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Run Kannapolis Race Series

Join the thousands of people who have participated in Run Kannapolis over the years. Run Kannapolis is part of the City of Kannapolis’ Discover a Healthy Life brand.

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 Kannapolis and most runs include a one-mile fun run option.

Runners/walkers are encouraged to participate in the entire series of races, but series awards will be provided to only those who finish at least five events. For those who participate and finish all eight events, there will be a special recognition.

Registration is open now. Register for all eight races and save 25%. 

Good luck and we hope to see you at the finish line!

2024 Run Kannapolis Spring Series: Register here

March 23 - Robert Tucker Run 5K, 8 a.m., in Downtown Kannapolis- Hosted by SHOE SHOW, INC/Half-Moon Outfitters, LLC

April 13 – Strides for Stroke, 9 a.m., at North Carolina Research Campus- Hosted by Atrium Health.

May 2 – Jiggy with the Piggy, 6:30 p.m., at North Carolina Research Campus- Hosted by Kannapolis Parks and Recreation.

May 18 – Gaelic Alley Pub Run, 8 a.m., in Downtown Kannapolis- Hosted by Gaelic Alley Pub. 

2024 Run Kannapolis Fall Series: Register here

August 17 – Cannon Ballers Shooting Star 5K, 9 a.m., at Atrium Health Ballpark- Hosted by Kannapolis Cannon Ballers

September 14 – Mental Wellness 5K Race for Peace, 8 a.m., at North Carolina Research Campus- Hosted by S.T.U.D.I.O.

October 5 – Steps for STEAM Wonder 5K, 7:45 & 8:30 a.m., at North Carolina Research Campus- Hosted by Kannapolis Education Foundation 

November 9 – Old Armor 5K for Heros, 9 a.m., in Downtown Kannapolis- Hosted by Old Armor Beer Company