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49er Gold Rush 5K

GOLD RUSH 5K
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The 49er Gold Rush 5K has become a February tradition for the Niners.

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Race Overview

The 49er Gold Rush 5K has become a February tradition for the Niners. Traditionally ran as the second race in the Healthy UCity Race Series, the UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K is going Virtual for 2021. The race, hosted by University Recreation, is open to everyone. Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Community are encouraged to participate. 

Net Proceeds from the 19th Annual 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk will benefit the University Recreation Student Professional Development Fund.

The Virtual Race is open through Sunday, Feb. 14th!

  • You must complete the virtual race between Feb. 1st and Feb 14th by 11:59 p.m. EST*
  • Use any GPS, Bluetooth device or running app to track your results, you can even take a photo of your treadmill results.
  • Results can be submitted via the attached link or email to Sophie Rattray at srattray@uncc.edu

Three Options for Registration:

  • Just the Race (no shirt, no medal) - $20
  • Just the Shirt (no medal) - $25
  • All the Swag (shirt and medal) - $30*

*Please note that due to the overwhelming number of last minute registrations we have received, t-shirts are not guaranteed at the packet pick-up time slots but will be mailed afterwards.

5K samples for 2021

Packet Pick-Up

Thursday, February 4th, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

University Recreation
8827 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

Friday, February 5th, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

University Recreation
8827 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

Saturday, February 6th, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

University Recreation
8827 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28223


Awards 

  • Best Post Race Selfie 
  • Most 49er Spirit
  • Furthest Distance from UREC 

Past Results & Photos

2021 Race Results

2020 Race Results 2020 Race Photos

2019 Race Results 2019 Race Photos

2018 Race Results

2017 Race Results

2016 Race Results

2015 Race Results


Sponsors

A huge thank you to our title sponsors for this year's event!