Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, Half, Jr. & Fort Oglethorpe 5k

A scene from the race course.

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Marathon Training Schedules

Looking for a training program to prepare yourself for the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon?

Check out our 16-week training programs (download in .pdf) tailored to both beginner and experienced marathoners.

The 16-week training program begins the week of July 26th. Prior to the week of July 26th runners should build up their running to the point where they feel comfortable running a 10-mile long run. They should also be comfortable running a total of three days a week.

Before beginning any training program it is suggested that you consult with a medical professional.

Half Marathon Training Schedules

Looking for a training program to prepare yourself for the Chickamauga Battlefield Half Marathon? Check out one of the following 16-week programs:

The 16-week training program begins the week of July 26th. Prior to the week of July 26th  beginning runners should build up their running to the point where they feel comfortable running or walking three times a week with a 2-mile long run. Experienced runners should be comfortable running four days a week with an 8-mile long run.

Before beginning any training program it is suggested that you consult with a medical professional.

Training In Chattanooga

CTC Fall Training Program

Training Kickoff

Training officially begins Monday July 26. Celebrate the start of training with a Kickoff Event on Saturday July 24 from 6:30am - 10:30am at the Downtown YMCA (301 W 6th St, Chattanooga). Details on our CTC Fall Training Program Facebook group page.

Group Runs

Looking for other runners to train with in Chattanooga? Why not join our official training program designed to prepare runners for the Chickamauga Marathon and Half Marathon and Fort Oglethorpe 5k. All you have to do to join is show up at a group run.

The program includes weekly long group runs:

Training Clinics

Looking for tips? We'll be hosting monthly training clinics to provide tips and answer your questions:

August 10th & 12th - proper running attire

September 14th - injury prevention

October 7th - nutrition and yoga

More details will be posted as we get closer to the events.

Facebook Group

Keep up-to-date on training with our CTC Fall Training Program Facebook group page

Training Resources

Get training advice and learn more about training theories by visiting these online resources:

Sponsorship

The training programs are sponsored by the Chattanooga Track Club.

Chattanooga Track Club