Members of DC Front Runners on a weekly Saturday morning run through Rock Creek Park. (Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post)

In that time, the group has also been a refuge through the devastation of HIV/AIDS and the battles for equality in marriage and the military.

View the club’s history and it’s intersection with gay health and civil rights issues below. Click “Timeline” or, for an alternate view, click “List” to see a listing of important dates and related articles.