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Race Calendar

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
8:00 AM: Dekalb Corn Classic
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 3 K 
Town: Dekalb, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
3 K:
10K:Eric Wallor Michael McCahey
(more info)
Location: Dekalb, IL
Address: Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
Additional information: Our USATF Certified 10 km course winds through the southwesterly residential areas and parks of the City of DeKalb. The course entails several short hills yet overall is considered flat and fast. The DeKalb Corn Classic 10 km is a CARA Certified Race and proud to remain on the racing circuits of the Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. (SRRL), the Fox River Trail Runners (FRTR), and the Northern Illinois Trail Runners Organization (NITRO) running clubs.
Registration Fee: $25.00
Race website: http://www.dekalbcornclassic.org/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/98376https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/98376
Source(s): SignMeUp

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
6:00 AM: MuckFest MS Chicago
Distance: 5K
Town: , IL
(more info)

Additional information: Rally friends to muck it at the first-ever MuckFest MS Chicago, where the forecast is windy with a chance of muck. You and your friends will run, swing, slosh, climb & laugh your way through a 5K course of incredible obstacles and muddy pits, trenches and craters. It's not just about the fun, there's also a mission behind the muck: 100% of your fundraising dollars go back to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Have a blast and make a difference!
Race website: http://main.nationalmssociety.org
Online Registration: https://secure3.convio.net

7:00 AM: Peapod Half Madness Half Marathon
Longest Race: Half Marathon
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Batavia, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
Half Marathon:Barbara Lynn Scott Pahl Christopher Beattie Ruth Cogswell Renee Kawecki Mark Falkingham Elena Shemyakina Jason Moderi Hans Wenzel Dan Forde Carolyn Minear Ken Hannah Andy Chen Tom Meersman
(more info)
Location: Island Park, Downtown Batavia
Address: North Island Ave and Houston Street (Behind the McDonalds)
Registration Fee: 65
Race website: http://halfmadness.com/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=JJ2V5J7https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=JJ2V5J7
Source(s): W

7:00 AM: Fort2Base 10 & 3 Nautical Miles
Longest Race: 11.5 Miles
2nd Longest: 3.5 Miles 
3rd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: North Chicago, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
3.5 Miles:Diane Cain Gina Linze Erin Keating Kurt Stuart Mike Connolly Sam Rizzo Riley Spankowski
11.5 Miles:Aneta Ziemianska Mick Brown Michael McCahey Mark Przybyla Mike Cabanski Matthew Abbott Matthew Jeromin Scott Mangum Kelly McGovern Matt Aschbacher Leslie Kelpsch Lisa Binetti Lindsey Thompson Lily Murillo Michelle Gallagher Moira Herbert Nikhil Byanna Bill Gilmore Veronika Tylova Jenny Randolph Terry Anderson Derick Anhalt Serj Martinez Sarah Peterson Steve Breese Roland Echague Robert Klawans Rob Chenoweth Charles Perkins Paul Harris Katie Romano Karen Sersen Joe Vukits Eric Erspamer Donna Rizzo Donna Healy Dan Kirchen Dave Randolph Daniel Pintar Christine Bell Jonathan Cain Bianca Thai Brooke Williams Barb McGovern Brandon Gittelman Brad Voehringer Emily Moore Steven Gerson Gina Linze Paul Kim Jeremy Ruston Jacquelyn Sylte Pablo Ramirez Jennifer Locke Jennifer Pfaff Jacqui Giuliano John Brazda Craig Gunby Rich Heffron Pamela Kowalczyk Grace Wasielewski Ryan Giuliano Barry Brandt
(more info)
Location: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (must park here)
Address: 3333 Greenbay Road
Additional information: Team tent will NOT be setup at Fort2Base.

Only the 10 NM race counts towards CARA and Team scoring. The 3 NM only counts towards Team's 7 race requirement.

10 NAUTICAL MILES = approx 11.5 miles.
Registration Fee: $75-10 NM; $40-3 NM
Race website: http://fort2base.com/
Source(s): CAW

7:30 AM: 13.Wine Half Marathon
Longest Race: Half Marathon
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Baroda, MI
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
Half Marathon:Dan Craychee Kristen Kaseeska
(more info)
Location: Baroda, MI
Address: 9214 First St, Baroda, MI
Race website: http://www.michiganwinetrailhalf.com/

7:30 AM: The Biggest Loser RunWalk at Six Flags Great America
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 5K 
3rd Longest: 1 Mile 
4th Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Gurnee, IL
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Location: Six Flag Great America
Address: 1 Great America Parkway
Additional information: The Biggest Loser RunWalk Series is coming to Six Flags Great America! Dan and Jackie Evans, who are Season 5's contestants from the TV hit series "The Biggest Loser", will offer an inspirational run to all! It consist of three, different races: 5K,10k, and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run. So come and hit the pavement while tickets last!
Registration Fee: Prices Vary (see website for pricing)
Race website: http://www.biggestloserrunwalk.com/SixFlags_Great_America_race
Online Registration: http://www.biggestloserrunwalk.com
Source(s): W

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
8:00 AM: Run the Runway at CEA 5K
Longest Race: 5K
2nd Longest: 1 Mile 
Town: Wheeling, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
1 Mile:
5K:Steve Breese
(more info)
Location: Chicago Executive Airport (formerly Palwaukee)
Address: 1020 Plant Rd
Additional information: Join us at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, IL for this rare opportunity to run or walk on actual runways and taxiways! After the race, stick around to enjoy a free static aircraft display and food available for purchase from a lineup of Chicago area food trucks! The food trucks and aircraft display will be available from 10:00am – 3:00pm. All proceeds from and donations to the event will benefit the CABAA (Chicago Area Business Aviation Association) Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. No dogs, strollers or skates, please.
Registration Fee: $35.00
Race website: http://www.chiexec.com/
Online Registration: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
5:30 AM: Dumbo Double Dare
Longest Race: Half Marathon
2nd Longest: 10K 
3rd Longest: 5 Mile 
Town: Anaheim, CA
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5 Mile:
10K:Gene Van Camp
Half Marathon:Gene Van Camp
(more info)
Location: Disneyland
Additional information: Registration is closed. Dumbo Dare is a combination of 10K on Saturday and 13.1 on Sunday. There also are the individual races
Registration Fee: $320
Race website: http://www.rundisney.com/disneyland-half-marathon/
Source(s): w

7:00 AM: The Magnificent Mile Chicago Women's Half Marathon
Distance: Half Marathon
Town: Chicago, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Half Marathon:Sarah Mahaney
(more info)
Location: Grant Park
Race website: http://www.womenshalfchicago.com/event-details/registration
Online Registration: http://www.womenshalfchicago.com/event-details/registration

7:30 AM: Buffalo
Distance: 10K
Town: Buffalo Grove, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
10K:Enzo Ancona
(more info)


8:00 AM: Buffalo Grove Stampede
Longest Race: 10K
2nd Longest: 5K 
3rd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Buffalo Grove, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
5K:Carol Kopman Richard Elisu Ewa Wadowski Jim Fergus Kurt Stuart Pete Haas Tom Pizzo Charles Perkins Rick Sandusky
10K:Aneta Ziemianska Paul Harris Joe Chytla Moira Herbert Michelle Gallagher Mark Przybyla Mike Cabanski Matthew Abbott Leslie Kelpsch Karen Sersen Jeff Horler Julie Bergeson Jeremy Ruston Ray Gobis Rob Chenoweth Robert Klawans Veronika Tylova Timothy Krentz Chrisy Tang Susan Fernandez Jean Link Derick Anhalt Christopher Beattie Steve Schaefers Ryan Berba Ricardo Solano Richie Siok Jr Roland Echague Jon Chermak Jennifer Goette Jennifer Locke Dave Randolph Daniel Pintar Dan Forde Christina Mendoza Christine Bell Christin Kaltenbronn Brooke Williams Brad Voehringer Isabella Alansari Barry Brandt Amit Riswadkar DJ Moloney Donna Healy Paula Eischen Jennifer Pfaff Israel Alberto Ian Rogenski Rich Heffron Pamela Kowalczyk Nick Schneigert Grace Wasielewski Steven Gerson John Wall Erika Chermak Erica Alansari Eric Erspamer Amanda Strobel
(more info)
Location: Mike Rylko Community Park
Address: 951 McHenry Rd.
Additional information: Team tent WILL be setup at the Buffalo Grove Stampede.

NOTE: Start times and entry fees are still TBD by the Buffalo Grove Park District. (Please removed this note upon updating these fields with the 2014 information)
Registration Fee: $25
Race website: http://bgparks.org/event/fall/stampede.aspx
Source(s): CAW

Monday, September 1st, 2014
7:00 AM: The Oakbrook Half Marathon
Distance: Half Marathon
Town: Oak Brook, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Half Marathon:Barb McGovern James Robertson Renee Shear
(more info)
Location: Near Oakbrook Mall
Address: Jorie Blvd and Kensington Rd
Additional information: The course will start on wide city streets before turning onto a wooded path near the Oak Brook Polo Grounds, and through the McDonalds Corporate Campus. It then crosses into Oak Brook's beautiful Central Park, via the asphalt-surfaced Oak Brook Bike/Running Path System. After a winding tour of the Village, the course turns south at Spring Road, and connects with the soft crushed limestone trails through Fullersburg Woods. The final three miles of the course include the Bike/Running Path around the Oak Brook Golf Club before finishing in Central Park.

Registration Fee: $55 now $65 later $75 later later
Race website: http://oakbrookhalfmarathon.com/
Online Registration: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/98178https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/98178
Source(s): w

8:00 AM: Schaumburg Shuffle
Distance: 5K
Town: Schaumburg, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Mitchell Sandy
(more info)


9:15 AM: Fling Mile
Distance: 1 Mile
Town: Naperville, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
1 Mile:Derick Anhalt
(more info)
Location: Naperville North High School
Address: Ogden and Mill
Additional information: The course is mostly downhill and fast as if follows most of the parade route through downtown Naperville.
Registration Fee: $15
Race website: http://www.lastfling.org/fling.cfm

Saturday, September 6th, 2014
8:30 AM: Shorewood Scoot
Distance: 5K
Town: shorewood,IL, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
5K:Jason Moderi
(more info)

Registration Fee: 30

Sunday, September 7th, 2014
7:00 AM: Chicago Half Marathon
Longest Race: Half Marathon
2nd Longest: 5K 
3rd Longest: Volunteer 
Town: Chicago, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Volunteer:
5K:Gene Van Camp Jim Fergus
Half Marathon:Aneta Ziemianska Michael Osten Michelle Gallagher Mick Brown Mark Przybyla Mike Cabanski Matthew Abbott Mariposa Brant Scott Mangum Kelly McGovern Maggie Dabkowska Margaret McNamara Laura Julien Leslie Kelpsch Lisa Binetti Ken Cunningham Paul Harris Ray Gobis Timothy Osten Terry Anderson Susan Tucic Susan Fernandez Beata Strama Steve Emeott Sarah Peterson Christopher Beattie Ruth Cogswell Ricardo Solano Richie Siok Jr Roland Echague Robert Klawans Ricardo Martinez Rob Chenoweth Kathryn Schaefers Katie Romano Edgardo Navarro Emily Moore Dariusz Rafalko Denise Lawler DJ Moloney Jenna Defazio Kimberly Cossmann Christian Chavez Elmer Diaz Brooke Williams Barb McGovern Brandon Gittelman Brady Renshaw Elizabeth Chenoweth Amit Riswadkar Joe Carey Erika Chermak Karen Sersen Kara Vitek Kaleb Taylor Joe Vukits Jon Chermak Jerry Murillo Jennifer Pfaff Jay Bagley Israel Alberto Craig Gunby Ian Rogenski Grace Wasielewski Steven Gerson Frank Cira Eric Wallor Ann Schaefers-Coles
(more info)
Location: Jackson Park
Address: 6401 South Richards Drive
Additional information: The Team tent will NOT be setup at the Chicago Half Marathon.
Registration Fee: $75-Half; $35-5K
Race website: http://www.chicagohalfmarathon.com/
Source(s): CAW

8:00 AM: 4th Annual Run & Walk for Prostate Cancer Awareness
Distance: 5K
Town: Westmont, IL
(more info)
Location: Westmont
Address: 815 Pasquinelli Drive
Additional information: 5K run and 3K walk for Prostate Cancer Awareness. Family friendly event. Strollers welcome. Pets welcome. Fun child activites. Fastest runners in each age group will be recognized. Fun raffles,auction items and more !!!
Registration Fee: 25.00
Race website: http://www.chicagoprostatefoundation.org
Online Registration: http:// www.chicagoprostatefoundation.org

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
6:30 AM: Last Chance BQ.2 Marathon
Longest Race: Marathon
2nd Longest: Volunteer 
3rd Longest: Pacer 
Town: Batavia, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Pacer:Dave Schaefers Grace Wasielewski John Brazda Joe Vukits Lisa Czepiel Elena Shemyakina Rob Chenoweth Rick Sandusky Derick Anhalt
Volunteer:
Marathon:Dariusz Rafalko
(more info)

Additional information: The course is a 3.25 mile loop done 8 times. We will have 13 pace teams (target finish times: 3:01, 3:06, 3:11, 3:21, 3:26, 3:31, 3:36, 3:41, 3:51, 3:56, 4:06, 4:21, 4:30). Our team tent will be setup at the start/finish/race compund so we have the option of pacing a couple/few loops then pass the pacing bib to another team pacer. Pacers can do 1, 2, 3, 4 loops...whatever you choose.
Race website: http://fv26.com/LCBQ/index.htm

6:30 AM: Last Chance BQ.2 Chicagoland Marathon
Distance: Marathon
Town: Geneva, IL
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Eric Erspamer Kathryn Schaefers Sarah Mahaney
(more info)
Location: Fabyan Forest Preserve West
Address: Route 31 just north of Fabyan Parkway
Registration Fee: $140.00
Race website: http://fv26.com/LCBQ/
Online Registration: https://secure.marathonguide.com/register/LastChanceBQ
Source(s): W

7:00 AM: Big Cottonwood
Distance: Marathon
Town: Salt Lake City, UT
Join these Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team members at this race:
Marathon:Fati Lopez Rick Britton
(more info)



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