Registration & Packet Pickup Questions

How do I register?

You may register either online, at early packet pick up the day before the race, or on race day at the registration booth.

What is the easiest way to register?

Registering online is the easiest way to sign up

Can I register at the early packet pick up location?


Can I pick up a packet for a friend oR family member?


Are credit cards accepted at packet pick up?


When and where do we pick up our packets?

Friday, April 26th, 2019 10am-1pm Central Church Junior Varsity Building 5301 Sardis Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270 704-364-5003
Friday, April 26th, 2019 4pm-7pm Charlotte Running Company South 5355 Ballantyne Commons Parkway Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28277 704-708-5220
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Race Day 7am-8:30am Central Church Junior Varsity Building 5301 Sardis Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270 704-364-5003

Should participants pick up their packets early?

YES, please plan to pick up your packet early.

Am I guaranteed a race shirt?

All participants registered by April 1st are guaranteed the race shirt size they requested during the registration process. Race Day and Packet Pick up signups are not guaranteed the shirt size of their choice, shirts will be given on a first come first serve basis. We will do our best to get everyone the shirt size they want.

What type of shirts are being given?

You will receive a Pure Religion 5K t-shirt

Will I be able to change my shirt size?

We will have an area for shirt exchange.

How can I get a race shirt if I do not want to participate?

You may register as a participant to receive a race shirt. You do not have to compete if you do not wish to do so. You may pick up your shirt and bag at the early packet pick up.

What will we receive at packet pick up?

You will receive your race shirt, race number w/ timing tag, and race items

What type of timing is being used?

Start2Finish Event Timing will be timing the event. Your timing chip will be on the back of your racing number bib. Participants must where their number on the FRONT of their outer most garment. Participants must wear a race number bib to get an official time and be included in the results.

Race Day Questions

Where is the race located?

Central Church 5301 Sardis Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270 704-364-5003

What time does the race start?


Where is the race start?

The race will start at Central Church 5301 Sardis Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270

What if it is raining/snowing on race morning?

The race will happen rain or shine

Where is the water stop?

The water stop will be located approximately half way through the 5k

When should I arrive?

Most runners plan to arrive at an event 1 hour prior to race start time. If you have not picked up your packet at a packet pick up, please arrive at least 1 hour in advance of race start.

Are baby joggers/baby strollers allowed in the race?

Yes, please start towards the end of the pack.

Are walkers allowed to participate?

Yes, please start towards the end of the pack

When are the awards?

Approximately 10:00am

What are the award categories?

Please see the awards page on the website.

Will male and female categories be awarded prizes?

YES, both male and female categories will receive awards

If you have any other questions, please contact