Charlotte Marathon


November 16, 2024

Start Time : 7:20 a.m.
Number of Places : 1,200

Previously the Thunder Road Marathon, the Charlotte Marathon blends road racing with music, family-friendly entertainment and the Charlotte area's rich heritage and love of stock car racing.

Charlotte Marathon Route
The race starts in uptown Charlotte. Runners head off towards Randolph and Providence, passing through the oak-lined Foxcroft community near Sharon Road and Arbor Way. Next the route turns back towards uptown. This takes everyone through historic Myers Park, onto Queens Road via the revitalized Dilworth community and past the Bank of America Stadium, home of the NFL Carolina Panthers.

On towards the finish. The race now passes through the artistic North Davidson area, known for its music and night life. Next, runners head uptown taking in sights of the historic Plaza-Midwood home of the first settlers in Charlotte. Then on to Central Avenue and 7th Avenue before the final effort for closing stretch. Finally, along McDowell and a last right turn on 2nd Street brings runners towards cheering crowds at the finish line and a Charlotte Marathon medal.

Charlotte Marathon Entry
* Entry Fee : $110 (until Dec 31), $120 (until Mar 31), $130 (until Jun 30), $140 (until Sep 30), $150 (until Nov 14), $165 (Nov 16)
* Registration Deadline : November 16

Contact Details
Contact : Race Director
Address : 901 S. Kings Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina
Tel. : 704-335-0209
Email :
Website :

Further Information
* Cut-off Time : Runners will be expected to finish within 6 hours.
* Charities : The Charlotte Marathon provides donations to support many local charities.
* Boston Qualifier : Yes

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