Belk Bowl 5k



Kickoff the 2014 Belk Bowl festivities with the Belk Bowl 5K. Come run or walk the streets of Uptown Charlotte and celebrate with a post-race celebration full of beer, food, and giveaways. Bring your family, friends, and football fans and get ready to run!


December 28th at 2:00 pm



  • Online Registration—Click on the following link: ONLINE REGISTRATION.
  • Paper Registrations – Click here to download or can be picked up at any Run For Your Life location.
    • Completed or turned in at Packet Pickup December 26 and 27 & Race Day
  • Race Day Registrations
    • Opens at 1 pm | Closes at 1:50 pm


 Race Location & Course Map:

  • All Race Day events will take place on Wells Fargo Plaza/Atrium, 310 S. Tryon Street, which is located on South Tryon Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Third Street.
  • The Belk Bowl 5K course map.


ALL pre-registered runners before December 15 are guaranteed a t-shirt.

Race week and race day registrants will receive a t-shirt while supplies last.

Sunday Event Schedule:

  • 1:00 pm – Race day registration & packet pickup open
  • 2:00 pm – Belk Bowl 5K presented by Rampage Starts
  • 2:30 pm – Post-Race Celebration Begins
  • 3:15 pm – Belk Bowl 5K awards ceremony
  • 4:00 pm – Belk Bowl 5K Post-Race Celebration ends


Awards & Categories:

  • Top overall male, female & wheelchair winners will receive a medal and a $500 gift card to Belk.
  • Top 3 males and females in each age group will receive a medal and a gift from Belk:
    • 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54. 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Awards will be kept at the Charlotte Sports Foundation for two weeks after the race. Please call (704) 943-3560 to schedule a time to pick up your award.


Post-Race Celebration

  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm  -  Wells Fargo Atrium
  • The post party will feature the awards ceremony, food, beverages, DJ, and much more!
  • Each participant will receive two (2) drink tickets attached to their bib to redeem for alcoholic beverages at the Post-Race Celebration. A valid ID required for proof of age for alcoholic beverage consumption.


Packet Pickup

You may pick up your race bib and race t-shirt one of following ways:


Other Race Details:

  •  Bag Check
    • The Belk Bowl 5k Staff will be allowing runners to check their bags this year at the check-in/registration tables.
    • You MUST pick up your checked bags immediately following the race.
  • Race Results
    • Results will be posted to 5K page as well as at
    • Physical postings will occur at the Post-Race Celebration at the Wells Fargo Atrium & Plaza.


Parking Suggestions

  • Parking is available in several places around the event.
  • Please visit to find detailed information about parking locations.
    • Once you're on the website, search the address 310 S. Tryon Charlotte, NC to locate specific parking information. Parking meters will not be in use during the event in the Center City area.