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The Legend is back...on Thursday Nights… at the The Legion Brewery. Yes, the legendary Plaza-Midwood running course we all know and love is now back at "The Legiondary Run," Thursday nights at Legion Brewing on Commonwealth Avenue! Come run the 4 + mile run legendary route made infamous by countless Charlotte Runners for over a decade – experience that fast first mile downhill… the endless Mecklenburg Ave. break point.... and nobody ever forgets Nassau Hill... on the climb to "The Top!" We met at 6:30pm in front of the brewery where directions are provided, after the run we gather at The Legion Brewery for fun times and great local craft beer by the brewery! Newcomers and winter penguins welcomed! *Don't let the RSVP list fool you, our runs average between 40-70 people depending on time of year; runners are just bad about RSVP'ing, lol. But please RSVP so we know to look for you! Also we run rain or shine. Location: The Legion Brewery, 1906 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte N.C in NoDa, smack across the street from The Diamond. Parking: Different areas, including beside/behind The Legion Brewery, on Commonwealth, neighboring streets, and various parking lots in the block area and across Pecan (note: some may require a fee). Gather Point: Meet in front of The Legion Brewing. The Course: The original Plaza-Midwood route, turn-by-turn-directions for the “Legendary Legion Run” is on the Charlotte Runners Meetup Files page: http://www.meetup.com/CharlotteRunners/files/here : Course map is on Map My Run: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/936181353 Post Run : Gather at the brewery for some of Charlotte's finest local craft beer!
** Please NOTE: ** Due to the Coronavirus, this event/run is temporarily ON HOLD/CANCELLED until further notice. ** We hope you stay safe and healthy!! follow the Rabbit🐇...... WHAT: It's Friday, you need to run/exercise, but still want to go out and have a good time. Why not join us for a spirited 3 or 4.6 mile run, followed by drinks and libations. Once our running shoes have cooled off, we will stuff our faces on-site or at a nearby restaurant of choice. Bring headlamps and running gear for safety. Dogs must have visible leash at all times. PLACE: Peculiar Rabbit on Pecan Ave. PARKING: Parking along the street is available, however, just be mindful that some restaurants and places of business have reserved parking signs. Come early to find free parking along Commonwealth or Plaza. ROUTE MAP: Via map my run is below. We welcome all fitness levels. 3 Mile Route: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2380815160 4.6 Mile Route: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2380817248
WHAT: The Urban Run is a medium to long distance run primarily covering Uptown Charlotte and the bordering neighborhoods. The weekly route traverses Charlotte's urban landscape while weaving in portions of local race courses, like the Thunder Road Marathon. The UR is geared for those who want a Saturday morning quality run that ties in distance, hills and road surfaces. We are running this city, LACE UP AND JOIN US!!! PLACE: Jack Beagle's (NoDa - next to fire station) SOCIAL: After the run (~9:30), join us for a coffee/beer/bloody marys and a BIG breakfast at Jack Beagles. PARKING: Parking in NoDa is usually free and abundant. Look for parking spaces along Davidson, 36th street and the surrounding areas. COURSE: NoDa-Uptown Loop - The route starts in NoDa, dips into Plaza-Midwood then darts through the streets of uptown before heading back to NoDa. To view the course follow the link bellow on mapmyrun.com. http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/151934375 TURN BY TURN: Start @ Jack Beagle's Right on 36th Street Right on The Plaza Left on The Plaza at Parkwood Right on Central Ave. Right on Pecan Ave. Right on Chestnut Ave. Left on Thomas Ave. Left on Kennon St. Left on Hawthorne Ln. Right on Central Ave. Left on Central at 10th Right on 7th St. Left on McDowell St. Right on E. Morehead St. Right on Tryon St. Right on Trade St. Left on N. Caldwell St. Left on Parkwood Ave. Left on Davidson Street Finish @ Jack Beagle's
We meet in front of the Panera Bread at Ballantyne Village - corner of Johnston Road and Ballantyne Commons Parkway. The course is a scenic 5 mile (with 5K option) "Country Club" run thru the beautiful and hilly Ballantyne neighborhood. The first half of the course is on the east side of the neighborhood. We take the golf cart tunnel under Johnston Road for the 2nd half. Those wishing to stick with 5K can turn right on Johnston Rd and meet the group back at Panera for breakfast and fellowship. New comers always welcome! The route by turns: Cross Johnston Rd via John J. Delaney Dr. Rt on Ballantyne Commons Pkwy Rt on Ballantyne Forest Dr Rt on Ballantyne Country Club Dr Rt on Ballantyne Crossing Ave (tunnel under Johnston Rd or rt turn to return to start) Continue on Ballantyne Crossing Ave Lf on Jockeys Ridge Dr Rt on James Jack Ln Lf on Ballantyne Meadows Dr Rt on Ballantyne Commons Pkwy Rt on John J. Delaney Dr.