbon

09.24 – Harmony Hall

10.01 – ANDO

10.08 – The Knickerbocker New Holland Brewing

10.15 – The Sovengard | Biergarten and Kitchen


Cost: Free
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Jessica Slaydon
Organizer Phone: 616-459-4263
Organizer Email: [email protected]


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