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!

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Back to School…..Back to the Track

saucony spikes

Back to school means time to start thinking about those new track spikes for our track stars!  We have a wide selection of spikes in all of our locations starting at $65.00.  

If your team is interested in having a private track night in one of our locations please contact us at to schedule your event.  


Good Form Running Clinics




Are you a beginner runner and don’t know where to start?


Are you constantly injured?

Are you an experienced runner and want to get faster?

If you answered YES to any of these questions you should check out our GOOD FORM RUNNING clinics!  New Balance has taken the confusion out of running form & simplified it down to 4 easy steps.  New Balance trained us and we want to teach you! 

Running faster, more efficiently, and injury free is what runners strive for.  With a focus on proper mechanics, GOOD FORM RUNNING aims to help runners of all ages and abilities achieve these goals.  Click below to RSVP for any of our upcoming Good Form Running Clinics!

University | Good Form Running 102 | August 16th | 8:30-9:30 am

Dilworth | Good Form Running 101 | August 19th | 6:00-7:00 pm

Piper Glen | Good Form Running 101 | August 27th | 6:00-7:00 pm

SouthPark | Good Form Running 101 | August 28th | 6:00-7:00 pm




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

January 01, 1970

Yiasou Greek Festival 5K

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 600 East Blvd Charlotte

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January 01, 1970

Hog Jog 5K

Wells Fargo Plaza

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January 01, 1970

Hit The Brixx 10K/5K

Brixx Uptown, 225 E. 6th Street, Charlotte

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January 01, 1970

Lung Strong 15K & 5K presented by Novant Health

Jetton Village – 19818 N Cove Rd, Cornelius, 28031

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January 01, 1970

West Cabarrus Pumpkin Roll 5K

West Cabarrus YMCA

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