In order to use RunSignup, your browser must accept cookies. Otherwise, you will not be able to register for races or use other functionality of the website. However, your browser doesn't appear to allow cookies by default.
If you still see this message after clicking the link, then your browser settings are likely set to not allow cookies. Please try enabling cookies. You can find instructions at https://www.whatismybrowser.com/guides/how-to-enable-cookies/auto.
We are celebrating our 17th year of the Charity Chase Half Marathon!!!!
The Charity Chase Half Marathon is a rewarding run for those up for the challenge. Hickory is in the foothills of North Carolina and the race course winds around the city with elevation changes that will require some effort. You will have run up and down the equivalent of a sixty-story building before you finish but don't be scared off! We have participants that run/walk and runners as young as seven and as old as seventy.
The Charity Chase 5k will take participants through the downtown area of Hickory.
Charity Chase Half Marathon will start at 7:30 AM. **Note** Time Change
Charity Chase 5K will start at 7:00 AM. **Note** Time Change
Our Charity volunteer groups help make Charity Chase Half Marathon run smoothly. There will be over 300 volunteers at the start/finish and along the race course to cheer you on, provide water, Gatorade & GU. They may even entertain you along the way! Hickory's Police Department will be at every controlled intersection and our EMS will be on standby along the course for your safety.
Packet Pick Up will be Friday, April 21th from 12pm-6pm at the Hickory Metro Convention Center
Race Day Packet Pick Up and Registration are available at race venue between 5:30 am - 6:45 am.
Everything we do at Charity Chase Half Marathon is geared to giving our RUNNERS a rewarding race where, hopefully, new PERSONAL BESTS and GREAT EXPERIENCES will be found. We look forward to seeing you there!
Top 3 Male/Female Overall
Top 3 Age Group Male/Female Awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
Top 3 Male/Female Overall
1st place in each age group awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
2023 Charity Chase 5K
2023 Charity Chase Half Marathon
All sales are final. No refunds for this event.
Charity Chase Executive Committee reserves the right to modify, change, reschedule, or cancel this event.
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Charity Chase Half Marathon & 5K.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Ave Dr SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Friday, April 8th from 12pm-6pm
Start line for the 5K is at the corner of 4th St NW and Main Ave NW; Start line for the half is on 4th St NW in between First Citizen's Bank and 1st Baptist ChurchOpen in External Application
Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.
Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.
Thank you! Your message was posted to Facebook.