The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for May 21st
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Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday May 21, 2008

 

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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Run or volunteer at the CTC race this Monday (Memorial Day - May 26): Chattanooga Chase - Chattanooga, TN (ROY event) - for details visit www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

 

Donate your old shoes at the Chattanooga Chase – Have a pair or two (or more) of old shoes in your closet? Want to share them with people who really need them? Bring them to the Chattanooga Chase and donate them to “Keeping Chattanoogans On Their Feet” community service program facilitated by Ankle & Foot Center of Chattanooga.

 

Sports Barn Seminars with Dr. Charlie Cropley: Learn a practical, sustainable approach to eating that will strip pounds off of you, restore your depleted energy and markedly improve most of your health problems. Understand exactly how nutrient imbalances cause obesity, fatigue and most modern illnesses. Friday June 27 from 7pm – 9pm & Saturday June 28 from 9 – 5pm. $100 for both seminars ($15 for Friday only). Learn more at: http://sports-barn.com/newsletter.htm 

 

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UPCOMING CTC RACES

(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)

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

 

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

 

July 13 - BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

 

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

 

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)

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June 3rd - 6:00pm - Board Meeting - Out of the Blue - 3230 Brainerd Rd (near the tunnel)

 

June 17th - 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 - distances and routes vary each week and are adjustable to your needs - drinks on course - 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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OTHER UPCOMING RACES

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May 31 - Greenway Challenge Adventure Race (solo & relay teams) - Hixson, TN - www.northchick.org/GreenwayChallenge/GC_Main.php

 

 June 14 - 7th Annual Army “Hooah” 5k and 10k - College Park, GA - www.armyhooahrace.army.mil/armyhooahrace/

 

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Other News & Info

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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). To sign up or learn more please visit: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=233

 

CTC is looking for volunteers for the upcoming BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon (July 13). Register online at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/membership.cfm?contentID=volunteerEventList

 

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.

 

 

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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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E-News is a service of the Chattanooga Track Club. To subscribe, unsubscribe, or submit news for possible publication please email c_simmons@bellsouth.net.

 

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)
  • Plaque Shack (3837 Hixson Pike)

 


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