The 13th Annual Chattanooga Rat Race takes place June 1, 2019.  Distances of 2.4 and 4.5 miles will be held in the Tennessee River and both races are downstream.

The 4.5 mile race starts from Rivermont Park at 8:00 a.m.
The 2.4 mile race starts by the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club at 8:30 a.m.
Both races finish under the Market Street Bridge.

Buses will transport swimmers from Outdoor Chattanooga to the race start.

For course maps, click here

Participants must be members of USMS Swimming. A one-event USMS registration can be purchased for the event during on-line registration.

Entry Fee
$70 + processing fees per person. You will receive t-shirt, cap and lunch.
$25 fee for a one-event USMS registration (for non-members).
Extra t-shirts are available for $15. ($17 for XXL and XXXL)
Extra lunch is available for $10.

Questions? Contact Stan Corcoran, 423-493-5536,

Photos courtesy of Chattanooga Open Water Swimmers (COWS) and Chattanooga Visitor's Bureau.