This 4.7 mile out and back course atop Missionary Ridge starts and ends at the historic Bragg Reservation.
Saturday, August 10, 2013, will be the 40th Annual running of the Missionary Ridge Road Race. Proceeds from the race to be split equally between the local chapter of American Red Cross and Team Bruner Scholarships.
There is NO PARKING at Bragg Reservation. Parking and a free shuttle service will be available at McCallie School, 500 Dodds Avenue (near the Brainerd/McCallie tunnel). The shuttle service will operate from 6:00 AM until complete from the school parking lot to the reservation and back after the race.
Questions and concerns may be addressed to the Race Director-Mark Wisdom at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 423-304-5258.
Awards will be for the top overall male and female; top overall male and female masters and top three male and female by age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & better.
A special award will be presented to the oldest participant in the race in honor of Arnold Godwin, a long time runner in the Chattanooga area. This was his favorite race each year.
Door prizes will be given out after the race while waiting on the results from the run.
Race day registration ($25) starts at 6:30 AM and the race will start at 8:00 AM. Pre-registration is $20. After August 1, 2013, $25. Participants may register online at www.chattanoogatrackclub.org or www.active.com/running/chattanooga-tn/missionary-ridge-road-race-2013
All participants will receive a T-shirt. Pre-registered runners may pick up their race packets and shirts at the American Red Cross at 801 McCallie Avenue from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Friday (August 7 through August 9, 2013).
All proceeds from the race will go to the American Red Cross (local chapter) and Team Bruner Scholarships.
This is a 4.7 mile out and back course atop Missionary Ridge. It starts at the Bragg Reservation and goes out South Crest Road, extends around East Crest Road and then returns on South Crest Road to the finish line at Bragg Reservation. Trees shade the scenic course and there are two major hills with the rest of the course gently rolling.