Race 2 Educate 5k

Race2Educate is a 5k established by University City Connect (UCC) to grant students scholarships to provide hope for their future. Over the past four years, thanks to our wonderful sponsors, UCC has been able to give 16 students, $44,000 worth of scholarships! Over that the four year period the money from runner participation, another $33,500, has been granted to the local University City schools to fund strategic initiatives that encourage more favorable conditions for education. Race2Educate is now part of a 9 race series in University City. HealthyUCity Race Series consists of a Warm Up series, 5 races in the spring/summer, and also a Cool Down series, 4 races in the fall/winter. Please visit healthyucity.org for more information! Prizes will be awarded for runners who participate throughout the...

Corvian Cardinals 5K

Come out and join your Corvian Cardinals for an exciting run in our community! This is a run/walk so whether it is your first 5K or you are trying to set that PR, this is the race for you! The Corvian Cardinals 5K is officially timed, so make sure you wear the race bib you will be given on the front of your shirt as the timing device will be attached to the back of the bib. You can view the “Timing/Awards” tab for more information on award categories. Proceeds from this event will benefit the children of Corvian Community School. Corvian is a North Carolina Public Charter School that believes in educating the whole child and providing each child with an excellent public education. Corvian strives to develop a community by nurturing relationships with its children, parents, and the community that surrounds...

Cupid Shuffle 5K

The Cupid Shuffle 5k run/walk is hosted by Alpha Chi Omega sorority of UNC Charlotte for the promotion of awareness, education, & prevention of relationship violence. Proceeds will go to the Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Shelter of Charlotte, NC, and the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation. Click on website to find out more information. Check out our video from last...

UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K

As the second race in the Healthy UCity Race Series, the UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk, Virtual Race and Fun Run, hosted by University Recreation, is open to everyone. Current UNC Charlotte Students with a valid student ID who register by the early bird deadline will receive a student discount. Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Community are encouraged to participate. Net Proceeds from the 17th Annual 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk will benefit the University Recreation Student Professional Development Fund. Additional donations will be collected for this year’s race beneficiary – the Para Guide Foundation.   Check out the website below to see all information on this...