The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for June 25th
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday June 25, 2008

 

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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Between July 18th and July 2nd please send all e-news requests to Janice Cornett at janice_cornett@bellsouth.net

 

CTC is looking for volunteers for the upcoming BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon (July 13). Register online at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/membership.cfm?contentID=volunteerEventList

 

Sports Barn Seminars with Dr. Charlie Cropley: Learn a practical, sustainable approach to eating that will strip pounds off of you, restore your depleted energy and markedly improve most of your health problems. Understand exactly how nutrient imbalances cause obesity, fatigue and most modern illnesses. Friday June 27 from 7pm – 9pm & Saturday June 28 from 9 – 5pm. $100 for both seminars ($15 for Friday only). Learn more at: http://sports-barn.com/newsletter.htm 

 

Heading down to Atlanta for the Peachtree Road Race? Want to carpool? Contact Bill Collier at Bill.Collier@shawinc.com 

 

 

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UPCOMING CTC RACES

(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)

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July 13 - BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

 

Aug 2 – Missionary Ridge Road Race

 

Aug 23 – Raccoon Mountain Road Race

 

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

 

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)

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July 17th - 6:30pm - Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program Information Meeting - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga)

 

August 30 - CTC Lookouts Picnic - details coming soon.

 

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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, moderately fast pace - solid 8 minute miles - only 1 group of runners.  Contact Matt McLelland (mattmclelland@mindspring.com)

 

Monday 6:30 pm (note new time) - 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. Get a free Front Runner shirt for running ten (10) Tuesday night Greenway Farm group runs.

 

Tuesday 6:30 pm (note new time) - 4 - 6 mile easy run, great for beginners – downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga).  Run leader: Flash Cunningham (423-364-5415 or flashcunningham@comcast.net)

 

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 visit www.runintheboonies.org/forum/ and click on “Training Runs.” Current meeting location is the Raccoon Mountain East Overlook parking lot.

 

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 7:00 am (note new time) - 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: www.christianrunners.org (click on Chattanooga).

 

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OTHER UPCOMING RACES

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July 3 - Firecracker 5k Run for St Jude – Memphis, TN - www.firecracker5k.com

 

July 12 – Teen Challenge “Walk With Hope” - Chattanooga, TN - info available at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

 

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Other News & Info

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Wanted - Good size, good shape used trophies to be rebuilt and replated for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bass tournament. Put your old trophy to good use! Learn more at:  www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=246

 

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program to launch Thursday July 17th with an informational meeting at 6:30pm at the downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St). The 16-week program is designed to prepare runners, from beginners to experienced, for the Chickamauga Battlefield marathon or half marathon. Learn more at www.BattlefieldMarathon.com.

 

Mark Your Calendars - CTC will host a picnic at the Lookout’s game on August 30th. Details to come…

 

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.

 

Looking for a running route? Check out CTC’s group on MapMyRun at: http://www.mapmyrun.com/community/groups/760076496/routes

 

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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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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 www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.  

 

Corporate Sponsors of CTC include: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (www.bcbst.com/) and Sports Barn (www.sports-barn.com).

 

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)
  • Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)

 


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