The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

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Posted: Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Chattanooga Track Club E-News

Wednesday June 4, 2008

 

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THIS WEEK’S NEWS

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Check out photos from the Chattanooga Chase at: http://flickr.com/photos/imultisport/sets/72157605264370610/

 

Looking for a running route? Check out CTC’s group on MapMyRun at: http://www.mapmyrun.com/community/groups/760076496/routes

 

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 or email Carlton.RecherJr@gmail.com.

 

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UPCOMING CTC RACES

(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)

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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  (click on “Volunteer Now”)

 

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)

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June 11th – 5:30pm – Communication Committee Meeting – Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St, Chattanooga)

 

June 17th - 6:00pm - Races Committee Meeting - Starbuck at the Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St in downtown Chattanooga)

 

June 19th - 5:15pm - Membership Committee Meeting - Starbuck at the Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St in downtown Chattanooga)

 

August 30 - CTC Lookouts Picnic - details coming soon.

 

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

 

July 3 - Firecracker 5k Run for St Jude – Memphis, TN - www.firecracker5k.com

July 12 – Teen Challenge “walk With Hope” - Chattanooga, TN - info available at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

 

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Other News & Info

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Donate your old shoes - Thanks to all who donated old shoes at the Chattanooga Chase. The next opportunity to donate your old running shoes to the “Keeping Chattanoogans on  Their Feet" shoe donation  program will be at the BlueCross Riverbend  Run and Walk on June 14th.

 

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 

 

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

 

Mark Your Calendars - CTC will host a picnic at the Lookout’s game on August 30th. Details to come…

 

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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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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