The Three Sisters and a Train is 11.00 miles on the road with hilly terrain.

The starting point for this route is: Downtown YMCA

Comments about this route:
Minnekahda loops and can be run in either direction. It's hard either way - relax and enjoy!

The route:
- Turn LEFT out of the Y parking lot and follow 6th to Walnut
- Turn LEFT on Walnut and go over the Walnut Street Bridge
- Keep going straight across the bridge and climb Forest Avenue
- Stay on Forest, passing the Fire Station on your right
- Bear RIGHT on Mississippi Avenue
- Turn LEFT on Summer Street
- At the bottom of Summer Street, several streets intersect - follow Dartmouth to Hixson Pike
- Cross Hixson Pike and bear RIGHT toward Green Life
- Turn LEFT on Riverview Road in front of Green Life
- Pass Riverview Park (the park will be on your right - it has water and bathrooms!) staying on Riverview Road
- Stay on Riverview to Minnekahda
- Follow Minnekahda up and down (if this is your first time on this route, you may want to run it with someone who has done it before, or at least be prepared to "find your way". Besides being a little steep, Minnekahda winds a bit and goes through a "private" drive at one point. It's a relatively small neighborhood though, and probably hard to get truly lost - a great confidence builder all the way around!).
- Turn RIGHT on Oakwood Lane
- Turn Left off Oakwood onto Riverview Road
- Return to Riverview Park (water/bathroom break)
- Head up Young
- At the top of Young, turn LEFT
- Go one block, take a RIGHT on Sterling
- Sterling will take you to the GPS entrance (water fountain on corner of Sterling)
- Turn RIGHT off Sterling and head to Barton Avenue
- Take a LEFT on Barton and cross Veteran's Bridge
- Stay on Georgia until merges with Market
- Follow Market to Chattanooga Choo Choo
- Water at the Choo Choo
- Stay on Market to Main
- RIGHT on Main
- Follow Main to Carter
- RIGHT on Carter
- Take Carter back in to MLK
- LEFT on MLK and then RIGHT on Pine Street
- Follow Pine back to the Y
- That's it!