Saturday, July 13, 2024

2024 Scenic City Scorcher 2 Mile Walk or Run


Date:  July 13    Location:   North Shore      Time:    7:30 a.m.  VOLUNTEERS NEED TO ARRIVE AT 6:00 A.M.

The Scenic City Scorcher is a certified 2 mile race. All are welcome to race - TN residents are eligible to set 2-Mile state records at every age, so all ages are encouraged to participate!

Race Village will be located immediately after the Start/Finish on River Street. ~ 555 River Street will be the Zone for Race Day Entries, Packet Pickup, Refreshments, and Awards! Runners will complete an out & back course, which will start and finish on River Street at intersection of Fehn Street. Runners will enter Heritage Landing community, make a loop through the neighborhood and exit back on to River Street to the finish line.

Please note: Heritage Landing is a gated community.  GENERAL ACCESS IS NOT PERMITTED. We have permission to access the neighborhood on race day, for the duration of the race. We will work to obtain photos of the course, but please do not trespass for a course preview. We greatly appreciate them allowing us to use their neighborhood on race morning and must be considerate of their neighborhood rules if we wish to continue offering this race.  Thank you for understanding. Certified course TN15058MS

TN State FEMALE 2 Mile Records –  to be updated closer to race
TN State MALE  2 Mile Records –  to be updated closer to race


Register here
This event is capped at  225 participants. Online registration will be open until 6:45am on Race Day, July 13th.    



In order to register as part of the team, you must register by 6PM Friday July 12th. Individuals may register online (including on site options at packet pick up Friday afternoon as well race site Saturday morning) until 6:45AM Saturday July 13th. 

We will once again have  team competition. Please contact the RD with team name if you wish to participate.  Your team will be added to the drop down list for team members to select when registering for the event.  The winning team members (5) will receive an award and EXTRA bragging rights for the remainder of 2024.  The TEAM RULES are as follows:


TEAMS (Ages 19+)

    1.  CO-ED and have AT LEAST 5 members.     3 MALE and 2 FEMALE   top 5 times of 3 male & 2 female count 

    2.  All MALE TEAM   5 members or more -   top 5 times count

    3.  All FEMALE TEAM   5 member or more - top 5 times count 

 There will be 5 awards for members of winning team in each of the 3 categories!  

YOUTH TEAMS (18 and under)

    1.  CO-ED and have AT LEAST 5 members.    3 MALE and 2 FEMALE   top 5 times of 3 male & 2 female count 

    2.  All MALE TEAM   5 members or more -   top 5 times count

    3.  All FEMALE TEAM   5 member or more - top 5 times count 

 There will be 5 awards for members of winning team in each of the 3 categories! 

Early / Optional Packet Pick Up will be available on Friday, July 12th at  CTC Office from 4:00 PM  - 6:00 PM.  1014 Dallas Road, Suite 101, Chattanooga, TN 37405

Race day packet pick up will be at 555 River Street on race morning from 6:15 am – 7:00 am.  Race day registration will also be available during that time if the cap has not been reached (we will post an update the evening before the race on the Scorcher Facebook page)Please note that walk up registration will close PROMPTLY at 6:45 a.m.

        Preregistered:                           18 & Under =  $15.00                    19 & Older = $25.00            

        Walk up (7/12, 7/13):                 18 & Under = $20.00                    19 & Older = $30.00


Bella-Canvas, Unisex t-shirts are available for purchase via the registration process until Noon, June 27 for $10 each. 

T-shirt order will be placed on Friday, June 28th, at 10 a.m.   Please register on/before that date if you wish to secure a t-shirt.        


                * Awards will be announced at approximately 8:15am *
Post race award ceremony & refreshments will take place at Race Village, 555 River Street.  Awards will be given to the Overall Male & Female in the following categories:

Overall, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), Senior Grand Masters (60+)

**Overall awards will be sponsored by Fast Break Athletics. Overall winners will be awarded with a store giftcard. 

Top 2 finishers in AGE GROUPS will receive a commemorative award: 

11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

There is Republic parking in the lot adjacent to Outdoor Chattanooga as well as on-street parking. Please note that if you use on-street parking, meters become active at 8:00 am. 

Race Photos ~ We will have a fantastic professional photographer on site to take amazing photos during race, at the finish line and at the awards ceremony!  The link to these photos will be given to participants and posted on the Chattanooga Track Club Facebook page.


The Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization founded in 1970. The CTC is a membership based organization dedicated to stimulating interest in running and fitness for all ages and promoting wellness through these activities. We encourage anyone with similar interests to become a member and support our goals. No special qualifications, other than an interest in running and fitness, are required. Members can choose their own level of involvement: participant, volunteer, or sponsor. Everyone, from serious competitor to the casual walker, is welcome. To learn more or become a CTC member visit:

**CTC has a no refund policy.  This is due to Planning, Purchasing, Ordering deadlines etc to prepare for a race.  We are sorry if circumstances prevent you from participating after you have registered on-line.  Thank you for understanding.**

Start times:

  • 07:30 AM - 2024 Scenic City Scorcher

Race director: Nicole Buehrle

Location: Race Village 555 River Street River Street & Fehn Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37405

Event type: Race

Keywords: Certified Course, Chip Timed, Family Friendly, Road, Teams

Website: Click here

Event Schedule

Saturday, July 13

07:30 AM - 11:00 PM - 2024 Scenic City Scorcher

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