- Travel & Directions
- The Park & History
ABOUT THE RACE
The Chickamauga Chase has been held since 1969 in the historic and beautiful Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. The Chickamauga Chase is Chattanooga's oldest continuously run road race, and the signature event 15K is one of America's oldest races at that distance. With the competitive 15K, Trail Race, 5K, 2.4-Mile Scenic Walk and Kiddie K, the Chickamauga Chase is a must do event for the entire family!
For race updates and information visit the Chickamauga Chase Facebook page!
12/1 - 2/28 3/1 - 4/19 4/20 - 4/21
*NOTE: Credit Card payments will be accepted on Friday, 4/20 for walk up registrations. A $2.00 fee will apply. Cash or check are preferred methods of payment. Checks payable to CTC. Thank you!
**Wee Ones: Strollers/joggers are NOT permitted in the 15k, 5k, 8M trail race, but are welcome and encouraged in the 2.4. mile scenic walk.
All distances include a race t-shirt. Shirt order will be finalized on Monday, April 2nd. Register by April 1st to ensure correct shirt size. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for walk up participants. Adult shirts are cotton/poly blend. Youth/infant shirts are cotton.
Awards will NOT be mailed. If you place in your event and are unable to stay for the award ceremony please arrange for a friend to grab your award. Awards will be available at Fast Break Athletics the week following the race (4/23 - 4/29). They will NOT be available after the 29th of April. Thank you for understanding.
BATTLE FOR CHATTANOOGA
Chickamauga Chase is the second of three races in the Battle for Chattanooga race series. The first race in the series was the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon on 11/11/17. Runners who completed any distance in that race (marathon, half, 5k) are automatically entered into the series. To continue the series, simply complete any of the three qualifying Chickamauga Chase distances (15k, 5k, 8M trail). There is no additional cost to participate in the Battle for Chattanooga. For more information visit www.runctc.org/battle
Postmark deadline for mail-in registrations.
11:59 PM - Online Registration CLOSES.
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Packet Pick up: 3 pm to 7 pm. Location TBD. Walk up registrations will be accepted. Note price bump for walk up registration. Credit cards accepted, $2.00 Fee. Cash / check preferred.
Race photos will be taken by Cox Sports Photos. We will notify participants via Facebook. Cox Sports Photos will also contact participants directly via email with link to race photos. To learn more about them or to access prior year photos, visit: www.coxsportsphotos.com/home.asp
RACE DAY PARKING
The Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park is located a few miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee near the historic North Georgia towns of Chickamauga and Fort Oglethorpe. Parking will be in the Recreation Field near Wilder Tower.
NOTE: If there is inclement weather soon before or on race day, parking will be moved to Oakwood Baptist Church, a short distance away (directions below). We will notify participants via email, Facebook Post, and on CTC website in the event of parking change on race morning. In either case, signs to parking will be prominently posted on Lafayette Hwy. as you enter the Park. Please obey all traffic signs & speed limits.
ABOUT THE CHATTANOOGA TRACK CLUB
The Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1970. The CTC is a membership based organization dedicated to stimulating interest in running and fitness for all ages and to 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: www.runctc.org
ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE PARK
Established in 1986, Friends of the Park is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that serves as an advocate for the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, helping to preserve, promote and enhance its resources for the benefit of the public. For more information or to make a donation visit: http://www.friendsofchch.org/
ABOUT WILD TRAILS
The mission of Wild Trails is to encourage and promote a healthy and active lifestyle through trail running and other forms of outdoor recreation and advocate to protect and preserve land (natural spaces) used for such activities. To learn more:
ABOUT CHICKAMAUGA AND CHATTANOOGA NATIONAL MILITARY PARK (NPS)
Located in northern Georgia and eastern Tennessee, the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park preserves the sites of two major battles of the American Civil War: the Battle of Chickamauga and the Chattanooga Campaign. To learn more about the Chickamauga Battlefield, visit: https://www.nps.gov/chch/index.htm