Archive for the ‘Honors’ Category

  • 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 […]

  • TueOct 21

    ‘Work the Dream’ Grant Success

    While this time of year brings reflection on the loss of Fran, it is also a time of hope for the FCEF. From September – November, we engage in the process of picking the recipient of the Work the Dream Grant. This was established in 2011 with the goal of offering financial support to one […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • WedAug 08

    The Longest Swim

    “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” Henry David Thoreau   The countdown is on! Tomorrow, American Haley Anderson takes to the waters of the “Serpentine” in London’s West Hyde Park followed by Alex Meyer on Friday. As many have read or heard, Alex and […]

  • MonJan 16

    Frayler Works The Dream!

    Arthur Frayler beats Fran’s GA Pool record Germantown Academy Swimming is a program built on the stories of legends. Coach Shoulberg constantly preaches to his current athletes about the superhuman achievements of his past swimmers. Since the day Arthur Frayler arrived on GA’s pool deck, he has looked those legends in the face and competed […]

  • MonOct 10

    Ashley Twichell – 2011 Work the Dream Grant Awardee

    Ashley Twichell, a Duke University graduate, is an elite swimmer currently competing on the US National Team. During her career at Duke University, Ashley Twichell was a two-time ACC Champion and a three-time NCAA All-American in the 1650 freestyle. Following graduation, Twitchell moved to California to train with Coach Bill Rose and the prestigious Misson […]

  • MonOct 10

    Matt McLean – Work the Dream Grant Awardee

    Matt McLean, a native of Sterling, VA, had an outstanding collegiate career at the University of Virginia, and within the last year has proven to be one of the most talented middle distance swimmers on the international stage. During his time as a Cavalier, Matt was named the 2008 Freshman of the Year, 2008, 2009, […]

  • WedAug 17

    Fran’s Induction into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

    Fran will be inducted in the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, Montgomery County, on September 27, 2011. Event info »