The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for March 5th
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Posted: Wednesday, March 05, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday March 5, 2008
 
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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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Thank you to all who volunteered at, or participated in, the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge. Your hard work helped make the event a success!
 
CTC is looking for a walking coordinator. If you are interested in leading some group walks please contact Sean Pfister (spfister@chattanoogatrackclub.org or 423-991-8500).
 
Did you win an award at the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge but did not stay for the awards? You can pick up your award at the downtown Sports Barns (301 Market St, Chattanooga).
 
 
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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 6pm (note time change) - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: www.northchick.org/greenway.html
 
Wednesday 6:15pm (note new time) - 5 - 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 contact Jim Farmer at: mailto:farmerjp@bellsouth.netor 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: http://www.grouprun.com/
 
Saturday 7:30 am - miles, routes, and paces vary based on the needs of those that run - 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: http://www.christianrunners.org/ (click on Chattanooga).
 
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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm)
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April 12 - 65 Roses 5k & Walk - Cleveland, TN (ROY event)
April 19 - Chickamauga Chase 15k & 5k - Chickamauga, GA (ROY event)
 
May 17 - BlueCross Market Street Mile and Mystery History Quest - Downtown Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)
May 26 - Chattanooga Chase - Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)
 
Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/membership.cfm?contentID=volunteerEventList 
 
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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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March 8 – BluePlanet XC 5k - Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN - details at http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=260
March 15 - Gateway Bank 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk - Ringold, GA (ROY event) - http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=250
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 - http://www.ktc.org/
March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA - http://www.inggeorgiamarathon.com/
 
April 6 – Kiwanis Club of Collegedale 5k Road Race and Fun Walk - details at http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=265
April 26 – Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic - Dalton, GA - http://www.nwgahealthpartners.org/
 
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CTC Meetings (all members welcome)
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March 10 - 6pm - Communications Committee - Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of ML King Blvd & Broad St)
 
March 11 - 6pm - Race Committee - Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of ML King Blvd & Broad St)
 
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Other News & Info
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The rules for the 2008 Joe McGinness Runner of the Year (ROY) competition are now available at http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=212. Check out our new young adult age division.
 
2007 Runner of Year final results are now available at: http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/news.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=209. 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 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 - http://www.rrca.org%20/
 
Wilderness Trail Running Association: - http://www.runintheboonies.org/
 
Choo Choo Hash House Harriers - http://www.choochooh3.com/
 
Christian Runners - http://www.christianrunners.org/ (click on Chattanooga).
 
Trail Blazzers Adventure Racing Club - www.trailblazerar.com/hq_chattanooga/index.htm
 
Outdoor Chattanooga - http://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 http://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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