BB&T Corporate Cup 5K and Half-Marathon kicks of the Charlotte running season and is the YMCA of Greater Charlotte's largest road race, with more than 3,700 runners in 2016. This race is open to individuals & teams and is perfect for runners and walkers of all levels from beginner to expert with a 5K, half-marathon & half-marathon relay distance.
The race starts in Uptown Charlotte and winds through the tree lined streets of the surrounding South End, Dilworth and Myers Park neighborhoods. Celebrate the race finish with a post-race party in Uptown Charlotte with music, free food and over 20 vendors.
Businesses & community groups (with 10 or more participants) can register as a team to compete in the Corporate Team Challenge. Teams receive points for the number of participants on their teams, the number of people from their company volunteering for the race, creating and submitting a team race t-shirt and more! The team with the most points wins the actual “Corporate Cup” award & earns bragging rights as the team most committed to healthy living & social responsibility in 2017.
After 37 years , Corporate Cup continues to celebrate healthy competition while giving back to the community. The BB&T Corporate Cup 5K & Half-Marathon benefits the YMCA Annual Campaign. Your participation enables the Y to offer programs and services that nurture the potential of kids and teens, promote healthy living, foster a sense of social responsibility and strengthen the foundations of community.