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Chickamauga Chase Race Day Info!
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017
IMPORTANT EVENT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ

Disposable timing devices are on the back of the 15k, 5k and Trail Race bibs. The number assigned to you must be worn on your front during the entire race to be timed and scored

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For those picking up packets early, don’t forget your number and safety pins when you head to the race Saturday morning. For full race details, please visit www.chickamaugachase .org and stay on top of race announcements & info via our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ChickamaugaChase/



PACKET PICK UP:
Please visit www.ChickamaugaChase.org for full details. Two options are available for packet pick up.
Friday, April 21st
11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT
Outdoor Chattanooga
200 River Street (in Coolidge Park off of Frazier Avenue)
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Saturday, April 22nd
Wilder Field
7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. EDT
Registration will close PROMPTLY at 8:15 am

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DIRECTIONS TO THE RACE:

To get to the start from downtown Chattanooga, take Hwy 27 South to I-24 East. Take the Rossville Blvd exit South onto Rossville Blvd. /US Hwy 27. This road becomes Lafayette Road and leads into the Park. The distance from I-24 to the entrance of the park is approximately 6.1 miles

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If travelling north or south on I-75 take the Battlefield Parkway Exit #350/Hwy 2A. Travel west for about 6.2 miles. Turn left (South) onto Lafayette Road for about 1 mile to enter the Park

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The street going into the Park is two lanes and may back up as you drive towards the parking area. As you enter the park on Lafayette Road, look for event signs along the roadside. These signs will direct you to Event Parking. Please follow directions of the rangers and park where they ask you to

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WARNING – Watch your speed as you enter the Park. We suggest you drive the speed limit if you don’t want to start the morning off with a speeding ticket

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We expect a large crowd at the Chickamauga Chase. Please adjust your travel time accordingly

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NOTE – Should wet and muddy conditions prohibit parking in the recreation field near the registration/start area you will be directed to parking outside the Park at Oakwood Baptist Church on Oakwood Street in Chickamauga. Shuttle buses will take you to/from the face, about a 5 minute ride.

Make sure you have the Proper race bib for your Event: 15k – Yellow, 5k – Blue, Trail – Green, Walk (including Wee ones) – Pink (Wee Ones are White) and Kiddie K – Orange. If you have the incorrect event bib please visit registration

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All events start at the same time – 8:30 am. The 15k and 5k begin together on the road followed closely by the Scenic Walk, while the trail race starts in the field near the finish. The Kiddie K begins just after the Scenic Walk. Race start locations are clearly marked. Make sure you leave for the start about 15 minutes before the start – it is a few minute walk from the finish and last minute instructions will be given

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There are five water stops on the 15k and one water stop on the 5k. There is one aid station on the Trail Race; no cups will be used so bring your own bottle

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Course Time Limits (after gun start): 15k – 2 hours 15 minutes. 5k – 45 minutes. Trail Race – 2 hours. Anyone on the course after the official closing time may continue at their own risk and will not be eligible for an award

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GOOD LUCK!!


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