Running Start

Ladies, are you ready? Do you need some motivation to start running? Do you have any friends who are in that boat? There is a great local non-profit who can lend a hand. And a fellow FCRC member, Stacey Pitcher, project manager at Running Start is ready to tell you more. Some background — Running Start […]


Running in the Heat of Summer

Has the summer heat derailed your running goals? Good news, the forecast shows a break from the high 90’s we’ve been having for the past several weeks. Still, learning to embrace the heat rather than hiding on the basement sofa will help you keep running when the high temps return. Here are some tips to practice when the […]

Running U

Horsetooth Half 2018 Training Group

Registration for  the 2018 Horsetooth Half RunningU Training program is now open! REGISTER TODAY! We’re excited to start training and cranking out the miles in preparation for the 45th running of the Horsetooth Half Marathon. Race day is April 15th and training kicks off January 7th with a group run from New Belgium Brewing. As […]


CSU Track Renovation

CSU TRACK IS OUT, BUT DON’T FRET! As of last week, the track at CSU has closed for renovations. Expansions and upgrades along with a complete replacement of the track are already underway. The track is scheduled to re-open October 31st, but where can you go to get your speed work in? Old Fort Collins High School […]

Running U

2016 is just around the corner! What is your resolution?

Run the Horsetooth Half Marathon in 2016! (bring a friend!) Don’t forget to register for Running U by January 3, 2016 and train with the 126 participants that already registered! Participants will receive a technical shirt so we can identify each other as part of the training team! You will also be added to our […]


Free Horsetooth Half Marathon Training Program through the FCRC

Press Release For Immediate Release: November 25, 2015 Need a New Year’s Resolution? Train for the Horsetooth Half Marathon – For Free! Fort Collins, CO- Do you need a goal to get or keep you moving through the winter months? Do you want to conquer the oldest, most scenic and rewarding race in Fort Collins? […]


Oct. 3: FCRC “A” Trail Run, 3-5 miles

On Saturday, October 3rd, Fort Collins Running Club members will be running the “A” Trail in the foothills near Maxwell Natural Area. There will be informal groups of people running distances of 3-5 miles. This is a great way for members to give trail running a try! All paces welcome. Come run your first trail […]

Club News

Reminder: April 12 is FCRC Member Breakfast; Start of Zero to 5K Program

On April 12, come to our spring membership breakfast at Club Tico in City Park, Fort Collins! At 8 A.M. we will have a 5-mile fun run for all members and a 1-mile run/walk for our new Zero to 5k training program! RSVP using this Google Form. Regarding the Zero to 5k training program, while […]


Altitude Running Store Group Runs Resume March 9

Here is a note from the Community Outreach Coordinator of Altitude Running about the store’s first group run for 2015. Don’t forget to “spring” forward your clocks this weekend! We wanted to let FCRC know that Altitude will be starting up our group runs once the daylight savings time kicks in! So we are planning […]


Rebound Runners Exercise Program in 2015

Rebound Sports & Physical Therapy, one of the sponsors of our Running U program, is once again putting on a Runners Exercise Clinic. It is “an exercise class for runners that will focus on activating and strengthening the proper musculature in order to prevent injuries and improve running efficiency. Each week’s class will progress to […]


Coloradoan article: The long run is key to marathon training

Stephen Myers from the Coloradoan wrote yet another excellent article about running, this time about preparation for the marathon. The premise of his article is that to run a successful marathon, one must put in the miles—especially the once a week double-digit long run. He quotes several local accomplished runners such as Jon Sinclair, Kent […]


More Training Runs

To keep up momentum from the Tortoise and Hare, the FCRC will host three summer fun group runs. We are looking for ideas and volunteers to assist in various pace groups. Please email with your ideas! New training run Beginning May 5th, Altitude Running will host group runs every Monday at 6:00 P.M. each […]


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