Local Information & News April 4, 2024

Charity Chase Half Marathon 2024

Hickory’s & Catawba County’s 18th Annual Charity Chase Half Marathon & 5k will be Saturday April 13, 2024.

These are premier regional events run through Hickory’s streets, parks, and along the waterfront. The event is picturesque but also a challenge to even experienced runners and has often been used as preparation for big name marathons. Participants range from expert runners to families and youths.

This year’s races will be starting and ending in Union Square in downtown Hickory.

The Charity Chase 5K will start at 7 am and the Half Marathon at 7:30 am.

Runners can sign up at RunSignUp.com.

Fees are currently at $55 for the Half Marathon and $30 for the 5K.

Weather is typically mild for Hickory in April.