February 17, 2024

*2024 Details are subject to change!*

location & time

First Ward Park
301 E 7th St,
Charlotte, NC 28202

5k start time: 7:30 am
*Elevation Map
10k start time: 8:00 am
*Elevation Map
15k start time: 8:00 am
*Elevation Map

Gear check opens 60 mins before start time.

post-run party

A chocolate lover's oasis awaits at the post-run party! Celebrate your accomplishment with a finisher mug that includes fondue, dippables, and our very own hot chocolate, while checking out our exciting vendors and listening to great tunes!


Charlotte Convention Center Ballroom,
501 S College St,
Charlotte, NC 28202

Friday, February 17, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm

If you do not choose to have your packet mailed, you must attend expo to pick up your packet.

more info


Public Transportation is the best way to get to First Ward Park on race morning! Take the LYNX Blue Line to the 7th Street Station or the CityLYNX Gold Line to the Charlotte Transportation Center (CTC.) Visit the Charlotte Rail Transportation page for more information.

For those driving to the event, here is a list of hourly lots.

We highly encourage participants to Use ParkMobile to pay for their spots to prevent long lines at pay stations.


Pick a Hotel Planner location in close proximity to the start line. Book your stay using the link below to take advantage of our exclusive discounted rates!

photos & timing

Free high-res photos and your race time will be emailed to all participants as soon as they cross the finish line. The link below will also be updated on race day, so be sure to check back then!

2024 swag coming soon