OCTOBER 26, 2017

 REGISTRATION


In-Person – Cash or Check

Complete an application and register in person with cash or check (check made payable to Event Marketing Services, Inc.) at the following Run For Your Life locations from now until Friday, October 20:

  • Midtown – 901 South Kings Drive
  • Piper Glen – 6418 Rea Road, Charlotte
  • University – 1816 East Arbors Drive, Charlotte

Mail – Check only
Mail an application with full entry fee (check made payable to Event Marketing Services, Inc.), postmarked by Monday, October 16 to:

Run For Your Life
Attn: Rocktoberfest Half & 5 Miler
901 South Kings Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28204

Online – Credit Card Only
Register online until 11:59 PM, Thursday, October 19.

NOTE: There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION 

YOU MUST REGISTER BY OCTOBER 2 TO GUARANTEE YOUR GENDER SPECIFIC SHIRT.  AFTER OCTOBER 2 SHIRTS WILL BE ASSIGNED WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

 FINISHERS MEDALS


We will have finisher medals for both the Half Marathon and the 5 Miler! The Rocktoberfest finisher medals are one of 6 collectors medals that will connect to form one large 7″x7″ medal.  Finish all of the Run For Your Life 6 pack races so you can connect your medals!  Check out the medals online!

 

 DOUBLE MEDALS


We are offering the Double Medal again this year!  If you plan to run the Rocktoberfest Half Marathon and the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon or Half Marathon, you can get extra bling!  Just make sure you are registered!

Check out details on the Double Medal!

  WHERE’S IT AT


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The start and finish are the same for both races and will be located on 7th Street in front of Memorial Stadium. The post-race festival will right there in the parking lot of Memorial Stadium.

Check out the course maps and turn-by-turn directions for the half marathon and the 5 Mile course here!

DIRECTIONS
The race starts and finishes at Independence Park in Elizabeth.  Street address is 310 North Kings Drive.  For directions click here and type in your starting address.

PARKING
Details coming soon!

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS


Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Uptown
508 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28202

$139.00/night
Block: 10/20/17-10/22/17
Cutoff : September 20, 2017

Book Online or call 1-704-347-5972.  Group Code: ROCK

 

 

PACE & TIMING


The half marathon has a time limit of 3 hours. In order to comply with the agreement with the City of Charlotte, streets comprising the route must be reopened to vehicular traffic on a set schedule.

Timing mats will be located at the Start, 10K, and the Finish.  Runners who do not register a split time at one of the checkpoints will be subject to disqualification.

 

 AWARDS


All half marathon finishers will receive a finisher medal.  We will also award:

Half Marathon

  • Top 5 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 Masters Male & Female
  • Top 3 Male & Female Age Groups
  • Top 3 Clydesdale & Athena

5 Miler

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 Masters Male & Female
  • Top 3 Male & Female Age Groups
  • Top 3 Clydesdale & Athena

Awards will be presented at awards ceremony and will not be mailed. Awards will be kept for 2 weeks at the Midtown Run For Your Life location, no exceptions!  

Age Groups: 14 & Under (5 Miler), 15-19 (5 Miler), 19U (Half Marathon), 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75 & up.

 

BENEFICIARY


We are excited to partner with RunningWorks for another great event!  RunningWorks is a non-profit running program founded to use sport to empower individuals and families to break cycles of abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness – one stride at a time.

Their vision is to stop the destructive cycle of homelessness before it starts by reaching the most vulnerable and socially excluded with values accrued through running – skills they can use to further their lives.

Their core values include respect, discipline, teamwork, accountability, honesty, dependability, education, endurance, family, morality, commitment, independence, giving, service, trust, volunteerism, and willingness. Displaying our core values helps break the stigma associated with homelessness

 PACKET PICK-UP


Packet Pick-Up Hours Packet pick-up will be available on Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14 at varying Run For Your Life locations.  Packet pick-up will also be available on site race day.  See below for locations and hours:

  • Midtown: Thursday & Friday 10AM – 7 PM
  • Piper Glen: Thursday 10AM – 7PM; Friday until 3 PM
  • University: Thursday 10:30AM – 7:30PM; Friday 10:30AM – 3:00PM
  • On-site Race Day beginning at 6:45 am

COUNTDOWN


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ENTRY FEES


Thru May 18
Half Marathon $60
Half Marathon (K-12) $55
5 Miler $25
5 Miler (K-12) $20

May 19 – July 21
Half Marathon $70
Half Marathon (K-12) $65
5 Miler $30
5 Miler (K-12) $25

July 22 – September 22
Half Marathon $80
Half Marathon (K-12) $75
5 Miler $35
5 Miler (K-12) $30

September 23 – October 20
Half Marathon $90
Half Marathon (K-12) $85
5 Miler $40
5 Miler (K-12) $35

Race Day No race day registration!

Make all checks payable to Event Marketing Services, Inc. Credit Card payments are only accepted online!

GENDER SPECIFIC SHIRTS


The 2017 Rocktoberfest shirts are the Bella + Canvas Triblend Gender Specific shirts.  The women’s style is a fitted styles.  The women’s shirt also run small.  If you like a fitted shirts, size up one size.  If you like a loose shirt, size up two sizes.  If you ran in any of the 2016 Six Pack races, the shirt style is the same.

YOU MUST REGISTER BY OCTOBER 2 TO GUARANTEE YOUR GENDER SPECIFIC SHIRT.  AFTER OCTOBER 2 SHIRTS WILL BE ASSIGNED WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

RACE DAY DETAILS


6:30 AM Packet Pick-Up
7:40 AM Half Marathon Start
8:00 AM 5 Mile Start
9:00 AM 5 Miler Awards Ceremony
9:45 AM Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

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