F and M Track Club is the largest competitive running club based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. People of all ages and abilities levels are welcome given you have a love for running, the work ethic to improve, and a friendly personality.
Our club seeks to practice and promote the social benefits of running and training to support one another, reach our running goals, develop meaningful relationships, and make a positive impact in the greater community.
We meet Tuesdays at the Franklin & Marshall College outdoor track at 6:00 pm for group track workouts. Club President, Jeff Kirchner, shares workout options ahead of time (Monday afternoons) via email. Participants are expected to complete a warm-up routine and be ready to start the workout promptly at 6:00 pm. Group cool down, club announcements, and general socializing follow the workouts. We also organize casual Saturday morning runs, starting from the F&M outdoor track at 7:00 am.
Members are expected to train year-round and are encouraged to race on road, track, and/or trail—focusing primarily on distances from 1 mile to the marathon.
We typically compete in the Mid-Atlantic region, though our members have been seen all around the world donning our signature blue and red singlets.
Per the latest guidelines from the CDC and vaccine availability, normal track club activities have restarted.
Please know there is no pressure or penalty for choosing the stay home or running at alternative venues until you’re comfortable returning. We want everyone to feel safe and make the right decisions for them. In support of this, other local public access tracks include: Ephrata HS, Lampeter-Strasburg HS, and Warwick HS.
As always, non-FMTC workout check-ins are appreciated so your efforts can be accounted for in the club log.
Other ways to find us…
- Official USATF Club #08-1121.
- On Strava? So are we.
- Our Facebook page.
- Want more information? Contact us.
*F and M Track Club is not affiliated with Franklin & Marshall College.