Rock/Creek Partners With Erlanger For Trail Races In 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Chattanooga based outdoor outfitter, Rock/Creek announced Erlanger Sports Medicine as the official medical partner for the 2017 Rock/Creek Trail Race Series.

The Erlanger Sports Medicine and Rock/Creek partnership will provide injury prevention education and on-site medical support for event participants.  In addition, Rock/Creek and Erlanger will address the benefits of healthy outdoor lifestyles through partnered content marketing and community events.

“Participation in outdoor recreation is growing as Chattanooga gains national recognition as a world-class outdoor recreation destination,” said Chad Wykle, co-owner of Rock/Creek. “We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Erlanger Sports Medicine in order to provide our event participants with the highest level of medical expertise and treatment available.”

The 2017 Rock/Creek Trail Race Series exists to promote the health and lifestyle benefits of outdoor recreation and raise awareness and financial support for local trail conservation organizations such as the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, S.O.R.B.A., the Lula Lake Land Trust, the Cumberland Trail Conference, Friends of the Cumberland Trail, and Wild Trails. 

Dr. Bill Moore Smith, Erlanger Sports Medicine physician said, “Rock/Creek has established itself as the preeminent leader in outdoor recreation in the Chattanooga region. Establishing a partnership with the region’s leading sports medicine providers is a win-win for both organizations.”

UT Erlanger Sports Medicine is a comprehensive resource center for athletes of all levels. Physicians at Erlanger pride themselves on practicing and teaching the latest techniques and treatments for sports related injuries with a focus on life-long fitness.  To schedule an appointment with the UT Erlanger Institute for Sports Health please call 423 778-3390.

For more information about Rock/Creek Trail Races, visit,  “Like” Rock/Creek on Facebook and follow @rockcreekgear on Instagram and Twitter. 

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