Come join the fun and run

Come join the fun and run


by Charlotte Today

Posted on March 4, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 4 at 2:02 PM

 Alston + Bird Corporate Cup 5K & Half Marathon
Saturday, March 9
Tryon Street start & finish

More than 3,400 runners and walkers come out to run and cross the finish line last year at the late winter/early spring running of Charlotte's Alston & Bird Corporate Cup Half Marathon, Relay & 5K Run/Walk races, which usually sees from 700 to 800 finishers in the half marathon alone. New. Course for the half marathon, by Queens, Myers Park Country Club, Providence if you aren't running, but driving, look for the map on 3/9. CCCP has a team...some runners, some walkers, like me.

13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Saturday, March 16
12p-3p pick up Registration
30+ bars Uptown

15,000 people in Uptown from 2:00pm – 9:00pm – it’s HUGE) converge at Dixie's parking lot
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Best to pre-register
$20 at one of the pre-registrations, $25 online, and $30 the day of the event.
Alcohol NOT included
Included: Event t-shirt which serves as your ticket to get into all the bars, event koozie, cover charges at all bars, St. Pats giveaways, and beer/liquor specials.
American beers, Skyy vodka and Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey

St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Saturday, March 16
Tryon Street between 1st & 3rd Streets

The Festival is located on S. Tryon St. between 1st St & 3rd St.The festival hours are 10AM – 6:30PM and features Irish music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, Irish/Celtic and other vendors, a large children’s amusement area and plenty of food & beverages. There is no admission fee to attend.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 16
Tryon Street

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade has great units, bands, community groups, lts f dog units, little Irish dancer girls and boys.

Governor McCrory is Grand Marshall.

The parade will step off at 11:00 A.M. at Tryon and 9th street in uptown Charlotte. In order to accommodate the growing audience for the parade, we are expanding the parade route this year. The parade will still step off at Tryon & 9th St. It then marches south to 3rd Street where it takes a left and marches down 3rd St. to Caldwell. Check out the Map Page for the complete parade route.