Summer Decathlon 2022 ()

By Tim O’Keefe


Welcome to the 31st Summer Decathlon Awards ceremony. The decathlon began in 1990 …probably before many of you were even born! At that time FCC had a track that was open all the time and the club already short races there in the summer months. During …

Summer Decathlon Schedule Change June 29 ()

In order to keep the Summer Decathlon at 10 events, a make up race for last week’s missed 1500m is needed. The event can’t be tacked on in August as High School Fall practices begin August 10. Therefore the 1500m will take place this Wednesday, June 29, in addition to the previously scheduled 400m event. …

We Finish Together ()

by Lynn Whiten

#WeFinishTogether and #BrownSkinGirls These two hashtags inspired me to invite my friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors to join Team #BrownSkinGirls for the best race in Frederick: The Frederick Women’s Distance Festival.

The WDF has always been my favorite race.  It was my first 5K race as a Steeplechaser after joining the Women’s …

Still a Steep: Shawn Burns ()

Despite Distance, Club Members Stay Close

~Second in an occasional series~

Editor’s Note: Many Steeps members who have moved away from Frederick continue to stay in touch with us, and even travel back here for training, racing and socializing from time to time. We thought we’d reach out to learn more about our long-distance club …

Sizzling Summer Decathlon ()

by: Tim O’Keefe

The 2021 version of the Summer Decathlon was like no other of the 28 previous events. It came after a year when the Decathlon was cancelled. Due to the high school track season being extended, the first 5 events were NOT held on the track. AND it started just as COVID restrictions …