The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for July 9th
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Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday July 9, 2008

 

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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CTC race this weekend: Sunday July 13 - BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

 

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 or www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=253

 

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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  

 

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)

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July 15th - 6:00pm - CTC Races Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Read House (corner of Broad St & MLKing Blvd.)

 

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

 

July 23 - 5:00 pm - CTC Communication Meeting - Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St)

 

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.”

 

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

 

August 10 - Sports Barn/Quintant Roo Sprint Triathlon - Chattanooga, TN - www.sports-barn.com/sprint.htm

 

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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

 

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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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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