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Sep
19

FARC Track Meet Results (9/19/2020)

Chilly temps for this final FARC Track Meet for Summer of 2020. Next FARC “Track” Meet will be at Pratt Park (entrance closest to YMCA outdoor water park) on Tue, Sep 22nd, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Sep
17

Haunted Hopyard Contest

Win a Free Entry for the Haunted Hopyard 5k!   Think you can handle double duty by running a 10k and 5k on the same day? The 10k Run Through History kicks off at 8am. The Haunted Hopyard 5k will run in waves starting at 11am.   Here is what you need to do to […]

Sep
15
Sep
15

FARC Fall Track Meet (9/26/2020)

2020 FARC FALL TRACK MEET AT JAMES MONROE HIGH SCHOOL DATE:  Saturday, September 26, 2020  (Rain or Shine) REGISTRATION:  Sign up on-line (Arsenal Events) before midnight on September 25, 2020 or on-site RACE DAY.  Payment (CASH ONLY) on Race Day (see cost info below) COST:  $5.00 per Event OR $10 for 2 or more Events […]

Sep
14

September Grand Prix Update

  Grand Prix Update as of September 14 Like so many other things in 2020 the Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix has needed to adapt to the impacts of COVID. Several races were canceled or went virtual this year. The Grand Prix Directors have been working diligently to provide runners the ability to compete/participate even […]

Sep
05

FARC Track Meet Results (9/5/2020)

Awesome weather (Fall preview?); Next FARC Track Meet at JMHS is Tue, Sep 8th, beginning at 6:30p. Events scheduled include 1 mile and 2 miles, subject to change, based on participant input/interest and weather conditions.

Sep
05

How to Prioritize your Facebook Feed

Make sure you don’t miss a post from FARC! I ask people from the club frequently, “How do you get your updates about FARC?” and the answer is usually Facebook. Unfortunately I also hear that club members miss a lot of information. Hopefully I can help. The Facebook News Feed can be a bit of […]

Sep
03

Track Meet Results (September 1, 2020)

Next Track Meet at James Monroe High School is:

Saturday, September 5, 2020, Starting at 8:00 a.m. (1500m, 3000m)

Jun
24

FARC Track Meets

FARC Track meets Details: Meets will be held every Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm-7:30 pm from July 7th to August 25th at James Monroe High School track. Events: Mile, 2 mile Runners MUST bring their own pen to sign up and water bottles. Please warm-up and cool-down on your own unless you are with family […]

Jun
12

FARC at the Square Fun Run Tomorrow!

A few reminders. Meet across the street from Hyperion in the courtyard next to the Fredericksburg Area Museum. Read, print, sign, and bring with you the waiver which can be found here: Waiver Pass single file while on the run. Allow space when near other groups. Masks must be worn while gathered before and after […]

Jun
11

2020 Grand Prix Series Update

What we know Today… The FARC Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Series is still on! Obviously there are modifications as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, but we’re posting here with our current plan. Here is the status of races that are/were scheduled since our last event: Stafford Hospital 5k New date is 29 August. […]

Jun
08

Saturday Fun Runs Return!

Do not gather at Hyperion A waiver must be signed by all participants Masks must be worn when gathered before and after the run Maintain appropriate distance While running, pass single file No more than 50 individuals may participate Guidelines for returning to group runs. Hooray! On June 13th we will see a return to […]

May
15

FARC Treasurer Recognized by Marine Corps Marathon Organization

Howard Thomas Receives Oscar Mike Award The Oscar Mike award is given annually by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) to an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the Marine Corps Historic Half, the running community, and the City of Fredericksburg. This year the MCMO selected none other than our very own treasurer Howard […]

May
07

How to stay healthy during COVID-19

running during covid-19 Running during a pandemic can be scary, and your FARC fam wants all of our members to stay healthy during this unprecedented times. 01 Run in nature. If you feel empowered to go on a run, head out for a solo run in a less crowded natural or green environment. You should […]

May
06

Operation YMCA C.R.E.W. Virtual Duathlon

Consider supporting our local YMCA as they provide special childcare services for our health workers and all essential workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Run Signup REgistration  

Apr
26

The Antisocial 7,000,000 Millimeter Run in Honor of Vic Culp

The AntiSocial 7,000,000 Millimeter run Let’s celebrate FARC’s very own celebrity, Vic Culp, by running a virtual race in his honor! Check out https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/AnyTown/antisocial7millionmmrun for more details on how to honor Vic Culp and raise money for the organization of his choice, the Rappahannock Ospreys.    

Apr
24

Quarantine Backyard Ultra

FARC Members Participate in Grueling Endurance Event The Quarantine Backyard Ultra started on Saturday, April 4th, and captivated runners and non-runners alike. The format was simple, runners completed 4.167 mile laps every hour until only 1 runner was left standing. The entire event was broadcast over video conference making it a spectacle like no other. […]

Apr
23

FARC BINGO

Let’s Get Moving It’s a beautiful day to stay in the neighborhood and play some social distancing BINGO! Having trouble staying motivated while social distancing? Well, join us for some fun and play FARC Bingo! Please screenshot the board, and add pictures to our Facebook group and use the hashtag #FARCBingo. We are looking forward […]

Apr
23

RRCA Runner Feedback Needed

RRCA Survey The RRCA has launched a nationwide survey to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected participation in running events as well as locally organized group runs and training programs. Please visit the following link in order to participate:  http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eh1isn3jk94ehrqs/start The goal of the survey is to gather data from runners to better understand […]

Apr
20

FARC Runners Complete All Day Challenge

Quaranineteen Challenge On Sunday April 19th several FARC Members took on the challenge to run 1.9 miles or kilometers every hour for 19 hours. The event raised over $7,000 for No Kid Hungry, which helps provide meals for kids who are going without due to the closure of schools. JP Caudill was the organizer for […]