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Bauer Dethrones Ensign at Chickamauga Chase Road Race
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Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2007

Bauer Dethrones Ensign at Chickamauga Chase Road Race


Chickamauga, GA – Dennis Bauer, of Decatur, GA, won the 39th Annual Chickamauga Chase 15k Road Race held at the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park on Saturday April 14, 2007. Jan Gautier, of Chattanooga, TN, was the female champion of the 15k event

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The 5k road race was won by Nicholas Selbo, of Chattanooga, TN. Melanie Cox, of Knoxville, TN, was the 5k female champion.


In winning the 15k race, Bauer dethroned Tim Ensign, who had previously won the 2005 and 2006 editions of the race. Ensign, who finished 3rd overall, won the male masters division.


Amanda Hartberger, of Hixson, TN, won the 15k female masters division. John Walker, of Chattanooga, TN, won the 15k male grand masters division. Sue Anne Brown, of Chattanooga, TN, won the 15k female grand masters division.


Mitch Samuelian, of Chattanooga, TN, took the 5k male masters title. Karen Johnson, of Ellijay, GA, won the female masters division. Allen Rowland, of Jasper, AL, won the male grand masters division. Mildred Bethea, of Chattanooga, TN, won the female grand masters division.


Other notables include Jack McFarland, who completed his 39th edition of the event. McFarland is the only person to have taken part in all editions of the Chickamauga Chase Road Race.


Event organizers and participants were pleased by the event’s dry conditions. Rain showers and thunderstorms previously forecasted for Saturday morning held off until the completion of the event.


This year’s running of the 15k and 5k road races featured two new courses through the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. The event also included a scenic walk.


Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park.


The event was sponsored by Icy Hot, UBS, Hutcheson, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Chattanooga Track Club, McCain Design, Snickers Marathon Energy Bar, Sophie’s, Great Harvest Bread Co., Sports Barn, Southern Coffee Service, Powerade, Greenlife Grocery, Cox Sports Photos, Blood Assurance, Chattanooga Online, and Technology Projects.


2007 Results:

    15k

    5k


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