The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for October 8th
Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday October 8, 2008


CTC Race this Saturday, Oct 11 - Joe Johnson Mental Health 10k - details at

CTC Fall Social this Sunday, October 12 from 1pm – 5pm at the Chattanooga Lifestyle Center courtyard next to the downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St). More details available at:

CTC is looking for a race director for the 2009 BlueCross Market St Mile. If you’re interested in serving as race director or helping plan the event please contact Walt Sinor at

CTC is planning to field 40-49 and 50-59 teams in this year's USATF Club Nationals Cross Country Championships in Spokane, WA on Dec. 13. Interested runners should contact Tim Ensign at

Calling All Members – Run for Office! - Would you like to have more of a say in the track club? Would you like to give something back to the local running community? Then why not run for a position on the track club’s board of directors? Learn more at:

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Oct 11 - Joe Johnson Mental Health 10k

Oct 18 - Signal Mtn Road Race (Pie Run)

Nov 8 - Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon - more details at

Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at

CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)

Oct 12 - 1pm - 5pm  - Social Picnic at the downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St)

Oct 14 - 6pm - Races Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of Broad St & ML King)

Oct 15 - 5pm - Communications Committee Meeting - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St)

Oct 16 - 5:15pm - Membership Meeting - Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of Broad St & ML King)


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 (

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

Tuesday 6pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: Get a free Front Runner shirt for running ten (10) Tuesday night Greenway Farm group runs.

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 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:

Saturday 7:30 am (4 mile warm up) & 8:00 am (2 mile warm up) - Moccasin Bend Mental Health Facility - distances and routes vary each week and are adjustable to your needs - drinks on course - this week’s routes include Joe Johnson 2 mile & 4 mile warm up plus the Joe Johnson 10 k. Directions to the start and a full schedule of runs are available at:

Saturday 7:30 am - group run - Chickamauga Battlefield. Meet at the museum parking lot. More info: (click on Chattanooga).


Oct 18 - Runaway Pig 3.6 Mile Run - Dunlap, TN -

Oct 25 - OLPH Ram Run 5k & 1 Miler Run/Walk - Chattanooga, TN -

Oct 25 - Southern Shuffle Moonlight 5k Run - Collegedale, TN - details at

Other News & Info
The Chickamauga Marathon is looking for individuals to serve as pacers for the race on Nov 8th. If you are an experienced marathoner who can run even mile splits and are willing to run as a pacer please contact Sean at

Finish Line Volunteers Needed: CTC has been asked to manage the finish lines of a number of local races this fall. We need your help to make these events happen. If you’d like to help the track club raise some much needed funds by volunteering at an upcoming race please contact Flash at: 423-364-5415 or

IPCIO Tag & RunScore Training - Would you like to learn how to work a finish line and score a race? CTC is currently looking for volunteers to learn the IPICO Tag & RunScore systems used to score events. To learn more please contact Charlene at

Looking for a running route? Check out CTC’s group on MapMyRun at:

Other Clubs & Organizations

Road Runners of America -

Wilderness Trail Running Association: -

Choo Choo Hash House Harriers -

Christian Runners - (click on Chattanooga).

Trail Blazzers Adventure Racing Club -

Outdoor Chattanooga -

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  

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)
•    Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)


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