The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for July 16th
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Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday July 16, 2008

 

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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Triathlon Volunteers - Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who helped out with the BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon this past weekend. Without your incredible support this event would not be possible.

 

Triathlon Pictures - Did you take pictures at the BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon this past weekend? Would you like to share them with the track club and our members? If yes, please email the pictures to Janice_Cornett@bellsouth.net.

 

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program to launch this 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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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 17th - 5:15pm - CTC Membership Meeting – Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St)

 

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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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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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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