FAQs

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DATE

MONDAY, January 1, 2023
10:00 AM

LOCATION

******NOTE THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE TO THE START LOCATION DUE TO FLOODING ON THE GREENWAY******

NEW START LINE LOCATION: 9100 Robert D. Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC

FINISH LINE: 9100 Robert D. Snyder Rd at UNC Charlotte.

Parking (UPDATED INFORMATION)

TWO PARKING OPTIONS

- Near NEW Start/Finish line, 9100 Robert D. Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC (across from University Marriott on UNC Charlotte campus) (this is the recommended parking garage, but may fill up so come early!

- Across the street at Shoppes at University Place, 8931 JM Keynes Rd, Charlotte, NC (this is a short walk across JW Clay Blvd to the start/finish line)

OR, skip the parking and ride the light rail to LYNX Blue Line station JW Clay Blvd.

Packet Pickup 

SATURDAY, December 30, 2023
3:00 - 5:00 PM Run For Your Life University, 1816 E. Arbors Dr.  

THERE IS NO SUNDAY PACKET PICKUP.  Please plan to pick up your packets on SATURDAY or on RACE DAY.

MONDAY, January 1, 2024 - RACE DAY
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM near the FINISH LINE, 9100 Robert D. Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC

Race Course

THE COURSE HAS CHANGED DUE TO FLOODING ON THE GREENWAY! 

PLEASE REVIEW NEW RACE COURSE AND NEW START LINE LOCATION.  ALL RUNNERS SHOULD REPORT TO 9100 ROBERT D. SNYDER RD, CHARLOTTE, NC (ACROSS FROM UNIVERSITY MARRIOTT ON UNCC CAMPUS) FOR THE RACE START.   https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5865251203/

 

Event Schedule

8:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pickup opens
10:00 AM - 5K Starts
11:00 AM - Awards
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Brunch and Post Race party!

What does a VIP get?

VIP incudes post-race mimosas, custom champagne glass and access to heated VIP tent.
ALL for JUST $19 if you register by 12/24.

Benefitting

University City Foundation serves as a funding and fundraising tool to advance community development, community building and placemaking programs and projects in the University City market area.

 

Awards

Top 3 Male and Female Overall
Top 3 Male and Female in the following Age Groups:
14 and under
15 – 19
20 – 24
25 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 39
40 – 44
45 – 49
50 – 59
60 – 69
70 plus

 

Are kids and spectators allowed?

This event is open to the public and a great way to start your New Year!  Spectators are welcome, but must purchase a Spectator pass in order to partake in the post-race festivities, food and drink!  

Kids are welcome, but must be registered to enter the race course.  

Are dogs allowed?

There are NO DOGS ALLOWED at this event, except for registered service dogs.  Dogs are not permitted on UNC Charlotte campus at the post-race festival. 

 

 

 

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