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Schaumburg Monday Night Team Run on Monday, December 55 RSVPs

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Location:
Meineke Recreation Center
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:15 PM
Current Conditions in Schaumburg:
Monday Night Forecast:
Mostly cloudy skies. Low 28°. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Join us for our Team Run every Monday at 6:15 PM at Meineke Recreation Center in Schaumburg. We typically have several groups that run various distances ranging between 4 and 8 miles.

Meet in the parking lot. If it is cold or raining, then meet inside in the lobby.

You do not need to be a member of the gym. (most aren't)

Schaumburg Speedwork on Wednesday, December 72 RSVPs

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Running during the winter months in the northwest suburbs of Chicago can be challenging. It can also be a fun and rewarding experience if you are training with the right group of friends. Join members of the Fast Track Racing Team to learn how to improve your endurance, increase your speed and gain confidence as you prepare for road races in 2017. Open to runners of all levels!

If you're running late, meet at the Dirksen Elementary school at Beech Dr & Hickory Ln at 6:30pm. Be sure to warm up for your first loop.

Workout: Run 1200m, jog 600m back to start to complete one loop (do 3-4 loops)
Location:
Meineke Recreation Center
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:15 PM
Current Conditions in Schaumburg:
Wednesday Night Forecast:
Cloudy. Snow showers developing after midnight. Low 16°. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Just like our Harper Track Workouts, all paces are welcome and all members are encouraged to participate. Please wear reflective clothing to ensure your safety. Harper Track Workouts will resume around mid-March.
Map of Fartlek Workout:
Schaumburg_Speedwork_Route.jpg

Streets of Woodfield-Busse Woods Saturday Run on Saturday, December 10

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Location:
Starbucks at Streets of Woodfield
Map/Directions:
Time:
various start times
Current Conditions in Schaumburg:
Forecast:
(not yet available)

Barrington Hills Group Run on Saturday, December 10

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Location:
Barrington High School
Map & Directions:
Time:
various start times
Current Conditions in Barrington:
Forecast:
(not yet available)

Lululemon Woodfield Run Club Sunday Run on Sunday, December 112 RSVPs

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Location:
Lululemon Athletica inside Woodfield Mall
Map/Directions:
Time:
8:00 AM
Current Conditions in Schaumburg:
Forecast:
(not yet available)

Streets of Woodfield-Busse Woods Sunday Run on Sunday, December 111 RSVP

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Location:
Starbucks at Streets of Woodfield
Map/Directions:
Time:
various start times
Current Conditions in Schaumburg:
Forecast:
(not yet available)

New Year’s Day Run on Sunday, January 1

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Time:
9:00 AM

»Special Events

Masquerade Ball on Friday, December 30

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Get ready for the annual End of the Year Party/Masquerade Ball. All are welcome to come celebrate our Team's accomplishments of 2016 and get excited for 2017.

The event will be on Friday, December 30th @ 6:30 PM-12:30 PM @ the Seville Banquet Hall. Hors d'oeuvres, sit down dinner, open bar and deejay. $30 per member ($35 for non-members)

The event will have a masquerade ball theme. Optional: cocktail attire and a festive mask.

This will be EPIC!



***Please note that we have had to change the date to Friday, Dec. 30th.***
Location:
The Seville, Streamwood
Map & Directions:
Time:
6:30 PM to 12:30 PM
Cost: $30 for members; $35 for non-members

You may pay Grace Wasielewski with cash or check payable to DPFT or The Seville.

You can also pay online via PayPal.

Non Members:

Entry Fee

Members (requires coupon code):


We would like a firm count please RSVP and pay by December 12th.

Christmas Eve Run on Saturday, December 24

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Christmas Eve Day run at 7 a.m. sharp in Long Grove. This group run brings all area running clubs together. There's usually 50+ runners that show up. It's FREE of charge. Get there early to get a parking spot.
Location:
The Village Tavern in Long Grove
Map/Directions:

Route Map:

Time:
7:00 AM
Current Conditions in Long Grove:
Forecast:
(not yet available)
If the lot next to Village Tavern is full, there is always plenty of free parking in one of the two municipal lots. Here is a map to the closest lot:
South Municipal Lot

If this is your first or second time doing this group run, please print out the following directions so you don't get lost.

  1. Go northwest on Old McHenry Rd
  2. Turn left (west) onto Cuba Rd
  3. Turn left (south) onto Quentin Rd
  4. Turn left (east) onto Boschome Dr
  5. Hang left (north) on N. Bochome Circle (do not turn right on S Bochome Circle)
  6. Turn right (east) onto N. Boschome Circle
  7. Turn right (south) onto Grove Dr.
  8. Turn right (west) onto Linden Ln
  9. Turn left (south) onto Buffalo Run
  10. Turn left (east) onto Long Grove Rd
  11. Turn left (north) onto Middleton Dr
  12. Turn left (northwest) onto Andover Rd
  13. Turn right (north) onto Hickory Hills Rd
  14. Turn right (east) onto Cuba Rd
  15. Turn right (southeast) onto Old McHenry Rd
  16. Finish!

Bold = long roads that you say on until they end

New Year’s Eve Run on Sunday, January 1

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For those of you lucky enough to have New Year's eve day off, come join some Fast Track runners for an 8 to 20 mile long run. Then you won't feel guilty when you eat all that junk food at your New Year's Eve party!
Please note that this run is at Barrington High School in the morning.
Location:
Barrington High School
Map & Directions:
Time:
8:00 AM
Current Conditions in Barrington:
Forecast:
(not yet available)
Park in the Barrington HS parking lot off Hart Rd., just north of the tennis courts.


»Team Apparel

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» Perseverance

Biggest Race Nuts — 2016

25 — 30 Races

  1. Katie Paoletti

20 — 25 Races

  1. Jeff Devine

15 — 20 Races

  1. Volker Rose
  2. Jimmy Tubbs
  3. Steve Breese
  4. Jason Moderi
  5. Elaine Villaflores
  6. Brad Voehringer

10 — 15 Races

  1. James Robertson
  2. Diane Cain
  3. Nicole Oikle
  4. Grace Wasielewski
  5. Jonathan Cain
  6. Israel Alberto
  7. Robert Klawans
  8. Daniel Pintar
  9. Frank Cira
  10. Joe Vukits

560 — 570 Miles

  1. Katie Paoletti

190 — 200 Miles

  1. Jeff Devine

180 — 190 Miles

  1. Volker Rose

140 — 150 Miles

  1. Jimmy Tubbs

110 — 120 Miles

  1. Elaine Villaflores

100 — 110 Miles

  1. Brad Voehringer

90 — 100 Miles

  1. Jason Moderi
  2. Frank Cira
  3. Israel Alberto

80 — 90 Miles

  1. Roland Echague

» Talent

Fast Track Racing Team's Top Racers

Male
  1. James Robertson
  2. Steve Breese
  3. Jonathan Cain
  4. Frank Cira
  5. Leo Jimenez
  6. Israel Alberto
  7. Matthew Jeromin
  8. Craig Gunby
  9. Mark Przybyla
  10. Robert Klawans
Female
  1. Veronika Tylova
  2. Grace Wasielewski
  3. Wendy Jaehn
  4. Rachel Meiner
  5. Lisa Randall
  6. Ann Schaefers-Coles
  7. Katie Romano
  8. Jackie Damato
  9. Nicole Oikle
  10. Barb McGovern
  11. Danrey Toth
Age-Graded
  1. Grace Wasielewski
  2. Mark Przybyla
  3. Craig Gunby
  4. James Robertson
  5. Wendy Jaehn
  6. Paul Harris
  7. Robert Klawans
  8. Frank Cira
  9. Rob Chenoweth
  10. Matthew Jeromin

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. Lakefront 10 Miler
  2. BoA Shamrock Shuffle
  3. Race That's Good for Life
  4. Ravenswood Run 5K
  5. Quarryman 10 Mile
    8
  6. Soldier Field 10 Mile
  7. Run for the Animals 10K
  8. Downers Grove 5 Miler
  9. 4 on the 4th
  10. NU Run for Walk 4.1 Miles
  11. Windrunner 10K
  12. Alpine Races Half-Marathon
  13. Park Ridge Charity Classic 5K
  14. Chicago Marathon
  15. Lake Bluff Pumpkin Chase 5K

Click gender breakdown bars to see individual results

Upcoming CARA Circuit Races

  1. Lakefront 10 Miler
    1
  2. BoA Shamrock Shuffle
    7
  3. Good Life Race
    4
  4. Quarryman Challenge 10 Mile
    1
  5. Elmhurst 4 on the 4th
    3
  6. Windrunner 10K
    1
  7. Buffalo Grove Stampede
  8. Alpine Runners Half Marathon
    1
  9. BoA Chicago Marathon
    3

Click gender breakdown bars to see planned participants


» Acheivements

Fast Track Racing Team's Race Results from the Past 3 Weeks
 NameRaceDistance Time/PaceFinish PlaceAge Graded
Score
Volker RoseSaturday, November 26, 2016
Schaumburg Half Marathon Turkey Trot
Half-Marathon1:27:34
Mile Pace: 6:40.8
2nd Place
M 45-49
74.5%
Robert KlawansSaturday, November 26, 2016
Schaumburg Half Marathon Turkey Trot
Half-Marathon1:28:13
Mile Pace: 6:43.8
42nd Place Male
4th Place
(M 50-54)
77.9%
Danrey TothSaturday, November 26, 2016
Schaumburg Half Marathon Turkey Trot
Half-Marathon1:41:47
Mile Pace: 7:45.8
2nd Place
F 50-54
76.1%
Brad VoehringerThursday, November 24, 2016
Palatine Turkey Trot
5 Mile32:54
Mile Pace: 6:34.8
3rd Place
M 50-54
74.8%
Lisa MatikThursday, November 24, 2016
Palatine Turkey Trot
5 Mile44:18
Mile Pace: 8:51.6
217th Overall
17th Place
(F 30-34)
54.7%
Blake BoeingThursday, November 24, 2016
Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot
5K21:21
Mile Pace: 6:52.3
47th Place Male
5th Place
(M 25-29)
60.4%
Jason ModeriThursday, November 24, 2016
Naperville Noon Lions Turkey Trot 5K
5K18:21
Mile Pace: 5:54.4
(finish place not available)75.5%
Israel AlbertoThursday, November 24, 2016
North Shore Turkey Trot 5k and 10k
10K39:47
Mile Pace: 6:24.1
2nd Place
M 35-39
69%
Steve BreeseSunday, November 13, 2016
Illinois Club Cross-Country Invitational
5K18:32
Mile Pace: 5:57.9
39th Place
Overall
73.1%
Katie PaolettiSunday, November 13, 2016
Madison Marathon
Marathon5:31:41
Mile Pace: 12:39
(finish place not available)40.8%

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