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  • TueJul 11

    Crippen Clinics-Giving Back to Swimming

    On July 10, we hosted our first Crippen Clinic! With the help of La Salle University and head swimming coach, Jamie Platt, we were able to pay it forward in a way that directly gives back to the young swimmers in the area. Olympians Maddy Crippen and Alex Meyer, as well as current and former […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • FriNov 16

    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 […]

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  • ThuAug 09

    Go Haley!

    As we write this post, Haley Anderson is churning through the waters of London! Good Luck Haley! Go USA!  

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  • 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 […]

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  • MonJul 23

    Last Stop Before We Cross the Pond

    Hey Guys! Team USA is making our way from Vichy, France to London but I wanted to share some experiences from our time at the domestic training camp in Knoxville, TN. You see, there are two stops on our way to London. The first was in Knoxville, at the University of Tennessee. This camp was […]

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  • FriJul 20

    Matt McLean Works the Dream in LONDON!!!!

    The FCEF was so excited to watch our very own Work the Dream recipient, Matt McLean, swim to an Olympic berth at the US Olympic Trials in Omaha last month! As the countdown to London reaches one week, Matt will keep us updated as he travels from the US to the Olympic Village!

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