The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon & 10-Mile Race - Saturday, November 10, 2007
Hosted By: CTC
ROY Event
Time Event Dist.   Early Reg. Normal CTC Disc.
07:30 AM Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon Marathon $55.00 $55.00 $0.00
08:00 AM Chickmauga Battlefield 10 Mile Race 10 Mile $25.00 $25.00 $0.00
 
Race Director: Doug Roselle  :: roselld@mindspring.com  :: 423 629-6232  
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Overview Contact Info Course Info Application Registration Location Directions Sponsors Website Who Benefits Awards Expo Accommodations

 

Application

Race Application

 

Brief Overview

Please see attached application for all details!

 


You may view the course map at:

http://www.chattanoogatrackclub.org/races/courseMaps/ChickMarathonCourse2006wMiles.jpg

PDF/Printable Map

Elevation Profile - PDF

 There is also a version available at the USTAF site that uses Google map services to plot the course:

http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=83293

 

Web Site:

http://active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1388095

 

Contact Info

Race Director, Doug Roselle Email: roselld@mindspring.com, Phone: 423-629-6232

 

Awards Info


Awards—Marathon & 10-Mile: Overall & Masters—Male & Female,
Top 3 in the following age groups—Male & Female 24 & Under, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59 and 60 & Over.

Medals for All Marathon Finishers.

Special Awards for First Time Marathon Finishers.

Awards Ceremonies—Oakwood Baptist Church.
10-Mile Run Awards—10:30 am. Marathon Awards—1:00 pm.

Complete Results—www.ChattanoogaTrackClub.org

 

Location

Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga, GA 30707

 

Accommodations

Host Hotel
Marriott Chattanooga at the Convention Center, 2 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402. For reservations call 800-841-1674. All special rate rooms have been reserved.
Special Marathon Rates available at Holiday Inn Express (Exit 174 off I-24) 423-424-0125, Best Western Royal Inn (Exit 174 off I-24) 423-821-6840 and Comfort Inn & Suites (Exit 1 off I-75) 423-893-7979.
Other Lodging includes Best Western Battlefield Inn, 1715 Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe, GA, 706-866-0222 (about 10 minutes from start). Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, 6700 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN, off I-75 at exit 1A, 423-892-8100 (about 25 minutes from the start).

 

Expo


A free Runner’s Expo will be held in conjunction with packet pickup Friday, 11/9 at the Marriott Chattanooga from 4 – 9 pm.

A terrific pre-race pasta dinner will be provided by Fazoli’s at the historic Bessie Smith Hall, 200 East M L King Blvd (about three blocks from the Marriott Chattanooga), from 5:30 – 8 :00 pm Friday. The cost is $10/person and open to everyone. Reservation tickets are recommended, but they will also be available at the door.

 

Registration

Online registration available at: http://active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1388095


Early packet pickup and late registration will be at the Marriott Chattanooga at the Convention Center, 2 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Participants may register and pre-registerted participants may pick up their packets with race number, t-shirt and race information Friday evening November 9 from 4 - 10 pm ET. Race day registration and packet pickup at Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga GA 30707, begins at 6 a.m. Your entry fee is non-refundable. The Chattanooga Track Club reserves the right to reject any entry and to offer special invitations.




 

Directions

 

The race begins and ends at Oakwood Baptist Church (115 Oakwood St)  in Chickamauga, Ga., which is approximately 15 miles southwest of Chattanooga, TN.  To get to the start:

 

Take I-75 Exit 350 onto west Georgia Highway 2 (Battlefield Parkway)

Follow Georgia Highway 2 (Battlefield Parkway) 6.2 miles to Lafayette Rd.

Turn left on Lafayette Rd.   Continue south 4.7 miles through the Chickamauga Battlefield Park.

Bear right at the first light after you exit the park, then turn left at the first turn on Wilder Rd.  Proceed 0.5 miles to Oakwood St. 

Parking is available on the right.

 

 

Benefits

A portion of the proceeds benefit UTC Track & Cross Country Program.

 

Sponsors

 

Course Info

Chickamauga Marathon Course 2007

Start - On Oakwood Street by the driveway to the church offices. Head North on Oakwood and turn right immediately on Myers St. At Wilder road turn left. Head North on Wilder Street across Highway 27 and into the park. At the intersection of Wilder Road and Glenn-Viniard Road turn left. This is the start of the loop.

Loop - Go past Wilder tower. At the Recreation field bear left onto Chickamauga-Vittetoe road. Make a left at the Horse Unloading, cross the railroad tracks and make an immediate right onto Lytle Road. Head North on Lytle Road, after crossing the railroad tracks turn right, south, at the intersection onto Chickamauga-Vittetoe. Turn left on Dyer Road. Turn Left on Glenn-Kelly Road. Cross Lafayette Road and proceed onto Alexander’s Bridge Road. Turn left on Brotherton Road. Turn right on Jay’s Mill Road. Turn left on Alexander’s Bridge Road. Proceed across Alexander’s Bridge about 1/2 mile. There is a turnaround just before where Mag Williams road starts. Return across Alexander’s Bridge. Turn left on Viniard-Alexander Road. (The road with the hills!) At Lafayette Road cross and turn left. Turn right on Glenn-Viniard Road. Follow Glenn-Viniard to the intersection with Wilder Road.

Repeat the loop.

Finish – After the second loop turn left, south, onto Wilder Road. Proceed across Highway 27. Turn right on Myers Street. Turn left on Oakwood Street. Finish Line on Oakwood Street by the driveway to the church offices.

The 10 mile course follows the marathon to Mile 5 and returns. Mile 5 is on Glenn-Kelly Road before Lafayette Road.

 

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