Event Information

Event Schedule

North Carolina Music Factory
1000 Seaboard Street • Charlotte, NC 28206
Saturday - August 9, 2014
6:30-7:30 am Registration, Chip, and Packet Pick-Up
6:45 am Youth Registration
7:30 am Pre-Race Stretch
8:00 am 5K Run/Walk
8:00-11:00 am BREAKFAST Is Served!
Mattie's Diner
NC Music Factory
9:15 am Kids Fun Run Start

9:30 am

5K Awards Presentation

Post Event Concert

Health & Wellness Pavilion, Massages,
Vendors, Kids Rock ‘N Run 4 Fun Corner, and much more

 

Live Entertainment

 
 

Race/Walk Route

 

Race/Walk Route

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Race Begins and ends at the NC Music Factory

East on Seaboard Street to N. Johnson Street
North on N. Johnson to Polk Street
Right on Polk to Spratt Street
Right on Spratt to Oliver Street
Left on Oliver to Statesville Avenue
Right on Statesville to Dalton Avenue
Right on Dalton to Plymouth Avenue
Left on Plymouth to Dunice Street
Right on Dunice to Sylvania Avenue
Left on Sylvania to Grimes Street
Left on Grimes to Plymouth Avenue
Left on Plymouth to Dalton Avenue
Right on Dalton to Statesville Avenue
Right on Statesville to Oliver Street
Left on Oliver to Spratt Street
Right on Spratt to Polk Street
Left on Polk to N. Johnson Street
Left on N. Johnson to Seaboard Street
Right on Seaboard to NC Music Factory

 

Parking

 

Event Parking
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PARKING UPDATES: (PLEASE READ)

PARTICIPANT PARKING – Parking is provided at no charge by the NC Music Factory & there will be “RACE PARKING” Signs indicating direction. Please follow these directions as we will need to shut Seaboard St. down in preparation for the race.

If coming in from Uptown -- Please take Graham St down to Statesville Ave – veer LEFT onto Statesville Ave. Take Statesville Ave less than .1 mile to Callahan St -- go LEFT. Take Callahan St to Polk St – go LEFT. Take Polk St to Hamilton St – go RIGHT.  Follow Hamilton St (it will naturally curve left with a school on your right-hand side). Continue to follow the left curve and the parking lot will be on your RIGHT side. There will parking signs directing you to the lot.

If coming in from North side of town -- Take Statesville Ave to Callahan St -- go RIGHT.  Take Callahan St to Polk St – go LEFT. Take Polk St to Hamilton St – go RIGHT.  Follow Hamilton St (it will naturally curve left with a school on your right-hand side). Continue to follow the left curve and the parking lot will be on your RIGHT side. There will parking signs directing you to the lot.

 
 

Event Committee

Christopher Dennis
Holly Cooper
Patsy Kinsey
Ken Thomas
Tim Rhodes
Amber Houston
Catterina Calderon

Chair
Holly Cooper Communications
City Council Member (District 1)
NC Music Factory
Run For Your Life Charlotte
Run For Your Life Charlotte
Queens University
 

Individual Awards

Individual Awards for the 5K:
  • Top 3 Overall Male/Female
  • Top 3 in each age group Male/Female
Awards will be presented at the awards ceremony and will not be mailed after the event. Awards will be kept at Run For Your Life for two weeks.

Age Groups for 5K:

  • 14 and under
  • 15 - 19
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 - 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 & over

Kids Fun Run not Scored