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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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  • SatFeb 22

    A Day in the Life of Alex Meyer – #WorkTheDream

    Vasa and SwimSwam put on a great piece about what a day in the life of Alex Meyer is like.  As you know Alex is one of our favorites and a great friend of Fran’s.  He is still training with Harvard, working his dream to 2016. Alex,  thanks for including us in your video and […]

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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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  • MonAug 05

    2013 Philadelphia Suburban Swim League Fran Crippen Memorial Award Winners!

    Is there a better way to cool off a HOT Philadelphia summer than swimming in the Suburban Swim League?  Each year the Suburban Swim League provides an avenue for developing swimmers to cool down and stay in shape at the same time.  Each year the Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation participates in the league championships through […]

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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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  • ThuApr 04

    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. […]

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  • ThuFeb 28

    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.

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  • TueFeb 19

    TEAM FRAN runs the Halloween Half Marathon in Dana Point!

    Work up an appetite for Halloween candy and join Team Fran as we run the Halloween Half Marathon and 5K/10K & 1Kids Run in Dana Point!  Visit https://qa.friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/site/displaySite.do?siteIdCode=CK1X57LT   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 […]

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  • SatFeb 02

    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.

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