Charlotte Checkers News

Registration is now open for the third annual Charlotte Checkers 5K Run & Walk, which will take place Saturday, Nov. 29. Click here to register.

The race, which benefits the Checkers Charitable Foundation, is on a certified course that will begin and end at Pearle St. Park just south of uptown Charlotte and includes a post-race party presented by Bud Light.

Checkers 5k registrationThe early-bird cost for registration (now until Nov. 7) is $30 and includes a ticket to that night’s Checkers game, a performance t-shirt and goodie bag. The registration price increases to $35 on Nov. 8 and to $40 on the day of the race. Participants will also have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets to that night’s Checkers game for $15 each.

The event will also feature a Fun Run for kids, presented by Family Talk. Registration for the Fun Run is $5 and includes a special Checkers medal for all participants.

The post-race party will feature snacks, drinks and music. Additionally, Chubby and the CheckMates will be on hand to cheer on participants.
Paul Branecky
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The Checkers' vice president of communications, Paul Branecky has been covering hockey in North Carolina since 2006, including five seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes.