The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-News for March 12th
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday March 12, 2008






ROY event this Saturday: Gateway Bank 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk - Ringold, GA - details at


St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run - Monday March 17. Run begins at 6pm at the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St). After run fun begins at 7pm at Taco Mac (400 block of Market St). All welcome to run and/or post run fun.


Jogging Around Corrections - Please note the following corrections to the February issue of Jogging Around:

-       In the article entitled "2008 CTC Season Kicks off March 1" the date for the Chickamauga Chase was incorrectly listed as April 26th. The correct date for the Chickamauga Chase is April 19th.

-       The article entitled "Ultimate Runner" was written by Peter Murphy.


The 7:30 am Saturday run has been canceled this Saturday, March 15, to make way for the Gateway Bank 5k (a runner of the year event). The run will be back next week.


Please note the time change to the Tuesday night group run at the Greenway Farm. The run now begins at 6pm.






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

Tuesday 6pm (note new time) - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at:


Wednesday 6:15pm - 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: or 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 amcanceled this week to make way for the Gateway Bank 5k.


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




(more info at



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  (click on “Volunteer Now”)






March 15 - Gateway Bank 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk - Ringold, GA (ROY event) -

March 15 - 5k “Bear” Race and 1 Mile Grizzly Run - Dalton, GA -

March 29 - Rock Creek River Gorge 6.5 Mile & 10.2 Mile Trail Race - Prentice Cooper, TN -

March 30 - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Cariten Kids Run - Knoxville, TN -

March 30 - ING Georgia Marathon - Atlanta, GA -


April 6 – Kiwanis Club of Collegedale 5k Road Race and Fun Walk - details at

April 26 – Bill Gregory Healthcare Classic - Dalton, GA -



CTC Meetings (all members welcome)



March 20 - 6pm - Membership Committee - Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of ML King Blvd & Broad St)


April 8 - 6pm - Board Meeting - Out of the Blue Café (3230 Brainerd Rd)



Other News & Info



CTC is looking for a walking coordinator. If you are interested in leading some group walks please contact Sean Pfister ( 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).


The rules for the 2008 Joe McGinness Runner of the Year (ROY) competition are now available at Check out our new young adult age division.


Get involved with planning the Market St Mile Race. Contact Rita Fanning 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)
  • Rock Creek Outfitters (301 Manufactures Rd or 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd)
  • Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)


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