None of the events are successful without the help, support and participation that we receive from our members and community. Below is the list of upcoming events, please go ahead and register to the event that you are interested in and let us know that you are coming.

More participation makes an event merrier. 

Upcoming events

    • July 22, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Vivace

    Love to run? Love to read? Do both!

    Love to run? Love to read? Do both! Join fellow Charlotte Run Club members in the fifth meeting of our Running Book Club. Every other month we read a different book focused around running then meet for an (optional) run followed by a discussion of the book over food and beverage. Join the Running Book Club facebook group for discussion in between meets:

    Love to run? Love to read? Do both! Join fellow Charlotte Run Club members in the sixth meeting of our Running Book Club. Every other month we read a different book focused around running then meet for an (optional) run followed by a discussion of the book over food and beverage.

    Join the Running Book Club Facebook group for discussion in between meets:

    For July our book will be "Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory" by long distance running superstar Deena Kastor. It is available in all formats including audio here:

    Meet in front of Vivace in the Metropolitan shopping center near uptown at 3 if you want to run and you will be directed to the greenway right behind Vivace's patio where you can run along as much as you would like out and back. After the run we will all meet back at by 4 for the discussion.

    Please RSVP when you can or to the Facebook event here and let us know if you want to attend the run as that will be determined by attendance.

    Contact with any questions.
    What: Runner’s Book Club
    When: Sunday July 22
    Run at 3pm, Discuss at 4 pm
    Where: Vivace
    • July 24, 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • Charlotte Country Day School
    CRC Summer Track Night 

    Tuesday July 24, 2018
    at Charlotte Country Day School
    Just $5 on race day! Register to volunteer here:

    -Want to re-live those high school track years and make some left hand turns with us?

    -Still in high school and wishing it was still high school track season?

    -Looking to play track for the first time?

    -Are you a real speedster and trying to run a good time on a fast track?

    These are all great reasons to join Charlotte Running Club on Tuesday July 25th at Charlotte Country Day for an evening of track!!!  Members and Non Members are very, very welcome and encouraged to come join us as a runner or volunteer!

    Charlotte Country Day School
    1440 Carmel Road

    Charlotte NC 28226
    Google Maps

    Track Facility
    Charlotte Country Day School has one of the most state of the art 400 meter tracks in the Charlotte area.  We are thankful and appreciative to be able to hold our event at this excellent facility.  Please make every effort to clean-up after yourself so that we exit the facility leaving it in at least as good of shape as we entered.  

    New to Track?
    No problem!  We strive to put on a low key event that is open to all ages and abilities to participate.  This meet is a long, long, long way away from the Olympics :)  Our goal is to expose some folks to the fun of track and for those who might be a bit more serious with their track, the ability to run a good time on a fast surface.  If we have too many competitors in an event we will break up into multiple heats based on approximate pace.  As an example, if you are a 12 minute miler, we will put you in the first heat (race) and potentially faster runners in the 2nd heat (race).  200 meter distances and down will run in lanes.  The 400m may run in lanes for the top heat but will be at the track officials discretion at the start of the event.

    For those of you new to track meets, 1 mile is 4 laps on the track.  The 5000 meter race or often referred to as 5k is 12.5 laps on the track.  Track officials will help you find the start line, will help with reminding runners of the distance and we will help with lap counting.  The official lap counter number displayed at the start/finish will show how many laps remain based on the leaders.  With one lap to go, when the leaders pass, the horn will sound.  Please note that if you have been lapped, you will have at least 1 more lap to complete.  That is ok!  Do your own thing and enjoy playing track!!!

    No special track equipment is required.  You can wear your normal running shoes.  If you have flats, those are welcome and for those speedsters, track spikes up to 1/4 inch are allowed. 

    Upon arrival at the school, please follow the CRC Track Night parking signs to the designated parking area.  Once parked, please follow the CRC Track Night signs to proceed to the track.

    Onsite Registration
    Please bring exact change.  The cost is only $5 which will get you a bib # and 4 pins that you can use for as many events as you want to compete in.  Kids under 12 are free.  All participants must complete a brief registration and waiver.  This allows us to be cool with our insurance and to be able to record your time in each event.  Bib #s are to be worn on the front of your shirt and not the back.

    Inclement Weather
    Rain is not a problem.  We will hold the event in rain.  Thunder and lightening are a problem.  Charlotte Country Day School has a sophisticated alert system that will sound in the event of lightening within the area.  At that point, there is a minimum 30 minute delay where we must all vacate the track.  No exceptions!  This is for your safety.  We will make every attempt to re-start the meet but may need to update the schedule or eliminate an event as we are required to be done before 9pm no matter what.  Updates will be provided verbally in the parking lot during a delay and will be posted on Twitter at:  @CLTRunClub. There will be no make-up day if the event is cancelled prior or cancelled during.  There will be no refunds for inclement weather cancellations.  It’s only $2 folks and we have a few bills to pay no matter what the weather does.

    This is an all comers meet specifically designed to be low key and a safe environment for runners of all abilities to play track.  Additionally we are only charging $5.  There are no awards with the exception of the mile and 5000m.  The mile and 5000m will provide awards to the top 3 male and female in each of these two events.  

    Injured?  Want to help? We can use and appreciate anybody who can lend a hand.  No prior experience required.  We will give you brief instruction.  Please sign up here.

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    Schedule and Events
    Times are approximate.  We will make every effort to stay on time, however inclement weather may disrupt the schedule.  We will have 1st and 2nd calls for every event prior to the start.  All runners are required to check in with the Clerk of course who will be on the track noting your bib # as registration for the event prior to the start of the event. Men and women will be combined in all races.

    5.30pm Registration Opens

    6:00pm 50 meters (ages 12 and under, untimed and popsicles for all finishes.  Parents feel free to assist your child by running along side)

    6:10pm  100 meters (run in lanes)

    6:25pm 1 mile (4 laps is 1600m so an actual mile is 4 laps and a tad more which we have accurately marked on the track.  If necessary, we will run more than one heat.

    6:45pm 4x100 meters relay (Bring 3 friends with you to make a team of 4 or recruit runners at the event to be on a team with you. Batons will be provided and brief instructions about exchange zones to hand off the baton will be provided)

    6:55pm 400 meters

    7:15pm 200 meters.  This event will be run in lanes

    7:30pm 800 meters 


    • August 04, 2018
    • 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Blowing Rock

    Hate running in the heat? We do too! The Charlotte Running Club is planning a day trip to the Moses Cone Memorial Park in Blowing Rock. Moses Cone contains over 25 miles of maintained carriage trails right off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Experience one of most beautiful places in the area to run with temps typically 10-15 degrees cooler than Charlotte. 

    We plan to meet at the Starbucks near Carolina Place Mall (9015 Pineville-Matthews Road) at 6am, order coffee, and then caravan to Blowing Rock. The drive will be approximately 2 hours. Our run will begin at Bass Lake around 830am. Experience the Manor, climb up the infamous Fire Tower (and run down), enjoy the Maze, Trout Lake, and several other scenic spots.

    All paces are welcome . We  plan to stay in that park thru the morning and enjoy a group lunch afterwards.

    RSVP here

    and on Facebook

Past events

July 21, 2018 Tour De Charlotte - Omega Sports Park Road
July 16, 2018 Tour De Charlotte - Ultra Running Co. Southend
July 14, 2018 Tour De Charlotte - Charlotte Running Co. Promenade
July 09, 2018 Tour De Charlotte - Charlotte Running Co. Dilworth
June 06, 2018 12 Hour Run to End Homelessness on Global Running Day
May 20, 2018 Running Book Club May
May 05, 2018 CRC Cinco de Mayo B-Day bRUNch
April 12, 2018 Boston Send Off Party
March 25, 2018 Run of the Month - Flying Biscuit Cafe Run
March 11, 2018 Running Book Club March
February 21, 2018 Run of the Month - Resident Culture Brewery Run Club
January 27, 2018 2018 Winter Classic 8k & 4k
January 07, 2018 Running Book Club January
January 05, 2018 CRC Special Singlet Order
December 11, 2017 CRC Holiday Lights Run & Annual Meeting
November 27, 2017 Run of the Month - Heist Brewery Run Club
November 24, 2017 Black Friday 12 Hour Run for Youth
November 05, 2017 Running Book Club November
October 17, 2017 Run of the Month - Legal Remedy Brewing Run
September 24, 2017 Run of the Month - Belmont BBQ Breakfast Run
September 16, 2017 Charlotte Independence Soccer Fun Run for Dream On 3
September 03, 2017 Running Book Club September
August 17, 2017 Run of the Month - Cabarrus Brewing Company
August 12, 2017 Caravan to Moses Cone
August 05, 2017 CRC Summer Picnic
July 25, 2017 CRC Summer Track Night
July 18, 2017 Tour De Charlotte - Ultra Running Company
July 17, 2017 Tour De Charlotte - Fleet Feet Sports
July 16, 2017 Running Book Club July
July 11, 2017 Tour De Charlotte - Omega Sports
June 17, 2017 Volunteer and Run at Reedy Creek Park
May 13, 2017 Running Book Club May
May 05, 2017 CRC Birthday Event
April 13, 2017 Boston Send Off Party
March 12, 2017 Running Book Club
January 28, 2017 2017 Winter Classic 8k & 4k
December 11, 2016 CRC Annual Meeting and Holiday Lights Run
November 19, 2016 CRC Fall Social
November 19, 2016 Let me run fall fest 5k - Volunteers
October 08, 2016 Simulator Run
September 17, 2016 CRC Backyard Movie Night
August 30, 2016 Blue Ridge Relay Teams Pre-Party
August 21, 2016 Olympic Marathon Run & Watch Party
August 02, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Omega Sports Park Rd
July 26, 2016 Charlotte Running Club Track Night!
July 25, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Charlotte Running Co. Dilworth
July 20, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Ultra Running Company SouthEnd
July 19, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Charlotte Running Co. Promenade
July 18, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Fleet Feet Huntersville
July 15, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Inside Out Sports
July 13, 2016 Tour De Charlotte - Run For Your Life - Midtown
June 11, 2016 Take Back Greenway
May 05, 2016 CRC 7th Birthday
April 02, 2016 Spring Marathon Social
March 19, 2016 CRC Easter Egg Scramble

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The Charlotte Running Club consists of passionate runners that strive to spread the love of running and to help each other grow. The Club's goal is to bring the expansive, diverse, and exciting Charlotte running community together under one umbrella through motivation, group runs, and social events. 

"Charlotte Running Club" is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization. Contact: P.O. Box 34763, Charlotte, NC 28234.

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