The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for Feb 13th
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Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday February 13, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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FitnessWave VO2 Assessment - Have your VO2 assessed to determine your peak oxygen consumption, anaerobic threshold, heart rate training zones, and recovery. Tuesday Feb 19 from 2-7 pm at the downtown Sports Barn. Fee: special CTC member rate of $88 (regularly $110). Call Fitness Wave at 866-391-9283 to schedule an appointment. More info at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Beginners Introduction to Triathlon - Learn the basics of triathlon. Sunday Feb 24 from 2-5pm at the downtown Sports Barn. Fee: before 2/16 $35 for Sports Barn members, $45 for non Sports Barn members; after 2/16 $45 for Sports Barn members, $55 for non Sports Barn members. For more information contact Scott Wade at 423-266-1125 or visit: http://sports-barn.com/newsletter.htm

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LOCAL GROUP RUNS
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Monday 6pm - 4 - 5 mile easy run - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga)

Tuesday 5pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: http://www.northchick.org/greenway.html

Wednesday 6pm - 3 - 10 mile routes with drinks on course - downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga)

Wednesday 6pm - beginning and recovering runners - 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 contact Jim Farmer at: farmerjp@bellsouth.net or visit http://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 7:30 am - Scenic City Half Marathon training run (all runners welcome – 10 & 12 mile routes this week) - 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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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)
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March 1 - Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge (ROY event) - www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com

April 12 - 65 Roses 5k & Walk - Cleveland, TN (ROY event)
April 19 - Chickamauga Chase 15k & 5k - Chickamauga, GA (ROY event)

Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org 

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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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Feb 16 - Strawberry Plains Half Marathon & 10k - Strawberry Plains, TN - www.ktc.org

March 2 - Whitestone 30k - Paint Rock, TN - www.ktc.org
March 8 – BluePlanet XC 5k - Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN
March 15 - Gateway Bank 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk - Ringold, GA (ROY event) - www.chattanoogatrackclub.org
March 29 - Rock Creek River Gorge 6.5 Mile & 10.2 Mile Trail Race - Prentice Cooper, TN - www.rockcreek.com/
March 30 - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Cariten Kids Run - Knoxville, TN - www.ktc.org
March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA - www.inggeorgiamarathon.com

April 26 – Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic – Dalton, GA


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Other News & Info
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CTC is looking for a race director for the Wauhatchie Trail Run scheduled for December 13, 2008. If you are interested in getting involved in the planning or directing of this event please contact Walt Sinor at waltersinor@yahoo.com

2007 Runner of Year final results are now available at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org. If you did not attend the annual banquet but won an award please contact Sean Pfister (423-991-8500 or spfister@chattanoogatrackclub.org) to claim your award.

Get involved with planning the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge. Contact Sean Pfister at spfister@chattaoogatrackclub.org

Get involved with planning the Market St Mile Race. Contact Rita Fanning at: ritafanning@mindspring.com

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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 - http://www.trailblazerar.com/hq_chattanooga/index.htm

Outdoor Chattanooga - www.outdoorchattanooga.com

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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 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)
  • Rock Creek Outfitters (301 Manufactures Rd or 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd)
  • Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)


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