2017 5K Walk/ Run Series


Discover a Healthy Life in Kannapolis. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in a unique series featuring the best area 5K fun runs/ walks held in the City of Kannapolis, NC. Runners/ walkers are encouraged to participate in the entire series of races (8). Awards will be presented to anyone who finishes at least five events. For those who participate and finish all eight events, there will be special recognition.


There is no fee to participate in Run Kannapolis. Your entry into the individual races will be used to track your participation. You simply pay the entry fee for each individual event that you want to compete in.


In 2017, series awards will be provided simply for participating and finishing no less than five events. There are no category awards for age, gender, or series standings/ time. Individual 5k events will have their own awards, t-shirts, and prizes. Run Kannapolis End-of-Season awards will be presented at a special ceremony in January 2018. Qualifying award recipients will receive an email invitation notifying you of your complete in the Run Kannapolis Series and details on the end of season award ceremony.


Participate in:
  • 4 races…You’re awesome. Can’t win an award yet but keep going!
  • 5 races… Achieve PARTICIPANT status; you will receive an end-of-season award.
  • 6 races…Achieve ATHLETE status; you will receive an end-of season award.
  • 7 races…Achieve COMPETITOR status; you will receive an end-of-season award.
  • 8 races…Congratulations, you achieved BEAST status! Special award for you.