Running Groups & Places to Run

Chattanooga has a vibrant running community and has been highlighted in many running publications as a premier running destination.

Our Favorite Local Running Web Sites:

Chattanooga Track Club – this club has a number of group runs and organizes many road races throughout the year.

Outdoor Chattanooga – the running section for Outdoor Chattanooga.

Rock Creek – this site provides some good information for the local training running community, including their trail race calendar.

Chattanooga Trail Runners – this is the former “Run with the Boonies” site.


Club Workouts:

Wednesday 6pm – Track workouts at Ooltewah High School.

Thursday 6pm – Beginner run at Greenway Farms.

Other Workouts:

Below is a list of workouts that we’re aware of in town:

  • Mon. 6:15pm Downtown SportsBarn – beginner
  • Tues. 6pm Greenway Farm – sponsored by Front Runner
  • Wed. 6:15pm Downtown SportsBarn
  • Wed. pm Brewhaus – Burgers & Brews
  • Thurs. 6:30pm Fast Break Athletics – speed work
  • Sat. 6:30am Downtown YMCA – long run (
  • Sat. 7:30am Battlefield – Christian runners

Favorite Trail Running Areas:

  • Guild Trail (Ruby Falls, park in back)
  • Reflection Riding (Chatt Nature Center)
  • Raccoon Mountain
  • Greenway Farms
  • Enterprise South (
  • Biology Trails (Southern Adventist University)