The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for March 19th
Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday March 19, 2008


Are you a race director? Are you interested in becoming a race director? Want to learn more about how to put together a race? Learn more at CTC’s race director’s training session Saturday, April 5, at 10:00am at the downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St., Chattanooga).

The membership meeting scheduled for Thursday March 20 has been canceled. A new date and time for the meeting will be announced shortly.

CTC is looking for walking coordinators. If you are interested in leading a group walk please contact Sean Pfister ( or 423-991-8500).


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

Tuesday 6pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at:

Wednesday 6:15pm - 5 - 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: or visit 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:

Saturday 7:30 am - distances and routes vary each week and are adjustable to your needs - drinks on course - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga)

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

(more info at

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

May 17 - BlueCross Market Street Mile and Mystery History Quest - Downtown Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)
May 26 - Chattanooga Chase - Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)

Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at  (click on “Volunteer Now”)


March 29 - Rock Creek River Gorge 6.5 Mile & 10.2 Mile Trail Race - Prentice Cooper, TN -
March 30 - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Cariten Kids Run - Knoxville, TN -
March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA -

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

CTC Meetings (all members welcome)
March 27 - 6pm - Membership Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Sheraton Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St, downtown Chattanooga).

April 5 - 10 am - Race Director Training Session - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St., Chattanooga). (open to members and non-members)
April 8 - 6pm - Board Meeting - Out of the Blue Café (3230 Brainerd Rd)

Other News & Info

The rules for the 2008 Joe McGinness Runner of the Year (ROY) competition are now available at Check out our new young adult age division.

Get involved with planning the Market St Mile Race. Contact Rita Fanning at:

Other Clubs & Organizations

Road Runners of America -  

Wilderness Trail Running Association: -

Choo Choo Hash House Harriers -

Christian Runners - (click on Chattanooga).

Trail Blazzers Adventure Racing Club -

Outdoor Chattanooga -

About CTC
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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   

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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