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 four Charlotte, NC Run For Your Life stores!

fun little events & news


25th Anniversary Celebration @ Dilworth: July 26th!

Start the day off with the Run For Your Life 25th Anniversary Prediction Run 5k featuring 1989 pricing!!  Only $12 this week! No watches, no timing clocks, just FUN!


After the race stick around for the Celebration!  The Plated Palette and King of Pops will have food, meet our shoe and accessory vendors at the festival and click on the image below to RSVP for a Limited Edition Roadie Gift!



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 four 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

July 19, 2014

James K. Polk 5K

Belle Johnston Community Center

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July 26, 2014

Run For Your Life 25th Anniversary Prediction Run

Dilworth Run For Your Life

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August 09, 2014

NC Music Factory Rock N Run

NC Music Factory

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August 23, 2014

Yiasou Greek Festival 5K

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd Charlotte

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January 01, 1970

Hit The Brixx 10K/5K

Brixx Uptown, 225 E. 6th Street, Charlotte

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