Above & Beyond’s “Race to Zero” 5K

Sat June 2, 2018 Huntersville, NC US 28078 Directions

5K Adults

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

5K -Under 12

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.aboveandbeyondmissions.org.

Huntersville Business Park
Huntersville, NC US 28078

The Race to Zero 5K is a fundraising event for the Above & Beyond Missions Foundation. Why Zero? Because Above & Beyond is focused on eradicating spiritual poverty globally. Everyone should have the opportunity to hear the message of God’s incredible love.

Above & Beyond helps people earn a portion of their mission trip fee by rewarding them for volunteering in their local community.   Proceeds from The Race to Zero will support the SERVE LOCAL GO GLOBAL scholarship fund.

Since 2011, 735 Above & Beyond recipients have invested over 10,500 volunteer hours at nearly 250 non-profits before sharing the love of God with people in 66 nations.

As part of our Serve Local Go Global concept, everyone who registers is asked to bring 1 canned good for Loaves & Fishes.


8:00 AM EDT – 12:00 PM EDT     

Registration prior to May 19 $30.00 and 1 canned good

Registration after May19 $35.00 and 1 canned good

Same day registration $40.00 and 1 canned good                   

Online registration closes Midnight on May 31, 2018

Race Day onsite registration opens 7 am

Registration for 12 and under to May 19 -$12.00 and 1 canned good

Registration for 12 and under after May 19 - $15.00 and 1 canned good

Registration and check-in start at 7 am.  The 5K run/walk begins at 8:00 am

8:00 am -10:30 am - Kids Zone will have a Bouncehouse, games and activities for children to enjoy!

Huntersville Business Park (start and finish 13415 Reese Blvd W – Joe Gibbs Racing)

Huntersville, NC US 28078


  • First, second and third place male and female winners in each age category will receive Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. Age categories below.
  • The Overall first place male and female winners will receive $50 Amazon gift cards.
  • 5 participants will receive gift cards during awards ceremony drawing.

Age categories:

15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 20-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Packet Pick-up:  
Friday, 1-7 pm,
Fleet Feet @ Birkdale Village
16620 Cranlyn Rd #100,
Huntersville, NC 28078

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Q: What do I receive for my registration fee?

A: Each participant will receive a Race to Zero t-shirt. Water, coffee, cereal bars and similar refreshments.  T-shirt sizes are only guaranteed for those (1) registered on or before May 19, 2018 AND 2) who pick up their shirt during packet pickup on June 1.  T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for registrations that occur after May`19th.

Q: How can I pay on day-of registration?

A: We will take credit cards, checks or cash on race-day.

Q: How will my donations and support make a difference?

A: Your tax-deductible donation will support short-term missionaries who are earning funds for their mission trip through Above & Beyond’s “serve local go global” program.  Your canned good will be donated to Loaves & Fishes to bless vulnerable families in the Lake Norman community.

Q: How can I support this cause if I cannot attend the event?

A: Donations are always appreciated.  To make a direct donation click here or at www.AboveandBeyondMissions.org

Q: Where do I park?

A: There will be directed parking in the Joe Gibbs Racing Parking lot

Q: Will the race continue as scheduled in inclement weather?

A: Absolutely! We run our race rain or shine! Please see our Weather Policy below.

Q: Are pets allowed to run/walk with participant?

A: Please do not bring dogs/pets of any kind to the race site on race-day.


Please see the VOLUNTEER section on the menu above, or contact Michelle at mhoverson@aboveandbeyondmissions.org to volunteer.

Course Map

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Weather Policy

  • Race to Zero 5K will run rain or shine. In the case of lightning or other severe weather, the event will either be delayed until the weather clears, or cancelled all together.
  • There are no standing scheduled “rain dates” for this event. Event will be held rain, shine or snow. 
  • In such situations, there will be no refunds of entry fees. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee. We promise to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event. Any decision made to go forth with the event is contingent on the overall event and course safety, and is made collectively with local risk management, police, fire & rescue, and medical personnel as appropriate.


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