The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

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

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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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 (spfister@chattanoogatrackclub.org or 423-991-8500).

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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 6pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: www.northchick.org/greenway.html

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: farmerjp@bellsouth.net or visit 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: http://www.grouprun.com%20/

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 - ChristianRunners.org group run - Chickamauga Battlefield. Meet at the museum parking lot. More info: http://www.christianrunners.org/ (click on Chattanooga).

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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at http://chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm)
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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 http://chattanoogatrackclub.org/membership.cfm?contentID=volunteerEventList  (click on “Volunteer Now”)

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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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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 - http://www.ktc.org/
March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA - http://www.inggeorgiamarathon.com/

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

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CTC Meetings (all members welcome)
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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)

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Other News & Info
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The rules for the 2008 Joe McGinness Runner of the Year (ROY) competition are now available at http://chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=212. Check out our new young adult age division.

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 - http://www.rrca.org/  

Wilderness Trail Running Association: - http://www.runintheboonies.org/

Choo Choo Hash House Harriers - http://www.choochooh3.com/

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

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

Outdoor Chattanooga - http://www.outdoorchattanooga.com/

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About CTC
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E-News is a service of the Chattanooga Track Club. To subscribe, unsubscribe, or submit news for possible publication please email c_simmons@bellsouth.net.

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 http://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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