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» Running with Friends

I Run, You Run on Saturday, April 17

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

l Run, You Run on Sunday, April 18

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

Xtra Mile Running Fun Run on Monday, April 19

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Location:
Xtra Mile Running
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:15 PM

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
Joe VukitsGroup 2
Kathryn SchaefersGroup 2
Grace WasielewskiGroup 3
Michelle GallagherGroup 4
Barb McGovernGroup 4
Natasha AlleyGroup 4
Maggie MeersmanGroup 4
Diane CainGroup 5
Jennifer HillGroup 5

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Schaumburg Speedwork on Wednesday, April 21

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Location:
Xtra Mile Running
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:15 PM

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
Joe VukitsGroup 2
Kathryn SchaefersGroup 2
Grace WasielewskiGroup 3
Michelle GallagherGroup 4
Barb McGovernGroup 4
Natasha AlleyGroup 4
Maggie MeersmanGroup 4
Diane CainGroup 5
Jennifer HillGroup 5

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» Speed Workouts

Due to the mid-November 2020 spike in COVID-19 cases, our in-person weekly speed workouts are temporarily ON HOLD.  We encourage members to perform the workouts (provided below) solo at any convenient location.  We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to resume the group meetups as soon as safely possible.

Wednesday Workout (on your own)

Loop:
400 hard- 400 easy- 800 hard- 200 easy
1 min break (max)
Repeat 3-5 times
 
Timed:
2 min hard- 2 min easy- 3 min hard-
2 min easy
Repeat 3-5 times

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Google Calendar

Wednesday Workout (on your own)

Loop:
2x 1200 hard- 600 easy
2x 800 hard- 1000 easy
1x 400 hard- 400 easy- 400 hard-
400 easy- 200 hard
 
Timed:
2x 4 min hard- 3 min easy
2x 3 min hard- 3 min easy
2x 2 min hard- 2 min easy
1x 1 min hard

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Google Calendar

Wednesday Workout (on your own)

Loop:
3-5x
800 easy- 1000 hard

Timed:
25-30 min
3 min easy- 4 min hard (repeat)

View in
Google Calendar

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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» Next CARA Circuit Race

Saturday, April 17, 2021
9:00 AM: Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler
Longest Race: 10 Mile
2nd Longest: 5K 
Town: Chicago, IL
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(more info)
Location: Montrose Beach Lincoln Park
Address: Lake Shore Dr. Wilson Dr.
Additional information: This Spring tradition features a 10 Mile & 5K course with a unique track finish.

Race website: https://www.cararuns.org/lakefront10


» Perseverance

Biggest Race Nuts — 2021

20 — 30 Miles

  1. Glenn Carson
  2. Matthew Jeromin

10 — 20 Miles

  1. Rachael Kanalas
  2. Jonathan Cain

1 — 5 Races

  1. Rachael Kanalas
  2. Jonathan Cain

» Talent

Fast Track Racing Team's Top Racers

Male
  1. Matthew Jeromin
  2. Frank Cira
  3. Jeff Miller
  4. Brendan Thielsen
  5. Steve Breese
  6. Brian Sweney
  7. Jonathan Cain
  8. Christopher Schiel
  9. Ivan Yank
  10. Israel Alberto
Female
  1. Grace Wasielewski
  2. Heather Hayes
  3. Amanda Hamilton
  4. Candace Draves
  5. Marie Billen
  6. Lori Gonzalez
  7. Natasha Alley
  8. Jill Creaney
  9. Jennifer Hill
  10. Leslie Kelpsch
Age-Graded
  1. Grace Wasielewski
  2. Brian Sweney
  3. Frank Cira
  4. Matthew Jeromin
  5. Brendan Thielsen
  6. Marie Billen
  7. Steve Breese
  8. Jeff Miller
  9. Jonathan Cain
  10. George Pacholok

See more on Top Finishers or Rankings pages.


» Hard Work

Most Improved Female Athlete

Most Improved Male Athlete

See more on Most Improved Racers page.


» Camaraderie

CARA Circuit Race Attendance

Upcoming CARA Circuit Races

  1. Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler
    6
  2. Quarryman Challenge
    1
  3. Spring Trail Chase 10K
    3
  4. Spring Trail Chase 10K - SUNDAY's EVENT
    3
  5. Run for the Animals 10K
    4
  6. Chi-Town Miles
  7. Summer Trail Chase 5K
    2
  8. BoA Chicago Marathon
    1

» Performance Tracking

Fast Track's Stats

Latest Runs


» Achievements

Fast Track Racing Team's Race Results from the Past 4 Weeks
 NameRaceDistance Time/PaceFinish PlaceAge Graded
Score
Rachael KanalasSaturday, April 10, 2021
USOLE April Trail Challenge
4.5 Miles52:42
Mile Pace: 11:41.9
31st Place Female
5th Place
(F 50-54)
47.4%
Jonathan CainSaturday, April 3, 2021
Big Cat 10k Relay
5K18:02
Mile Pace: 5:48.3
2nd Place
Overall
75.5%
Rachael KanalasSaturday, March 27, 2021
First Call
5K31:26
Mile Pace: 10:07
2nd Place
F 50-54
53.7%
Tony ContilloSaturday, March 27, 2021
Southern Illinois Spring Classic
Half-Marathon1:44:36
Mile Pace: 7:58.7
2nd Place
M 50-54
64.5%
Glenn CarsonSunday, March 21, 2021
Yuengling Shamrock Marathon
Marathon4:33:10
Mile Pace: 10:25.1
1st Place
M 70-74
64%

»...& Celebration!

Upcoming Birthdays

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» Make a Donation

Fast Track Racing Team is a non-profit organization which mainly depends on our member dues to cover recurring costs such as track rental fees and insurance.  We also fund initiatives that benefit our members in areas such as race support, special projects, track equipment, supplies and promotions.  Below are PayPal buttons which provide members the opportunity to donate funds towards the betterment of our Team.  Any gift would be appreciated!

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