Each summer we conduct a Youth Run program for kids aged 8-12. Runs are on Thursdays at 6:15pm and Saturdays at 8am. The program includes two track meets and a 5k capstone at the end. Registration for the 2024 season will open in the Spring. We hope you can join us!
If you like to run in the company of others, Xtra Mile is your destination! Get connected with local runners from Fast Track and Busse Woods Running Club. Come to the store on a Monday for a 6:15 p.m. fun run - all paces welcome.
From Mid-March through Mid-October, we are on the Harper Track for Wednesday night runs which are designed by the local club, Fast Track. This is a structured workout involving varying intervals and paces on a closed loop. Runners of ALL paces will benefit from these workouts. Check it out!
*October-March: These workouts are run from the XMR store at 6:15 p.m.
Xtra Mile's One-Friday-a-Month local brewery tour. A run takes place before enjoying local beer and great company! Follow https://www.facebook.com/fridaynightflights for more dates and details!
The spring session kicks off 3/19, with an info session at the store on 3/12 at 6:15 pm! New to running, or returning from a sabbatical? Start with our Couch to 5k program! We do a 10-week walk-to-run course each spring and fall that concludes at a local 5K. When in session, runs are held Tuesdays from the store from 6:15-7 pm, and Saturday mornings at Volkening Lake from 9-10 am.
Xtra Mile Running is proud to host a local race that has been going on for more than two decades! The course is flat, fast and run on the streets of Roselle. The race starts and ends at Lake Park High School West Campus. Following the 5K race, there is a 0.6K Youth Run (1/3 mile)! This race is held every year in June. The 2024 race was selected by CARA to be part of the Runners Choice Circuit!
For more details, visit https://run4roses5k.com/.
Grab your spikes or trail shoes and relive the good ol' cross country days! The race takes place on the 3-mile Macnider cross country course, near Hoover Elementary School. This event is held every year in November and offers races for a variety of ability levels. In 2024, the race was selected by CARA to be part of the Runners Choice Circuit.