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Route Details
The Sports Barn - St Elmo 16 Miler is 16.00 miles on the road with mixed terrain.

The starting point for this route is: Downtown Sports Barn (301 Market St)

Comments about this route:
Runners are encouraged to bring their own water bottle filled with sports drink and to bring a few dollars to buy fluids at the gas station at the state line. Free parking available at UNUM parking lot at corner or 3rd and Cherry St (1 block from Sports Barn). The mileage for this route can be reduced. For a 12 mile route turn around at the State Line. For a 14 mile route turn around at the "Gladden" mailbox on Chattanooga Valley Rd.

The route:
4.5 6.5
H20 Miles Turn Street Name Instructions
Start Sports Barn
0 L 3rd St
0.1 R Chestnut
0.4 L Riverfront Pkwy Riverfront becomes Riverside Dr, which become 20th
2.3 R Carter St
2.4 L 21st
2.5 R Chestnut
2.9 L 26th St
3 R Sydney St
3.2 L 28th St
3.25 R Broad St
3.55 R 31st St Take first right after the Southern Saddlery Building
3.6 L St. Elmo Ave
4.2 STR St Elmo AveCross over 37th street, staying on St. Elmo - be careful of traffic at intersection
H20   Incline Railway Waterfountain at Incline Railway
4.6 STR Tennessee Ave After incline cross over St Elmo and go straight/left on Tennessee Ave
5.4 L Tennessee Ave Must fork to left to stay on Tennessee (Florida Ave is straight ahead)
6 Left Tennessee Ave Fork to right at Tennessee / Lee Ave split
6.5 Right 58th St Turn right at deadend
H20 Left St. Elmo Ave Gas station on right at State line has a water spout near the vaccums, also has bathroom inside and drinks to purchase. After gass station continue down St. Elmo / Hwy 193 in Georgia
6.7 Right Chattanooga Valley Rd. Take right at first fork
8.5 TA Chatt Valley @ Ashland Dr Turn Around when you get to Ashland Dr (street on right)
H2O10.4 L Hwy 193 Water, etc at gas station after TN state line
10.6 R 58th St Turn right just after the gas station
10.6 L Tennessee Ave
10.9 L Beulah St Note: we are returning a different way then we came out
11.5 L 47th St
11.5 R Virginia Ave Continue on Virginia Ave until you get back to St. Elmo Ave - don't worry about the dead end sign near the end, there is a foot path that will take you to St. Elmo
12.4 R St. Elmo Ave
H20  12.5 L St. Elmo Ave Water at Incline Railway. Stay on St Elmo, cross over 37th street, be careful of traffic
13.45 R 31st St
13.5 L Broad St
13.8 L 28th St turn left after crossing over the train tracks
13.9 R Sydney St
14.1 L 26th St
14.2 R Chestnut Stay on Chestnut past the stadium heading toward down town (note: we will not be returning via Riverfront)
15.3 L 11th St
15.4 R Carter St
15.5 STR Chestnut At MLKing Carter becomes Chestnut - go straight
16 R 3rd St
Finish Sports Barn

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Also see:
Chattanooga Track Club
Trailblazers Adventure Racing Club