FREE Community CPR at the Marine Corps Historic Half Expo

The Marine Corps Historic Half and Red Cross will offer free training in
Community CPR at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo. Statistics show that if more
people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. By offering free training at the
Expo, the Historic Half is seeking to populate the 13.1 mile course with as
many trained individuals as possible.  Immediate CPR can double, or even
triple, a victim's chance of survival.  The training includes watching an
instructional video and demonstrating this hands-only technique that is
intended to sustain life until advanced care arrives.  All who complete the
training will receive a red MCM Community Corps wristband to wear on event

2016 Fredericksburg Area Running Club Track Series

At James Monroe High School
Date: Tuesday, 26, 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Event: 15000 Meter Run
Ciro Marchetti M 48 5:20.37
Steven Konopy M 46 5:31.01
Ted Poulos M 54 5:57.20
Jeff Peterson M 59 6:02.03

Event: 3000 Meter Run
Ciro Marchetti M 48 12:03.26
Steven Konopy M 46 12:11.54
John Taninecz M 54 12:58.78
Jeff Peterson M 59 12:59.69
Ted Poulos M 54 14:31.27

Historic Half Post-Race FARC Tent

We are almost three weeks to go time! The Marine Corps Historic Half and Semper 5 will take place here in Fredericksburg and you all know how FARC likes to celebrate! We will have our annual FARC gathering in the parking lot beside VA Runner - be sure to look for our tent! All members are encouraged to bring a snack to share and come cheer on the rest of the runners. Not running? Then come on out and cheer on those that are!

RRCA chooses FARC Treasurer Howard Thomas

CONGRATULATIONS to FARC Treasurer, Howard Thomas! Howard was chosen by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) to attend the National Convention in Dallas this year with ALL EXPENSES paid! He will leave for the convention next week. Please be sure to congratulate Howard when you see him!

FARC Spring Track Series 2016



James Monroe HS Track (JMHS)

March 29th -July 26th

Tuesday Nights 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Events are free, but donations are welcome!

                     We will provide water, ribbons and timing for the events.

                   More info online at or contact Jon Dachos                      (540) 775-7633

              All ages and abilities welcome - This is a family-friendly activity!

Sample Program Event:

  • Long format includes one mile, 200 meters, 800 meters, 4 x 400 relay and 2 mile races. The short format includes 1500 meters, 100 meters, 400 meters, 4 x 100 relay 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 Jon for update on cancellations.

    Note: For last races of 2 mile or 3000 meters, runner may opt to run only 1 mile or 1500 meters for time.