The Race to the Taste 5K, part of the annual Taste of Charlotte event uptown, is set for Saturday, June 10. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Checkers Charitable Foundation.
Online registration is now open for the event, which begins at 9 a.m. Those who participate in the 5K will receive a free t-shirt, a goodie bag that includes a ticket to Checkers game, a Taste of Charlotte Super Coin to purchase any item at the festival and other great gifts.
Registration is also open for the Cupcake Run/Walk that morning at 9:45. Participants of that event will receive a shirt and multiple cupcakes throughout the course.
The Checkers Charitable Foundation is a 501C3 that creates initiatives, fundraising programs and partnerships that positively impact the lives of children, families and other deserving groups in the North and South Carolina Region. The Checkers have contributed $3.7 million in monetary and in-kind donations to the Charlotte community since 2006.