Traffic Delays Anticipated Sunday During Ironman

The 2021 Ironman Chattanooga takes place this Sunday, and the bicycle portion of the race is expected to cause travel delays in Walker County along the route. Expect delays between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., especially at the following intersections: -Highway 193 at Highway 341 -Highway 193 at Highway 136 -Highway 136 at Highway 341 … Continue reading Traffic Delays Anticipated Sunday During Ironman

The Economic Impact of Tourism in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - 2020 was a tough year for tourism. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure or limited operations of many attractions and events across the country, including Rock City and the Honeybee Festival in our region. Prior to the pandemic, Walker County was experiencing considerable tourism growth. Unique outdoor adventures and destinations, one of … Continue reading The Economic Impact of Tourism in Walker County

Ironman 70.3 Returns to Chattanooga/Walker County on May 23

IRONMAN 70.3 returns to Chattanooga and Walker County on Sunday, May 23. The triathlon was unable to be held in 2020 due to COVID-19. The race this spring will follow IRONMAN’s Safe Return to Racing Guidelines, a set of industry-leading guidelines prepared in accordance with standards for open-air endurance events from the World Health Organization … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Returns to Chattanooga/Walker County on May 23

Ironman and 5 other things to do in Walker County this weekend

Chickamauga, GA - Ironman Chattanooga returns to Walker County this weekend, as the bike portion of the triathlon will once again roll through our community. Downtown Chickamauga is an official viewing area for the bike race.  Ironman runs a free shuttle from Ross’s Landing in Chattanooga to downtown Chickamauga from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., … Continue reading Ironman and 5 other things to do in Walker County this weekend

Ironman 70.3 Event Returns to Walker County This Weekend

Chickamauga, GA - Walker County welcomes over 3,800 athletes to the area for this Sunday’s IRONMAN 70.3 event. A majority of the 56-mile bicycle portion of the triathlon will once again trek through Walker County.  Cyclists will enter Walker County on Highway 193, where a new “Walker County Welcomes You” sign will greet them. Athletes … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Event Returns to Walker County This Weekend

Ironman 70.3 & Down Home Days Return to Walker County This Weekend

Chickamauga, GA - Thousands of visitors will converge on Walker County this weekend to experience a popular triathlon, along with music, dancing, artisan demonstrations and a car show. This year's Ironman 70.3 event will follow Down Home Days in Chickamauga. The Chickamauga Lions Club kicks off the weekend with the kid friendly festival on Saturday, May 19th. … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 & Down Home Days Return to Walker County This Weekend