The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Scenic City Half Marathon, 5K and Charity Challenge - Saturday, February 25, 2012
Hosted By: CTC
ROY Event
The schedule of specific events for this race have not been posted.
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Brief Overview

 Scenic City Half Marathon/ 5K/ Charity Challenge web site is Up!!!

Half Marathon Fees:   $45 before Jan 8, 2012       $50 after Jan 8, 2012

$7.50 of each registration fee will go to the participant’s selected Charity as part of the Charity Challenge. Half marathon participants will receive a technical, or dry-fit, shirt and all half marathon finishers will receive a finisher's medal. **********************************************

5K Fees:     $25 before Jan 8, 2012        $30 after Jan 8, 2012

$5.00 of each registration fee will go to the participant’s selected Charity as part of the Charity Challenge. 5k participants will receive a cotton race t-shirt.


Web Site:


Contact Info

Volunteer with CTC

Chattanooga Track Club members can earn ROY (Runner of the Year) points for helping with the Scenic City race event. To sign up to volunteer sign up through the Chattanooga Track Club's volunteer registration system.

Chattanooga Track Club
P.O. Box 11241
Chattanooga, TN 37401

Katie Stanford, Race Director at



Awards Info

RRCA State Championship.12/12/2011 - The 2012 Scenic City Half Marathon has been designated as the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) State Championship Event for Tennessee.

State Championship plaques will be awarded to top overall, master, grandmaster, and senior grandmaser male and female half marathon winners.

Awards ceremonies will be held in the First Tennessee Pavilion at 9:30 am (for the 5k), 11 am (for the half marathon), and 10:45 am (for the charity challenge).



The start/finish is located at Finley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga (1826 Carter St.)

Packets, including your bib number, timing chip, and technical shirt can be picked up:

  • Friday February 24 from 4 pm to 8 pm (EST) at the Crystal Room off the lobby of the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel and Convention Center at 1400 Market St. or
  • Saturday February 25 from 6:30 am to 7:30 am (EST) at the Tennessee Pavilion which is adjacent to the start/finish location and Finley Stadium.



There are 2 lots available for race participants on race morning.    Both are accessible from Chestnut Street and are North and South of Finley Stadium.       The North lot is larger and the South lot can be accessed from west 20th Street.      Please note, Carter St. will be closed to traffic on race morning.

We are pleased that the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel will be our race headquarters hotel again this year. And we have reserved a limited number of rooms for the Scenic City Half Marathon and 5K event at the special rate of $85 per night plus tax. The hotel is located on the South Side of downtown Chattanooga at 1400 Market Street. The hotel is 0.6 of a mile from the race/start finish at Finley Stadium.

In order to secure this rate reservations must be made before Friday, February 3rd. For reservations call 800-872-2529 or 423-266-5000 and provide the Scenic City Half Marathon & 5K special rate code of MAR. At the time of your reservation you will need to make a special request for a late checkout time of 12 noon in order to allow all our runners time after the race to check out.



There will be no race day registration.

You must register for the race in advance using the online registration system.



In an effort to give back to the community, the Scenic City Half Marathon and 5k features a special Charity Challenge. Local charities will participate in the Challenge. They are:



Course Info

Starting Times

Half Marathon - 8:00 am (eastern)

5k Run & Walk - 8:15 am (eastern)

Start / Finish Area

The start/finish is located at Finley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga (1826 Carter St.)

Start Rules

  • All half marathon participants start at about 8:00 AM
  • Walkers are welcome but must start at the back of the pack.
  • Volunteers with mile pace times will help position runners at the start.

5K Start Rules:     8:15 am start time (eastern - about 15 minutes after the start of the half marathon)


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Chattanooga Track Club • 1014 Dallas Road • Suite 101 • Chattanooga, TN 37405 • (423) 842-6265