The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for July 16th
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Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday July 22, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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This week marks the beginning of the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program. The Wednesday evening and Saturday morning group runs are open to all runners – you don’t have to be training for the event to come out and get a few miles in. Learn more at www.BattlefieldMarathon.com.

National Run @ Work Day will be September 19. The Road Runners Club of America’s event encourages everyone to pledge to run at least 35 minutes at work on Sept 19. To learn more visit: www.rrca.org/programs/runatwork/

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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 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 - 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 - 1 - 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 9 - Greenway 5 Mile Trail Race – Hixson, TN - http://runintheboonies.org/races.htm

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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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: 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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