The Chattanooga Track Club

Promoting Running and Fitness in Chattanooga

Battle for Chattanooga - Final race
Missionary Ridge Road Race, August 10, 2019
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Run all three races in the series and claim your medal at the final race!

Battle for Chattanooga is a series of three races commemorating this area's Civil War history. Races are held in locations where key events of the Battles for Chickamauga and Chattanooga occurred in the fall of 1863. 

Participating in Battle for Chattanooga is FREE and open to anyone (runners and walkers) who completes the qualifying events. Complete all three races and receive a custom-designed Battle for Chattanooga finisher's medal

To Participate: 
1. Finish one eligible event in each of the three races in the series. 
2. Receive your medal at the finish line of the final race in the series. 

There is no cost to participate in Battle for Chattanooga, simply pay the entry fee for each race you run. 

The Races in the Battle for Chattanooga series
note: the first race in the series is in November 2018, the remaining races will be held in 2019. Check the CTC race calendar to confirm race dates. 

complete one eligible event in each of these three races: 

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, Half Marathon, Jr. Marathon and 5K   November 10, 2018
eligible events: Marathon,  Half-marathon,  5k                           

Chickamauga Chase                                                                    April 13, 2019
eligible events: 15k, 5k,  8-mileTrail                                                   

Missionary Ridge Road Race                                                                     August 10, 2019
event: 4.7- mile 

The Rules: 
1. Battle For Chattanooga (BFC) participants must complete one eligible event in each of the three races in the series. 
2. Participants' name must be listed, for each qualifying race, in the official race results posted on the Chattanooga Track Club website. 
3. Requests to receive finishers' medals by mail must be received by September 30, 2019 (no charge for mailing). 

Receiving your BFC finisher's medal
there are two ways to receive your free, custom-designed finisher's medal. 

1. In-person pickup.  Medals will be available at the final race in the series, the Missionary Ridge Road Race. Your qualifying race results will be verified at pickup. 
2. By mail.   Send an email with your name and mailing address to Medals will be mailed beginning in August. 

Battle for Chattanooga Race Series is free to the community and 100% funded by the Chattanooga Track Club. To support this and other programs please consider becoming a member of the CTC.

Questions about Battle for Chattanooga? Send an email to


Chattanooga Track Club • PO Box 11241 • Chattanooga, TN 37401 • 423.842.6265