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FCRC Summer Scavenger Hunt

Get out and enjoy all Fort Collins has to offer this summer while earning raffle tickets for fun prizes! Collect points from each category until September 2, 2024. This will get you to log miles, use your camera and maybe see some things you don’t normally see! Prizes will range from fun FCRC swag to a […]

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National Week of Action for MMIWR Recap

As the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center reports, Native communities face the highest rates of assault, abduction, and murder of women. More than 4 in 5 Indigenous women — a staggering 84.3% — having experienced violence in their lifetime. In addition, 96% of Indigenous women who experienced sexual violence had this violence committed by a […]

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History of the Half Marathon

Where did the half marathon race distance come from? The half marathon has a rich history that intertwines with the evolution of long-distance running. Unlike the marathon, which has its origins in ancient Greece and was modernized for the 1896 Olympics, the half does not trace back to a singular historical event. Its popularity and […]

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The History of Olympic Marathon Trials

How Runners Make Team USA The Olympic marathon is one of the most prestigious and challenging events in the world of sports. Every four years, the best long-distance runners from different countries compete for the glory of representing their country and winning a medal. How do runners qualify for the Olympic marathon? How do they […]

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Fitness Resolutions

Staying motivated in the new year It’s the new year and you might have set some goals/fitness resolutions in the new year for yourself – congratulations! The hardest part of this goal setting is staying motivated after the initial excitement wears off and the winter blahs set in. But don’t worry, there are some proven […]

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Winter Running: How to Do It and Why You Should

Running in the Cold Weather Can Be a Good Thing Ok, you love running. But do you not love the cold that Colorado has to offer in the coming months? You aren’t alone (though, some people do enjoy it). Many runners find it hard to keep up their routine when the temperature drops. But running […]

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2024 Segment Showdown

Are you ready to explore Fort Collins with various segments? The Segment Showdown is back for its 4th year! So get ready to push yourself, check out the town and earn some bragging rights, maybe a STRAVA crown, and prizes (to be announced). Again this year there will only be two (2) segments per month. […]

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Holiday Gifts for Runners: A Guide for 2023

Running is a great way to stay fit, relieve stress, and enjoy nature. If you have a runner in your life, you might be wondering what to get them for the holidays. Whether they are a beginner or a seasoned marathoner, there are plenty of gifts that can make their running experience more enjoyable, comfortable, […]

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Cold Weather = Frost Points

Cold weather is coming, which means it’s FROST POINTS SEASON. What are Frost Points? Frost Points is the FCRC’s cold weather challenge to motivate you for winter training! For each mile you run when the temp is below freezing, you earn points:Miles x (32F – Temp While You Ran) = Frost PointsExample: 5 miles, 22F5 x […]

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Gifted Feet 2023

Final Numbers! Thanks to all who participated in the 2023 Gfited Feet Program. This year we raised over $3,000. A huge thanks to the donors below, as well as those who chose to remain anonymous.   Adrian Macdonald Green Events Lisa Arnold Aimee Chlebnik Heather Hutson Maddy Boyd Becca Gennings Jonathan Zeif Megan Straney, in […]

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FCRC Saturday Run – All Welcome to Join (Varying Paces)

FCRC Saturday Run & Training Groups, all levels (Members & non-members welcome) **The first Saturday of the month is New Member Run** Date: Every Saturday Time: Meet @ 7:25am, leave @ 7:30 am (summer schedule) Location: Parking lot beside Bindle Coffee @ Jessup Farm (1933 Jessup Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525) Distance: 3 and 6 miles with options […]

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Fueling Your Training

Lynn Stiff, MD, RD, MS and FCRC Board Member One of the most overlooked aspects of training is fueling. We wouldn’t expect a car to drive without gas, a fire to burn without wood or a lamp to light without electricity. But for some reason, we have come to believe that our bodies are capable […]

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