Kris Whorton

Chattanooga, Birmingham

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  1. 7 Beautiful Backpacking Getaways Near Chattanooga

    Chattanooga

    From Prentice Cooper State Forest, to the Great Smoky Mountains, here's a rundown of some of the best backpacking getaways near Chattanooga.

  2. Thunder Rock 100: A True Test for Chattanooga’s Ultrarunners

    Chattanooga

    The Thunder Rock 100 trail race starts at high noon Friday, May 16th and it's going to be an epic affair, especially for first timers.

  3. A Conversation with Swim the Suck Competitor Kent Nicholas

    Chattanooga

    We sat down with Swim the Suck competitor Kent Nicholas to discuss his pre-race traditions, his thoughts on Chattanooga as a city, and his race expectations.

  4. StumpJump 50k Founder and Chattanooga’s Trail Running Ambassador: Matt Sims

    Chattanooga

    Matt Sims is the type of person you want to spend your time with, and he's also the founder of the coolest trail races in Chattanooga.

  5. The Crash Pad: Chattanooga's Uncommon Hostel

    Chattanooga

    The Crash Pad hostel and Flying Squirrel bar have made an indispensable imprint on the face of the Chattanooga scene, and the owners gave us the inside scoop.

  6. 4 Favorite Chattanooga Trails

    Chattanooga

    With so many Chattanooga trails to choose from, simply deciding where to go can often be the most challenging part. This spring, be sure to a

  7. Plunging into the Unknown: Steve Fisher & The Grand Inga Project

    Chattanooga

    Steve Fisher, iconic kayaker and 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, was in Chattanooga recently for the screening of his “The Grand Inga Project” film at the Lookout Film Festival.

  8. The River Gorge Trail Race

    Chattanooga

    The River Gorge Trail Race in Chattanooga, part of the Salomon Rock/Creek Race Series would not be possible without great volunteers.

  9. The Girl Trail

    Chattanooga

    Built completely young women, the girl trail will be a new extension of the Perimeter Trail at the Chattanooga Nature Center.

  10. Why You Should Run the Chickamauga Chase

    Chattanooga

    Historically one of the oldest road races in Chattanooga, the Chickamauga Chase now hosts a trail race that shouldn't be missed.

  11. Take the Stage: 4 of the Southeast's Favorite Multi-Day Trail Races

    Chattanooga

    These weekend stage races around in the Southeast provide both an impressive running challenge and an enjoyable outdoor escape with fellow runners.

  12. How Chattanooga's RiverRocks Festival was Born

    Chattanooga

    Chattanooga's RiverRocks festival each October has become a celebration of the city's recreational opportunities and cultural charms.

  13. A ChattaJack Competitor and Veteran Waterman: Steve Dullack

    Chattanooga

    Steve Dullack has been a waterman all his life. From his early days as a surfer in SoCal, to his college rowing days, it was only natural that he'd become an elite stand-up paddler as well.

  14. An Endurance Paddling Event Unlike Any Other: ChattaJack31

    Chattanooga

    Traveling 31 miles from downtown Chattanooga through the scenic Tennessee River Gorge to Nickajack Lake, the ChattaJack31 is arguably one of the most unique and impressive paddling events in the country.

  15. A Mad Dash Along the Tennessee River: The Chattanooga Head Race

    Chattanooga

    Entering its 23rd year, the Chattanooga Head Race is a thrilling event that pits roughly 400 competitors against each other in a time-trialled regatta—and it shouldn't be missed.

  16. A Tough-As-Nails Rider and 5-Points 50 Racer: Lisa Randall

    Chattanooga

    Lisa Randall is not your average rider; she is a tough-as-nails, veritable badass who prefers her singletrack to be as technical and demanding as it can get.

  17. 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.

  18. An Incredible Athlete and a StumpJump Legend: John Wiygul

    Chattanooga

    John Wiygul can claim something few StumpJump 50K runners can: He’s run the event every year for the last 10 years in a row.

  19. An Accomplished Marathon Swimmer and Swim the Suck Competitor: Kent Nicholas

    Chattanooga

    When Kent Nicholas signed up for Swim the Suck last year, it was because the event had everything he was looking for. Now, he's returning for more.

  20. A Conversation with the Georgia Tech Crew Team

    Chattanooga

    We sat down with Katherine Hewitt of the Georgia Tech Crew Team to discuss why she thinks the Chattanooga Head Race is such a special event.

  21. A Spectator's Guide to RiverRocks 2015: Week 3

    Chattanooga

    If you’ve never heard of RiverRocks, this is the year for a change. Here, a guide to the spectating the events held during the third week of the festival.

  22. Chattanooga's Swimming Event of the Year: The Swim the Suck

    Chattanooga

    The Swim the Suck is a 10-mile swim through the gorgeous Tennessee River Gorge, and it is Chattanooga's signature swimming event of the year.

  23. Skyuka Springs Loop - Trail Running

    Chattanooga

    This 9-mile Skyuka Springs loop offers a longer, more challenging route for those of you looking for something a little tougher.

  24. A Spectator's Guide to RiverRocks 2015: Week 4

    Chattanooga

    If you’ve never heard of RiverRocks, this is the year for a change. Here, a guide to the spectating the events held during the final week of the festival.

  25. The Southeast's Premier Climbing Comp: The Triple Crown Bouldering Series

    Chattanooga

    Entering its 13th year, the Triple Crown Bouldering Series is the premier climbing competition in the Southeast, and whether participating or spectating, it shouldn't be missed.