President’s Message ()

Two months into leading the Steeplechasers, and all I can say is WOW!!!  I’ve made a concerted effort to get out in support of our events, our volunteers, and most importantly, you as our members.  While getting out, I’ve seen so many inspiring stories that make it worth all the work we all put in.  …

Phunt 25k/50k Race Report ()

by Angela Papillo

When I registered for the Phunt 25k almost a year in advance, I had no idea whether I could run that far on trails or roads. My longest trail run had been at the half marathon distance, and I only had a couple of those under my belt.

My running friends all …

Racing Team Results December 2018 – February 2019 ()

Date               Race                                                  Athlete / Results

2019-02-24 RRCA Club Challenge 10 miler Ruth Taylor 1:20:29, Art Gregory 1:23:30, Chris VanSant 1:06:49, Claire Heasman 1:04:03 (8th Overall Female, 1st Masters Female)
2019-02-10 Bear Run 4 Miler Mike Geisler 25:36
2019-02-03 Run your Ice Off 5k Jamie Wisz 19:56 (1st overall female)
2019-02-02 Lewis Memorial Race 10

FSRC Officers & Key Volunteers ()

President – Robert Hall

Vice President – Josh Roane

Treasurer – Crystal Tressler

Secretary – Heidi Novak

Board of Directors – Jill Cameron, Pam Geernaert, Lou King, Mark Lawrence, Tim O’Keefe, John Stuart

Calendar – Mike Kearney

Competition – Shannon Matthews & Ruth Taylor

Communications, Chair – Louis Schiavone

Communications, Public Relations – Louis Schiavone

President’s Message ()

When Eric and I first moved to Frederick, what we wanted most from our community was a fun running club. I know it sounds silly, but we had come from such a strong running family we wanted the same here.

I will never forget the day we were moving into our small rental house on …

First Time Race Director ()

by Lou King

It was August 2017 and I was considering what it would take to have the Frederick Steeplechasers put on a new marathon in the Frederick area. I did a lot of research and planning and took the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Race Director Certification course. Luckily, I came to my …

FASTER IN THE PAST: Present at the Adolescence – An Incomplete History of Women’s Running in Frederick ()

by Brent Ayer

“I couldn’t imagine, Frederick was little, Frederick having such a major meet. It showed the importance and how much the track community trusted this man.” – Stan Goldberg, long-time Sports Editor of the Frederick News-Post.

The year was 1972 and Governor Thomas Johnson High School was hosting the U.S. Olympic Team selection …

Vacation Running ()

by Malcolm Senior

Our vacation in October gave me the opportunity to run two races I had enjoyed racing before – Freedoms Run half marathon and Spook Hill Cider and Wine 4 Mile Run.

Freedoms Run – ‘An event for health and heritage”

Saturday 6th October with a full marathon; half marathon; 10k and …