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The Weekend Run + Refuel: The OrthoCarolina Classic!

It's time for the Weekend Run + Refuel. Each week we provide you with a new local running route along with a suggestion on where to grab brunch or lunch after.

Last week featured a 3 mile run through Elizabeth with a stop at Sunflour Baking Company after.

This week we're inviting you to join us on Saturday morning for the OrthoCarolina Classic 5K and 10K and to stay for food and beer after!

The race begins at OrthoCarolina, located at 1915 Randolph Road. There is a parking deck attached to the building that can be accessed from Vail Ave. or N. Colonial Ave. Parking is free! The 5K kicks off at 7:30 a.m. and the 10K at 7:45 a.m.

Haven't registered for the race yet? No worries. There is race day registration from 6:30-7:15 a.m. Race day registration is $35 for the 5K and $40 for the 10K.


The whole family can participate in this race! There will be a kid's 50 yard dash at 8:45 a.m.

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Here's the route for the 5K.

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And here's the route for the 10K. Both race routes feature views of the Charlotte skyline.


Post race festivities include beer from NoDa Brewing Company, chicken biscuits from Chick-Fil-A for runners, a kid's zone sponsored by Chick-Fil-A and music provided by WFNZ. The awards ceremony will take place at 9 a.m.

Get up and run with us! We'll see you at the race!