The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for Nov. 12th
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Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday November 12, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S CTC NEWS
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Thank you to everyone who volunteered at the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon. Your hard work was essential to making the event, and its record participation, possible.

Change to Saturday Runs - the 7:30 Saturday morning group will move to an 8:00 am start time for the rest of the winter. Most Saturdays we’ll meet at the downtown Sports Barn, but check ChattanoogaTrackClub.org (scroll down to events) to find out our plans for each Saturday.

The 2009 Board of Director election results are in. Check them out at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=293

CTC is looking for a race director for the 2009 BlueCross Market St Mile. If you’re interested in serving as race director or helping plan the event please contact Walt Sinor at waltersinor@yahoo.com.

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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)                          
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Dec 13 - Wauhatchie Trail Run

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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Nov 18 – 6:00 pm – Races Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of Broad St & ML King)

Nov 20 - 5:15pm - Membership Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of Broad St & ML King)

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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, moderately fast pace - solid 8 minute miles - only 1 group of runners.  Contact Matt McLelland (mattmclelland@mindspring.com)

Monday 6:00 pm (note new start time) - 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 5pm (note new start time) - 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.

Wednesday 6:15pm - 1 - 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.”

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 8:00 am (note new time)  - routes change each week with variable distances - 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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Nov 15 - BMW High Heel Race - Chattanooga, TN - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Nov 22 - Free for Life 5k - Chattanogoa, TN - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Nov 22 - Athens/McMinn Family YMCA Turkey Trot - Athens, TN - www.athensmcminnymca.org

Nov 27 - Sports Barn Turkey Trot – Sports Barn East - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

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Other News & Info
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CTC is planning to field 40-49 and 50-59 teams in this year's USATF Club Nationals Cross Country Championships in Spokane, WA on Dec. 13. Interested runners should contact Tim Ensign at ensign@us.ibm.com.

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

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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).

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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