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» Running with Friends

I Run, You Run on Saturday, May 15

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

l Run, You Run on Sunday, May 16

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Location:
various locations
Time:
various start times

Xtra Mile Running Fun Run on Monday, May 171 RSVP

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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, May 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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Harper College Track Workout on Wednesday, June 21 RSVP

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Location:
Harper College outdoor track
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:00 PM warmup/stretch and 6:15 PM strides

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

Join us every Wednesday for speedwork at Xtra Mile Running.

Return to the Track

We are excited to announce that we will be retuning to the outdoor track at Harper College on June 2, 2021. This just so happens to be Global Running Day!


Wednesday workout @ Xtra Mile Running

Loop:
3-5 loops
400 easy- 400 hard- 400 easy- 600
hard (repeat)

Timed:
25-30 min
2 min hard- 2 min easy- 3 min hard-
3 min easy (repeat)

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Google Calendar

Wednesday workout @ Xtra Mile Running

Loop:
3-5 loops
1200 hard- 600 easy

Timed:
30-35 min
4 min hard- 3 min easy (repeat)

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Google Calendar

Wednesday Night Track Workout

Progressive 4 x 400m (75 seconds rest)
Progressive 3 x 800m (90 seconds rest)
1 x 1600m (2:30 rest)
Progressive 2 x 400m
*Optional 500m after

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» Next Team Race

Saturday, May 22, 2021
8:00 AM: Spring Trail Chase 10K
Distance: 10K
Town: Lemont, IL
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(more info)
Location: The Forge Lemont Quarries
Address: 1001 S. Main St.
Additional information: Experience the trails at The Forge-Lemont Quarries with beautiful 10K course.
Race website: https://www.cararuns.org/springtrailchase
Online Registration: https://thedriven.net/cara.race_reg/eid/39219025678


» Perseverance

Biggest Race Nuts — 2021

50 — 60 Miles

  1. Glenn Carson

40 — 50 Miles

  1. Matthew Jeromin

30 — 40 Miles

  1. Heather Hayes

20 — 30 Miles

  1. Rachael Kanalas
  2. Mark Przybyla
  3. Ivan Yank

10 — 20 Miles

  1. Patrick Devitt
  2. Don Goers
  3. Jonathan Cain

5 — 10 Races

  1. Rachael Kanalas

1 — 5 Races

  1. Matthew Jeromin
  2. Heather Hayes
  3. Jonathan Cain
  4. Glenn Carson
  5. Ivan Yank
  6. Mark Przybyla
  7. Patrick Devitt
  8. Don Goers

» Talent

Fast Track Racing Team's Top Racers

Male
  1. Frank Cira
  2. Matthew Jeromin
  3. Ivan Yank
  4. Christopher Schiel
  5. Steve Breese
Female
  1. Marie Billen
  2. Heather Hayes
Age-Graded
  1. Frank Cira
  2. Mark Przybyla
  3. Matthew Jeromin
  4. Marie Billen
  5. Christopher Schiel

See more on Top Finishers or Rankings pages.


» Hard Work

Most Improved Female Athlete

Most Improved Male Athlete

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» Camaraderie

CARA Circuit Race Attendance

  1. Wintrust Lakefront 10 Miler
    9
  2. Quarryman Challenge
    2

Upcoming CARA Circuit Races

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

» 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
Rachael KanalasSunday, May 9, 2021
All Community Mother's Day 5K
5K30:48
Mile Pace: 9:54.8
3rd Place
F 50-54
54.8%
Melissa GrandtSunday, May 9, 2021
Barrington Mother's Day 5K
5K46:54
Mile Pace: 15:05.7
247th Place Female
42nd Place
(F 40-44)
33%
Matthew JerominSaturday, May 8, 2021
Quarryman Challenge
10 Mile1:01:10
Mile Pace: 6:07
2nd Place
M 40-44
74.2%
Ken LoveSaturday, May 8, 2021
Quarryman Challenge
10 Mile1:10:44
Mile Pace: 7:04.4
3rd Place
M 30-34
62.2%
Glenn CarsonSaturday, May 8, 2021
Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon
Marathon4:14:05
Mile Pace: 9:41.5
1st Place
M 70-74
68.8%
Rachael KanalasSaturday, May 1, 2021
Byron Rocks May Day 5K
5K30:55
Mile Pace: 9:57.1
2nd Place
F 50-54
54.6%
Heather HayesSaturday, May 1, 2021
Wisconsin Half Marathon
Half-Marathon2:02:52
Mile Pace: 9:22.3
118th Place Female
27th Place
(F 35-39)
54.3%

»...& Celebration!

Upcoming Birthdays

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