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Join the thousands of people who have participated in Run Kannapolis. Run Kannapolis is part of the City of Kannapolis’ Discover a Healthy Life brand and cosponsored by Atrium Health. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in this unique series featuring the best 5K runs/walks in the city. Each run is held in Downtown Kannapolis and hosted by a nonprofit that benefits from the entry fees.

We have added a new payment option this year. Register for all eight Run Kannapolis races at a discounted rate ($15/race) and save money - until March 30. Details are at the bottom of the Run Kannapolis homepage –

Highlights for this year’s Runs include - Jiggy with the Piggy, join us on a Thursday evening in your best pig/pork related costume to qualify for prizes. The Rotary 5K is a virtual run and the Fall Back event, is held at 1:50 a.m. the night Daylight Savings Time ends, – which allows you to finish – before you begin.

Runners/walkers are encouraged to participate in the entire series of eight races for a unique prize but you can win awards for finishing no less than five events. Register at

Good luck with the 2019 Run Kannapolis series and we hope to see you all at the finish line!

2019 Run Kannapolis Series
January 22 – December 15 – Rotary 5K, virtual race, Kannapolis Rotary Club
March 30 – Spring It On, 8 am, Kannapolis City Schools
April 13 – Strides for Stroke, 9 am, Atrium Health
May 2 – Jiggy with the Piggy, 6:30 pm, Kannapolis Parks and Recreation
May 18 – Rhythm & Run, 8:30 am, N.C. Music Hall of Fame
October 12 – Duke Dash, 9 am, Duke University’s MURDOCK Study
November 3 – Fall Back, 1:50 am, Kannapolis Firefighters Burned Children’s Fund
December 7 – Frostbite, 10 am, Kannapolis YMCA