The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for April 2nd
By CTC
Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday April 2, 2008


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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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Looking for a training partner? Wondering if any one else is running an out of town race? Why not check out CTC’s discussion boards at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/discussions.cfm. Recent posts include a runner looking for jogging partners on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and a marathoner planning a trip to Ireland.


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 this Saturday, April 5, at 10:00am at the downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St., Chattanooga).


Photos from the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge are now available for review and purchase at www.brightstarphoto.com.


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, Wednesday, Friday - 5:45 am - Lookout Mtn, GA at Lookout Mountain Market - 5.2 and 7.9 mile options.  Contact Matt McLelland (mattmclelland@mindspring.com)


Monday 6pm - 4 - 6 mile easy run, great for beginners - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga). Run leader: Flash Cunningham (423-364-5415 or flashcunningham@comcast.net)

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: www.grouprun.com


Saturday 7:30 am - distances and routes vary each week and are adjustable to your needs, this week we’re running to Red Bank, with standard 8, 10 and 12 mile routes that can be increased or decreased as needed - 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: www.christianrunners.org (click on Chattanooga).


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UPCOMING CTC RACES

(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)

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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 www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.


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OTHER UPCOMING RACES

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April 5 – The Run for John 5k and 1 mile run/walk – Dalton, GA - www.therunforjohn.org

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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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)


April 9 - 5pm - Communication Committee Meeting - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St)


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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 www.ChattanoogaTrackClub.org. 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 - 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 - www.trailblazerar.com/hq_chattanooga/index.htm


Outdoor Chattanooga - www.outdoorchattanooga.com

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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 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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