Run for the Pie 10K Registration Now Open ()

Did someone say pie? The date is set and online registration is now open for this fun, low-key race. The entry fee for Steeplechasers who run is, well, A PIE! $10 plus a pie for non-members. The 10K course is a paved, beautiful-but-hilly country road out and back along the base of the Catoctin Mountains. …

FSRC Spires Youth Running Track & Field Season Wrap-Up ()

The Frederick Steeplechasers’ Spires Youth Running Program have just wrapped up their spring track and field season. The Spires, under the coaching guidance of Trevor James, Tim Stevenson, Matt Gorman, Lou Hamilton and Melissa Elliotte, practiced a few times per week at Baker Park and Frederick High School track beginning in March. The program has …

President’s Message ()

Spring is always such an exciting time for runners. We are setting goals and getting ready for summer running events. The winter, and hopefully the rain, has dispersed.

My favorite time to run in the spring is at dawn. Nothing is better. Watching the sun rise and enjoying the cool air is refreshing and invigorating.…

Ouch! Now What? ()

by Nicole Davis, DPT

Sooner or later it happens to even elite runners. Maybe it’s sudden and dramatic – the flip of an ankle on a section of raised sidewalk in Downtown Frederick. Maybe it’s a little twinge of the shin during the final weeks of training for your next half marathon. Ouch! Now what?…

Going the Distance ()

by Heidi Novak

When the 2017 Women’s 5K Training Program ended, many participants wondered, “What will we do now?” Thanks to Jolene Haile-Miller, weekly off-season runs continued. Maxann Davis, Brigitte Farrell, Katie Marple, Melissa Sites and Caree Vander Linden joined these runs and started increasing their mileage. They started talking about half marathons during a …

Race Report – Dam Yeti 50k ()

by Kerry McHugh

Fifteen Steeplechasers traveled down to Damascus, Virginia, to run the first inaugural Dam Yeti 50k on Saturday, June 2nd. The course runs along the Virginia Creeper trail, an old rail trail that offers sweeping views of the south Virginian valleys and farmlands. The Steeplechasers crew (known to the race director …