The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for Dec 10th
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Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Wednesday Dec 10, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S CTC NEWS
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CTC Race this Saturday: Dec 13 – Wauhatchie Trail Run – details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Volunteers needed for the Wauhatchie Trail Run - sign up to volunteer online at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/membership.cfm?contentID=volunteerEventList

The Scenic City Half Marathon training program, a 12-week training program designed to prepare beginner and experience runners for the half marathon, begins this week. Learn more about this program at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/clubInfo.cfm?contentID=newsDetail&recid=299

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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)                          
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Dec 13, 2008 - Wauhatchie Trail Run - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Feb 28, 2009 - Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge – details at www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com

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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Dec 18 - 5:15 pm - Membership Meeting – Starbucks @ the Reed House (corner of MLKing & Broad St)

Jan 10 - CTC Annual Banquet - Choo Choo Hotel - details to come

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

Dec 31 – Karen Lawrence Run for St Judes – Chattanooga, TN – details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

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Other News & Info
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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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