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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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Running for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives: A Conversation

By AJ Chlebnik, Kate Schulte, and Lucien Meadows As the Indian Law Resource Center and the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center share, the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and relatives (MMIWR) is ongoing and devastating. In the US, four out of five Indigenous women (80%) have been victimized by violence. The vast majority […]

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Segment Rundown

From May-December, when the Segment Showdown isn’t taking place, we will be doing the Segment Rundown. This is simply offering routes for you to explore in Northern Colorado. There will be two per month. We can’t do this on our own, so PLEASE send us ideas on what we can offer for you to explore. […]

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Newsletter Archives

FCRC sends out the Weekly Rundown newsletter, via email. But what happened before we relied on electronics? Newsletters were sent via (snail) mail. A kind member saved many years of the bi-monthly newsletter previously sent out by the FCRC. We have uploaded them to the network for you to check out. See what took place […]

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