Races span Mountain Island region

Here are some foot and bike races happening this spring around the Mountain Island area. Heard of
others? Email us at news@mimonitor.com.

April 11: Color My Run
HUNTERSVILLE – Get splashed with colorful powder every kilometer of the 5K. Finish the race for a party. Registration costs $30 in advance and $50 on race day.
When: 9 a.m. April 11.
Where: Hambright Park, 12202 Hambright Road, Huntersville.
Details: www.colormyrun.com.

April 25: HFFA Kids Triathlon
HUNTERSVILLE – Children, ages 4-14, swim, bike and run in the fi rst of four HFFA Kids Triathlon series events. Registration costs $25 online and $30 onsite. The 100-yard fun run for ages 1-6 costs $5.
When: 5 p.m. April 25.
Where: Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville.
Details: www.jonesracingcompany.com/hffa-kids-tri/.

April 26: Huntersville Sprint Triathlon
HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Sprint Triathlon allows participants to swim 500 yards, bike 20 kilometers and run a 5K. Registration ranges $60-$70 for individuals and $95-$115 for relays.
When: 8 a.m. April 26.
Where: Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville.
Details: www.jonesracingcompany.com/huntersvillesprinttriathlon/.

April 26: Jimmie Johnson Foundation 5K
HUNTERSVILLE – The 5K is the first event in the JJF Wellness Challenge. Registration
for the 5K costs $25 until April 19, $30 until April 24, or $35 on race day.
When: 9 a.m. (5K) and 10 a.m. (1-mile fun walk/ run) April 26.
Where: Newell-Rubbermaid, 8926 Northpointe Executive Drive, Huntersville.
Details: http://jimmiejohnson5k.racesonline.com.

May 9: Run Wild
HUNTERSVILLE – The Run Wild event benefi ts the African Children’s Project, which helps children orphaned due to HIV or AIDS. Registration costs $35 (10K), $25 (5K) and $10 for (Fun Run).
When: 8 a.m. (10K), 8:15 a.m. (5K) and 9:30 a.m. (Fun Run) May 9.
Where: Birkdale Residents Club, 8915 Devonshire Drive, Huntersville.
Details: www.irunwild.org.

May 14: River Jam Run
CHARLOTTE – Runners can go through a 3.75-mile or 6.5-mile course. Listen to live music after the race. Registration costs $10 with no shirt and $20 with shirt. Add $5 on race day.
When: 6:15 p.m. May 14.
When: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte.
Details: www.usnwc.org.

May 16: Let Me Run SpringFest 5K
HUNTERSVILLE – The 5K raises money for a program that inspires health and wellness. Registration
costs $25 until May 1, $30 until May 15 and $35 on race day.
When: 1 p.m. May 16.
Where: Blythe Elementary School, 12202 Hambright Road, Huntersville.
Details: https://letmerun5k.racesonline.com.ff.

May 16: Shirley’s Angels Love Your Headlights
HUNTERSVILLE – The event includes a 5K and 5.5-mile run to promote breast cancer research and
outreach. Registration costs $20 (5K) and $30 (5.5 mile) until April 24, $25 (5K) and $35 (5.5 mile) until May 15 and $30 (5K) and $40 (5.5 mile) on race day.
When: 7:30 a.m. May 16.
Where: 9735 Kincey Ave., Huntersville.
Details: www.shirleysangels.org.

May 23: Belmont Classic
BELMONT – The 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run raises money to buy items for the police department not covered under the budget. 5K registration costs $10 for adults and $5 for children. The mile run is free for paid participants of the 5K run.
When: 8 a.m. May 23.
Where: Belmont Police Department, 200 N. Main St., Belmont.
Details: http://www.sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=12887

May 23: Quadzilla Relay
CHARLOTTE – The race includes stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking and whitewater kayaking. Registration costs $20 for individuals and $30 for teams
by May 21. Add $10 for raceday registration.
When: 9 a.m. May 23
Where: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte.
Details: http://usnwc.org.

May 24: Memorial Day Trail Race
CHARLOTTE – The race allows participants to run 5 or 8 miles through the trails at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Experience live music, fi reworks and food after the race. Registration costs $30 by May 21 and $37 on race day.
When: 9 a.m. May 24.
When: U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte.
Details: http://usnwc.org.

May 24: HFFA Kids Triathlon
HUNTERSVILLE – Children, ages 4-14, swim, bike and run in the second of four HFFA Kids Triathlon
series events. Registration costs $25 online and $30 onsite. The 100-yard fun run for ages 1-6 costs $5.
When: 2 p.m. May 24.
Where: Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics, 11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville.
Details: www.jonesracingcompany.com/hffa-kids-tri/.

June 6: Warrior Dash
HUNTERSVILLE – Run a 3.08-mile course with 12 obstacles. Registration costs $55 until March 31, $60 until April 28, $65 until May 26, $80 until June 4 and $90 on race day.
When: Waves span 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. June 6.
When: Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville.
Details: www.warriordash.com.

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