Race Date: February 6th, 2016 9:00AM Start
Registration is not open at this time
The UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk, hosted by the Recreational Services Department, is open to everyone. Current UNC Charlotte Students with a valid student ID who register by the early bird deadline will receive a student discount. Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Community are encouraged to participate.
Net Proceeds from The UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk will benefit UNC Charlotte student development scholarships. Direct donations will be taken for Girls on the run. You can give additional funds to Girls on the run by checking the box on your entry form. Girls on the Run promotional video.
*Allow 24 Hours after registering online before picking up your packet. Packets may be picked up prior to the event 2/3- 2/5 10:30am - 7:30pm at Run for Your Life - University Location 1816 E Arbors Dr #420 (Next to Trader Joes on Mallard Creek Church Road) (704) 503-1105. Directions
Event Check- In
Race day (February 6th) packet pick-up, registration and check in is from 7:30am-8:30am
Check in is at the Belk Track and Field Complex at the track level.
Parking & Directions:
The 5k begins and ends at the Irwin Belk Track. The closest location to park on campus will be the West Deck Parking garage. Parking for this event is free. Click here to download campus map:
South Entrance (Cameron Blvd) to enter campus. Cameron Blvd is one driveway south of the main entrance on 49 (University City Blvd) If you are coming from the north, it is on the right just past the tennis courts. If you are coming from the south, it is on the left just past the credit union. Once on Cameron, drive through the intersection of University Rd (traffic light) and take the next right, and right again into West Deck. The Belk Track is directly across the street.
The campus is also accessible from N. Tryon, Mary Alexander, John Kirk, and Toby Creek roads, if you are familiar with campus.
Awards: Each winner will receive a medal and free smoothie from Smoothie King
Male & Female Top 3 Overall, Male & Female Community Overall,
Male & Female Alumni Overall, Male & Female Faculty/Staff Overall
Male & Female Student Overall
Age Group Top 3 Male & Female: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,
30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & up
2015 49er Gold Rush 5K
2014 49er Gold Rush 5K
2013 49er Gold Rush 5K
2012 49er Gold Rush 5K
2011 Homecoming 5K
2010 Homecoming 5K
2009 Homecoming 5K
2008 HOMECOMING 5K RACE
2007 HOMECOMING 5K RACE
Men's Record Holder
16:51 Alejandro Arreola (2015)
Women's Record Holder
17:37 Lisa Ottens (2003)
5K Pictures are posted in several albums on the Recreational Services Facebook page: