Author: Justin Thurman

First Half of 2018 Mileage Clubs Update

For the first half of the year, we have recorded a total of 21,799 miles. That puts us on pace for 44,204 miles for the year. We have 16 runners who are pacing for for 1,000 miles. These are Monica Moore, Grady Wells, Daniel Islee, Mickey Ralph, Darrell Black, Elizabeth Wilson, Melody Keasling, Brian Elrond,…
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April 2018 Mileage Clubs Update

We’ve had 85 runners log miles in for the year with a total of 15,387 miles. This puts us on a pace to run 46,804 miles for the year. Mickey Ralph leads the way with 692.7 miles. He is pacing for 2,107 miles for the year. Lisa Warren Singer is our top woman with 506.4…
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March Mileage Club Update

The totals for the mileage clubs have been updated and are available at

Mach Tenn Triathlon Registration

The Mach Tenn Triathlon is coming up on June 2. For full details go to The event consists of a 0.6 mile lake swim in Woods Reservoir with an approximate 6 second interval seeded start, a 15 miles bike leg around the lake with some rolling hills but no hard climbs and a 4…
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Free Runner Safety Workshop – March 6

Mach Tenn Running Club and the Manchester Rec Center will host a free Runner Safety Workshop on Tuesday, March 6 at the Ada Wright Center in Manchester at 6:00 PM. The Ada Wright Center is located at 328 North Woodland Street in Manchester. The class will will include topics on simple safety tips while running,…
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Oak Barrel Preparation Group Runs

There are a number of group runs planned to help you get ready for the Oak Barrel Half Marathon. There are Sunday Whiskey Hill preview runs in Lynchburg on select dates. There is also a Saturday morning group run in Manchester with a hilly course that lengthens each week to get you ready. See the…
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Social Events Recap

We had a great turnout for the Pancake Run and the Winter Blues Party in January. These annual events area great time. If you missed out, make sure to go to our Social Events Page for photos from both events.  

Winter Blues Party, Jan. 27 from 6:00 to 10:00 PM

  Our annual Winter Blues Party is this weekend! This is purely a social gathering for the club. Food and drink are provided by Mach Tenn and all affiliated with the club are invited. That means you if you are seeing this message. This is always a good time. Winter Blues is a great way to…
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Pancake Run 2018 Rescheduled to January 20

The Pancake Run is our New Year’s(ish) tradition.  It helps us to get the New Year started out with right with a little running and a little socializing. This is a free event for everyone associated with the Mach Tenn Running Club. Due to weather, the run has been moved back one weekend to Saturday,…
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New Year’s 2018 Group Run

January 1st at 9:00 AM we will have a group run to start the New Year off to running start! Meet at the Manchester Rec Center if you would like to join us. It’s going to be extremely cold!! It will be a 3 mile route, of course you can always add additional miles.