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Oct
30

Running USA’s 2020 Global Runner Survey

Running USA’s 2020 Global Runner Survey Take the new 2020 Global Runner Survey from Running USA and share your input on how you’ve run through the challenges of 2020, diversity and inclusion in the sport, how you feel about virtual racing, brands and more! Your opinions help races and running companies all over the country […]

Oct
21

Osprey boys win Middle School XC States, girls take 2nd place

The Rappahannock Ospreys ended our Fall cross country season at the VA Middle School XC Championships with great races & a lot of PRs! The middle school girls were led by Hailey Lemke who came in 8th place in a time of 15:42. The girls finished in 2nd place overall for the team competition with […]

Oct
07

FARC TRACK MEET RESULTS (10/6/2020)

Date:  October 6 (Tuesday);  Time: 6:00 p.m. EDT Location:  Pratt Park (gravel path), Stafford Co. Weather:  Mostly Sunny, T~71F, DP~58F, RH 65%, Wind:  Calm Participants: 8 (2 Events) Event:  1 Mile Terry McLaughlin               M        60       6:14.1 Ted Poulos                           M        58       6:19.8 Steven Konopa                   M        50       6:45.3 Kirk Gordon                         M        64       7:24.8 Mike Brooks                         […]

Oct
03

FARC Track Meet Results (10/3/2020)

Date:  October 3 (Saturday);  Time: 8:00 a.m. EDT Weather:  M. Sunny, T~46F, DP~46F, RH 100%, Wind:  Calm Participants: 5 (3 Events) Event:  1500 Meters Terry McLaughlin               M        60       5:43.4 Ted Poulos                           M        58       5:50.8 Steven Konopa                   M        50       6:02.3 James LaFratta                    M        54       7:23.4 Kirk Gordon                         M        64       7:23.5 Event:  3000 Meters (3K) […]

Sep
27

FARC Fall Track Meet Results (9/26/2020)

There was good participation, great competition, fast times and decent weather (overcast, T~63 F) during the FARC Fall Track Meet. Arsenal Events chip timed each event. Results for the events may be obtained from Athlinks at: https://www.athlinks.com/event/339715/results/Event/936489/Course/1918942/Results Thanks to all that came out!

Sep
24

Ospreys cross country season is here!

The Rappahannock Ospreys are kicking off a full cross country season this Fall! This weekend’s Wilderness Run Invitational will be the first of 4 cross country meets that will take place over the next month. Next weekend we have the Fork Union Invitational, followed by back to back weekends at Pole Green in Richmond. The […]

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 […]