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Race Calendar

Saturday, September 27th, 2014
6:00 AM: Reebok Spartan race (Super)
Distance: 8 Miles
Town: Marseilles, IL
(more info)
Location: Marseilles
Registration Fee: 95
Race website: http://www.spartanrace.com/

7:30 AM: Trick or Trot 5/10k Run
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 5K 
3rd Longest: 0.3 Miles 
Town: Geneva, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
0.3 Miles:
5K:Brooke Williams Kurt Stuart
10K:Renee Kawecki
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Location: Downtown Geneva
Address: James and 3rd Street
Additional information: 10k
$40 on, or before, September 1, 2014
$45 September 2 – 26, 2014
$50 on September 27, 2014 (day of event)
5k
$30 on, or before, September 1, 2014
$35 September 2 – 26, 2014
$40 on September 27, 2014 (day of event)
Race website: http://www.zcdf.org/events/trick-or-trot/
Online Registration: http://www.zcdf.org/events/trick-or-trot/

8:00 AM: Park Ridge Charity Classic
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Park Ridge, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
5K:Jeff Horler Matthew Abbott Oscar Munoz Mark Przybyla Mick Brown Dan Dworzynski Nikhil Byanna Peter Osenkowski Paul Harris Matthew Jeromin Mariposa Brant Marina Peri Karen Sersen Kathryn Schaefers Lisa Czepiel Lisa Binetti Leslie Kelpsch Leo Jimenez Scott Mangum Marcin Budzik Tom Pizzo Charles Perkins Beata Strama Jenny Randolph Timothy Krentz Tom Meersman Christina Trapani Christine Ponka Wes Benzon Bill Gilmore Derick Anhalt Steve Schaefers Ruth Cogswell Ray Gobis Rob Chenoweth Renee Shear Rick Tsang Ricardo Martinez Roland Echague Rick Sandusky Richie Siok Jr Aneta Ziemianska Joe Vukits Enzo Ancona Dave Randolph DJ Moloney Donna Healy Donald Ordonez Paula Eischen Eric Erspamer Richard Elisu Erica Alansari Sara Shulda Daniel Pintar Christine Bell Ann Schaefers-Coles Amit Riswadkar Barry Brandt Isabella Alansari Brad Voehringer Barb McGovern Bianca Thai Christin Kaltenbronn Erika Chermak Eric Wallor Jan Krentz Jay Bagley Jennifer Hill Johann Gonzalez Jason Moderi John Sullivan Jonathan Trapani Jessica Rifis Jackie Cichon John Brazda Craig Gunby John Wall Frank Cira Steven Gerson Ryan Giuliano Grace Wasielewski Greg Skrzypczak Rich Heffron Ian Rogenski Paul Kim
(more info)
Location: downtown Park Ridge
Address: 5 S. Prospect Ave.
Additional information: Team tent WILL be setup at the Park Ridge Charity Classic.

NOTE: Website address needs updating and registration fees needs confirming once the 2014 race page becomes available. (Please remove this note when updates are made)
Registration Fee: $20 online; $25.00 race day
Race website: http://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=14270IL
Source(s): CAW

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
8:00 AM: Fall Into Fitness 5K Run & Walk
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Portage Park
Address: 4100 North Long Avenue (5400 west)
Additional information: he 15th Annual "Fall into Fitness" 5K Run & Walk is co-sponsored by Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center and Chicago 38th Ward Alderman Tim Cullerton. The event starts and finishes in Portage Park, located at Irving Park Road and Long Avenue (one block east of Central Avenue). The certified course is a mini tour of the beautiful Portage Park neighborhood and the 38th Ward.
Race website: http://www.reshealth.org/sub_olr/programs/5k_run/registration.cfm
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/100777https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/100777

8:30 AM: Berlin Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Berlin
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Chimedragchaa Badam Michael McCahey
(more info)
Location: Berlin, Germany
Race website: http://www.bmw-berlin-marathon.com/en/

9:00 AM: Plainfield Harvest 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: , IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Fati Lopez
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7:30 PM: THE Quad Cities Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Half Marathon 
Town: Moline, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Half Marathon:Jonathan Cain
Marathon:Lindsey Thompson Terry Anderson
(more info)
Location: Downtown Moline
Address: 1201 River Drive
Registration Fee: $75
Race website: http://qcmarathon.org/
Online Registration: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=9631

Saturday, October 4th, 2014
9:00 AM: F.A.B. 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Arlington Heights, IL
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Location: Patton Elementary School
Address: 1616 N. Patton Ave.
Registration Fee: $30.00
Race website: http://www.fab5k.com/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101683https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101683

9:00 AM: Itasca Oktoberfast 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Itasca, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Dawn Cunningham Mitchell Sandy Michelle Gallagher Dan Dworzynski Joe Chytla Robert Kern Roland Echague Sam Rizzo Jenny Randolph Marina Peri Kristen Kaseeska Donna Healy Eric Becker Richard Elisu Steven Gerson Ian Rogenski Jackie Damato Joseph Conway Jonathan Trapani Christina Trapani
(more info)
Location: Wesley G Usher Memorial Park
Address: 200 E Irving Park Rd.
Registration Fee: $25 by Aug. 31st
Race website: http://www.itasca5k.org/

Sunday, October 5th, 2014
7:00 AM: Crazy Horse Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Hill City, SD
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Carol Kopman
(more info)
Location: Hill City, SD
Race website: http://www.runcrazyhorse.com/

7:30 AM: Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Milwaukee, WI
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Dan Kirchen Joe Carey Greg Armamentos Marcin Budzik Bill Gilmore
(more info)
Location: Grafton, WI High School to Milwaukee lakefront
Additional information: FREE transportation from downtown Milwaukee to the start at Grafton High School:

Runners can catch a bus to the start from one of the race hotels (the Hyatt at 333 W Kilbourn Ave or the Courtyard by Marriot at 300 W Michigan), or near the lakefront at the Italian Conference Center.

The Italian Conference Center is located at 631 E. Chicago Street approximately three-quarters of a mile from the marathon finish. To get there from the expressway take I-94 east to I-794. Get off at the Jackson St. exit. Go south two blocks. The Italian Conference Center is on the southeast corner of the intersection of north Jackson and east Chicago Streets. Enter the parking lot from Jackson Street.
Buses will load from 5:15 to 6:15 a.m. race morning at the Italian Conference Center. The hotel buses will leave at 6 a.m. SHARP
Registration Fee: $ 80
Race website: http://www.milwaukeelakefrontmarathon.org/lfm
Online Registration: http://www.active.com/milwaukee-grafton-wi/running/distance-running-races/milwaukee-lakefront-marathon-2014http://www.active.com/milwaukee-grafton-wi/running/distance-running-races/milwaukee-lakefront-marathon-2014
Source(s): W

8:00 AM: Hoffman Homecoming Hustle
Distance: 5K
Town: Hoffman Estates, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Alicia Rafferty
(more info)
Location: Hoffman Estates High School
Address: 1100 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Additional information: All proceeds to go Hoffman Estates Athletics!
Registration Fee: $25.00
Race website: https://s3.amazonaws.com
Online Registration: http://hoffmanestates.8to18.com/

9:00 AM: Fall Color 5k
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Lisle, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:Alicia Rafferty
5K:Amy Burns Susan Tucic Scott Pahl Annette Smith Tom Pizzo Mike Cabanski Kurt Stuart Kate Lueders James Robertson Nick Schneigert Gene Van Camp Eric Erspamer Denise Lawler Dan Forde Ken Hannah Christina Mendoza Christine Bell Peter Van Gemmeren
(more info)
Location: Morton Arboretum
Race website: http://www.mortonarb.org

Monday, October 6th, 2014
4:00 PM: The P.I.G. Race
Longest Race: 12 K
2nd Longest: 8K 
3rd Longest: 5K 
Town: Pontiac, IL
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Location: Chautauqua Park
Address: 100 E. Park St., Pontiac, IL 61764
Additional information: The P.I.G. Race is Family Friendly Farm Festival Fun. Each event is in the style of a European Style Cross Country Race and is NOT a mud run. There are 12+ Challenges, Barriers and Obstacles that you might typically see on a farm. These timed events include:

• The Piglet 5k (5+ Challenges you run through or around)

• The Porker 8k (5+ Challenges and 3+ Barriers you jump over or crawl under)

• The Wild Boar 12k (5+ Challenges, 3+ Barriers and 4+ Obstacles you climb up and over)

For more information on The P.I.G. Race, go to http://thepigrace.com

Registration Fee: $35, $40, $45
Race website: http://www.thepigrace.com
Online Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pig-race-pontiac-il-tickets-12335342341

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
8:00 AM: Prairie State Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Half Marathon 
Town: Libertyville, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Half Marathon:Charles Perkins
Marathon:John Wall Jared Ahrens
(more info)

Race website: http://www.allcommunityevents.com/fall_marathon/psm_home.html
Online Registration: http://www.allcommunityevents.com/fall_marathon/psm_register.html

8:00 AM: Goodwill's Forward March and Run
Longest Race: 8 Miles
2nd Longest: 4 Mile 
Town: Peoria, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
4 Mile:Robert Meinig
8 Miles:
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Location: Dozer Park
Address: 730 SW Jefferson St
Registration Fee: 35
Race website: http://www.forwardmarchrun.com/
Online Registration: https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=9142
Source(s): W

Sunday, October 12th, 2014
7:30 AM: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Chicago, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:Rick Sandusky Alicia Rafferty
Marathon:Janet Franco Michael Osten Brian OConnor Nikhil Byanna Moira Herbert Mitchell Sandy Mick Brown Mike Cabanski Mike Begich Jr Matthew Abbott Matthew Jeromin Scott Mangum Maggie Dabkowska Laura Julien Lily Murillo Ken Cunningham Rob Chenoweth Rita Thiel William Schaefer Christine Ponka Timothy Osten Terry Anderson Tara Bistry Steve Emeott Jean Link Sixto Zamora Scott Baltes Christopher Beattie Ruth Cogswell Rubirosa Dimalanta Ryan Tripicchio Ricardo Solano Sara Gerwig Karen Sersen Kaleb Taylor Dariusz Rafalko Donald Ordonez Donna Healy Denise Lawler Denise Hefferin Dan Forde Carolyn Minear Colleen Smith Cathy Maas Christian Chavez Barb McGovern Elizabeth Chenoweth Brian Bacon Andre Castillo Analy Ponce-Villarreal Eric Becker Richard Elisu Pablo Ramirez John Sullivan Jerry Murillo Jennifer Pfaff Jackie Cichon Israel Alberto Craig Gunby Rich Heffron Pamela Kowalczyk Gene Van Camp Frank Cira Eric Wallor Joe Carey Edward Poczatek
(more info)
Location: Grant Park
Address: Congress Pkwy. and Columbus Dr.
Additional information: The Team tent will NOT be setup at the Chicago Marathon.
Race website: http://www.chicagomarathon.com
Source(s): ACW

8:30 AM: Mohawk Hudson River Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Schenectady, NY
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Elena Shemyakina
(more info)
Location: Central Park
Additional information: The course starts in Central Park in Schenectady and finishes on the bike path in downtown Albany. The course generally follows the Mohawk River, on paved bicycle trails, then proceeds to the Hudson River, via the historic city of Watervliet.
Online Registration: http://www.mohawkhudsonmarathon.com/index.html

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
8:00 AM: Des Plaines River Trail Races
Longest Race: 50 Mile
2nd Longest: Marathon 
3rd Longest: Half Marathon 
Town: Lincolnshire, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Half Marathon:Carol Kopman
Marathon:Rebecca Weber Emily Pauli
50 Mile:Greg Armamentos
(more info)
Location: Des Plaines River Trail
Address: Half Day Preserve
Additional information: 7:00am - 50 Mile 8:00am - Marathon 9:00am - Half-Marathon
Flat and fast unpaved trail. Very well-organized race!
Registration Fee: $120, $110, $100
Race website: http://www.desplainesrivertrailraces.com/Home_Page.html
Online Registration: http://www.desplainesrivertrailraces.com/Registration.html
Source(s): W

8:30 AM: Mane in Heaven 5K-Trot-a-Thon
Distance: 5K
Town: Lake in the Hills, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Steve Breese
(more info)
Location: Roseate Equestrian Center
Address: 1109 Pyott Road
Additional information: Hi I am a board member of a non profit called Mane in Heaven. We do therapy visits with mini horses. We are hosting a 5 K on 10-18-2014 and we would love to invite the members of your club to join us!!
Location:Rosegate Equestrian Center, 1109 Pyott Road, Lake In The Hills, IL About This Event: Mane In Heaven is a recognized 501c(3) all volunteer non-profit organization that provides therapeutic benefits to disabled and able-bodied children and adults through animal-assisted activity and therapy visits with MINIATURE HORSES . All visits are provided at no charge. Bring your camera to get your picture taken with our %u201Cminis%u201D after they race. They love to be loved!!! Packet Pickup Friday October 17th 5:30pm %u2013 7:00pm at Roseate Equestrian Center, 1109 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills On-site registration morning of the race 7:00 am %u2013 8:00 am RACE STARTS 8:30 AM SHARP
Race website: http://maneinheaven.org/5k-trot-a-thon/


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