The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Track Club Launches Half Marathon Training Program
Posted: Sunday, November 30, 2008
Track Club Launches Half Marathon Training Program

On Wednesday December 10th, 2008 the Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) will launch a half marathon training program. The 12-week program is designed to prepare runners, from beginners to the experienced, for the Scenic City Half Marathon scheduled for February 28, 2009 in downtown Chattanooga.

Along with providing runners with a weekly schedule designed to build runners’ strength and endurance, the training program will offer participants two weekly group runs. The group runs include a Wednesday night mid-week tempo run and a Saturday morning long run.

The Wednesday night run will meet each week at 6:15 pm at the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St.). Distances will vary from 3 to 8 miles.

The location of the Saturday morning long runs will vary each week. Distances will vary from 4 to 12 miles. Starting locations are posted on

The group runs will include detailed course maps and water and sport drinks every few miles.

Those interested in participating in the program should attend visit and/or drop into a weekly group run.

The training program is sponsored by the Chattanooga Track Club

Check out the 12-week training programs:
To learn more about the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge visit


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