The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Wauhatchie Trail Run - Saturday, December 12, 2009
Hosted By: CTC
ROY Event
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Application

Race Application

 

Brief Overview

 

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 9:45 am (eastern)

 

A 6.7 mile trail run through the Chattanooga Nature Center and Reflection Riding. The race features an age/sex handicapped start.

This year the race is serving as a food drive for the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. Please bring canned food or non-persishable food items to donate to the food bank.


 

 

Awards Info

This is an age / sex handicapped race. Males 25 - 29 are considered the fastest group and start at time “zero.” All other groups receive a head-start. Females 70 and over start at 9:45 am and males 25 - 29 start at 10:17:45. If you want to run with a friend you may start later than your assigned time but not earlier.


In keeping with the location of the race this will be a recycling event. Everyone will be a winner if you bring one prize (running or non-running related) for the prize table. Dig into your closet to find that long-lost treasure that you know a fellow-finisher will cherish. The overall champion will be recognized with a special award.


An award will also be given to the top two-person family team. The award is based on the combined finishing times of both runners (including handicap). Team members must have one of the following relationship to each other: spouses, parent-child, grandparent-grandchild, sibling, or aunt/uncle with niece/nephew.


 

Location

Chattanooga Nature Center / Reflection Riding

 

Registration

 

 

Cost: Pre-race registration: $10 for non-CTC members, $5 for CTC members. Race day registration: $10 for all. The race entry fee includes admission to the Chattanooga Nature Center and Reflection Riding. 

Runners may register online at Active.com through Dec. 10th (http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1812708). Mailed in applications must be postmarked by Dec. 4th. Race day registration opens at 8:30 am.

 

 

Directions

Take Interstate 24 to exit # 175 - Brown’s Ferry Road. Go south on Brown’s Ferry Road for 8/10 mile. Take a left onto Cummings Highway. Go 7/10 mile and take a right onto Old Wauhatchie Rd. Take the next right onto Garden Rd. Follow the signs to the Chattanooga Nature Center / Reflection Riding (400 Garden St., Chattanooga, TN 37419).


 

 

Course Info

A hilly 6.7 miles of gravel/dirt roads and rough single track trails on the lower slopes of Lookout Mountain. The elevation change between the low point (the start/finish) and the high point of the course is 410 feet.


This race involves steep up-hills and down-hills on trails covered with leaves, rocks and tree limbs. Do not run this race unless you have trained on trails and you are comfortable running on them. Due to the roughness and isolation of the course you must be at least 12 years old to participate.


 

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