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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Virtual Challenge Update
Keep Those Virtual Challenge Submissions Coming! Shout out to Megan McDonald and Thomas McDonald for rocking their Virtual 5k runs today! Remember there is no cost to in the Challenge as there are options free virtual races for both the 5k and 10k distance. The free Strider Quarantine 5k ends tomorrow so get to it. […]
Virtual Challenge – Tips for Doing Virtual Races
Virtual Races are part of our New Reality Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, race directors have been forced to cancel or postpone races. Many race directors and charities are being hurt financially due to this. Races like the Moss Free Clinic 5k which have moved to offer a virtual option gives […]
VA RRCA Virtual Challenge – Team Captain
OK FARC’ERS LETS CRUSH SOME VIRTUAL RUNS! Hey runners I’m Brian and I’ll be your Captain for our little virtual race challenge. Yesterday we announced the VA RRCA’s Virtual Challenge. Today I wanted to provide some additional details. I’ve setup a webpage that I will use to post information on the challenge: Virtual […]
VA RRCA Virtual Challenge
Virginia Road Runners Club of AMERICA Virtual Challenge. I know a lot of you are feeling isolated and really missing running with the group. It obviously doesn’t help that so many of the events we have been looking forward to are being canceled or postponed. One of the best ways we can support the organizations […]
Subscribe to the FARC Calendar
I’m sure everyone took the time to look at our spiffy new calendar and thought to themselves… “Self, it would be awesome if I could subscribe to the FARC calendar so I didn’t have to go to the website to see all the cool things going on!” Guess what you can! There are a couple […]
New Twitter Account
Our old Twitter account was lost to time and the inability to figure out who had the login… oops! Never fear we have a new Twitter account for all your tweeting needs! Please follow us at twitter.com/run_farc aka @Run_FARC. If you happen to be one of the folks who have been waiting since 2016 for […]
New Calendar Page Updated
Running Calendar New integrated calendar for local events. I’m sure everyone is tired of hearing that their races are postponed or canceled. Hopefully we will be out running together soon. The calendar on the new runfarc.com website has been updated to include a number of local events and links to the registration pages. There are […]