Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte 5K, 80s Run, 5K, Run Back To the 80s Charlotte 5K, 80s Run, 5K, Run Back To the 80s

Saturday, May 11
Start Time:  4:00 p.m.
Reg./Packet Pick-Up: Friday 3:30-7pm (EpiCentre Commons)  

and Saturday 2:30-4pm (Two Wells Fargo Plaza)

What a rad time at Run Back To The '80s Charlotte! Thank you to our partners and to all the runners and walkers who brought their awesome out to play!


Check out ​the awesome images from the event - click HERE.

To Benefit:

Registration Fees & Deadlines
Event Info

Hello Charlotte!

Get ready to run, walk or flashdance the totally tubular 5K to the rad finish party! Loads of '80s music and giveaways at the chill stations on course, then prizes, beverages and more music at the EpiCentre finish party. Bring on the neon and let your awesome out to play!

Take a look around the website (especially The 411 page) to find out more. Then, get your friends together because when you join a team (only 4 people minimum), you get a discount on registration and can win the award for Largest Team in '80s Theme!

Read on...
Register soon because start waves will fill...
And, we'll see you May 11!

2010 - present

March 22 -  April 14
Individual:  $35
Team member:  $30

April 15 - May 9
Individual:  $40
Team member:  $35

Individual:  $45
Team Member:  $45

2010 - present
The Mullet (Venue)
Charity Partner

"It's all business up front and nothing but a party in the back!"

Start Venue:  Two Wells Fargo Plaza, Uptown Charlotte.

As soon as you arrive at The Mullet, please check in at the Registration Tent.

> Sign a waiver (for those under 18, a parent or guardian must sign the waiver for you).
> Secure your bib number to the front of your outfit. 
> Receive your souvenir Run Back to the '80s shirt and classic '80s pins.

Then, it's time to make your way through The Mullet and begin your Run Back to the '80s!
> Stop to sign and take your picture by the Yearbook Wall.
> Rock some tunes with us and win cool '80s merchandise.
> Listen for the start wave announcements and move into your designated wave at 3:45 p.m..
> Get ready to belt out your wave theme song as you cross the start line.
> Head to each Chill Station, and you'll be all '80s before you're through.

> Cross the finish line and receiver your totally awesome finisher "metal."

> Head to EpiCentre for the rad finish party with music, beverages, prizes, plus you'll receive a wristband for free cover admission to Whisky River and Suite!

For more details about how to Run Back to the '80s, please visit The 411 page by clicking HERE.

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5K Course
Event Volunteers

Interested in helping to keep the event humming and the party rocking? We'd love to have you assist with Registration; Start Line; Finish Line/Awards; or Course Marshal/Chill Stations. If you are a non-profit, please ask about our Volunteer Group Program. Please contact us at: