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Aug
02

Ospreys kicking off Cross Country season

FARC’s youth running club, the Rappahannock Ospreys, are kicking off the start of their cross country season. Our club is open to kids ages 8-18, and the only requirement is to have a FARC membership. There will be a parent’s meeting on Tuesday, August 3rd at 6pm (Pratt Park pavilion near the tennis courts) where […]

Feb
25

Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon Race Report

Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon Race Report The Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon took place Saturday February 20th on the Dahlgren Heritage Rail Trail in King George, VA. The race was the first in the  2021 Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Series. Conditions were challenging to say the least. The snow we received leading up to the […]

Feb
22

How to get started with Kilter – Miles for Meaning

How to Sign up! Here is a step-by-step guide to getting signed-up for Miles for Meaning on Kilter and joining the Fairy Godmother Project Team! The guide below was done on Android but the process shouldn’t be much different on iPhones. Download the Kilter app Go to the App Store on your phone (Google Play […]

Dec
20

Learn about scholarships offered by FARC

FARC Scholarships JOHN ROBBINS MEMORIAL SPIRIT OF VOLUNTEERING  SCHOLARSHIP Eligibility Requirements 1. Must be a FARC member 2. Must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled as a college undergraduate in good academic standing 3. Must attend college in the fall of 2021 4. Must be an active volunteer in school, college, and/or […]

Dec
07

Royal Farms Concern

Impacts to VCR Trail due to Proposed Gas Station All FARC members are encouraged to push the city for a pedestrian bridge over the Blue and Gray Parkway! Why would the city be so enthusiastic about building trails only to partially destroy the VCR, one of our very beloved running trails, by approving a Royal […]

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 […]