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August 15, 2018

In the coming days and weeks we’ll begin sharing with folks who some of the sponsors are for this year’s Chattajack. We personally can't thank them enough. Sponsors are a BIG deal at Chattajack for a number of reasons.


1. Some contribute generous items to the raffle of...

February 24, 2017

Thanks to Kayak Trader and Epic Kayaks & Paddles we'll be awarding a surfski at the 2017 Chattajack after party!! An Epic V-8 ULTRA will go home with one of this year's lucky raffle winners. The Epic V-8 Ultra is a design that’s super-fast on the flats, stable enough f...

September 3, 2016

27,000 acres of forestland generating clean air. 24 endangered and 6 threatened species. How many forest types does the Chattajack course travels through?

After a conversation with Rick at the Tennessee River Gorge Trust we discovered there are 13!

April 12, 2016

Why study the birds?

If you follow the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and where they invest their energy you’ll notice birds are a big deal. They have bird labs built deep inside the canyon and they have ornithologists like Holland Youngman, Lizzi and John Diener on staff...

November 10, 2015

So this is freaking huge. Chattajack raised over $4,500 for the Tennessee River Gorge Trust this year. A huge thanks to Kayak Trader and Black Box SUP for the generous donations and another big thanks to everyone who participated in the raffles. Kayaktrader.com donated...

October 20, 2015

Cool opportunity for anyone in town Friday morning wishing to tour the Tennessee River Gorge Trust bird lab led by John Diener. Participants would meet John at the Laquinta Inn off Brownsferry Rd then follow him into the gorge to the lab. The meeting time would be appr...

October 19, 2015

We have the Tennessee River Gorge Trust to thank for the 27,000 acres set aside for us to blank our minds within. And we have kayak trader.com to thank for donating a sik Epic V7 surfski to raffle off at Chattajack with all proceeds going to the Tennessee River Gorge T...

March 31, 2015

SpringHill Suites by Marriott is offering Chattajackers a reduced rate at their beautiful riverfront hotel again this year! The hotel is within walking distance (1/2 mile) of Chattajack’s basecamp/launch site on Ross’s Landing. The special rate is $125 and includes fre...

March 6, 2015

We’re proud to announce Toyota of Cleveland as a premier 2015 Chattajack sponsor! We couldn’t be more stoked on this partnership for the race this year. Toyota of Cleveland will be sponsoring the Chattajack athletic t-shirts. Chattajack athletic jerseys will have the u...

June 13, 2014

Thanks to racers and sponsors coming to Chattajack this year we have been privileged to make a $500 donation to the Tennessee River Gorge Trust. Over 60 people registered for the 2014 race in the first week coming from states all over the US and Canada. This donation i...

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