With a course that runs throughout Charlotte, you only need to step outside your door to help cover every inch of the course to support our runners! Rally your neighborhood, school, business or friends to participate in our course cheer station contest. The top three winning cheer stations will receive a donation made in their honor to the charity of their choice!

1st Place | $1,000

2nd Place |  $500

3rd Place | $500

Please complete this application and email to

Your group will be assigned to a location on the Marathon course. FULL marathon runners will vote for their favorite cheer station through a post race survey. The winners will be announced online by December 15.

 Chick-fil-A VIP CHEER AREA 

The marathon’s a party, watching it should be too. Receive special treatment in our Finish Line VIP Tent and Photo Veranda thanks to Chick-fil-A. Open from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, the lounge offers views of the finish line and a private veranda to capture your runner’s achievement.


Adults | $25

Students (K-12) | $10

Children (5 and under) | $5

Students and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wristband Includes:

  • Exclusive entry into the NEW Chick-fil-A VIP Tent; which includes a private veranda to take photos with your finisher/finishers
  • Text message update on your runner/runners location to capture their finish
  • Street level heated hospitality tent with terrace with optimal finish line corral views
  • Private heated bathrooms
  • Catered brunch options from Chick-fil-A
  • Tea and Lemonade


Click below to request a registration form!