The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

By John Hunt
Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016
For Immediate Release

The second-annual Scenic City Scorcher will be held on Saturday morning, July 23 with the certified two-mile race beginning at 7:30 from 551 River Street near Coolidge Park.

The race, which is flat and extremely fast, is limited to 175 entries and is a perfect course for setting state records.

John Gilpin had the fastest time a year ago of 9:51 while Kathryn Vradenburgh was the fastest female in 12:11, both setting state marks for their respective ages.

There were 92 participants a year ago and almost half set state records, including 17 females and 26 males.

Online registration will be available until midnight on Thursday, July 21. Packet pickup will be Saturday morning from 6 until 7:15 a.m. and race-day registration will also start then until the field fills up.

Contact race director Stacey Malecky at for additional information.


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