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The 2017 Mule Haul is in the books! The race was run under sunny skies by 124 runners and the hotdogs were flying afterward. Overall results are HERE , age group results are HERE and Team Results are HERE Thanks to all the volunteers, the Fort Hunter Fire Department, the Tryon Radio League, Hu-Hill Farms, the Hot Dog Hut, and Dejong Septic for all their service and donation of goods and time, Congratulations to Alice Menis and Tmothy Kaine for winning Dern Scholarships - we wish them all the luck in the future. And last but not least, thanks to all the runners - wouldn't be much of a race if nobody came.     

Mileage Challenge forms for 2017 are out and can be found on on our MILEAGE web page - link at left. A link to the 2017 application is HERE , and a link to the 1st quarter calendar is HERE.         

SAVE THE DATE! The annual FMRRC banquet is not far off - it takes place on Sunday January 22 at 4 PM at Nicolinos Restaurant in Amsterdam. It's a chance to catch up, and enjoy good food and the company of other runners - please plan to attend. The reservation form is HERE  . See you there!

Final Grand Prix standings can be found here - Mens Standings   Womens Standings.  Remember to qualify for an award, you have to volunteer at a race or at a road cleanup, or donate to the Dern Scholarship Fund. If you have questions about the final standings, contact Jim Moore at jim.moore@fmrrc.org

Kasza and MacFarland win 2016 Fulmont Roadrunners Scholarships -    Dern Winners_small     - Read Story here

New officers named: Pat Robinson is now secretary and April VanHeusen is our new treasurer. They can be contacted via email at pat.robinson@fmrrc.org and april.vanheusen@fmrrc.org

Kane, Bielli presented with Dern Memorial Scholarships at Mule Haul - 2015 Dern Winners - Read Story here

Mule Haul results are in - See Results Page

A message from Jane Constatine - Thanks to the Fulmont Roadrunners Club for making a donation to our Cancer Society's Relay for Life team. The event was held June 6th and we raised a little over $1,500. If you still want to make a donation you can up until 8/31...just click this link.

Triple Crown Results are in - Overall Results - Age Graded - Award Winners

2015 Mule Haul application posted here, see Race Schedule for details

All Race Results Updated - See results page here

Important Grand Prix Message: Because of a conflict with our annual Mule Haul on Father's Day, the Adirondack Distance run will not be an FMRRC Grand Prix event this year.

Attention Members: Now that the nice weather is upon us, our club meetings will resume at Karen's Ice Cream and Produce on Route 5s near Fort Hunter. Meetings are monthly on the second Thursday at 7PM.

Relay for Life Dining to Donate update - We are sponsoring a dining to donate event at the recovery room in Amsterdam on Boston Marathon Monday, April 20th from Noon to Close. When you present your voucher to your server, 15% of your bill will go to support our team and the fight against cancer.
Download and print your vouchers here: Single - 4 Pack visit the site for more info - here

Attention Members: We need volunteers for the following races:

Cops and Joggers 5K April 18 9 AM in Amsterdam

YMCA Spring Sprint 5K April 26 9 AM in Johnstown

Run for the Roses 5K May 2 9 AM in Johnstown

Rally in the Valley May 9 9 AM in Fort Hunter

Johnson Jog May 16 at 9 AM in Johnstown

Mountain Valley Hospice 5K May 17 10 AM at FMCC Johnstown

Lexington Run 5K June 6 9 AM in Johnstown

Please note that volunteering at any race qualifies volunteer for the Grand Prix competition. Please contact Diane at diane.hanson@fmrrc.org if you can volunteer for one of the races above.


Attention Members: Once again the Fulmont Roadrunners Club has formed a team for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. This year it will be held on Saturday, June 6th at Fulton Montgomery Community College from noon to midnight.
If you are interested in joining the team or making a donation, please visit the website at www.relay.acsevents.org
If you have any questions at all, please contact Jane Constantine via email at grandie2004@gmail.com

Grand Prix Standings have been updated (corrected) - let us know if you see any errors
2015 Grand Prix Standings are posted for the first three races as well.

2015 Winter Wimp Results - 2.2 Overall - 4.4 Overall - 4.4 Age Graded

2014 High School Cross Country Awards given at annual Winter Wimp - Read the News Story here

2014 Grand Prix Final Totals are in - Women - Men

While we are welcoming our newest club secretary, we would be remiss if we did not thank our former, Jane Constantine who is stepping down. Jane has served in many capacities over the years for the club and always stepped up when needed. Her steady hand and capable attitude will be sorely missed. We wish her the best of luck going forward. Thanks Jane, and remember keep looking ahead :)


Please welcome our new club secretary and membership chair, April VanHeusen - email her at april.vanheusen@fmrrc.org

Attention Members, when you receive your newsletter, please check the date next to your name...its your membership renewal date...if your dues are late, please send them in as soon as you can.   Thanks


2014 FMRRC Awards will be announced at the banquet, your deserving member nominations can be made here. The Hall of Fame award process can be reviewed here.

2015 Holiday Bash and Awards Banquet and awards will be held on January 25th - Reservation Form here

IMPORTANT: Attention FMRRC Members and Supporters - Please take a minute to read the attached contribution campaign letter from our treasurer. It is important that we maintain the ability to provide scholarships to college bound athletes each year.

All 2014 Grand Prix Race results are posted - stay tuned for Grand Prix point standings.

The December Newsletter is posted for your viewing pleasure on the Newsletter Archive Page, printed copies are being mailed.

Area Turkey Trot results - Troy - Saratoga (Christopher Dailey Foundation) - Schenectady (Ellis Hospital Cardiac Classic)

2015 is almost here and that means another Winter Wimp is around the corner - Race App Here
Please join us for the 29th annual running of one of our clubs premier races:
January 10th, 1PM, Snow or Shine.

Burn some calories before the feast - There are many local races on Thanksgiving morning, if you haven't registered for any of the larger Turkey Trots (Troy and Saratoga), now is the time, registration is still open but may close soon.

Great Sacandaga Road Race Results posted - Results Page

JDRF Results posted - Results Page

Our next Grand Prix Race (Hoof it for the Horses 10k) is this upcoming Saturday in the Town of Florida - Come out and earn some Grand Prix points, and enjoy some nice fall running weather for a good cause. Registration and website on the race calendar page.

Adirondack Marathon Results - See Results Page

2014 Q3 and Q4 Mileage Calendars - here

Get your running shoes on! Please join us for an FMRRC breakfast run in Broadalbin September 27 at 8 AM. We'll meet at the Visitors Center at the corner of Route 29 an Route 30. The route will be a 5K-ish run through Broadalbin and finish back at the Visitors Center. Breakfast and tall tales about distances and PR's will follow at a local restaurant.


Get your cleanup shoes on! The semi-annual FMRRC Road Cleanup will take place October 4 at 9 AM. Meet in the First Niagara Bank parking lot at the corner of Route 30 and Maple Avenue Extension in Amsterdam and find out what kind of stuff people use to litter! Breakfast and schmoozing will follow at a local restaurant.


ATTENTION - picnic Location has changed - Club Picnic is Sunday, August 24th starting at 11am. Address - 349 Stairs Road, Perth, NY - New Directions and RSVP INFO

Shuttleworth Park Foundation 5k is this Sunday (June 29th) - All proceeds benefit the foundation, race starts at 5:30 PM before the Amsterdam Mohawks game - Application - BONUS - Tickets to the baseball game afterwards.

           Start of the Mule Haul - Start of the Mule Haul Tom McClellan Wins - Tom McClellan Tantra Oneil - First Woman - Tantra Oneil

Mule Haul Results Posted - See results page

Amsterdam HS track team competing in the New Balance National High School Championships - As a team they are competing in the 4 x 400m relay and Isaiah Brown will be continuing on as the State Champion in the 400m.
The event will be streaming live on Sunday, June 15th here - Link

31st Annual Mule Haul is upon us! - FMRRC's premier summer race is this Father's Day, June 15th at 9:00 AM. Please join us for this 5 mile run on a mix of road and cinder track (tow path) along the Mohawk River. Partial proceeds benefit the Dern Memorial Scholarship for local High School Track and Cross Country students entering college next year. Awards for top 3 male and female finishers in 14 divisions as well as special Father-Son and Father-Daughter awards. Sign Up

Monthly Meeting is this Thursday at Karen's Ice Cream and Produce on Route 5s. Please try to attend as we finalize details for the Mule Haul.

Cops and Joggers and Run for the Roses results updated on the results page

Mileage Challenge Updated - 1st Quarter
Grand Prix Stats (so far) - Men's - Click / Women's - Click

Calling all Fulton/Montgomery County runners who plan on running in the Firecracker 4 in Saratoga July 4th. If you would like to join the local team contact Heather Casler at 518-848-6777 or Heather.Casler@smha.org, let her know once you have registered, and she can add you to the team. THE TEAM WITH THE MOST PEOPLE WINS!!! The Firecracker 4 will donate $1,000.00 to a charity - (either St. Judes or St. Balricks) - choice to be made if the team wins. WHAT AN EASY WAY TO HELP OUT DOING SOMETHING YOU LOVE!!!!! Please contact Heather by July 1st to make sure you get on the team.


May Meeting Location - May 8th at Karen's on route 5S in Fort Hunter - 7 PM
DACC Dash and Cops and Joggers Results Posted - link
May 10 / 9AM - 2014 Spring Road Cleanup - Maple Avenue Extension - we will meet at the First Niagara Bank on Route 30 and go to breakfast afterwards for those that are interested.
Johnson Jog (Grand Prix) Coming up - May 17th - Race Calendar
Lexington Run (Grand Prix) Coming Up - June 7th - Race Calendar
Mule Haul (Grand Prix) / FMRRC Premier - Father's Day, June 15th - Race Calendar
Triple Crown Races coming up - See the Flyer and of course our Race Calendar
2014 Mileage Q2 Calendar - link
2013 Mileage Challenge Totals corrected - here
Guest Speaker Announced - Our annual club banquet being held on January 26th at Nicolina's restaurant in Amsterdam will feature well known local runner John Geesler. John will share some of his more unusual running experiences with us. You still have one more day to get registered - here. Hope to see everyone there!
2014 Winter Wimp a success! - Despite the weather forecast, the 28th running of the Winter Wimp had a good turnout with 42 runners opting to "wimp out" and finish after 2.2 miles and another 112 runners going the distance and completing the 4.4 mile course in the chilly rain. Thanks to all who participated and supported us in one of our premier events!
A special congrats from our webmaster goes out to Jill Pederson from Lake George who was the first female over 60 and the winner of our Kay Guere Memorial Award. Jill finished in 40:45.

2.2 Mile results -4.4 Mile Results -4.4 Mile Age Graded Results
Fulmont Roadrunners News Release - 2013 Cross Country Awards announced at the Winter Wimp - link - PDF
2014 Grand Prix competitors - please contact our Grand Prix Chair Trisha Bobowski if you've competed in a Grand Prix race, this will make it easier to keep track of our members when sifting through the race results, especially in races that we do not time. Trisha can be contacted via email at trisha.bobowski@fmrrc.org or through our FaceBook page.
REMINDER for members - please update your email address so we can keep you up to date and informed. Send an email to our membership chair Jane Constantine at jane.constantine@fmrrc.org
2014 Mileage Challenge Form and Q1 Calendar are posted -here
Year End Bash and Awards Banquet Scheduled for Sunday, January 26th - RSVP / Registration Form - here
FMRRC Club Officers for 2014 were voted in, let's give them our support!
President - Bill Platt
Vice President - Ginny Mosher
Secretary - Jane Constantine
Treasurer - Keith Waters
28th Annual FMRRC Winter Wimp is scheduled for Jan 11 - Info and Application - here
2013 Grand Prix standings are finalized, Mens Standings -Womens Standings, if you've completed your volunteer requirement, please let Jane or Diane know which race(s) you worked. 2014 Grand Prix schedule is finalized - click here.
FIT Run For Your Life 5k and Easy Street rescue results are in - here
Hudson Mohawk Marathon results - here
FMCC Alumni 5k Results -here
JDRF 5k Results (timing provided by FMRRC) -here
Saratoga Palio Half Marathon results are in - ARE Event Productions link

 Charlie, Rebecca, and Roy - A couple of happy FMRRC'ers after the Palio Half
Local runner completes ultra marathon and wins while pushing his son Shamus in his running chariot. See the full story and some pictures here. What an inspiration!
2013 Dern Scholarship Announcement - Photo and Story here
Local Athletes to compete in Ironman Triathlon to include FMRRC'r Beth Connelie - Leader Hearld Story Online

Updated 1/3/2015