FARC Board Meeting

Our monthly FARC board meeting was held last night at the Courtyard Marriot downtown Fredericksburg. Welcome back current board members, special welcome to new board members: Brad and Erica Brecher, Bret Schmidt, Aaron Spicer and William Hamilton, lots of new ideas were discussed for the club, looking forward to a great year!

FARC Runners Training for the Boston Marathon

Several FARC members are training for the Boston marathon this year and were interviewed by the Free-Lance Star here is the article,http://www.fredericksburg.com/…/article_79d91240-838e-532b-… best of luck to Duane Williamson, Aimee Weems, Sara Gilliam, Leslie Rigby Kash, Joanne Farrell Forsyth, Edith Taylor-Yonts and Erica Brecher!

FARC Spring Track Series

   ***Update, schedule change from Wednesday nights to Tuesday nights                               

 2017 FARC Spring Track Series Schedule
Where: James Monroe HS Track
When: March 28th through July 25th on Tuesday nights: 630pm to 7:30pm.
-Events are free
-Donations are welcome!
-We will Provide water, ribbons and timing for the events.
-All ages and abilities are welcome - This is a family-friendly activity!
March 28-May 30: Program Event: 1500/Mile and 2 mile/3000/Mile/2000
Sample Program Event: June 6th till July 25th
-Long format includes one mile, 200 meters, 800 meters and 2 mile races.
-Short format includes 1500 meters, 100 meters, 400 meters and 3000 meter races. Start with long format on March 29th and rotate each week.
-Please check for inclement weather before driving to JMHS or call Terry McLaughlin at 540-847-2937 for update on cancellations.

Here are the results of the Sweethearts 4ever 4mile, this past Sunday February the 5th at the YMCA off Butler Rd in Fredericksburg, this is the 1st race in the Coldwell Banker Grand Prix, results at http://www.racetimingunlimited.org/results/4m17rtu.aspx

Banquet: The 2016 Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Series awards banquet will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Brock’s Riverside Grill from 3-6 PM.  Please RSVP to farc.grand.prix@gmail.com no later than January 7, 2017.  There is a limit of 130 awards banquet participants.  The awards banquet is open and free for all Fredericksburg Area Running Club members.  There will be a charge, paid at the door, of $25.00 per person attending as non-member guests.  Please join us for an evening of fun, celebrating our 2016 Grand Prix series running accomplishments! Please be considerate of others and notify farc.grand.prix@gmail.com if you RSVP and then cannot make it.