Track Club Launches Half Marathon Training Program

Saturday, November 21, 2009

The Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) will launch a half marathon training program on Wednesday, Dec. 8. The 12-week program is designed to prepare runners, from beginners to the experienced, for the Scenic City Half Marathon scheduled for Feb. 27, 2010 in downtown Chattanooga.

Along with providing runners with a weekly schedule designed to build runners’ strength and endurance, the training program will offer participants two weekly group runs. The group runs include a Wednesday night mid-week tempo run and a Saturday morning long run.



The Wednesday night run will meet each week at 6:15 p.m. at the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St.). Distances will vary from 2 to 8 miles.

The Saturday morning run will meet each week at 8 a.m. at the Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St.). Distances will vary from 4 to 12 miles.

The group runs will include detailed course maps and water and sport drinks every few miles.

Those interested in participating in the program should visit www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com and/or drop into a weekly group run.

The training program is sponsored by the Chattanooga Track Club.

To learn more about the half marathon training program or the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5k and Charity Challenge please visit www.ScenicCityHalfMarathon.com.

About the Chattanooga Track Club
Founded in 1970, the Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) is a non-profit organization with the goal of promoting running, walking, and general fitness in the Chattanooga area. The club pursues this goal through a number of activities including weekly group runs, annual road races, youth programs, and social events.



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