START YOUR NEW YEAR OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT! This inaugural family-friendly 5k and fun run will have you running the New Year in festive style! Participants run or walk along the Blue Line on N. Tryon Street starting at the Old Concord Road station and finishing just past the McCullough Station near W. WT Harris Blvd. Each participant receives an ALL-DAY LYNX PASS so hop on at any stop and join us for a morning of New Year’s fun.


January 1, 2022
Race starts at 10:00 am
NEW YEAR’S BRUNCH goes until 12:00 pm. We will kick it off with PANCAKES, HOT COCOA STATION, HOT CIDER, CRAFT BEER SAMPLING, and music!

VIP TICKETS score you two post event MIMOSAS and a commemorative glass to toast your accomplishment in a cozy, heated tent. VIP tickets are limited so register early!


430 E. McCullough Drive in University City


RIDE THE LIGHT RAIL! Catch the light rail train at any stop and get off at either the McCullough or JW Clay/UNCC station and follow the signs!


The New Year’s Day 5K presented by Atrium Health raises awareness about hunger challenges in Charlotte. The race proceeds will benefit Faith CME Food Pantry, Hope Street Food Pantry and Mayfield Memorial Food Pantry, all food pantries serving hundreds of families in need in University City.