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The Fast Track's Race Calendar and Personal Race Calendar features were programmed from scratch by the Team's webmaster, Steve Breese.  Please talk to him on the track or contact him if you have any questions or comments.


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Race Calendar

Friday, September 22, 2017
7:00 PM: Glow Run 5K Run/Walk
Distance: 5K
Town: Bartlett, IL
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Location: Bartlett Nature Center
Address: 2054 W Stearns Rd
Additional information: This year's race is USATF certified, and we are eager for our community's runners to try out the beautiful BNC trails. Our run passes through Kane, Dupage AND Cook County making it a Tricounty Run. Another exciting detail is that the Glow Run 5K is also a Limestone Course!

Registration Fee: $25 by 9/21
Race website: https://playforpeace.org/event/glow-run-5k-run-walk/

Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:00 AM: Trot for Theresa 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: Palatine, IL
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Location: neighborhood near downtown Palatine
Address: 445 N. Benton St.
Additional information: Join us for the 7th Annual Trot for Theresa 5K! This USATF certified, flat and fast course begins and ends at St. Theresa School and winds through a tree-lined Palatine neighborhood.
Your race registration includes admission to the post-race party with music, food, and fun, including a free kids run!
$100 cash prize (and trophy) will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers! Medals and ribbons to top three overall male and female finishers and ribbons to the top three finishers in each male/female age group.
Technical t-shirt guaranteed to all participants registered by 9/21/17.
Packet Pick-Up:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
5-8pm
Road Runner Sports, Kildeer
Race Day Schedule:
6:45-7:30am- Race Day Registration
8:00am - Race Begins!
9:00am - Awards Ceremony at Post-Race Party
Plenty of free parking available at St. Theresa School & Parish
Hope to see you there!
Registration Fee: $35 individual / $135 family / $40 race day (no shirt guarantee)
Race website: http://trotfortheresa.com
Online Registration: http://www.active.com/palatine-il/running/distance-running-races/trot-for-theresa-2017http://www.active.com/palatine-il/running/distance-running-races/trot-for-theresa-2017

9:00 AM: Itasca Oktoberfest 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Itasca, IL
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Race website: http://www.itascaoktoberfast5k.org/
Online Registration: http://www.itascaoktoberfast5k.org/copy-of-register

5:00 PM: College of DuPage Sunset 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: Glen Ellyn, IL
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Race website: http://www.cod.edu/5K/
Source(s): W

Sunday, September 24, 2017
7:00 AM: Chicago Half Marathon
Distance: Half-Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
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Race website: http://www.chicagohalfmarathon.com/chicago/eventinfo/chicagohalfmarathon/

8:00 AM: Oui Run 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Lycée Français de Chicago school
Address: 1929 W. Wilson Ave.
Race website: http://www.lyceechicago.org/get-involved/oui-run-5k

8:00 AM: Clarence DeMar Marathon & Half Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Half-Marathon 
Town: Keene, NH
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Location: Keene State College
Address: Wyman Way and Main Street
Additional information: The Clarence DeMar Marathon was established in 1978 to honor former Keene resident Clarence DeMar. The marathon has operated consecutively for 38 years. We currently offer two competitive races, a Full Marathon and Half Marathon, and two community wellness programs: the DeMar Kids Marathon and DeMar Super Senior Marathon.

Clarence DeMar was born into an impoverished childhood. He overcame health troubles, hardship, and World War I to become a seven-time B.A.A. Boston Marathon champion, an Olympic medalist, and an international running icon. No one has ever broken his record number of Boston wins
Registration Fee: $90
Race website: http://clarencedemar.com/
Online Registration: http://www.lightboxreg.com
Source(s): W

9:15 AM: 44th BMW Berlin-Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: , IL
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Location: Berlin
Race website: http://www.bmw-berlin-marathon.com/en/race-day/start.html

Saturday, September 30, 2017
8:00 AM: Rotary 2017 8K RUN/3K Walk
Distance: 8K
Town: Busse Woods, IL
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Location: Busse Forest-Central Grove #4
Address: E Higgins Rd & Arlington Heights Rd,
Additional information: Grove #4 can be located on this map:
http://fpdcc.com/downloads/maps/pdf/BusseForestNedBrownMeadow12_12.pdf
Please note that parking at this grove will likely fill up an hour before the race starts, so plan to park at another grove
Registration Fee: $25 pre-registered
Race website: http://rotary8krun.com/
Online Registration: http://www.active.com/elk-grove-village-il/running/distance-running-races/rotary-8k-run-3k-walk-end-polio-now-feed-my-starving-childrenhttp://www.active.com/elk-grove-village-il/running/distance-running-races/rotary-8k-run-3k-walk-end-polio-now-feed-my-starving-children

8:00 AM: Thin Mint Sprint
Longest Race: 8K
2nd Longest: 2 Mile 
Town: Rockford, IL
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Location: Girl Scout Program Center
Address: 7194 Vandiver Rd
Registration Fee: 35.00
Race website: http://www.girlscoutsni.org/tms
Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/CherryValley/GSNIThinMintSprinthttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/CherryValley/GSNIThinMintSprint

Sunday, October 1, 2017
6:00 AM: Twin Cities Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Minneapolis, MN
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Race website: https://www.tcmevents.org/

8:00 AM: Wineglass Marathon and Half Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Half-Marathon 
Town: , NY
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Race website: http://www.wineglassmarathon.com/

8:00 AM: D211 Fun(d) 5K Run/Walk
Distance: 5K
Town: , IL
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Location: Palatine High School
Address: 1111 Rohlwing Road
Additional information: Join us on a fast, flat 5K course (USATF certified) on Sunday, Oct. 1st at 8:00 AM. Race day registration will start at 6:30 AM. Gender-specific technical shirts to the first 300 registrants.
Overall prizes to top 3 male and female finishers: 1st $100 cash, 2nd $100 Dick Pond Athletics gift card, 3rd $50 Dick Pond Athletics gift card. Awards to top 3 in each Male/Female age groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, & 70+

Online registration fee = $30 for adults & $15 for youths 18 & under. Online registration closes on Wednesday, 9/27/17. After this date you will have to register race day. Race day registration fee = $35 for adults & $20 for youths 18 & under.

Packet pick up will be on Saturday, 9/30 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Dick Pond Athletics, 1772 W Algonquin Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL, Tel: 847-496-7108. You may also pick up your packets on race day at 6:30 AM.
Registration Fee: 18 & over $30.00; Youths $15
Race website: https://www.roadracing.rocks/d2115k/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/119972https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/119972
Source(s): OW

8:00 AM: Lets Move Elgin 5K
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: 0.1 Miles 
Town: Elgin, IL
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Location: Festival Park
Address: 132 S. Grove Ave
Additional information: 5K WALK/RUN
KIDS' FUN RUN
VENDOR BOOTHS
MUSIC FOOD
BATTLE OF THE BANDS


RACE LOCATION
132 S. Grove Ave, Elgin, IL.60120
RACE DISTANCE(S)
5K, Kids Fun Run 100 meter Dash
RACE SITE LOCATION
Starting and Ending @ Festival Park
TIME RACE(S) START
7:50 a.m. Kids Fun Run (under 8)
8:00 a.m. 5 K runners/walkers

TIME REGISTRATION OPENS ON RACE DAY
7:00 -7:40 a.m. Last minute

REGISTRATION COST
Kids fun run-FREE (BUT PLEASE REGISTER)
5K -$45.00
http://www.letsmoveelgin.com
Registration Fee: $45
Race website: http://www.letsmoveelgin.com/

8:00 AM: Fall Color 5k
Distance: 5K
Town: Lisle, IL
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Location: Morton Arb
Race website: http://www.mortonarb.org/events/fall-color-5k-run-walk
Source(s): a

Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:05 AM: Race to the Taste
Distance: 5K
Town: Morton Grove, IL
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Location: Prairie View Park
Address: Dempster and Waukegan
Registration Fee: 35
Race website: http://mortongroveparks.com/race/

8:30 AM: Prairie State Half Marathon & 10K of Long Grove
Longest Race: Half-Marathon
2nd Longest: 10K 
Town: Long Grove, IL
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Address: 343 Old Mchenry Rd
Race website: http://allcommunityevents.com/prairiestatehalfmarathon

Sunday, October 8, 2017
7:30 AM: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: Grant Park
Address: 337 E Randolph St
Race website: https://www.chicagomarathon.com

Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00 AM: 5K for Missing Children
Distance: 5K
Town: Chicago, IL
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Location: DuSable Harbor
Address: 150 N Lake Shore Dr
Race website: http://www.premiersecuritycorp.com/5kformissingchildren.html

Sunday, October 15, 2017
8:30 AM: World's Largest Corn Maze 5K
Distance: 5K
Town: Spring Grove, IL
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Location: Richardson Adventure Farm
Address: 909 English Prairie Road
Race website: http://allcommunityevents.com/cornmaze5k#pickup

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