Chad Wamack, Rock/Creek Race Team


Age: 41
Number of years running: 12
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Occupation: Commercial real estate

Favorite trail race(s):
Rock/Creek Upchuck 50k

Favorite trails to train on:
Cumberland Trail, Great Smoky Mountains

Favorite trail running shoe:
Vasque Mindbender

Lifelong running goals:
Hardrock 100

I was a wrestler, then a Kayaker, became a Daddy, and now an Ultra Runner.

I’ve also served on the WILD TRAILS board for several years and currently the 2012 President. WT established a grant program in 2011 that gives $20,000 / year to protecting, expanding, and maintaining trails in the Chattanooga region. Check out

2012 season summary:
Cohutta 100 Mountain Bike Race
Scenic City Trail Marathon
San Juan Solstice 50 miler / Trail run (Lake City, CO)
Fools Gold 50 mile Mountain bike race
Stump Jump 50K
Upchuck 50K
Lookout Mtn 50 miler / Trail Run

Volunteer: WILD TRAILS board member, Ad station Still Hollow Half marathon, marked course at Scenic City Marathon, Upchuck Race Director, Stump Jump pre race set up. Trail maintenance on Signal mountain trails.

Proudest running accomplishments:
Upchuck and Scenic City Trail Marathon PR’s

Planned races for 2013:
River Gorge Trail Run
Cohutta 100 Mountain Bike Race
Scenic City Trail Marathon
Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race
Leadville 100
Upchuck 50K

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