The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for Feb 27th
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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday February 27, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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The CTC race season and ROY competition starts this Saturday, March 1st, with the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge. Sign up to run or volunteer by visiting www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com or www.ChattanoogaTrackClub.org.

The rules for the 2008 Joe McGinness Runner of the Year (ROY) competition are now available at www.ChattanoogaTrackClub.org. Check out our new young adult age division.
 
The Saturday 7:30 am run from the Downtown Sports Barn is canceled this week to make way for the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge.

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LOCAL GROUP RUNS
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Monday 6pm - 4 - 5 mile easy run - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga)

Tuesday 5pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: http://www.northchick.org/greenway.html

Wednesday 6pm - 3 - 10 mile routes with drinks on course - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga)

Wednesday 6pm - beginning and recovering runners & walkers - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga)

Wednesday 6pm - Run in the Boonies Trail Run - for starting location and more information please contact Jim Farmer at: farmerjp@bellsouth.net or visit http://www.runintheboonies.org/forum/ and click on “Training Runs”

Thursday 6:30pm - speed work - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga)

Saturday 6:30 am - starting location and route details available at: www.grouprun.com

Saturday 7:30 am – canceled this week for the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge.

Saturday 7:30 am - ChristianRunners.org group run – Chickamauga Battlefield. Meet at the museum parking lot. More info: www.christianrunners.org (click on Chattanooga).

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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)
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March 1 - Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge (ROY event) - www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com

April 12 - 65 Roses 5k & Walk - Cleveland, TN (ROY event)
April 19 - Chickamauga Chase 15k & 5k - Chickamauga, GA (ROY event)

Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.

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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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March 2 - Whitestone 30k - Paint Rock, TN - www.ktc.org
March 8 – BluePlanet XC 5k - Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org
March 15 - Gateway Bank 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk - Ringold, GA (ROY event) - www.chattanoogatrackclub.org
March 29 - Rock Creek River Gorge 6.5 Mile & 10.2 Mile Trail Race - Prentice Cooper, TN - www.rockcreek.com/
March 30 - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Cariten Kids Run - Knoxville, TN - www.ktc.org
March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA - www.inggeorgiamarathon.com

April 6 – Kiwanis Club of Collegedale 5k Road Race and Fun Walk - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org
April 26 – Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic - Dalton, GA - www.nwgahealthpartners.org

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CTC Meetings (all members welcome)
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March 4 - 6pm - Board Meeting - Out of the Blue Café - 3230 Brainerd Rd (Near the tunnel)
 
March 10 - 6pm - Communications Committee - Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of ML King Blvd & Broad St)
 
March 11 - 6pm - Race Committee - Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of ML King Blvd & Broad St)

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Other News & Info
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2007 Runner of Year final results are now available at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org. If you did not attend the annual banquet but won an award please contact Sean Pfister (423-991-8500 or spfister@chattanoogatrackclub.org) to claim your award.

Get involved with planning the Market St Mile Race. Contact Rita Fanning at: ritafanning@mindspring.com

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Other Clubs & Organizations
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Road Runners of America - www.rrca.org  

Wilderness Trail Running Association: - www.runintheboonies.org

Choo Choo Hash House Harriers - www.choochooh3.com

Christian Runners - www.christianrunners.org (click on Chattanooga).

Trail Blazzers Adventure Racing Club - http://www.trailblazerar.com/hq_chattanooga/index.htm

Outdoor Chattanooga - www.outdoorchattanooga.com

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Founded in 1970, the Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) is a non-profit organization with the goal of promoting running, walking, and general fitness in the Chattanooga area. Learn more at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.   

Corporate Sponsors of CTC include: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and Sports Barn.

CTC Associate Sponsors include: (discounts for CTC members)

  • East Ridge Bicycles (5910 Ringold Rd)
  • Fast Break Athletics (104 Tremont St)
  • Front Runner Athletics (4251 Hixson Pike)
  • Rock Creek Outfitters (301 Manufactures Rd or 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd)
  • Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)


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