Race Date: February 1st, 2014 9:00AM Start
$15 for UNC Charlotte students by 1/22/14
$22 for all other participants by 1/22/14
$25 All participants 1/23 to 1/31 (3PM)
$30 All participants race day 2/1/14
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The UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk, hosted by the Recreational Services Department, is open to everyone. Current UNC Charlotte Students who register by the early bird deadline will receive a student discount. Student ID must be shown at check-in for the student rate. 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 The American Red Cross. You can give additional funds to The ARC by checking the box on your entry form.
Packets may be picked up prior to the event 1/29- 1/31 10:30am - 7:30pm at Run for Your Life - University Location 1816 E Arbors Dr #420 (704) 503-1105. *Allow 24 Hours after registering before picking up your packet. Directions
Event Check- In
Race day (February 1st) 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.
Ci Ci's Pizza
Belk Gym 006 A
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
2010 William Taylor (17:02)
Women's Record Holder
2003 Lisa Ottens (17:37)
5K Pictures will be posted on the Recreational Services Facebook page:
Our mission: The Department of Recreational Services at UNC Charlotte is committed to inspiring the lifetime appreciation of a balanced, active, and healthy lifestyle. A student-focused approach is utilized by offering experiences that exceed the changing needs of a diverse university community.