Kris Whorton

Chattanooga, Birmingham

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  1. Soddy Creek Gorge South - Cumberland Trail Hiking

    Chattanooga

    This section of the Cumberland Trail is the southern portion of the Three Gorges Segment, a 30+ mile stretch with spectacular views, boulders and rock formations, and historic remnants of Tennessee coal-mining operations.

  2. North Chickamauga Gorge - Cumberland Trail Hiking

    Chattanooga

    Creek crossings, rugged ascents, including ladders and steep slopes make this section of the Cumberland Trail challenging and enticing. The waterfalls, rapids, pools, views, and interesting rock formations make it worthwhile.

  3. Soddy Creek Gorge North - Cumberland Trail Hiking

    Chattanooga

    This trail features abandoned mines, views of deep valleys, gorges, and high bluffs, and includes rock and wooden steps.

  4. Father & Son Marathoners and 7 Bridges Competitors: Jean Paul and Devin Vaudreuil

    Chattanooga

    Meet Jean Paul and Devin Vaudreuil, a father and son duo participating in this year's 7 Bridges Marathon on October 18th in Chattanooga.

  5. A Family Affair: The Tennessee Ragnar Relay

    Chattanooga

    If you’ve never traveled from Chattanooga to Nashville in a van filled with smelly friends and their smelly shoes, you might consider putting a team together and partaking in the Ragnar Relay.

  6. How to Train for Chattanooga's Half IRONMAN

    Chattanooga

    Preparing for the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga? Coach Lee Simril offers some suggestions to get you to the finish line.

  7. StumpJump 2014

    Chattanooga

    To kick off this year's month long RiverRocks festival in Chattanooga, the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k & 11-miler, now in its thirteenth year, will see about 500 amateur and professional athletes take to the trails to test their mettle.

  8. Kicking Off the Racing Season in Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    The Chattanooga racing season begins with the Scenic City Half Marathon and 5K on February 28th, at Finley Stadium.

  9. Dressing Right for the Run

    Chattanooga

    It can be difficult to dress for running this time of the year in Chattanooga. Here are some tips to stay warm and comfortable on the run.

  10. Grand Visions and the Creation of the Southeast Conservation Corps

    Chattanooga

    The Southeast Conservation Corps offers young people outdoors training and experience while improving wilderness access around Chattanooga.

  11. Growing the Cumberland Trail by Hand

    Chattanooga

    The Cumberland Trail is Tennessee's first linear state park and once it is fully complete, it will be the longest state park in the country.

  12. Plan a Winter Getaway to a Tennessee State Park Treasure

    Chattanooga

    Winter is surprisingly one of the best times of year to visit these Tennessee state parks, all within a two-hour drive of Chattanooga.

  13. How to Survive the Mountain Mist 50k

    Birmingham

    The Mountain Mist 50K is arguably Alabama's toughest trail run. Here are some expert tips on how to experience the race, whether it's your first—or twenty-first—time.

  14. 9 Scenic City Events to Sink your Teeth Into this Winter and Spring

    Chattanooga

    The Scenic City serves up a long list of worthwhile racing events during the winter and spring. Here are 9 of our favorites for a variety of athletes.

  15. Sandhill Crane Viewing at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge

    Chattanooga

    Whether you're an avid birder or you've never seen a sandhill crane before, the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is one of the most impressive birding events in the world.

  16. Perfect Ways to Celebrate the New Year in Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    With 2015 on the very near horizon, here are a few ways to celebrate the New Year in Chattanooga, from New Year's Eve runs to New Year's Day hikes.

  17. The Snake Creek Gap Series: An Epic Mountain Bike Event

    Chattanooga

    The Snake Creek Gap series is a classic mountain bike race which takes place on the beautiful Pinhoti Trail during the first weekend of January, February, and March.

  18. Holiday Gift Guide for Outdoor Lovers in Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    Outdoor lovers in Chattanooga, rejoice! We've got the perfect gift guide for you and yours this holiday season.

  19. Taking to the Trails at the Hiwassee

    Chattanooga

    Many Chattanoogans are familiar with the Hiwassee River for being a great paddling destination. But it's also home to an excellent trail system.

  20. How to Make Yourself Run When It's Cold

    Chattanooga

    We’ve put together a handy list of tips and tricks to get you motivated for a cold-weather run, from helping you get out the door to staying warm, even when the mercury dips.

  21. Giving Back in Chattanooga this Fall

    Chattanooga

    Sure, you could do the normal holiday routine of watching football and eating, but the Chattanooga area offers several ways to help out the community, which you should more than consider.

  22. Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding: Soaring over Georgia

    Chattanooga

    Buoyed by the cool, crisp air, the cornflower blue skies, and the daily change to the palette on the trees, hang gliding should be the number activity on your radar this fall.

  23. Harvest Fest

    Chattanooga

    If you haven’t been to the Wednesday Main Street Farmer’s Market yet this year, you won’t want to miss Harvest Fest this week.

  24. Salomon CITYTRAIL Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    If you haven’t signed up for the Salomon CITYTRAIL Race yet, ask yourself why not. Salomon’s concept is that you don’t have to live near a trailhead to get off the roads.

  25. Triple Crown Bouldering Series

    Chattanooga

    In honor of Triple Crown Climbing Competition and the end of RiverRocks, we talked to Chad Wykle, co-founder of the competition and Southeastern Climbers' Coalition board member since 2003.