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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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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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Member Story – Harlan Grossman

A Q&A with FCRC Member Harlan Grossman 1) Tell us a little about yourself and how you ended up in Fort Collins.I grew up on Long Island, NY and started running as a freshman in high school. I went to college in upstate NY, close to New England, and I started exploring different mountain ranges: […]

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Youth Runner Feature – Youngberg Girls

Watch an interview with youth FCRC members, the Youngberg girls Hear about the T&H race, how they got into running and their future plans. https://youtu.be/7i23q3BvLwc

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The Practice of Groundedness

A piece from Tyler McCandless, FCRC Board of Directors Member at Large One of the most profound books of my life is Brad Stulberg’s The Practice of Groundedness. One of the core concepts of the book is to develop deep community. There’s a great analogy in the book about the giant redwoods in California. How do […]

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Youth Runner Feature – Lok Family

Watch an interview with youth FCRC members from the Lok family. Hear about what got them into running and how their enjoy taking part in the sport. Also hear about their running now that they are in Colorado versus Texas. Do you know a youth or adult runner we should feature? Let us know!

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Member Story – Adrian Macdonald

An interview with Adrian Macdonald, FCRC member,  FCRC Board of Directors member-at-large, and two-time winner of the Leadville 100. Tell us about yourself, and when and why you started running. I grew up in Westwood, Massachusetts and I started running in the winter of my sophomore year of high school. I was mainly focused on […]

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