The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

New Fall Marathon Training Program
By Sean Pfister
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007

A 16-week training program designed to prepare runners, from beginners to experienced, for the 2007 Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon on November 10. The program can also be modified for other fall marathons.

To learn more about the program drop by a Wednesday night group run. We meet every Wednesday at 6:15pm at the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St).

The program includes:

  • A training schedule mapping out weekly and daily mileage.
  • Wednesday night mid-week group runs leaving at 6:15pm from the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St).
  • Saturday morning group long runs – locations vary each week, with several long runs on portions of the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon course.To find out where this week's run is check out
  • Water and Powerade every few miles on Wednesday and Saturday group runs.
  • Detailed course maps for Wednesday and Saturday group runs.
  • Post run snacks and drinks at Wednesday and Saturday group runs.
  • Informational seminars on running related topics.
The training program is offered free to members of the Chattanooga Track Club, members of The Sports Barn, and employees of CTC corporate sponsors. A $12 fee applies to all others – the fee includes membership to the Chattanooga Track Club.

Got Questions? Feel free to email CTC's Executive Director, Sean Pfister (, or Charlene Simmons (


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