Pataky Crushes Columbus 10K

With smart racing and a devastating final kick, FDTC’s Victor Pataky won the Columbus 10K last Sunday morning with a new personal best of 30:04, five seconds ahead of second place. This race, dubbed the oldest road race in Ohio and presented by HOKA ONE ONE this year, accommodated more than one thousand finishers. Pataky…

McCurdy: Master of Mathematics

Congratulations to FDTC member Matt McCurdy on earning a Masters in Applied & Computational Mathematics from Florida State University! We wish both him & Lauren the best of luck as they continue on their educational journey toward doctor-hood!  

Victory for Victor!

Victor Pataky wins Mens 3K Steeple in 9:20.60 at the Centre Twilight in Danville, KY! Congrats from FDTC! Thank you Ms. Rachel Stickney for the photos! Full Results

Top 3 Finish for McCurdy

FDTC wants to recognize Matt McCurdy for his 3rd place finish in the Gulf Winds Track Club Palace Saloon 5K. His time was 16:36.   Check out Herb Willis’ recap here.

McCurdy Takin’ Names

Shout-out to mathematician Matt McCurdy who took 3rd (34:45) in the Tallahassee Springtime 10K this morning. Best of luck as he continues competing in the Gulf Winds Track Club Grand Prix. This Grand Prix is a series of 16 races throughout one calendar year. Full results Check out the race break-down from Mr. Herb Willis.

FDTC Opens TF Season

FDTC athletes Victor Pataky and Emily Niehaus opened the 2017 track and field season this weekend at the Rhodes Invite in Memphis. Pataky used this meet as a competition rust-buster running the men’s 5K in 15:33.70 and 4:25.70 in the mile. FDTC athlete Victor doing what he does best: #AllHeDoesIsWin #WinningWednesday A post shared by…

McCurdy Wins Shamrock Scurry in a Hurry

  Matt McCurdy dominated the Shamrock Scurry 5K (16:38) as part of the Gulf Winds Track Club Grand Prix #OnHisBirthday Happy Birthday Matt! FDTC loves you! Check out Herb Willis article here & full results.

MUST Listen #BetterThanS***Town

Check out FDTC’s favorite podcast hosted by decathlete extraordinaire Tom FitzSimons as he interviews the venerable Martin Bingisser:

McCurdy Takes All The Cookies

FDTC congratulates athlete Matt McCurdy on winning The Run for the Cookies 5K in Tallahassee this morning! The superb Mr. Herb Willis summarizes McCurdy’s performance as follows: “The fastest seeker of sweets was Matt McCurdy who won the race in 16:27.” Results & Article by Herb Willis

Golden Moment

FDTC founder & president, Emily Niehaus, ran into THE Reese Hoffa today. Unfortunately there wasn’t enough time to chat about Olympic medals over a turkey-leg or two since Hoffa was coaching a talented up-and-coming female shot-putter. Madame President Niehaus settled for the photo below & a raincheck.  

McCurdy: Master of Mud

Last weekend Matt “Willow” McCurdy  master of the elements traversed the mud infested GWTC 15K course in FDTC record time (results). His second place performance at a time of 55:34 was icing on the cake as this race was merely preparation for the Tallahassee Half-Marathon on Feb 5th. McCurdy had the following to say: “With rain…