CHATTANOOGA RAT RACE TIMELINE - UPDATED 5/17/18.

Thursday, May 31
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Swimmer Check-In at Outdoor Chattanooga

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Warm up available at McCallie School, if needed. Safety personnel will only be provided during official warm up periods and race times in the designated areas. Any swimming done outside of these times and areas is at your own risk.

Friday, June 1
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Warm up at Warner Park will be available. Safety personnel will only be provided during official warm up periods and race times in the designated areas. Any swimming done outside of these times and areas is at your own risk.

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Safety Briefing for Boaters, Kayakers and Officials at GPS Boat Dock

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Tennessee River is open for warm ups at GPS Boat Dock. Safety personnel will only be provided during official warm up periods and race times in the designated areas. Any swimming done outside of these times and areas is at your own risk.

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Swimmers 1K race briefing at GPS Boat Dock

4:45 p.m.
Start of 1K Chattanooga Rat Race

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Packet pick up at Outdoor Chattanooga

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Swimmer’s Meeting at Outdoor Chattanooga

Saturday,  June 2
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Athlete check in and marking at Outdoor Chattanooga

10:45 a.m.
Swimmers and kayakers depart on bus to Rivermont Park

11:15 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Tennessee River is open for warm up at Rivermont Park. Safety personnel will only be provided during official warm up periods and race times in the designated areas . Any swimming done outside of these times and areas is at your own risk.

11:44 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Safety Briefing for Swimmers, Officials, Boaters and Kayakers at Rivermont Park

12:00 noon
Start of 4.5 mile Chattanooga Rat Race (Dixie Zone Championship)

3:00 p.m. or 30 minutes after last finisher
Awards at Race Finish