Jackson Heights Mile 2021

Last weekend, on Saturday, August 28th, runners lined up on 94th Street next to Northern Playground for the Jackson Heights Mile sponsored by Awake NY. We all had such an amazing time organizing, volunteering, and running through the very heart of Jackson Heights. With the help of the NYPD and local Community Boards, we closed …

December 2020

“Seems like forever ago that we could gather closely like this but just wanna give a special congratulations to all of the FAM for your dedication and perseverance, we have accomplished so much this year both in running and in building the community.”– Mike Bocchinfuso We couldn’t have said it better. Mike’s words ring true …

April to November 2020

Although this is our first post since the beginning of April, a lot has been going on. What hasn’t changed is the pandemic we are all in, so please, wash your hands, stay home or socially distance if you cannot stay home, and wear a mask. Follow the recommendations from the state of NY, NYC, the CDC, and …

March 2020 Recap

Let’s face it – right now we’re all in a state we weren’t expecting to be. The situation has become hard to deal with and every day we see and hear news that puts us on the edge. COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. Before we get to the recap of all …

February 2020 Recap

Wow! Did we have a huge February this year! If you follow along, then you know this is already a few days late! As you can imagine, it’s been busy for us planning for this month’s Queens Marathon, QDR Half, and Spring Forward 10M and 5M races, as well as being consistent with our own …

January 2020 Recap

New Year! Same grind! Let’s go! Thanks for following us for the past year and hope you enjoy another year of monthly recaps of the races, group runs, and achievements we all made. This past month has been surprisingly warm and allowed us to spend more time out on the roads. It was a month …

#FasterTogether towards World Championships Qualifier

The following was authored by Coach Marie-Ange Brumelot. Along with Coach Medina, they have built a community of athletes working together towards their goals. It is, therefore, great to see that the encouragement she instills in others is matched by her own inspiring work ethic, attitude, and achievements. Even with so many goals achieved, there …