Count Down to Broad Street
We can’t wait for Sunday! Team Fran will be more than 50 people strong at the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia. As a team, we’ve raised over $14,000 so far, and are well within reach of our $20,000 goal! Keep up the fundraising this week! www.broadstreet.francrippen.orgLearnMore
Tufts Men’s Swimming Support #WorkTheDream
Earlier this year Tufts Class of 2014 Swimmer Austin Wood reached out to the FCEF to tell us about how #WorktheDream has served as inspiration for his team’s success this year. Thinking of his upcoming meets and conference championships he asked us if the team could use the FCEF slogan for motivation towards their success. [...]LearnMore
Bobby Bollier & Michael Klueh – Dedicated to the Dream
The FCEF 2013 Work the Dream Grant recipients Bobby Bollier and Michael Klueh talk to USA Swimming’s Mike Gustafson about The Dream. Read about their dedication to sport and how they pay it forward. Bobby Bollier in action. Michael Klueh finishing a race.LearnMore
Visit broadstreet.francrippen.org to register as a runner for Team Fran!
Were you accepted into the 2013 Broad Street Run? If so, now is the time to sign up to run with Team Fran! Last year, we raised over $17,000 that went directly towards supporting athletes who are Working the Dream. This year our goal is to raise $20,000 and we need you to join us! [...]LearnMore
What Does Work the Dream Mean?
What Work the Dream Means Work the Dream carries a special meaning to the FCEF. Fran’s dream was to represent the United States at the Olympics. Here at FCEF we want to give athletes the opportunity to achieve their dreams. This video really explains Work the Dream for us.LearnMore
Team Fran Going Big on Broad Street!
Whether you ran with us last year or not, we wanted you to know that Team Fran plans to take on Philadelphia’s Broad Street Run May 5, 2013! The Blue Cross Broad Street Run course is a 10-mile point-to-point course, named one of the fastest 10-mile courses in the country by Runner’s World. Last year, we raised over [...]LearnMore
Ashley Twichell Talks Open Water Safety
Ashley Twichell gives her opinion on FINA OWS Temperature Rules US National Champion and 2012 Work the Dream Recipient Ashley Twichell talks about her real life experiences in open water and how she has seen and felt the effects of warm temperatures on performance and safety. Thank you to The Daily News of Open Water [...]LearnMore
USA Gold Medalist Matt McLean talks about Work the Dream and the Road to London
Matt McLean Explains How the Work the Dream Grant helped him make it to London US Olympic Gold Medalist & 2012 Work the Dream Recipient Matt McLean explains how the Work the Dream Grant made a difference on his Road to London and US Gold. Congratulations Matt!LearnMore
FCEF at Golden Goggles
Last night USA Swimming held their annual celebration of the best and brightest athletes – The Golden Goggles. The night proved to be an inspirational showcase of motivational stories about Olympians working their dream. Our very own Teresa Crippen was nominated for the Athlete Humanitarian Award for her work with the FCEF. Congratulations to Teresa, the athletes and their [...]LearnMore
Get Your Trot On!
Turkey Day is right around the corner! Before we all stuff our faces and watch some football, GET YOUR TROT ON! Turkey Trot that is! In the spirit of Fran, we are asking you to get out there and be active on Turkey Day. Whether that is an organized Turkey Trot race, or a run [...]LearnMore
Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation WorktheDream
#workthedream 2012 Alex Meyer Arthur Frayler Ashley Twichell Baltimore Baseball Cardinals Coach Bill Rose Duke Emily Brunemann FAST FCEF Florida Gators Fran Crippen Frayler Ft. Myers Germantown Academy Gold Medal Haley Anderson London Olympics Marathon Matt McLean Mile Swim Mission Viejo Mission Viejo Natadores Motivation NYTimes Olympics Open Water Open Water Nationals PanAm Games Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Phillies Serpentine SMOC Swimming Team Fran Team USA Teresa Crippen Tough Mudder USA Swimming UVA Walden Pond Work the Dream