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The live life. Nspired. 5K Run/Family Walk is a community event held in memory of Natalie Freiburger, a courageous young girl who lost her battle with ovarian cancer. It is for anyone that is excited about overcoming a serious illness or who would like to be surrounded by other inspirational people, it's a great chance to improve your health and your outlook at the same time, with all proceeds going to support The Power of ONE Fund.
The 5K Run is a flat, fast, USATF-certified course that runs through the heart of downtown Charlotte in front of thousands of spectators waiting for annual Frontier Days Parade. Cash awards are given to the top 3 overall male and female finishers as well as the top male and female masters finishers. Gift Certificates will be awarded to top finishers in each age division (five-year brackets).
The Family Walk is an event for the whole family. Bring the kids, Grandma and Grandpa for a stroll through downtown Charlotte with thousands of parade spectators there to cheer you on. All ages and abilities welcome.
Music, snacks, and drinks will be located at the finish line and awards will be presented at the conclusion of the race.
Packet pickup and race day registration starting at 8:15 am the morning of the race.
Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.
If you would like to support our cause and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($18 discount applied during checkout. Valid until August 28th) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $5 discount off your 5k race entry fee.
Thank you for your support!
This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.
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