Outdoors

Outdoors
  • St. Pat's fun run 1 mlh.jpg Pacheco, Whittle win Dalton's St. Patrick's Day race

    Isaac Pacheco and Allison Whittle claimed the overall male and female victories Thursday night as the 25th annual Dalton St. Patrick’s Day Road Race produced a record 293 runners.

    March 16, 2012 3 Photos

  • nga speedway15.jpg North Ga. Speedway ready to drop green flag on new season

    North Georgia Speedway is gearing up for a new season, and officials for the clay oval — billed on the speedway’s website as “the fastest 1/3-mile dirt track in the Southeast” — are excited about plans to bring some of the biggest dirt-track racing series to Chatsworth in 2012.

    March 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • Bike thing 5 mlh.jpg He’s got wheels now

    Douglas Kerns used to be a runner. The Chatsworth resident would train and participate in 5K races, half marathons and other competitive running events. However, around three years ago, he suffered a foot injury that significantly reduced the amount of time he could spend on his former passion.
    But that’s OK. Cycling became Kerns’ primary love, and he wouldn’t go back.

    March 11, 2012 2 Photos

  • Bike race file 2 mlh.jpg Better outlook for Georgia Cup on third trip to Dalton

    The sun may finally shine on the Dalton Grand Prix.
    The Carpet Capital’s stop on the Georgia Cup cycling circuit has been affected by rain to some degree each of its first two years, but as the event returns this weekend, today’s forecast is for cool temperatures, but sunny skies and no chance of precipitation.

    March 10, 2012 1 Photo

  • Georgia Cup cycling will return to Dalton

    The Georgia Cup-Dalton Grand Prix cycling competition will return to the area for the third straight year next weekend.

    March 2, 2012

  • Snake winds down for year

    The Snake Creek Gap Time Trails will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail in Whitfield County on Saturday. This race will be the third of the series, concluding the 2012 time trials.

    March 2, 2012

  • President Requests $1.3 Billion in Fiscal Year 2013 for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 discretionary budget request supports $1.5 billion in programs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an increase of $72.0 million over the 2012 enacted level.

    February 17, 2012

  • Student art contest part of Endangered Species Day

    Elementary, middle and high school teachers are encouraged to have their students participate in the annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the seventh annual national Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on May 18.

    February 17, 2012

  • Zombie-themed mud run on its way

    The Zombie Stomp race, an obstacle course/mud run and fun run, is scheduled for May 12 at the Silver Shoe Ranch (1400 Prosser Drive) in Dalton.

    February 4, 2012

  • Cyclists on way back to area for time trials

    The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail this Saturday.

    January 31, 2012