CLT Runway 5K Run/Walk

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​CLT’s Ninth Annual Runway 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Registration and event information will be available soon.

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Registration
Save the Date 
Awards

Event Details
Event Day Schedule
Directi​​ons and Parking


Registration
Registration information will be available soon.


Awards
Awards for the Eighth Annual Runway 5K in 2014 were presented in the following categories:

Top 3 Overall Male/Female
Top 3 Teams
Top 3 Male/Female Baby Joggers
Top 3 Male/Female in each age group: 7 and under, 8 – 10, 11 – 14, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – ​34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 and up.

Event Details
The Runway 5K Run is a certified run that takes place on a smooth, flat surface at one of the nation's most unique locations and busiest airports. A portion of the race course is on one of the Airport's taxiways and provides up close and exciting views of planes landing and taking off, the terminal complex and a scenic view of the Uptown Charlotte skyline. The course is wheelchair accessible and baby stroller friendly.

Please note:  For safety reasons and because of the Run's secure location, bikes, rollerblades, inline skates, dogs and/or other pets are not allowed.


Event Day Schedule

The event day schedule will be available soon. 


​​​​​Directions and Parking
​The starting point of the Runway 5K is at 5020 Hangar Road. Participant parking is free and available in designated areas near the event. Parking attendants and signage will be strategically positioned to assist with parking. 

​​Click here to print and download a map containing driving and parking directions.​ ​​

​​​Remember:

  • Leave enough time to park, walk to the race area and sign in.

  • ​For safety reasons and because of the Run's secure location, bikes, rollerblades, inline skates, dogs and/or other pets are not allowed.


Race History 
In year's past, local celebrities and athletes have participated in the event including Charlotte Bobcats Kemba Walker, former Carolina Panthers defensive end Mike Rucker and Mrs. North Carolina USA Debbie Miller. The Runway 5K has raised more than $165,000 for local non-profits ​since its inception in 2007.​

Check out the Sixth Annual Runway 5K video to see what you can expect at this year's event: