7:45 AM | November 3, 2018



until Thursday, May 31 at 11:59PM


until Friday, August 31 at 11:59PM


until Sunday, October 28 at 11:59PM

Online Registration Closed

Monday, October 29 – Thursday, November 1


at the Expo on Friday, November 2



Every finisher will receive a one-of-a-kind finisher medal, unique to the Charlotte Business Journal Charlotte Marathon 5K presented by Novant Health.

In it to win it?
Awards will take place at 9:00 am on the main stage.

Top 5 Overall Men and Women

Top 3 Age Group for Men and Women

Age Groups: 10 and under, 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.


Is there a time limit?

The 5K course has a 1-hour time limit. Because water stations, volunteers and police will not be available to participants who fall below this pace, runners will be asked to leave the course for their own safety after the 1-hour mark.

Is this a certified course?

Yes! The Charlotte Business Journal Charlotte Marathon 5K presented by Novant Health is a certified course, course NC15105DF.

Will there be photos taken during the race?

Yes, and there will be FREE PHOTOS for all participants! That’s right; we have partnered with SportsPhotos.com this year to provide your photos for FREE download after the race. Runners will receive an e-mail from SportsPhotos.com within 24 hours of the race with a link to their online album. If a runner did not provide an e-mail address when they registered, or if there is an error in receiving the e-mail, they can access their photos online 24 hours after the race.  Printed photos will be available for purchase.

Is this race open to wheelchair athletes?

Yes! Learn more about specific wheelchair rules and guidelines.

 READY TO #RunCharlotte?