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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE ()

As I write my President’s message for this quarter, I reflect on yesterday’s Steeplechaser activities. I started my day by running 10 miles with the half marathon training group. Led by their coach, Josh Roane, there were approximately 12 runners who came out to join the group run. The course weaved through the beautiful Frederick …

STAY TUNED WITH NICOLE ()

The Amazing and Adaptable Human Body Part 1: The Damage and Repair Cycle

By S. Nicole Davis, DPT

The first time you do hill work, or run a long distance, it’s pretty hard. But do it consistently for a few weeks and it gets easier. The human body is amazing in its ability to adapt …

FASTER IN THE PAST ()

by Brent Ayer

“I See No Good Reason to Act My Age” – author unknown

In November of 1985, the Frederick News-Post ran a feature on an area runner, 73- year old Don Leatherman. It focused on how Leatherman became a runner at age 55. Here is how the News-Post described the running scene when …

RUNNING LIKE A GIRL – BOOK REVIEW ()

by Kerry McHugh

Alexandra Heminsley was never a runner. She was a bar-goer, a partier, and a fad exerciser. But on something of a whim, she decided to finally believe all of those rumors of the “runner’s high,” and set out for a jog.

That first “jog” did not go well. With humor and candor, …

RACING ACROSS THE POND ()

Welcome to Parkrun – Free, Weekly, Timed 5k Runs in a Park Near You

by Malcolm Senior

Parkrun was started by Paul Sinton-Hewitt when he was injured as a way to keep in touch with his running mates. He timed their 5k, and then they all went for coffee together. Twelve years later there are …

RACING TEAM RESULTS ()

June – August 2017

Date          Race                                      Athletes / Results 

6/3/2017 – ParkRun College Park 5k:  Lokesh Meena 18:19 (3rd overall)

6/3/2017 – Baltimore 10 Miler:  Louis Schiavone 59:17 (10th overall)

6/4/2017 – Bel Air Town Run 5k:  Art Gregory 23:26 (1st AG)

6/7/2017 – PPTC Al Goldstein Summer Series #2:  Lokesh Meena 18:15

6/11/2017 – …

FSRC 2017 OFFICERS & KEY VOLUNTEERS ()

President – Jill Cameron

Vice President – Eric Cameron

Secretary – Nicole Davis

Treasurer – Harriet Langlois

Board of Directors – Brent Ayer, Pam Geernaert, Lou King, Mark Lawrence, Tim O’Keefe & John Stuart

Calendar – Jenny Hallberg

Competition – Shannon Matthews & Ruth Taylor

Communications – Luanne Houck

Membership – Nikki Martin & Kerry …