The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

2017 Moccasin Bend Fall Classic
By John Hunt
Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017
For Immediate Release

The flattest and fastest races on the Chattanooga Track Club schedule will be held on Saturday, October 7 when the Moccasin Bend Classic 10K and 5K races take place

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Formerly the Great Pumpkin Run, these are no frills races with lower entry fees.

Age group awards will be presented, but there will be no T-shirts for the participants

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The race starts and finishes at the Moccasin Bend Hospital, which is located at 100 Moccasin Bend Road. It’s an out-and-back course and it’s as flat and fast as any race around

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Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. with both races starting at 8:00. The awards for both events will take place at 9:30

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Proceeds from the race benefit the Johnson Mental Health Center’s PATH program, which stands for Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

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Daniel Goetz was the 10K overall winner last fall in 34:51 while Ryan Shrum was second in 37:09. Lisa Logan was the women’s overall winner in 46:51 while Karen Leavitt was second in 48:38

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Stephanie Lyons was the overall winner in the 5K and the first female in 20:25 while Thomas Maurer was second overall and the first male in 20:44

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Sujeel Taj is the race director and he can be reached at sujeel@outlook.com for further information.


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