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» Running with Friends

l Run, You Run on Sunday, February 5

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

Xtra Mile Running Fun Run on Monday, February 62 RSVPs

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

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
Adam RuizGroup 2
Michael BalianGroup 2
Grace WasielewskiGroup 3
Maggie MeersmanGroup 4
Natasha AlleyGroup 4
Barb McGovernGroup 5
Diane CainGroup 5
Jennifer HillGroup 5

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Schaumburg Speedwork on Wednesday, February 81 RSVP

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

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
Adam RuizGroup 2
Michael BalianGroup 2
Grace WasielewskiGroup 3
Maggie MeersmanGroup 4
Natasha AlleyGroup 4
Barb McGovernGroup 5
Diane CainGroup 5
Jennifer HillGroup 5

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I Run, You Run on Saturday, February 11

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

»Special Events

Team Long Run on Sunday, February 12

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Long runs are the staple of any running plan. They are awesome in themselves, but are even better in good company.

While Fast Track has always had self-organized long runs among runners of similar paces, this year we are bringing everyone together at Team Long Runs!

 
Location:
Xtra Mile Running
Map & Directions:
Time:
8:30 AM
Team Long Runs are at a different location each time. We schedule them here on our Team's website and post reminders in the members-only Facebook group. Members are encouraged to RSVP on the Team's website.

The group naturally breaks into different pace groups and meets at a nearby coffee shop or restaurant for brunch after the run. Walkers are also welcome!


Team Long Run! on Saturday, February 25

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Long runs are the staple of any running plan. They are awesome in themselves, but are even better in good company.

While Fast Track has always had self-organized long runs among runners of similar paces, this year we are bringing everyone together at Team Long Runs!
Location:
Barrington High School
Map & Directions:
Time:
8:00 AM
Team Long Runs are at a different location each time. We schedule them here on our Team's website and post reminders in the members-only Facebook group. Members are encouraged to RSVP on the Team's website.

The group naturally breaks into different pace groups and meets at a nearby coffee shop or restaurant for brunch after the run. Walkers are also welcome!


» Speed Workouts

Join us every Wednesday for speedwork at Xtra Mile Running.

Wednesday Night Speed Workout @ Xtra Mile Running

Workout at Xtra Mile Running
(winter season) 

3-5x loops

400 hard- 400 easy- 800 hard- 200 easy

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Wednesday Night Speed Workout @ Xtra Mile Running

Workout at Xtra Mile Running
(winter season) 

3-5 Loops

Loop 1- 1600 hard- 200 easy
Loop 2- 400 easy - 1200
hard- 200 easy
Loop 3- 800 easy - 1000 hard
Loop 4- 400 easy- 800 hard- 600 easy
Loop 5- 400 hard- 400 easy-
400 hard- 400 easy- 200 hard

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Wednesday Night Speed Workout @ Xtra Mile Running

Workout at Xtra Mile Running
(winter season) 

3-5x loops
1200 hard- 600 easy

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in Google Calendar
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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.


Login in on the left to display your Personal Race Calendar here. (learn more)

» Next Team Race

Sunday, March 26, 2023
7:30 AM: Shamrock Shuffle
Distance: 8K
Town: Chicago, IL
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(more info)
Location: Grant Park
Race website: https://www.shamrockshuffle.com/
Online Registration: https://www.shamrockshuffle.com/register/8krun/


» Perseverance

Biggest Race Nuts — 2022

240 — 250 Miles

  1. Tony Contillo

220 — 230 Miles

  1. Barb McGovern

160 — 170 Miles

  1. Heather Hayes

150 — 160 Miles

  1. Matthew Jeromin

140 — 150 Miles

  1. Volker Rose
  2. Shane Petrelli
  3. Michael Smith
  4. Dan Oh

130 — 140 Miles

  1. Pamela Kowalczyk

120 — 130 Miles

  1. Brian Sweney

110 — 120 Miles

  1. Ganesh Kumar
  2. Patrick Devitt
  3. Don Goers

90 — 100 Miles

  1. Amanda Hamilton
  2. Josh Williams
  3. Joanna Babyar
  4. John Bogen
  5. Wojciech Wilczynski
  6. Jason Moderi

80 — 90 Miles

  1. Michael Balian
  2. Frank Cira
  3. Erica Alansari

70 — 80 Miles

  1. Glenn Carson
  2. Christopher Schiel
  3. Cherish Hairrell
  4. Mark Przybyla
  5. Paul Pisano

60 — 70 Miles

  1. Ken Love
  2. Diane Cain
  3. Marcin Budzik

50 — 60 Miles

  1. Kyle Coates
  2. Jonathan Cain
  3. Amy Custardo
  4. Sebastian Ramirez
  5. Jennifer Hill
  6. Neal Patel
  7. Liz Koltz

40 — 50 Miles

  1. Leslie Kelpsch
  2. Ivan Yank
  3. Joshua Ruston
  4. Lisa Streator
  5. Scott Baltes

30 — 40 Miles

  1. George Pacholok
  2. Rupesh Patel
  3. Wenhau Chao

25 — 30 Races

  1. Pamela Kowalczyk
  2. Shane Petrelli
  3. Barb McGovern

20 — 25 Races

  1. Heather Hayes
  2. Matthew Jeromin

15 — 20 Races

  1. Brian Sweney
  2. Tony Contillo
  3. Dan Oh
  4. Volker Rose
  5. Ganesh Kumar
  6. Diane Cain

10 — 15 Races

  1. Michael Smith
  2. Don Goers
  3. Mark Przybyla
  4. Jonathan Cain
  5. Patrick Devitt
  6. Amanda Hamilton
  7. Joshua Ruston
  8. Jason Moderi
  9. Cherish Hairrell
  10. Wenhau Chao
  11. Christopher Schiel
  12. Ken Love
  13. Lisa Streator

» Hard Work

Most Improved Female Athlete

Most Improved Male Athlete

See more on Most Improved Racers page.


» Camaraderie

Team Race Attendance

  1. S-No-W Fun Run
  2. Good Life Race 5K
  3. Cinco De Miler
    3
  4. Run for the Roses
  5. Elmhurst 4 on the 4th
  6. Hidden Gem Half Marathon
  7. BoA Chicago Marathon
  8. Shannon McNamara 5k
  9. Fast Track Regionals XC Race
  10. Cheers to New Year's 5K

Upcoming Team Races

  1. Shamrock Shuffle
  2. Good Life Race
  3. Run for the Roses 5K

CARA Circuit Race Attendance

  1. BoA Shamrock Shuffle 8K
  2. Good Life Race 5K
  3. Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler
  4. Quarryman Challenge
    8
  5. Spring Trail Chase 10K
  6. BoA Chicago 13.1
    1
  7. R.B. Race Against Hate 5K
    8
  8. Elmhurst 4 on the 4th
  9. Chi-Town Miles
    3
  10. Alpine 10 Miler
  11. Hidden Gem Half Marathon
  12. Bucktown 5K
    4
  13. BoA Chicago Marathon
  14. Lake Bluff Pumpkin Chase 5k
    3
  15. Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    9

Upcoming CARA Circuit Races

  1. Shamrock Shuffle
  2. Lakefront 10 Miler
    7
  3. Good Life Race
  4. Spring Trail Chase 10K
    3
  5. BoA Chicago 13.1
    1
  6. R.B. Race Against Hate 5K
    2

» Performance Tracking

Fast Track's Stats

Latest Runs


» Achievements

Fast Track Racing Team's Race Results from the Past 2 Weeks
 NameRaceDistance Time/PaceFinish PlaceAge Graded
Score
Heather HayesSaturday, February 4, 2023
Mesa Half Marathon
Half-Marathon2:05:31
Mile Pace: 9:34.5
616th Place Female
100th Place
(F 40-44)
53.7%
Sebastian RamirezSaturday, January 28, 2023
F^3 Lake Half Marathon and 5k
Half-Marathon1:18:11
Mile Pace: 5:57.8
2nd Place
M 25-29
74.7%
Jonathan CainSaturday, January 28, 2023
F^3 Lake Half Marathon and 5k
Half-Marathon1:22:47
Mile Pace: 6:18.9
1st Place
M 40-44
73%
Julie LefereSaturday, January 28, 2023
F^3 Lake Half Marathon and 5k
Half-Marathon1:48:18
Mile Pace: 8:15.7
88th Place Female
16th Place
(F 40-44)
64.2%
Leslie KelpschSaturday, January 28, 2023
F^3 Lake Half Marathon and 5k
Half-Marathon2:04:00
Mile Pace: 9:27.5
239th Place Female
42nd Place
(F 40-44)
55.2%
Heather HayesSaturday, January 28, 2023
F^3 Lake Half Marathon and 5k
Half-Marathon2:08:30
Mile Pace: 9:48.1
286th Place Female
48th Place
(F 40-44)
52.5%

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