BB&T Corporate Cup Half Marathon + 5k – March 5, 2016 – Tryon Street – Charlotte NC
This has been a large road race for several years, with over 3,000 runners in 2015. All registrants will receive a tech t-shirt along with a “green” e-goody bag containing some coupons.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
BB&T Corporate Cup 5K and Half-Marathon kicks of the Charlotte running season and is the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s largest road race, with more than 3,500 runners in 2015.The race starts in Uptown Charlotte and winds through the tree lined streets of the surrounding South End, Dilworth and Myers Park neighborhoods. Celebrate the race finish with a post-race party in Uptown Charlotte with live music, free food and over 20 vendors.
This race is open to individuals and teams (10+ participants) and is perfect for runners and walkers of all levels; beginner to expert. Businesses (with 10 or more participants) can register as a Corporate Team to compete in the Corporate Team Challenge. Corporate Teams receive points for the number of participants on their teams, the number of people from their company volunteering for the race, creating and submitting a team race t-shirt and more! The team with the most points wins the actual “Corporate Cup” award.
After 36 years, Corporate Cup continues to celebrate healthy competition while giving back to the community. The BB&T Corporate Cup 5K & Half-Marathon benefits the YMCA Annual Campaign that enables the Y to offer programs and services that nurture the potential of kids and teens, promote healthy living, foster a sense of social responsibility and strengthen the foundations of community.
Tryon Street, between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Levine Avenue of the Arts.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Half marathon starts at 7:40 AM; 5k at 8:15 AM.INFO/REGISTRATION @ RUNSIGNUP