The Final 4miler presented by SPORTPORT and benefiting RunningWorks, is a basketball themed running event where you can celebrate YOUR favorite college basketball team and will take place on the same weekend that only 4 teams are left in the basketball tournament…March 31st, 2018. The event will feature a 4 mile run and the course will start and finish outside the Hornets Stadium in Charlotte, NC.

North Carolina produces some of the most college basketball athletes and has one of the largest college basketball fan bases in the country. Participants will be encouraged to dress up and support their favorite basketball team and there will also be a costume contest. 

The entire event will be basketball themed. There are 4 teams left at the end of the tournament in March and 4 miles on the course. 

Custom Bibs – Finisher Medals – Food Trucks – Beer – Live Music

Registration Fees

4 Miler

Event Info

  • What do I get for participating?

    1. All 4 miler participants will receive a shirt. We will have mens and women’s cut shirts so please size yourself with that in mind. You must register before March 20th to be guaranteed a t-shirt. 

    2. Custom bibs with your name on it (must register before March 10th)

    3. Finisher Medals for the 4 mile participants 

    4. Costume Contest

    5. Great giveaways from our sponsors

    6. Great fun!

    Packet Pick Up

    You can pick up packets for friends and family. We HIGHLY SUGGEST picking up your packet on Friday or Saturday. There will be a lot of people running the race and we want to make sure you get your things before the gun goes off.

    Friday, March 30th, 2018; 10AM – 6:00PM

    Run For Your Life – Midtown
    901 South Kings Dr.
    Charlotte, NC 28204

    Race Day – Saturday, March 31st, 2018; 7:45AM – 8:45AM

    Outside the NorthEast side of the stadium on N. Brevard Sreet
    Actual Stadium Address:
    333 E Trade St,
    Charlotte, NC 28202


    Every participant will receive a soft-style performance shirt that signed up before March 20th. Shirts are ordered based on the sizes indicated during online registration.
  NO SWITCHING SIZES – NO EXCEPTIONS! You may switch sizes AFTER the race at the registration tent if we have leftover shirts.


    We have partnered with Event Marketing Services to time this years event.


    Overall, Masters, 12 and under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.


    4 Miler ONLY: Top 3 Males and Females in all divisions will receive awards. Awards gift certificates courtesy of Dick’s Sporting Goods – South Park

    Claiming Awards
    As results become available, runners will be able to claim their awards at the awards ceremony prior to the last participant finishing. We do NOT ship unclaimed awards.

    NOTE: Sisu Events reserves the right to add/delete categories and awards prior to race based on participation.

    Refunds and Transfers

    Registration fees are non-refundable. Event registrations are non-transferable between individuals, events, or years.

    Time Limit

    Walkers are welcome but there is a 1 hour 15 minute time limit to cover the 4 mile course.


    There will be a RED medical tent located at the finish line in case of emergency or any minor medical needs. Announcements can always be made at the DJ booth as well. Any life threatening problems should call 911.

    Weather Policy

    Races are held, rain or shine, unless Sisu Events determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day by Sisu Events and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Track & Field recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of running. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Sisu Events reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.


    You may park wherever you can find a spot but remember we are starting on the NorthEast side of the stadium.

    Hornets Parking
    Please visit the website to view their suggested parking.


    We are so excited to have AAA Entertainment at the Start and Finish line to energize the runners and maintain the fun!

Event Schedule

  • March 31 9:00 AM EDT - 4 Mile Start

  • March 31 10:15 AM EDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Spectrum Center, East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

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