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  • SatJun 17

    Crippen Clinics in July!

    On July 10 and July 17, the FCEF with the support of LaSalle University is putting on two Crippen Clinics to pay it forward to the age group swimmers of Middle Atlantic Swimming and the Philadelphia-area summer club leagues.    

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  • WedApr 06

    Go BIG on Broad Street 2016

    We’re back for the 2016 Broad Street Run. We will be cruising down 10 miles of Phantastic Philly streets to raise money for FCEF and WorkTheDream! This year our goal is $1,500 per mile, for a total of 15K If you were accepted into the Broad Street Run, sign up for Team Fran by starting […]

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  • MonApr 13

    Go BIG on Broad Street 2015

    Some call Philadelphia a gritty city. Some say it’s a tough town. We call it the greatest place on earth, home. That’s why we are back for the 2015 Broad Street Run. We will be cruising down 10 miles of Phantastic Philly streets to raise money for FCEF and WorkTheDream! This year our goal is […]

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  • WedOct 22

    Remembering Fran

    As we approach the anniversary of Fran’s death, the Crippen Family and the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation are focused on celebrating Fran’s life. Since 2011, we have honored Fran’s spirit through our Work the Dream Grant, providing aspiring elite swimmers with financial resources to achieve their Olympic dreams. These grant awardees have turned out to be amazing […]

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  • MonOct 20

    Focus on safety in wake of ‘UAE Bid’

    Earlier this month, Bonnie Ford of ESPN reported on the UAE’s proposal to host an elite 10-kilometer open water race in 2015 . On Thursday, October 23rd, we will remember the fourth anniversary of the death of Fran Crippen during an elite 10-kilometer open water race in the same country that wants it back – the UAE. […]

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  • SunApr 13

    Meyer and Twichell win Crippen Cup 10k Titles

    Alex Meyer and Ashley Twichell held off a tough field of world class competitors to win the Crippen Cup yesterday at Miromar Lakes! Congratulations to all the participants of the 2014 Open Water Festival and a special thank you to Gulf Coast Swim Team and the crew at Miromar Lakes for hosting such an amazing […]

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  • WedMar 26

    Crippen Cup at Open Water Festival Offers $10,000 in Prize Purse!

      A new addition to Gulf Coast Swim Team’s annual Open Water Swimming Festival is the 10-kilometer Crippen Cup Open Water Marathon, which will be contested April 12 with a minimum $10,000 prize purse on the line. The inaugural Crippen Cup is expected to include swimmers from Brazil, Sweden, Russia, Canada, Germany and the U.S. […]

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  • WedMar 26

    Open Water Festival at Miromar Lakes!

    The Gulf Coast Swim Team is hosting the 2014 Open Water Festival on April 12th & 13th! The FCEF is excited to be a part of this great event. Check out www.openwaterfestival.org for more information! Special thanks to GCST and Jolyn Swimwear & Clothing Co. for the continued support of the FCEF! Sign up for […]

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  • TueSep 24

    Team Fran Runs Halloween Half Marathon in Dana Point!

    Work up an appetite for Halloween candy and join Team Fran as we run to support our Olympic Hopefuls! Visit http://friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/site/displaySite.do?siteIdCode=6C0F0RNY to register as a runner for Team Fran! Each year, Team Fran gets together around the country to celebrate and raise money to support athletes who are Working the Dream. This is our first […]

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  • SatJun 08

    Team Fran takes SoCal for Halloween Half Marathon in Dana Point!

    Team Fran is dressing in spooktacular Halloween costumes and meeting in Dana Point for the Halloween Half Marathon, 5K, 10K and 1K Kid’s run! Join us on October 27th  as we search for treats and stop for tricks along the Salt Creek Regional Corridor Trail!  Stayed tuned to francrippen.org for details on how to join Team […]

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