The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for Nov. 25th
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Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Thanksgiving Edition

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THIS WEEK’S CTC NEWS
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The Wednesday night 6pm (from Fast Break) and 6:15pm (from Sport Barn) runs are canceled this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Both runs will be back next week.

Marathon Awards & Lost and Found: Awards for the Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon that were not picked up will be at Fast Break till 11/30. If you lost a favorite jacket, shirt, glove during or after the race email Doug Roselle (marathon@chattanoogatrackclub.org) for the lost and found articles.

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 25 - 6:00pm - Races Committee Meeting - Starbucks at the Reed House (corner of Broad St & ML King)

Dec 2 - 6:00pm – Board Meeting – Out of the Blue Cafe (Brainard Rd near the tunnel)

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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 – canceled this week

Wednesday 6pm – canceled this week

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

Dec 20 - Lookout Mountain 100k & 10k - Lula Lake - www.rockcreek.com

Dec 31 - Karen Lawrence Run for St Judes (4 mile & 2 mile) - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

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

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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