The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

E-news for Dec 30th
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Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Chattanooga Track Club E-News
Tuesday Dec 30, 2008

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THIS WEEK’S CTC NEWS
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The Wednesday night 6:15 pm group run from the Sports Barn is canceled this week. Consider running the Karen Lawrence Run for St Judes instead (Wednesday 7pm at the downtown Sports Barn).

It’s time to renew your annual CTC membership. You can renew online at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/newMembership.cfm

The annual banquet will be held on Saturday January 10, 2009. Learn more about the banquet at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=403

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OTHER LOCAL NEWS
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Heather Ott & Lee Davis will be hosting their annual New Years Day Run up the W Road on January 1st at 9am. Learn more at: www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=404

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UPCOMING CTC RACES
(more info at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org)                          
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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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OTHER UPCOMING RACES
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Dec 31 – Karen Lawrence Run for St Judes – Chattanooga, TN – details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

Feb 7, 2009 - Frozen 5k for Haiti - Signal Mtn, TN - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org

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CTC MEETINGS & EVENTS (all members welcome)
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Jan 10 - CTC Annual Banquet - Choo Choo Hotel - details at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races.cfm?contentID=eventDetail&recid=403

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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) – canceled this week

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 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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