You know what we love more than running? Seeing YOU get the most out of your running! For real!  Hardcore competitors, newbies, fun runners, 5K to ultra: no matter how far or fast, Run For Your Life can put you in the right shoes, gear and clothing for your pursuits. Sure, size matters.  But that's just one of the factors that determine the best running shoe for your needs.  We'll walk (or run!) you through the whole process at any of our three Charlotte, NC Run For Your Life stores!

fun little events & news


NoDa Halloween Pub Run!

Noda Halloween Pub Run this Wednesday – October 22 
Halloween Costume Contest! Winner receives free pair of shoes from asics – Make sure you check in at the RFYL tent with your costume and get your picture taken. #NodaHalloweenRun

1st Person Back Wins a Nutrition/Sock Package!
Last Person Back Wins a RFYL Gift Card!

Noda Run October 22nd 2014

REVEAL: 2014 Thunder Road Event Shirt!

Join us for the final Novant Health Thunder Road Marathon 4 Mile Preview Run and launch party! Still on the fence about registering for a 5K, half or full marathon? Come out to the Peculiar Rabbit and demo 4 miles of the marathon course and register on site for extra giveaways from Novant Health, Run For Your Life and The Novant Health Thunder Road Marathon. After the run, be the first to see the 2014 Official Finisher’s Shirts!


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Donut Dash at Brazwell’s!

October 28th – Brazwell’s Donut Dash 7:00 pm
Run, Eat Donuts, Run! Can you do it? $5.00 gets you 2 donuts mid-run and the chance to win some amazing raffle prizes. All money raised goes directly to Running Works to help pay the entry fees of local Charlotte homeless runners training for Thunder Road Marathon. Extra raffle tickets available for purchase, lots of vendors out and 1/2 price appetizers from Brazwell’s!

Donut Dash Oct. 28th



Running shoes. Yep, we do that. And a whole lot more!

Professional running shoe fitting, training groups and world class events… Pop on over to one of our three locations here in Charlotte and we’ll show you how much fun running can be!

2014 series’

thunder road marathon

Race Day: Saturday, November 15, 2014!
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Upcoming Race Events

November 15, 2014

Novant Health Thunder Road Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Uptown Charlotte

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November 27, 2014

University City Turkey Trot 5K

Highland Creek Elementary

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December 06, 2014

ACC Fan 5K

Charlotte, NC

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December 28, 2014

Belk Bowl 5K

Uptown Charlotte

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