The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Hosted By: CTC
ROY Event
Time Event Dist.   Early Reg. Normal CTC Disc.
08:00 AM Half Marathon Half-Marathon Main $50.00 $50.00 $0.00
08:15 AM 5k -na- $30.00 $30.00 $0.00
Race Director: Katie Stanford  
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Brief Overview

Event Information

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 8:00 am start time (eastern)

Registration closes Wednesday February 20th at 11:59PM

Start/Finish at Finely Stadium / First Tennessee Pavilion in Chattanooga, TN

Half Marathon Entry Fees

  • $45 before Jan 13, 2013
  • $50 after Jan 13, 2013

$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.

Online registration ONLY. No race day registration.

Participants who register on or before the January 13, 2013 date will be guaranteed entry. After January 13th only a limited number of entries will be added in order to maintain a quality race. Registration will automatically close when the registration cap is reached.

Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

However, a Half Marathon registered participant may switch to the 5K race.

No Race Day Registration

There will be no race day registration.

Packet Pickup

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

  • Friday February 22 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 23 from 6:30 am to 7:30 am (EST) at the Tennessee Pavilion which is adjacent to the start/finish location and Finley Stadium.

New this year: Runners must bring an offical photo ID and confirmation number to packet pick up. Runners may not pick up a packet for another runner.

Race Course

The half marathon course has been certified by the USTAF (certification number TN08007MS).

The half marathon course will start and finish in downtown Chattanooga at Finley Stadium, home of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs Football and Lady Mocs Soccer

From there it will run towards the river and business district along Riverside Drive and then along the Tennessee River via Amnicola Highway.

After turning around, the course will run back along the scenic Tennessee Riverwalk for 4 miles, passing marshes, river views and wildlife sanctuaries. Runners will then continue through the historic Bluff Art District and past the Hunter Museum.

The course then proceeds over the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge and enters the Chattanooga North Shore district. After passing the local shops and restaurants on Frazier Avenue, the route crosses back over the river on the Veterans Bridge.

The course continues past Ross’ Landing and the Tennessee Aquarium towards the finish and the First Tennessee Pavilion, home of Chattanooga’s Farmers market.

There is a 3.5 hour time limit on finishing the half marathon.



Registration closes Wednesday February 20th at 11:59PM



Participating Charities

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:

Our Charities are a major part of making our event a success and we hope you will support them generously!



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