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. …
by Brent Ayer
You may know Tim O’Keefe as the affable director of the Frederick Steeplechasers Summer Decathlon race series or as a past club president and long-serving board member. Less likely is that you are aware of his competitive abilities across almost every racing distance. With the Steeplechasers now boasting over one thousand individuals, …
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 …
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|
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…
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 …
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 …
by Barb Meely
Patapsco Valley 50K on October 27 was not the trail race we all signed up and were hoping for. Late Thursday afternoon rumors were circulating that the race could be cancelled or might be moved due to the heavy rain that was headed our way for the weekend. Mid-morning Friday, it was …
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 …
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 …