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11 hours ago

Robert Cole

Anyone still planning to run tonight at 6- Baker Park? ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Tricia Strite

I’m planning to run a 10-12 minute pace around Baker Park Tuesday at 6pm. Walking may or may not be involved if any one wants to join! Always happy to have company. 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I was going to post an event in the group page. I need a 60 min easy pace run. Same place and time you mention.

I may be there but not for certain yet!!

I can drive around Baker Park, if that helps.... Too cold for me

Sorry, not gonna make it. Midst of a snow storm at that point, I’ll prolly just dreadmill it. I may join you if it hasn’t started by that point.

I'll come socialize with ya.

How many miles are you planning? I'm guessing you don't need 6.

I’m planning to come.

🤔Hmm.....may be up for that 🙂

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5 days ago

Roseann Abdu

If only I could get this excited about running on the treadmill... Happy Friday, everyone!

InspireMore
I wish my workouts were this fun!
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Amen!

Kristen Nicole, 😂, don't forget to crank up the volume!

I would be in the hospital bed!

I would of love to have done that during rehab 😎

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4 days ago

Jill Cameron

Another successful breakfast run. Thanks Karen Ochs for organizing, and thanks to all the runners for bringing tasty treats! Love the Steeps! Love the breakfast run! ... See MoreSee Less

Another successful breakfast run. Thanks Karen Ochs for organizing, and thanks to all the runners for bringing tasty treats! Love the Steeps! Love the breakfast run!

 

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Thank you for hosting Eric Cameron and Jill Cameron !

Thanks for hosting! Fun get-together, as always!

Love the stairway photo ! Sorry I missed it

Thank you Jill Cameron and Eric for hosting! Another welcoming and enjoyable breakfast run!

Wish I could run. You all look like you had a fun time.

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6 days ago

Karen Ochs

Hi everyone! The second breakfast run is this Saturday 🏃☕👌RSVP Jill Cameron to reserve your spot, tell her what breakfast item you're bringing and get directions. Aim to arrive 10 min early as parking is limited and you may have to walk a bit to get to her house. See you there!!!Breakfast Run #2

Breakfast Run #2January 13, 2018, 8:00amA breakfast run is a great way to keep running though cold winter months. There is a warmth of camaraderie as everyone chips in to the breakfast feast by bringing food or drink.

For our second breakfast run, Senora y Senor Presidente Jill and Eric Cameron of Frederick are kindly opening their home so runners may return to a warm breakfast, steaming coffee and a chance to make new friends. Please RSVP them at jill.cameron73@gmail.com and let them know what food or drink item you will be bringing. They have 4, 8, and 10 mile routes. The runs wind through town, the fairgrounds and Baker Park, all of which are mostly flat.

It is downtown Frederick and parking is limited; there is free (2 hour) parking on the street. Show up earlier to find parking and be prepared to walk a little to get to the Cameron home.
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4 days ago

Amy Ludewig Fisher

I completed the WDW Dopey Challenge last week. 4 days. 48.6 miles. Great experience if anyone is looking for a combo trip for 2019. Awesome runcation and challenge. ... See MoreSee Less

I completed the WDW Dopey Challenge last week.   4 days. 48.6 miles.  Great experience if anyone is looking for a combo trip for 2019.   Awesome runcation and challenge.

 

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Congratulations, that’s amazing! 🎉

Seriously considering this for 2019. I was there. But “only” did the half.

Run Disney on my bucket list!!!! Congratulations!!

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4 days ago

Julie E. Miller

Good evening! Walkersville High School is in need of Spring coaches for its Head and Assistant Track positions. If you know of anyone who would be interested, please contact Athletic Director Mike Mummert at Michael.Mummert@fcps.org or 240-236-7255. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Nicole Davis

Sorry Folks! There is no official Full Marathon Training Program this spring. Please join the Half Marathon Training Group to join in on their group runs (with a little extra mileage add-on), and ask to join the FSRC Marathon Training Facebook page to connect with other members training for spring marathons. The full program will be back for fall. Stay tuned for more details. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Bill Meckl

Please check out our new 10K this May, paired with the Waynesboro Beer Festival!

Mad Anthony's 10K Run and Waynesboro Beer FestivalMay 19, 2018, 9:00amMainstreet Waynesboro, Inc.On May 19, 2018, Waynesboro's CFAR running club is hosting Mad Anthony's Run Through the Park 10K, and Mainstreet Waynesboro is hosting its fourth annual Brewmaster Beer Festival. The run starts at 9 a.m. in the new Main Street Park in historic downtown Waynesboro and goes through the local scenic parks. The run includes rolling hills and some beginner trail portions. Awards will be presented at 11 a.m. in Main Street Park.

The Beer Festival runs from 12:30 to 4 p.m. and features more than 20 different breweries showcasing more than 30 kinds of beer. Tickets are on sale now for both events with the best deals for those who buy combo tickets in advance. Must be 21 to attend the Beer Festival.
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5 days ago

Jennifer Lange

If anyone is interested in track and field for their kids in the new Market/Urbana area Lightning Running Club will start early registration at the end of this month! Let me know if you want more information and I can forward you the email I got with info. My kids have done cross country for a few years with lightning and last year started track (one was 6 and one 8 ) and they loved it! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Any age restrictions? Daughter will be 6 in march

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6 days ago

Suzanne Wireman

Anybody know of any 10k's in February? ... See MoreSee Less

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For the Love of it 10K in Reston, VA 2/3

Artic dash Sterling VA

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5 days ago

Christine Stafford

GOOD NEWS!!! The Monocacy River Bridge on 355 Frederick/Urbana will Be OPEN at 8pm tonight! January 11, 2018 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Someone in my neighborhood posted that it is already open!

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1 week ago

Lisa Bale

Are there any early morning, before work, running gals? ... See MoreSee Less

 

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There’s a few of us who meet at Baker Park or off Baughman’s Lane to run at 5am a few times per week.

Yep I’m getting ready to kick off the winter 5 at 5 runs. So many people use to say they couldn’t do that early and we turned them into morning runners

I was one of those who that thought it was crazy but really miss running that early, great way to start the day!

I run in the mornings! But I’m slow... pace??

When do you think you will be starting it again?

I run from my house in Braddock a couple times a week at 5

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1 week ago

Tricia Strite

I know there will be several speedy runners out but is there Anyone up for a slow run with maybe some walking thrown in on Tuesday evening around 530pm at Baker Park? I’m getting back into running and need to build up a base. Maybe I should pilot the runners coming off injuries group... hehehehe ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Tricia, I’d love to join! I’m in the same boat. Could you do 5:45?

I will be there, eithet time is fine with me 🙂

See you in the regular place at 5:45. Looking forward to seeing you and Barbara. Yeah, yeah, yeah!

I am new to the Steeps and have been waiting to see a post like this. After a nasty bike crash in June, I am finally able to get moving again. I would love to join you all.

Laura L. Gray we meet at the Talley Center up from the Band Shell on 2nd. You can’t miss us in all of our reflective gear 🙂

I'm out this week (I'll be over in San Diego for a conference, running in 50 degree weather like a champ) but I'd love to get in some slower (9:30-10:45, or slower of you need!) miles with you across January!

What pace will you ladies be running on Tuesday? I have been in sloth-mode since my marathon. 😕

Would love to join you ladies in a few weeks, I'll be cleared to run in February! I can't wait !!!

I would but work 😞

Thanks for the invite to come out and run Tricia! Once I felt the warmer air today, I really wanted to get out!

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1 week ago

Kate Leisner

Hey Steeps! What are your favorite long distance races coming up? I’m training for MCM and would love to try some different races out. Willing to travel. TIA! ... See MoreSee Less

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not sure how far ur in your training cycle, but I'm running Rock n Roll DC on March 10th. They have a 1/2 and a Full.

Pittsburgh is the first week of May. It's the same day as the Frederick Half though. Both are good late spring races. The DC one that John mentioned is an awesome early spring race. If you are willing to travel, the Flying Pig race in Cincinnati has had glowing reviews. Also a late spring race. That one is on my must do list in the next couple of years.

Coastal Delaware Half is April 22 - nice flat race, well organized.

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7 days ago

Ken Kotchenreuther

It's WEDNESDAY - which can only mean STEPS !! same place, same time & same pace !! for all of the new, interested ones out there.... 6pm, east/all saints street garage, your pace ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Regina Clark

I delivered 650$ to the Braddock Height Fire Dept tonight ,Thank You all spending your New Years with me.💖 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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It was a fantastic way to start the new year. Thanks for organizing the race and giving back to the community ...again...and again

Thanks for organizing! I LOVE making this run a part of my New Year's tradition every year!

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1 week ago

Laura L. Gray

If any runners are also mountain bikers or have middle/high school mountain bikers, please come by the Bike Doctor in Frederick tomorrow (Tuesday 1/9) at 7 and find out more about the Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League.

Get all the dirt on the new Maryland MTB league for kids!

Get all the dirt on the new Maryland MTB league for kids!January 9, 2018, 7:00pmBike Doctor FrederickJoin some of the leadership team from the new Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League and learn all about this exciting new program. Presentation will cover background on our parent organization, NICA, and lots of info about the Maryland league including how to get involved, who can participate, how and when it all goes down, how much it costs, and more! Plenty of time at the end for Q & A so bring your questions to the meeting too. This is our FIRST meeting of 2018 and we would love to PACK the Bike Doctor shop - tell your friends to tell their friends! BTW, this is for EVERY kid in grades 6-12 who is interested in riding bikes - no previous MTB experience is required!
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1 week ago

Regina Clark

Someone left a turkey trott backpack at my New Years Day run if you are looking for it PM me > ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I bet it's mine. Lots of repair stitches? How would you like me to pick it up? Maybe the Y?

Perfect

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1 week ago

Jill Cameron

Please don't forget to sign up for our club challenge. I hope many of you are able to attend!

If you don't want to run, but are willing to volunteer, each club is asked to have at least two volunteers. Here is the link to volunteer: signup.com/go/DNmWhbW

Just a few reminders about this race:

The race is February 25, 2018. As a member of the Steeplechasers Running Club, the club will pay your entry. If you are not a current member of FSRC, please join before registering for this race: steeplechasers.org/membership/join/.
This race is for all members!
Please note: When you register, choose FSRC: Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club as your "team." As you go through the process of registering, you will eventually get a notice that states: As the Team Captain you will be responsible for paying for the team after registration closes. You will be emailed instructions at the close of registration. Don't worry about this! It is a glitch, and they are working on fixing it. You are not the captain, and you don't have to pay everyone's registration fees!
This is a great race, and I hope to see many of you on February 25th!

Race Information: www.striders.net/rrca-club-challenge

Race Registration: register.chronotrack.com/r/34921
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Is there an age requirement for the race? I tried signing up but it said the age needed to be 17+.

Sad. 🙁 Jason and I are on a camping trip that weekend, didn't realize the overlap until too late. Sad to miss such a fun race!

Signed up!

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2 weeks ago

Regina Clark

So John said he want to do the Lewis run 😬 i will need help on those hills ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Oh hell.

I should be available !

I would be happy to push him up those little hills

I’ll be there eating but can’t run that day. ✂️ ✂️

I can help ..... on the downhill !!! Lol

I would help!!

I am available most any time you need help pushing

Ok who is going to guess our time ?

I have no experience with this but would it be possible to set a goal of under two hours ?

2 hours would be good

That's gonna be rough. Does he have brakes for the downhills?

Yes you throw yourself in front of the wheels 🌞

Hate to see him get away (but you'd enjoy that wouldn't ya John?)!

Tuck and roll!!

I will be happy to help!

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Cleaned out my closet to find the evolution of my running. I wish Brooks had a punch card..... is there a good place to donate these? ... See MoreSee Less

Cleaned out my closet to find the evolution of my running. I wish Brooks had a punch card..... is there a good place to donate these?

 

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What size are you and how many miles do they have on them? I would totally buy some! Road runner has events where you can donate them!

Charm City / ITSF on W. Patrick.

Yes I work with very poor elderly and they would very much appreciate them if you are donating. These people are the type of people who can’t take their medication because they have to pick food so these items would be like having Christmas

Size I would be interested in buying a pair

Appalachian Running Company in Chambersburg, PA. Or wait until your net race and donate them at the race.

How about Girls on the Run of Frederick County?

Frederick Rescue Mission

Looks like my wife’s collection of shoes.

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2 weeks ago

Alissa MH

NON-running related, but I know there are some mountain bikers out there. My husband is searching for a decent starter mountain bike. Any tips/sellers? (he's going to check out Bicycle Escape at some point but thought maybe used would be good).

-Thanks in advance (If you have info, just send PM)
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following. I have been trying to find a good inexpensive starter mountain bike and am having no luck.

Carlo A Alfano-any input on a starter mountain bike?

Go to wheelbase and ask ?? Always helped me out

You can get a hardtail for under $1000. I rode one for years before upgrading to a full suspension mountain bike. The watershed is a bit more brutal than other trails systems and a full suspension definitely makes it more enjoyable. However, like I said it's not necessary. You could try looking for a used bike. You could get a higher end bike for the same price. And definitely shop around. Once I knew what I wanted I called a bunch of shops to inquire about price. I ended up in Gettysburg (great shop) and paid about $300 less for the same bike. Also, I work for the Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League. Middle and high school mountain bike racing will be coming to Maryland this fall! We will be using Carlo's trails in Brunswick as one of the venues. Be sure to check us out. 😊

Trek (Marlin series..)makes a good solid bike...the store in Rockville is good....

I got a Trek Marlin 6 (a hardtail) from Bike Dr. Last summer to give mtn biking a go. Great bike. Perfect for my needs. Not too pricey either.

Not sure if this has been posted.

While i have been on some local ice i try to stay in areas that i know are shallow.

Stop Swap & Save will be held at the Ag Center in Westminster in Feb. This would be a great place for him to check out gently used bikes at great prices! And anything else he would need...shoes, helmet, etc. We get great deals there! www.facebook.com/events/1879277362315878??ti=ia

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2 weeks ago

Mike OGrady

Technical Question, which freezes faster, me or beer on a three mile hike. (5.3 degrees) . Those who know me might know the answer .... Neither, the beer only lasted a mile. The only "casualty", perhaps my lower lip which stuck to the can with the last icy sip.... Stay Warm all .... Mike 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

Technical Question, which freezes faster, me or beer on a three mile hike. (5.3 degrees) . Those who know me might know the answer .... Neither, the beer only lasted a mile. The only casualty, perhaps my lower lip which stuck to the can with the last icy sip.... Stay Warm all .... Mike 😊

 

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Now that I live in the city, I have learned that beer drank outside on the stoop is safest when sipped through a straw.

From a medical standpoint, just be careful. You might feel warmer, but that’s because your body is moving critical warmth away from your internal core organs to your extremities.

Nutbag!

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1 week ago

Lynne Plantier Vu

Well, I finally dusted off the old dreadmill today. I hate that thing, but I'm tired of waiting for it to warm up. I'll run outside if it's at least in the upper 20s, but not with the temps we've been having lately. It's been since before Christmas since I've run. I can feel my arteries clogging! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Good work, Lynne!

Not sure why everyone dislikes the treadmill so much. I have some great workouts on it ! Good job.

It wasn't as bad as I used to think it was. I just get so bored on the treadmill that it is mentally hard to make myself stay on it. But I have figured out how to watch tv on my phone, so it was fine.

Way to get back at it!

I ran on the treadmill today for the first time in at least 3 years and it was horrible. So different from road running.

I have a date with my treadmill tomorrow. I usually only do my weekday runs on it (short) due to kids, but tomorrow is a 6 miler. I’ve got my “running show” the goodwife ready to watch though! I’d rather be outside, but I’ve been sick and it’s too cold!

I want to run outside so bad but yikes! The treadmill at the Rec Center is where I’ll run til it warms up a bit 😊 better with some good tunes!

Ugh, I feel your pain... Same here - too damn cold. I hit the elliptical yesterday - first cardio in weeks. This cold snap has got to SNAP! I have a race at the end of the month!

It's supposed to be 57 degrees on Friday! But of course, rainy as well.

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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Big thanks to Mike O' Mike O'Brien and his lovely wife for hosting the first breakfast run of the winter season. 18 brave souls showed up and ran in 6 degree weather with a wind chill factor of -10 degrees. The temperature aside, it was a sunny, beautiful run and the coffee, food and friendly faces waiting at the end were a huge reward for getting up this morning! Thanks to everyone for making this such a fun event. If you have never come to a breakfast run I encourage you to try them out, it's low-key and the people are so nice. ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Mike O Mike OBrien and his lovely wife for hosting the first breakfast run of the winter season. 18 brave souls showed up and ran in 6 degree weather with a wind chill factor of -10 degrees. The temperature aside, it was a sunny, beautiful run and the coffee, food and friendly faces waiting at the end were a huge reward for getting up this morning! Thanks to everyone for making this such a fun event. If you have never come to a breakfast run I encourage you to try them out, its low-key and the people are so nice.

 

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Btw, this serving dish was left behind. Anyone know who it belongs to?

Thank you Mike O'Brien for hosting! And thank you Karen and Rich for running with me! #wedidit

We had a great time! Thanks everyone for coming.

Thanks Mike! Great morning for a run!! Loved spending time with all of you!

Thanks for hosting! Enjoyed our almost 9 mile city route. Enjoyed the company, food, and the coffee!

Wow! Great turnout! You guys are so tough and I'm ridiculously impressed! 😄 Way to brave that cold!!

Wow I’m very impressed you are all braver souls than I

Impressive!

Thanks for hosting Mike!

You sure are hearty souls...well done!

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2 weeks ago

Billy Clem

Ok Mark Lawrence was in charge of my red Terps chair that I won at Lewis Run a few years ago but doesn’t know where it is now. 🍻Mike OGrady also doesn’t have it so I’m currently trying to locate this “prized possession” from the only race I’ll ever win. 🙂
If you look at the table you’ll see there was alcohol involved so who knows where my beautiful chair is. Please let me know if you have it.
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Ok Mark Lawrence was in charge of my red Terps chair that I won at Lewis Run a few years ago but doesn’t know where it is now. 🍻Mike OGrady also doesn’t have it so I’m currently trying to locate this “prized possession” from the only race I’ll ever win. 🙂
If you look at the table you’ll see there was alcohol involved so who knows where my beautiful chair is. Please let me know if you have it. 
Thanks!!!

 

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I think it went to Urbana

My purple chair went to Urbana, so maybe Crista got them both.

Upon. Close examination of this photo the only one sitting in a red chair is Chris, I will see him on Sunday and will ask .... Mike

For the record, I was the designated driver and had the least amount of alcohol. I fulfilled my responsibility and returned a purple chair, water bottle, and towel to Nicole in Urbana. Door to door service I might add. I think Pam took the red chair because she was going to see Billy soon.

It’s like clue. I think the professor has it in the library 😂

If I remember correctly, our memories were somewhat impaired by this point of the morning. That's what I remember.

I think Kerry was pointing at someone running away with the chair.

Mark you crack me up! I was not in charge of chairs or driving that day!

Seriously folks. I can't believe this chair hasn't turned-up.

Awww... Billy I hope you find your chair! Although , if I was there... I'd have it!!!! Go Terps!

I'm due to go to Ollie's soon. I'll see if they have anymore. Sorry Billy 😥

Sasquatch

One of us has it Mark, it will turn up. 🙂

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2 weeks ago

Mary Beth Green Ruch

Great way to kick off your healthy new year with a Free Running Clinic!

We are very excited to have three well-respected running professionals from our local community: Mark Lawrence, certified Chi Running Instructor, Dave Griffin, Flying Feet running coach and author of several running books and Steve Moore, owner of Run Moore running store in Westminster, MD. All three will be sharing their running experiences and expertise.

Running ClinicJanuary 6, 2018, 8:00amCalvary-MtAiryPlease join us for a free running clinic hosted by Bootcamp 21771. No worries about the cold temps, we’ll be inside Calvary’s gymnasium! To find out more, visit our Events page on bootcamp21771.com or bootcamp21771.com/ourevents/
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2 weeks ago

Michelle Mitchell

How can I find out if I already signed up for the Awards dinner? Can't remember whether I did yet ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Michelle - if you go to the registration page runsignup.com/fsrcbanquet you click Find A Participant to check if you've signed up

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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Follow the link below to access breakfast run #2. These events will keep you motivated to keep running through the winter months and you will get to meet cool people. Jill and Eric Cameron will be hosting our second event on 1/13/2018 at 8am. Please RSVP them at jill.cameron73@gmail.com to let them know what food item you will be bringing and to get directions! Here's to running through winter!
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Breakfast Run #2January 13, 2018, 8:00amA breakfast run is a great way to keep running though cold winter months. There is a warmth of camaraderie as everyone chips in to the breakfast feast by bringing food or drink.

For our second breakfast run, Senora y Senor Presidente Jill and Eric Cameron of Frederick are kindly opening their home so runners may return to a warm breakfast, steaming coffee and a chance to make new friends. Please RSVP them at jill.cameron73@gmail.com and let them know what food or drink item you will be bringing. They have 4, 8, and 10 mile routes. The runs wind through town, the fairgrounds and Baker Park, all of which are mostly flat.

It is downtown Frederick and parking is limited; there is free (2 hour) parking on the street. Show up earlier to find parking and be prepared to walk a little to get to the Cameron home.
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2 weeks ago

Ana Vine

Hello fellow runners, this is not a running question...I’m looking for some frozen ponds/canals to do some wild-ice skating while the temperatures are still in the teens the next few days. Anyone know of a place? ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I think there’s one at Pinecliff Park. Look on frederick county parks and rec. I seem to recall something about an ice rink at one of the parks.

Pamela?

Try pinecliff park

Woodsboro Park

Apparently the C & O Canal areas permit skating (with the exception of the Widewater area, wherever that is. At your own risk, of course...

I don't mean to be rude but if you are going to start your post with "this is not running related" it probably shouldn't be posted to the Steeplechaser's facebook page. Thanks

Lake Linganore is good. You do technically need a parking permit but I doubt they check in winter.

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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Tomorrow is 7 degrees with wind equaling a very chilly first breakfast run!!! Please prepare well and you will feel champ when you conquer a real winter morn!!! Double layers for extremities:hands, feet, head, neck and legs. For the torso 3-4 layers of varying fabrics goes a long way to holding heat in under a water/windproof jacket. (For example: a cotton sleeveless undershirt, a thin cotton or silk long sleeve undershirt, a long sleeve running shirt and a sweater, all under something rain/wind proof... You'll be warm in no time!) One easy and great way to protect your face is with Vaseline. Allandhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1990890234482669/?ti=as

Breakfast Run #1January 6, 2018, 8:00amMike O'Brien HomeBreakfast runs are amazing! Each runner brings a breakfast item to share, drops it off at the host's house and chooses from one of three distances provided by the host. As a group, everyone leaves at 8:00am and then they return from their various routes to hot coffee, delicious food, and friendly faces. The camaraderie and support of these breakfast runs is great.

A big thanks to Mike O'Brien who will be hosting our first breakfast run of the 2018 season! You'll need to RSVP him at obrien.michael.patrick@gmail.com to let him know what you are bringing and to get his address.

There are three routes 3, 6, 8.45 Mile routes that you can choose from. They largely follow the Frederick half marathon route for all of you who want to train for the half marathon in May!

We look forward to seeing you there!
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2 weeks ago

Alexia Tanski

Please share your motivation that’s gets you running during this cold weather! Now that the holidays are over I need to kick it up a notch and would like to hear what gets you going/motivates you (inside or outside) when it’s so cold! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I don’t know if it’s motivational but it’s the only time no one is yelling “mommy” at me or needs something. It’s also my stress relief. I’m a much nicer person after I’ve run.

Need fresh air!! There aren't many outside activities this time of year. Running is almost always possible! Except when icy, not then 😨

My take is think about how you would feel when spring hits..the avheivements....the gainz..the feeling you get when you have achieved..if I remember, you have a half (as I do) to train for in March. That's not easy to go from zero to a Half, AND to train in the winter!! I guess personal acheivement.....

Run with friends and sign up for a race that requires training through the winter.

I signed up for a race at the end of February - to keep motivated to run. The cold and icy patches on my road have kept me inside.

My motivation is that I run every day, so I just go out and do it. I found that running 7 days a week solved all motivation problems I formerly had!

I agree with running with friends, as well as signing up for a race that requires training during the winter. I also find that others posting about their runs, especially when it is cold, motivates me to get out there. This was the case today when Kerry McHugh posted her run on Strava. I was debating getting on the treadmill, but sucked it up and got outside. Now, tomorrow might be a different story...LOL

Running with friends. I'd never leave the house otherwise!

It’s been really hard for me this winter. Finding friends to run with always helps. Yesterday I had to run to get the crazy off so I wore multiple layers and wasn’t too cold. I felt like ralphie’s brother from Christmas story

I'll either run or stairmaster 6 days this week. Even the hounds weren't motivated today. Echoing others, I'm going to contact a buddy. If she can't run early, I'll go to the gym. Don't let a day off discourage you! I'm using it as motivation to work out harder tomorrow.

I have a race in mid February, so need to train. It helps keep me motivated. When it’s on my schedule, I tend to just get it done.

I step on the scale.

I always run.

Watching shows on Netflix while on the treadmill, and I try to beat my best time every workout. I can't deal with the cold and wind outside this week, but kudos to those who do!

I am impressed with all of you who have braved these temperatures for an outside run 🙂

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2 weeks ago

Monique Marie

Hello Fellow Running Friends! 🙂

I can't WAIT to get back to running with all of you! So I just got 2 stitches on the side of my ring finger (?) TOE and was out for 15 days (ugh). But now I'm realizing that when my foot hits the ground my toes splay differently (more space on the side where the stitches were). Do you think this is temporary as I am still healing or this will be permenant? Do you think this will affect my gait? I'm kinda SUPER worried about this! I have the King Crab to runi n 2018!
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That’s annoying I bet temporary. I’m so scared about king crab 😬 especially the frederick half being so soon after this baby is born 😂 I would try some stretches maybe and taking it slow

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2 weeks ago

Oksana Lightfield

I'm in the market for an elliptical. Can you share your favorite brands and/or features that you think are helpful? Pros and cons? Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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LifeFitness and Precor. definitely get on some and check them out. Range of motion varies between models and manufacturers and you'll want to find one that fits your stride the best.

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2 weeks ago

Lisa Bale

I need to train, basically from none to a 5 mi run in march and 10 mi cherry blossom. I need to strengthen my knees too. Is there anyone training groups like this ? ... See MoreSee Less

 

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There's no specific training group for that, but based on the timing of the Cherry Blossom, I bet you'd feel really ready to go if you joined the half marathon training group. Their first training sessions are normally in early February, and the "long run" is about 5 miles (but at a pretty moderate pace).

I'm a trainer, I can help if you'd like

If you want training plans to put in your planner leading up to the start of that, I've personally really liked the Hal Higdon training plan sets, and the 10K one might work: www.halhigdon.com/training/51122/10K-Novice-Training-Program

What's your March race, btw? Cherry Blossom was my first big race longer than a 5k too. (A friend of mine dropped out and transferred her registration to me pretty early, but it was still scary to prep for that!)

Its 5 miles in Hagerstown on St. Patrick's day. My sister signed me up for it.

I have tried the ch blossom 2x now but my knees dont make it so I think its because I need to strengthen more

CUCB offers a free virtual training program, where they email you every day with a suggested workout: www.cherryblossom.org/theraces/trainingprograms.php

Join us for a casual run on Monday's, Wednesday's and Saturday's (temp permitting) starting near the Tally Rec Center. Any and all paces are welcome, we have a wide range and would love for you to join us!

You said you’ve tried Cherry Blossom twice but are starting at “none”? Have you been running consistently? (At least 3 days/week) Did you build up your mileage slowly last time you tried it?

Your knees might be cranky because you weren’t ready for that distance yet. There are some people who can jump right in and run a 10 miler without much training but they are usually either very young or in really good shape from other sports or activities they were doing. Most of us (myself included) struggle when we try to jump in to a new distance without a significant “running base” coming in. I had terrible IT band issues when I trained for my first half marathon because my body hadn’t made all those crazy adaptations that take years of consistent running to develop. Nicole Davis is pretty good at this stuff.

I am coming off injury and pregnant at the moment I could run with you a little

hey Lisa Bale, Charm City Run, the local running store, has a few training programs. the 5k and 10k are coming up, but we can certainly tailor your training to get you prepared for your goals. shoot me a message if you're interested.

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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Breakfast Run #1January 6, 2018, 8:00amMike O'Brien HomeBreakfast runs are amazing! Each runner brings a breakfast item to share, drops it off at the host's house and chooses from one of three distances provided by the host. As a group, everyone leaves at 8:00am and then they return from their various routes to hot coffee, delicious food, and friendly faces. The camaraderie and support of these breakfast runs is great.

A big thanks to Mike O'Brien who will be hosting our first breakfast run of the 2018 season! You'll need to RSVP him at obrien.michael.patrick@gmail.com to let him know what you are bringing and to get his address.

There are three routes 3, 6, 8.45 Mile routes that you can choose from. They largely follow the Frederick half marathon route for all of you who want to train for the half marathon in May!

We look forward to seeing you there!
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2 weeks ago

Mark Lawrence

Finish line four years ago at the Lewis Memorial 10 Miler. The epic predicted time/grand prix/breakfast run that Steeplechasers just love to hate! Come out and get you some on January 20th. You'll remember the experience! 😣 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Dave Snipes

Another PT session following my third hip surgery. FAI and labral tear in both hips and third surgery to remove scar tissue that developed after 2nd surgery. Above All is great, highly recommend! Just avoid the whole surgery thing 😀🤦‍♂️ Happy New Year all!!! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Get well soon. Soccer season is just around the corner ⚽️

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2 weeks ago

Mike OGrady

Consistency with running is always important as it was today. Six point seven degrees when Chris Beers-Arthur and I started on the watershed loop nine point seven when we finished. The pace, well that was consistent as well, nice and easy to end the year. Happy New Year all, see ya on the trails.... Mike ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Meaghan and I were there st7:30.this morning whenitwas VERY VERY COLD😕

Nice job Mike! A friend and I will be out there his Thur. You gonna be around?

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2 weeks ago

Melanie Allen

Ok since I can't run until pretty much July due to pregnancy,?I would still love to help and volunteer with races. One being the mission 10 miler. Who do I contact? ... See MoreSee Less

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Mark Lawrence

Melanie Allen, I’m looking for volunteers for the Makin’ Hay 10K on 4/14 and the Girls on the Run Spring 5K on 6/2. Thanks for thinking about giving back to the running community!

I'm looking for volunteers for the Lewis Memorial 10 Miler on January 20th! (Thanks for the prod Nicole)

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2 weeks ago

Lib Rood

Here is Brenda Jacobs committing to Teen Barnes! 😀 ... See MoreSee Less

Here is Brenda Jacobs committing to Teen Barnes! 😀

 

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That hill is an absolute soul crusher! One day I will conquer it.

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Beautiful shot!

I’m so glad I’m NOT an overachiever and don’t make it to even see that hill. 😂 Syble W. Roane maybe one day we will see that view in person?

Omg I remember that hill. lol I had to have someone pick me up that day lol. Only day in summer cold and rainy 😂

Ugh! Go Brenda!!

It is one of my favorites at 5 am it looks like you are running into the sky filled with stars

my past fav hill....

Didn’t even think about going down that climbing wall. Good work Brenda !

Love Teen burns. We use to do hill repeats back in the day. 😎

Teen Burns is more than a challenge!!

Try it on a bike...

Yes i have

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2 weeks ago

Robbie Blaylock

Mud pack
$40 - New Market, MD

For sale, Orange Mud pack. Bought it 2 summers ago when marathon training, but I don't really go on runs long enough where I need both bottles anymore so it's just collecting dust right now. $40
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Mud pack
$40 - New Market, MD

For sale, Orange Mud pack. Bought it 2 summers ago when marathon training, but I dont really go on runs long enough where I need both bottles anymore so its just collecting dust right now. $40

2 weeks ago

Ken Kotchenreuther

first wednesday of the new year which means....
STEPS night. 6pm, east/all saints street garage, your pace, see you there !! and yes, i'll be wearing my KC RED outfit for you newbies
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We'll be there.

I just might join you to do the ramps.

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2 weeks ago

Kate Leisner

Hey There!! Are there any updates for the RRCA certification? I remember a post regarding attempting to find a location. TIA! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Amy Ludewig Fisher

Any Steeps at WDW this weekend to run? ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Bill Duke

Just saw this on another FB page. Worth a try...

www.facebook.com/groups/357227721116364/permalink/854667594705705/Don't throw them away ..the company doesn't want you to know this , but if you put them in a Ziploc bag when your done , and remove the air , they will reactivate the next time out .I get at least three full trips per package .
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Just saw this on another FB page. Worth a try...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/357227721116364/permalink/854667594705705/

2 weeks ago

Kara Schmid

If anyone is looking, I have a Tom Tom Spark (cardio + music) to part with. Offering here first 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

If anyone is looking, I have a Tom Tom Spark (cardio + music) to part with. Offering here first 🙂

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No trouble seeing the numbers on that one!

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2 weeks ago

Crystal Tressler

Thanks Regina, great run today! I snapped one picture with the sun in my eyes. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks Regina, great run today!  I snapped one picture with the sun in my eyes.

For the record, my Steeps Peeps are the best peeps. We had a blast last night downtown. under Amethyst’s direction with no running involved.

Today was a trail run like no other. I got hurt in a fall, and everyone jumped into action without question. Had I been alone, I would have been in a world of trouble. I am so grateful for all of their help.

Moreover, I’m grateful for having the best friends in the world. Whether buying dollar store lipstick to win a game with no prize, running crazy fast to go get a car, or driving a Mini Cooper up an ice covered mountain to pick up 5 sweaty friends and a dog, you all are irreplaceable. (And no....I am not under the influence of pain medicine/sedatives).

I love you all. Even Carl.
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Wish I would have been there ! For the lipstick part at least

Just glad you’re okay.

Running friends rule

Glad you were in good company! I hope your injury isn't too bad and that you'll be up and running in no time!

Awesome post! So glad Carl got a shout out.

TGFL. Thank God For Lorraine!

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2 weeks ago

Nicole Davis

All counters reset to 0. Ready...set...go! Happy running in 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I don't count miles. To me it's about the quality of the workouts, not how many miles.

Heading out to start again. Little Bennet at 10:00.

Treadmill 40 min done

Someone run a mile or two for me while I'm sidelined! Happy New Year to all the steeps and your families!

See everybody in Braddock here shortly.

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2 weeks ago

Carl Pritchard

I may not be the fastest Steep or the farthest running Steep but I am the firstest Steep Running in 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

I may not be the fastest Steep or the farthest running Steep but I am the firstest Steep Running in 2018.

 

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Not necessarily....I'm in Kuwait and I ran at 6:30am our time. 🙂

I regret to inform you that there is always somebody crazier than you. 😉

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3 weeks ago

Sarah Nichols

Any advice on how to motivate one's self to run in the cold /limited light or am I relegated to my treadmill? If so, how best to get the most out of a treadmill? ... See MoreSee Less

 

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A streak or a miles-a-month goal keep me motivated

I watch tv shows while on the treadmill. I used to hate the treadmill but watching shows has made me look forward to running on it.

Well put on scandal..lol 6 seasons!!

Nothing beats the way you feel after a run... that’s what motivates me. Getting out of bed is the hardest part. There are times when I opt for the treadmill... it can be a good opportunity for speed work. Recently I’ve been doing some cross training (squats, push ups, dips, running up and down the stairs) to break things up and keep it interesting.

Thank you! I'm thankful I have a treadmill, but I do often feel like it takes me longer to get the same distance. Maybe a show will help!

I *have* to watch TV while I run. And challenge groups help me. Do you have a fitbit? It appears I'm more competitive than I thought because I definitely think about where I am within my group when I'm considering bailing on a run. I'm 100% on the treadmill this winter because of the baby and it's hard.

Finding friends to keep you accountable helps.

Or just seeing these beautiful sites

If i could find a 5am or after 6pm friend, I'd be golden! Freezing cold, but golden!

Oh, registering for a race is motivation!

Meeting others is a huge pull for me to get out of bed when it's cold & dark.

i tell my hubby at 7 am I am running one or 2 of the dogs so when he gets home from work he doesn't take all 3 then I HAVE to run. But having a running friend helps too

Try posting in the group runs site with a specific date, time, and location. You may end up finding someone who can join you.

Dress in layers, wear bight colors, get out the door. Getting out the door is the hardest part.

I find that having fun flashing lights and reflectors is some motivation for running in the dark.

So many good answers! I find HotHands help me. My feet and hands are the coldest, so as long as I know those appendages will be warm, I find it easier to get out. Also, I always promise myself I can turn around 0.5 miles in. (I never do, but it helps knowing I can quit!)

Best tip ever......run with friends. When it's that cold out, you aren't going for speed anyway, and knowing others are waiting on you gives the accountability. Also, make the investment in quality cold weather gear, it will make everything a lot nicer to get out there.

Any thoughts on running jackets for men with zippers...something not too bulky but not light where everything in your pocket bounce around and not to long?

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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Breakfast Run #2January 13, 2018, 8:00amA breakfast run is a great way to keep running though cold winter months. There is a warmth of camaraderie as everyone chips in to the breakfast feast by bringing food or drink.

For our second breakfast run, Senora y Senor Presidente Jill and Eric Cameron of Frederick are kindly opening their home so runners may return to a warm breakfast, steaming coffee and a chance to make new friends. Please RSVP them at jill.cameron73@gmail.com and let them know what food or drink item you will be bringing. They have 4, 8, and 10 mile routes. The runs wind through town, the fairgrounds and Baker Park, all of which are mostly flat.

It is downtown Frederick and parking is limited; there is free (2 hour) parking on the street. Show up earlier to find parking and be prepared to walk a little to get to the Cameron home.
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2 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Hello steeple chasers!!! The first breakfast run is scheduled for 1/6. It's right around the corner, hosted by Mike O'Brien, keep your eyes on our events tab for details to follow soon. Runners bring a food or drink item and will email the host to rsvp and get directions. This event usually begins at 8amand classically has running distances of around 3, 6 and 9 miles. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Hi, is there the New Year's day (Jan 1) fun run at Braddock this year? If so, when does it start? Thanks! 😊

yes it is at 1030

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2 weeks ago

Maureen McWilliams

I know steeps love hills😊 my training plan calls for hill repeats, if I do them on the treadmill what incline is good toughish hill? I normally run on a 1.5 as flat road ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Whatever your treadmill will do.

If you are new to HR I’d probably start at 3% and up it 1% each time for a total 6-10 times. Treadmill hill repeats are a fantastic workout!

Come do the steps on Wednesday nights at the parking garage.

Yes, the running the steps and ramps at the parking garage is my favorite "hill work"....great group there! 😊

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3 weeks ago

Sam Kinser-Lakin

Any promo codes for the Frederick 1/2 ... See MoreSee Less

 

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And why would you need that....

😬❤️

Promo codes are sent to current members in the semi-monthly newsletters. Not sure what's available with respect to promo codes yet, but definitely read this -- a lot of great information in that mailing.

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3 weeks ago

Maria Dudash Lane

I’m having a hard time finding the newsletter with the promo code for Frederick Running Festival?? I see Freedom and Baltimore. Is there one for Frederick? If there is can you tell me the date of the email. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sent you a message. It’s not out yet.

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3 weeks ago

Carl Pritchard

Went out with Steeplechasers and they all wore the latest fashion in wrist timekeeping devices. Match the watch to the person and win a prize ... See MoreSee Less

Went out with Steeplechasers and they all wore the latest fashion in wrist timekeeping devices. Match the watch to the person and win a prize

 

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Dan, Billy, Lindsey, Risa, Rachel

Yup.

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3 weeks ago

Louis J Schiavone

Please excuse our mugs, as these were the best smiles our frozen faces could muster after a snowy 13.1 around town. Thanks to Jenny for the route, and Dustin wasn't the only one wearing shorts! 🙃 (I'm especially proud of my beard icicles.) ... See MoreSee Less

Please excuse our mugs, as these were the best smiles our frozen faces could muster after a snowy 13.1 around town. Thanks to Jenny for the route, and Dustin wasnt the only one wearing shorts! 🙃 (Im especially proud of my beard icicles.)

 

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Please excuse my frozen face muscles and slurred words...running while under the influence of cold! ☃️ Thanks again for the run, you guys!!

I just looked at our splits and noticed we had freakishly fast miles considering the snowy,icy, slippery terrain. Thanks again for the Open invite I wouldn't of done it without you guys👍

Brave souls.......awesome!!

You guys are awesome. I opted for yoga in a heated room. Lol.

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3 weeks ago

Anne Zumbach

New Year's Day--Freezin' For A Reason will be at the Brunswick Campground--the plunge is at 1 pm--participate or come for free entertainment--money raised goes to Special Olympics, BEACON, or other non-profits--A fun time for all!!! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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The plunge is in the Potomac River--Brrrr....

I’ll jump in if you do! We’re your ears burning today? I was having a conversation with a new friend about what a great person you and Mr. Zumbach are.

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3 weeks ago

Carl Pritchard

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Making new friends at the Steeplechasers

3 weeks ago

Carl Pritchard

Learning to drink again with Steeplechasers. Starting with baby beers ... See MoreSee Less

Learning to drink again with Steeplechasers. Starting with baby beers

 

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That’s so cute !!! Rookie

Just don’t drink the Double Vision !!! Right Bill Duke

Carl Pritchard I practice with minis for my upcoming beer mile debut in 2018

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3 weeks ago

Michelle Mitchell

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3 weeks ago

Kara Schmid

Recommendations from people who know shoes: I love love love my Altra Lone Peak 3.5 shoes. Finally found a shoe that feels close to perfect for me running. Just the right cushion and response. Only problem is I would enjoy a 4-6 mm drop. Anyone know shoes close to the run of the lone peak that they would recommend? ... See MoreSee Less

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I’ve seen some posts similar to this, and the answer was to just put 4-6mm heel cups in your Altra shoe instead of trying to find a replacement.

My question is why do you want to do that?

Topo Athletic Ultraflys!

Saucony zealot. Topo fly lyte

Saucony zealot is what I went to when I started with a drop shoe. Love them!

If any of you like topo's, if you use the code topodorfler10 online before the 31st you'll get 10% off

I’m on my second pair of Hoka Tracers. This is their least cushioned training shoe. They weigh around 7oz and offer a 4mm drop.

BTW Kara, I own a pair of Lone Peaks too. My preferred trail shoe!

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3 weeks ago

Sarah Baker Veith

Does anyone run mid-morning during the week? I need accountability. I would love some running buddies to meet up with after I get the kids off to school on days that I don't work! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Crystal Tressler?

I am a college student in town until the 8th, and have been looking for someone to run with while I’m here. Not for very long, but I’d love a running partner and am available most days around that time

I drive a school bus and get off around 9.

I run an 11:30-12mm

I’m downtown and can meet around 9. 11:30-2min/mi

I can join but you'll have to go easy on me 😉

I run in Urbana T, Th,Fri after elementary drop off. I would like to run somewhere with less hills once a week could meet at 9ish.

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3 weeks ago

Jill Cameron

Alex Young, the new race director for the Summer Solstice 8k, is diligently working to prepare for this year’s race. If you are interested in being a lead volunteer in the area of food, social media, awards, shirts, or course operation, we would love to hear from you. Please respond to this post or message me if you are interested in taking a lead volunteer role for the Summer Solstice 8k. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Blessings in a Backpack, Frederick, MD is incredibly grateful to the Frederick Steeplechasers for its continued generosity & support. Thanks to Alex Young, Harriet Langlois, Jill Cameron, Lou King, and the whole club for their commitment to helping feed hundreds of Frederick's kids. Super excited about our 3rd Annual Summer Solstice 8K.

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3 weeks ago

Mike Greenberg

Get $20 off the 2018 Mission 10 Miler!💥It’s go-time! $20 OFF: bit.ly/2AqcHeE ... See MoreSee Less

Get $20 off the 2018 Mission 10 Miler!

 

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Thank you for sharing! Just signed up.

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3 weeks ago

Bill Susa

Just a friendly reminder that early bird pricing files south in a few days for this 2018 FSRC Grand Prix race! Info and registration at: runsignup.com/Race/MD/Middletown/SMHSMakinHay10KFolks, there are only a few more days to catch early bird pricing for the 4/14/2018 Makin' Hay 10K! Register via: runsignup.com/Race/MD/Middletown/SMHSMakinHay10K ... See MoreSee Less

Just a friendly reminder that early bird pricing files south in a few days for this 2018 FSRC Grand Prix race! Info and registration at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Middletown/SMHSMakinHay10K

3 weeks ago

Rich Secrest

Just a few weeks away! We are looking forward to our 2nd annual event. Be sure to register ASAP.

Groundhog Jog 4 MilerFebruary 3, 2018, 9:00amAntrim Township Community ParkEvent Site: www.greencastleflyers.org/groundhog-jog.html

Online Registration: www.imathlete.com/#/legacy?url=%2Fevents%2FEventOverview.aspx%3FfEID%3D67514%26z%3D1514338233646

4 Miler: starts and finishes by the park barn and follows the Antrim Township shared-use-trail.
Kids’ Race: Stays on park grounds and follows shared-use-trail.
Awards: Trophies will be given to the overall male and female champions as well as the top gender finisher in each age group.
T-Shirts: Only pre-registrants (entry received by 1/18/18) are guaranteed a t-shirt.
Registration: Begins at 8 A.M. inside park barn
Races & Costs:
 Kids’ Race/Children 12 and Under: $10 (no t-shirt but will receive a medal at finish) 9 A.M. Start
 4 Mile Race: ($25 until 1/18/18) ($30 after 1/18/18) 9:30 A.M. Start
BLIZZARD POSTPONEMENT DATE: The weather in February has proven to be slightly unpredictable. We will continue to host our event on moderate snow or ice covered trails but on the rare occurrence of substantial precipitation we will postpone our event to the following Saturday (2/10/18).
Contact: greencastleflyers@gmail.com or 800-797-6489
4 Miler Age Groups: 15 & Under 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-69 70+
Must be present to receive T-Shirt and Award/No Refunds/Blizzard Date (2/10/18)
Proceeds to benefit Trail Life USA & Greencastle Flyers Running Club
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3 weeks ago

Ken Kotchenreuther

Last wednesday of the year tomorrow! i won't be running the STEPS. i'll be at the Weinberg Center.... I will start back up January 3rd!! Have a great NYE & NYD and I'll see you in 2018 !! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Karen Ochs

Hello steeps! Happy belated Christmas! I'm thankful for all of you! It is the season for breakfast runs and I'm excited. For those of you who are new, breakfast runs go from January through March. During these coldest of months, the steeps keep running, socializing and eating. It's a great combination!!! Breakfast run hosts are the backbone of this winter fun. A host opens their home to runners on a Saturday morning, provide printed out running directions, and set out food and drinks that are brought by runners (it's a win-win situation when the food is brought to you!) I'm happy to announce that within the first week of requesting hosts 3 out of 6 days were scooped up. If you are interested in hosting, here are the remaining days:

1/13
2/3
2/10
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3 weeks ago

Rakesh Trivedi

Hey Steeps, can anyone tell me the code for getting a discount on the Frederick half? (Can I still get a discount as well as the steeps discount) ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I haven't yet seen a discount for the Steeps, but it will be in the FSRC newsletter if/when available. I don't know about combining codes... I think you have to pick one.

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4 weeks ago

Sammii Dorfler

Hello, hello! I'm super new to Frederick! (moved here about 3 months ago). I'm a runner, cyclist, hiker and everyone I've spoken with so far has recommended checking yall out for all things runs. Hope to meet some of you and maybe join some running meetups! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Welcome!

Welcome! If you're a runner and hiker, you'll fit right in with our trail running group. What we do is somewhere between an run and a hike, but it's always a blast. We post group runs here, so join in any time!

Hey, welcome! We are definitely a good group for "all the things" runs! It's still about a month or so until the Spring training groups start, which is when there are group runs with over 100 people showing up, but there's fun Breakfast Runs as an awesome stop gap.

Welcome Sammii! To take full advantage of everything the club has to offer, please consider joining the club. You'll have access to our free training programs, our FSRC Group Runs facebook group, race discounts, free low-key races, etc. All for only $20!! steeplechasers.org/membership/join/

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4 weeks ago

Heidi Novak

Hope to see everyone tomorrow at Vintage for the December Happy Hour. The club will be receiving the JFK 50 miler "Best Aid Station Award".

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Hope to see everyone tomorrow at Vintage for the December Happy Hour. The club will be receiving the JFK 50 miler Best Aid Station Award.

See comments for event link.

 

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Eddy Horn

I'll be late and leaving early, and there's no way I'll have my stuff together to get a white elephant gift, but it's so close to home I feel like I can't miss! 🙂 I have to drop my girls off at Christmas Eve Mass rehearsal at 6, so I'll come by for a little bit before I need to go grab them at 7:30.

Fun get together! Thank you to the social committee for showing us a cool new place! Thanks also for Mike Spinnler for sending Tim Mason to present our "Best Aid Station Award!"

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4 weeks ago

Bill Susa

Register for the 4/14/2018 Makin' Hay 10K before you ring in the New Year to save yourselves a couple bucks! It is an FSRC Grand Prix Race guaranteed to bring out tons of Steeps! www.makinhay10k.org #smhsruns #whathills #steepseathillsforbreakfast ... See MoreSee Less

Register for the 4/14/2018 Makin Hay 10K before you ring in the New Year to save yourselves a couple bucks! It is an FSRC Grand Prix Race guaranteed to bring out tons of Steeps!  www.makinhay10k.org #smhsruns #whathills #steepseathillsforbreakfast

 

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One of my all-time favorite races!!

I loved this race-must get healed up for it!! Otherwise, I'll volunteer!!

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4 weeks ago

Kash Woltz

Who is up for a longish run Christmas Eve morning??? ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Depends... please keep me posted

Sorry. Out of town.

How long is longish ? I have a couple nice 9 / 13 mile loops on the fireroads in the shed that a few of us have been doing Sunday Mornings.

If i was your pace yes sadly I am not

Come downtown and enjoy the lights!

I might be up for it..

Thinking 10+ miles around downtown-probably early. 8:30ish pace? Allie Korotky Lindsay McGriff ???

Wish I was going to be in Frederick!! Have fun!

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