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I Run, You Run on Saturday, December 31 RSVP

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

l Run, You Run on Sunday, December 4

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

Xtra Mile Running Fun Run on Monday, December 51 RSVP

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

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
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, December 71 RSVP

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

Group Leaders

Jonathan CainGroup 1
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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»Special Events

Team Long Run on Sunday, December 11

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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!
 

We are meeting in the parking lot of More Brewing Company from Villa Park, IL and the run starts at 10am. We are doing this in conjunction with Friday Night Flights.

There is access to the Illinois Prairie Path from the parking lot and we plan to use it to head west towards Wheaton. Routes are going to be out and back.

Our plan is to run at 10, followed by brunch at the brewery, which opens at 11.

 
Location:
More Brewing Company
Map & Directions:
Time:
10:00 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!


End of Year Beach Party on Saturday, December 17

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Get ready for the annual End of the Year Beach Party! This year we will have a Beach Party theme.

All are welcome to come celebrate our Team's accomplishments of 2022 and get excited for 2023.

The event will be on Saturday, December 17th @ 6:30 PM-11:00 PM @ the American Legion Post 208. Details regarding food, drinks, entertainment, and pricing are forthcoming.

Grab your bathing suit, beach towel & pool noodles and come have a groovy, fun time with Fast Track!
 
Location:
American Legion Post 208
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:30 PM - 11 PM

Please purchase your entry tickets below.

Price: $25 per person with cash bar available
If you have any dietary restrictions or would like the vegetarian option, please let us know via the box below when paying.

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We would like a firm count — please RSVP and pay by December 10th.

Christmas Eve Fun Run & Pot Luck on Saturday, December 24

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Calling all local runners and those that want to knock out some miles before the holiday feasts begin. Join Fast Track Racing Team at Tap House Grill in Palatine for a local fun run around Palatine.
Location:
Tap House Grill - Palatine
Map & Directions:
Time:
8:00 AM
Open to the public. Mileage will vary. This is a kid-free event. Indoor bathrooms & a warm dry place to drop off your gear.

POT LUCK - BRING A DISH TO SHARE/PASS!

Tap House is also collecting canned goods for the local food pantry, so bring something to donate.

Stick around for drinks, food, and conversation before heading off to family events.

Route descriptions and maps:
  • Christmas_Eve_Fun_Run_turn_by_turn.doc



  • » 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 easy- 400 hard-
    400 easy- 600 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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    Wednesday Night Speed Workout @ Xtra Mile Running

    Workout at Xtra
    Mile Running (winter season) 

    Loop 1- 1600 hard- 200 easy

    Loop 2- 400 easy - 1200
    hard- 200 easy

    Loop 3- 400 easy- 800
    hard- 600 easy

    Loop 4- 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

    800 easy- 1000 hard

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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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    » Next Team Race

    Sunday, January 1, 2023
    10:00 AM: Cheers to New Year's 5k Run/Walk
    Distance: 5K
    Town: Itasca, IL
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    (more info)
    Location: Church Street Brewing Company
    Address: 1480 Industrial Dr Unit C
    Additional information: When your Team hits 5 participants, the first 4 members will get $5 CASH BACK and the 5th member will receive a $5 discount off their registration!

    If you have a team of 10, we will also buy you a $25 gift card to Church Street Brewing Company!
    Registration Fee: $25
    Race website: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Itasca/CheerstoNewYearshttps://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Itasca/CheerstoNewYears
    Online Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=68453https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=68453


    » Perseverance

    Biggest Race Nuts — 2022

    240 — 250 Miles

    1. Tony Contillo

    210 — 220 Miles

    1. Barb McGovern

    150 — 160 Miles

    1. Heather Hayes
    2. Matthew Jeromin

    140 — 150 Miles

    1. Volker Rose
    2. Michael Smith
    3. Dan Oh

    130 — 140 Miles

    1. Shane Petrelli
    2. Pamela Kowalczyk

    110 — 120 Miles

    1. Brian Sweney
    2. Ganesh Kumar
    3. Patrick Devitt

    100 — 110 Miles

    1. Don Goers

    90 — 100 Miles

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

    80 — 90 Miles

    1. Michael Balian
    2. Frank Cira

    70 — 80 Miles

    1. Cherish Hairrell
    2. Mark Przybyla
    3. Paul Pisano

    60 — 70 Miles

    1. Erica Alansari
    2. Wojciech Wilczynski
    3. Christopher Schiel
    4. Marcin Budzik

    50 — 60 Miles

    1. Diane Cain
    2. Kyle Coates
    3. Sebastian Ramirez
    4. Jennifer Hill
    5. Amy Custardo
    6. Glenn Carson
    7. Jonathan Cain

    40 — 50 Miles

    1. Leslie Kelpsch
    2. Liz Koltz
    3. Ivan Yank

    30 — 40 Miles

    1. George Pacholok
    2. Rupesh Patel
    3. Scott Baltes
    4. Blake Boeing
    5. Wenhau Chao
    6. Joshua Ruston
    7. Dermot FitzPatrick

    20 — 30 Miles

    1. Adam Ruiz
    2. Lisa Streator
    3. Pam Ross
    4. Ray Einig

    25 — 30 Races

    1. Pamela Kowalczyk
    2. Shane Petrelli

    20 — 25 Races

    1. Barb McGovern
    2. Matthew Jeromin

    15 — 20 Races

    1. Heather Hayes
    2. Tony Contillo
    3. Dan Oh
    4. Brian Sweney
    5. Volker Rose

    10 — 15 Races

    1. Michael Smith
    2. Ganesh Kumar
    3. Mark Przybyla
    4. Diane Cain
    5. Don Goers
    6. Jonathan Cain
    7. Patrick Devitt
    8. Amanda Hamilton
    9. Jason Moderi
    10. Cherish Hairrell
    11. Wenhau Chao
    12. Joshua Ruston

    5 — 10 Races

    1. Frank Cira
    2. Joanna Babyar
    3. Jennifer Hill
    4. Pam Ross

    » Talent

    Fast Track Racing Team's Top Racers

    Male
    1. Dan Oh
    2. Matthew Jeromin
    3. Frank Cira
    4. Christopher Schiel
    5. Brian Sweney
    6. Joshua Ruston
    7. Patrick Devitt
    8. Sebastian Ramirez
    9. Jonathan Cain
    10. Ken Love
    11. Joshua Duncan
    12. Shane Petrelli
    13. Volker Rose
    14. Ivan Yank
    15. Kyle Coates
    Female
    1. Heather Hayes
    2. Amanda Hamilton
    3. Pamela Kowalczyk
    4. Grace Wasielewski
    5. Aimee Reed
    6. Lily Jeromin
    7. Joanna Babyar
    8. Barb McGovern
    9. Christine Ponka
    10. Danielle Morris
    11. Laura Grigsby
    12. Candace Draves
    13. Betty Owsiak-Kochanowski
    14. Kristin Jordan
    15. Katherine Caughey
    16. Sarah Loar
    17. Marina Peri
    Age-Graded
    1. Brian Sweney
    2. Matthew Jeromin
    3. Frank Cira
    4. Dan Oh
    5. Grace Wasielewski
    6. Joshua Ruston
    7. Patrick Devitt
    8. Christopher Schiel
    9. Lisa Streator
    10. Volker Rose
    11. Mark Przybyla
    12. Aimee Reed
    13. Shane Petrelli
    14. Kyle Coates
    15. Tony Contillo

    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

    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. Ricky Byrdsong Memorial 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
      3
    13. BoA Chicago Marathon
    14. Lake Bluff Pumpkin Chase 5k
      2
    15. Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
      7

    Upcoming CARA Circuit Race


    » 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
    Brian SweneySaturday, November 26, 2022
    Andrea Holden Road Race
    5K20:11
    Mile Pace: 6:29.8
    2nd Place
    M 60-69
    82.5%
    Ganesh KumarSaturday, November 26, 2022
    Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half and 5k
    Half-Marathon1:47:26
    Mile Pace: 8:11.7
    124th Place Male
    8th Place
    (M 50-54)
    61.2%
    Shehab AlbahriSaturday, November 26, 2022
    Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half and 5k
    Half-Marathon1:56:12
    Mile Pace: 8:51.8
    85th Place
    Overall
    51.7%
    Doug DavisSaturday, November 26, 2022
    Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half and 5k
    5K24:46
    Mile Pace: 7:58.3
    46th Place Male
    4th Place
    (M 45-49)
    58.7%
    Barb McGovernSaturday, November 26, 2022
    Schaumburg Turkey Trot Half and 5k
    5K29:08
    Mile Pace: 9:22.6
    1st Place
    F 60-64
    66.1%
    Matthew JerominThursday, November 24, 2022
    Palatine Turkey Trot
    5 Mile28:32
    Mile Pace: 5:42.4
    1st Place
    M 40-44
    79.2%
    Sebastian RamirezThursday, November 24, 2022
    Turkey Trot Chicago
    8K29:52
    Mile Pace: 6:00.5
    9th Place Male
    5th Place
    (M 25-29)
    71%
    Heather HayesThursday, November 24, 2022
    Evanston Flying Turkey
    5K26:07
    Mile Pace: 8:24.4
    93rd Place Female
    13th Place
    (F 40-44)
    58.1%
    Wenhau ChaoThursday, November 24, 2022
    Cedar Park Turkey Day 5K
    5K26:39
    Mile Pace: 8:34.7
    83rd Place Male
    9th Place
    (M 55-59)
    58%
    Mark PrzybylaThursday, November 24, 2022
    Grove Express 5k
    5K21:15
    Mile Pace: 6:50.4
    1st Place
    M 60-64
    77.7%
    Leslie KelpschThursday, November 24, 2022
    Pilgrim Pie Run for the Rotary
    5K24:43
    Mile Pace: 7:57.3
    76th Place Female
    12th Place
    (F 40-44)
    61.7%
    Brian SweneyThursday, November 24, 2022
    Long Grove Turkey Trot
    8K33:31
    Mile Pace: 6:44.5
    1st Place
    M 65-69
    81.4%
    Rupesh PatelThursday, November 24, 2022
    Long Grove Turkey Trot
    8K52:15
    Mile Pace: 10:30.7
    260th Place Male
    38th Place
    (M 45-49)
    45.1%
    Jason ModeriThursday, November 24, 2022
    Naperville Noon Lions Turkey trot
    5K19:00
    Mile Pace: 6:06.9
    84th Place Male
    4th Place
    (M 45-49)
    76.5%
    Shane PetrelliThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K21:44
    Mile Pace: 6:59.7
    2nd Place
    M 40-44
    63.1%
    Ganesh KumarThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K22:28
    Mile Pace: 7:13.9
    2nd Place
    M 50-54
    66.2%
    Michael SmithThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K23:27
    Mile Pace: 7:32.9
    2nd Place
    M 55-59
    67%
    Doug DavisThursday, November 24, 2022
    Long Grove Turkey Trot
    5K24:29
    Mile Pace: 7:52.8
    99th Place Male
    7th Place
    (M 45-49)
    59.4%
    Barb McGovernThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K27:46
    Mile Pace: 8:56.2
    1st Place
    F 60-64
    69.3%
    Cherish HairrellThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K28:27
    Mile Pace: 9:09.4
    1st Place
    F 55-59
    61.4%
    Diane CainThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K29:17
    Mile Pace: 9:25.5
    5th Place
    (F 35-39)
    51.3%
    Pamela KowalczykThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K30:13
    Mile Pace: 9:43.5
    71st Place Female
    7th Place
    (F 35-39)
    49.5%
    Jim FergusThursday, November 24, 2022
    North Shore Turkey Trot
    5K30:22
    Mile Pace: 9:46.4
    437th Place Male
    31st Place
    (M 45-49)
    47.9%
    Pam RossThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K32:32
    Mile Pace: 10:28.3
    103rd Place Female
    6th Place
    (F 55-59)
    56.3%
    Rachael KanalasThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K32:34
    Mile Pace: 10:28.9
    105th Place Female
    7th Place
    (F 50-54)
    53.1%
    Amy CustardoThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K34:54
    Mile Pace: 11:13.0
    126th Place Female
    9th Place
    (F 50-54)
    47.3%
    Jennifer HillThursday, November 24, 2022
    Roselle Turkey Tango
    5K36:00
    Mile Pace: 11:35.2
    (finish place not available)50.9%
    Matthew JerominSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K36:36
    Mile Pace: 5:53.4
    3rd Place
    M 40-44
    76.9%
    Dan OhSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K37:30
    Mile Pace: 6:02.1
    3rd Place
    M 35-39
    72.5%
    Frank CiraSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K38:42
    Mile Pace: 6:13.7
    13th Place Male
    4th Place
    (M 45-49)
    77%
    Brian SweneySunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K41:58
    Mile Pace: 6:45.2
    2nd Place
    M 65-69
    81.9%
    Ray EinigSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K52:55
    Mile Pace: 8:30.0
    100th Place Male
    8th Place
    (M 55-59)
    60.3%
    Heather HayesSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K55:29
    Mile Pace: 8:55.8
    52nd Place Female
    10th Place
    (F 40-44)
    56.3%
    Pamela KowalczykSunday, November 20, 2022
    Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 10K
    10K1:05:35
    Mile Pace: 10:33.3
    128th Place Female
    23rd Place
    (F 35-39)
    46.9%
    Leslie KelpschSaturday, November 19, 2022
    Gobbler Gallop 5K
    5K24:44
    Mile Pace: 7:57.7
    1st Place
    F 40-44
    61.7%
    Doug DavisSaturday, November 19, 2022
    Tom-a-hawk 5k turkey trot
    5K24:14
    Mile Pace: 7:47.0
    70th Place Male
    7th Place
    (M 45-49)
    60%

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