The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for April 30th
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Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday April 30, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS
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Get a free Front Runner shirt for running! Run ten (10) Tuesday night Greenway Farm group runs and get a free shirt from Front Runner. Run details below in the “local group runs” section.

Did you run the Chickamauga Chase? Photos from the event are now available for review and purchase at http://coxsportsphotos.com/EventMain.asp?ID=586.

Earn volunteer credit towards a free Riverbend entry badge: CTC is looking for volunteers to help with the BlueCross Riverbend Run. We need volunteers on race day (June 14) as well as packet pick up (June 12 & 13th). To sign up or learn more please visit: http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=233


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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)
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May 17 - BlueCross Market Street Mile and Mystery History Quest - Downtown Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)

May 26 - Chattanooga Chase - Chattanooga, TN (ROY event)

June 14 – BlueCross Riverbend Run and Walk (ROY event)

Sign up to volunteer at a CTC race at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org  (click on “Volunteer Now”)

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)
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May 6 - 6:00pm - Board Meeting - Out of the Blue Café (3230 Brainerd Rd near the tunnel)

May 13th - 6:00pm - Races Committee Meeting - Starbuck at the Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St in downtown Chattanooga)

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LOCAL GROUP RUNS
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Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:45 am - Lookout Mtn, GA at Lookout Mountain Market - 5.2 and 7.9 mile options.  Contact Matt McLelland (mattmclelland@mindspring.com)

Monday 6pm - 4 - 6 mile easy run, great for beginners - Fast Break Athletics - corner of Frazier St and Tremont St (North Chattanooga). Run leader: Flash Cunningham (423-364-5415 or flashcunningham@comcast.net)

Tuesday 6pm - Greenway Farm - led by Ryan Crews of Front Runner. Directions to the farm available at: www.northchick.org/greenway.html. Get a free Front Runner shirt for running ten (10) Tuesday night Greenway Farm group runs.

Tuesday 6pm - 4 - 6 mile easy run, great for beginners – downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga).  Run leader: Flash Cunningham (423-364-5415 or flashcunningham@comcast.net)

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 visit www.runintheboonies.org/forum/ and click on “Training Runs.” Current meeting location is the Raccoon Mountain East Overlook parking lot.

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 – canceled this week.

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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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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May 3 - Ed Gentry Strawberry Chase 5k, 10k and Half Marathon - Dayton, TN - application at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

May 10 - King of the Mountain - Lookout Mtn - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org


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Other News & Info
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Did you run the 65 Roses Road Race? Photos from the event are now available for review and purchase at http://leeuniversity.smugmug.com/Events/497557.

Looking for a training partner? Wondering if any one else is running an out of town race? Why not check out CTC’s discussion boards at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/discussions.cfm. Recent posts include a runner looking for jogging partners on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and a marathoner planning a trip to Ireland.

Check out the new Web site for the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon at www.battlefieldmarathon.com. This year’s event, scheduled for Nov. 8th, will feature a new start/finish location and a new half marathon option. We’ll be launching training programs for both the marathon and half marathon later this summer.

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

Outdoor Chattanooga - www.outdoorchattanooga.com

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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 www.chattanoogatrackclub.org.  

Corporate Sponsors of CTC include: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (www.bcbst.com/) and Sports Barn (www.sports-barn.com).

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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