ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run

Join the ACC the morning of the big game for the annual ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run. The race takes place at 8:00 AM in Uptown Charlotte, and is the perfect way to kick off game day with your family.

REGISTER by November 7th to have a SCHOOL-SPECIFIC race t-shirt.

The United Way is the official beneficiary of the race.

More Info


To register for the 2015 ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot run follow this LINK to the registration page. Below are the costs to participate in the race.

  • 9/1 through 10/10 – $25.00
  • 10/11 through 11/27 – $30.00
  • 11/28 through 12/4 – $35.00
  • Race Day – $40.00

School-Specific Shirts

ACC school-specific shirts will only be available through 11:59 PM on Saturday, November 7.  All runners that register after November 7 will receive the gray ACC shirt while supplies last. CLICK HERE to view all the shirts.

Event Schedule

7:00 AM Registration/Packet Pick-Up Opens

8:00 AM Race Start

9:00 AM Kids Race

9:20 AM 5K Awards Ceremony

Race Location

All Race Day events will take place on Wells Fargo Plaza/Atrium, 310 S. Tryon Street, which is located on South Tryon Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Third Street.

Course Map (click to enlarge)


Awards & Categories

The Top 3 Overall Male & Female and Top 3 Male & Female Age Groups will be awarded.  Age groups are as follows: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54. 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Awards will be kept at the Charlotte Sports Foundation for two weeks after the race. Please call (704) 943-3560 to schedule a time to pick up your award.



Packet Pick-up 

Packets can be picked up at the Run for Your Life Midtown location  on Thursday & Friday (Dec. 3&4) from 10 AM to 7 PM.

Race Results

Results will be posted to page, as well as, at Physical postings will occur at the Post-Race Celebration at the Wells Fargo Atrium & Plaza.

Parking Suggestions

Parking is available in several places around the event. Please visit to find detailed information about parking locations. Once you’re on the website, search the address 310 S. Tryon Charlotte, NC to locate specific parking information. Parking meters will not be in use during the event in the Center City area.