General Running

General Running
  • runner thompson.jpg Like an old friend

    Dean Thompson developed a passion for distance running when he first tried it in high school.

    February 28, 2013 1 Photo 3 Stories

  • Doug Hawley: Age should be no barrier

    From year to year, the running fraternity adds new disciples to the sport. As runners bound into the infancy of 2013, not surprisingly, there are youngsters — including many high school, middle school and elementary school students — competing for the first time.

    January 6, 2013

  • Doug Hawley: 10-Miler next on calendar

    When an athletic event can stand the test of time for 25 years, it says a lot for the activity. That’s the case for the annual Carpet Capital 10-Miler, which will celebrate its quarter-century anniversary this Saturday. Varnell Elementary provides the setting for the picturesque action, which begins at 9 a.m.

    December 2, 2012

  • Silver bell sprint '12 1 mlh.jpg Record crowd for Silver Bell Sprint

    A record number of nearly 800 runners turned out Friday night for the 10th annual Silver Bell Sprint which started and ended at City Park School in downtown Dalton.

    December 1, 2012 1 Photo

  • Dalton swim coach hosts 5K for missions

    When George News expressed a desire to go on a mission trip, his girlfriend and her parents wanted to help make it happen.

    November 30, 2012

  • cross country file1.jpg State cross country: Northwest girls, Murray boys finish seventh

    Behind strong individual finishes from Natalie Williams and Servio Martinez, the Northwest Whitfield girls and Murray County boys cross country squads headed the pack of local teams competing in Saturday’s state meets at Carrollton High.

    November 11, 2012 1 Photo

  • Attack of the pack

    Opposing coaches agree the Coahulla Creek, Murray County and Dalton boys squads are great at it.
    Everyone agrees on the benefits.

    November 9, 2012

  • nwhs cross country twins.jpg Double vision out front

    Brody Cook usually wears a white watch. Parker Cook doesn’t.

    November 7, 2012 1 Photo

  • big harry cross country1.jpg Bekah Houston, Brody Cook win ‘Big Harry’ race

    Dalton High had the best individual runner and the best team Tuesday at its “Big Harry” Cross Country Race at Lakeshore Park in Dalton.
    So did Northwest Whitfield.

    October 24, 2012 2 Photos

  • Middle school roundup: Late kick pushes Valley Point's Perez to victory

    Valley Point eighth-grader Luis Perez took first place this past weekend in the Chattanooga Area Cross Country Champ-ionships at Woodland Park Baptist Church.

    October 18, 2012