The Freaky5K is back for 2023!

Save the date for Saturday, October 28th at 5pm! Register now with the early bird discount code “nodarunners23” for $5 off your registration.

Start & Finish Line

The Company Store

3221 Yadkin Ave
Charlotte, NC US 28205

Race Day Details

The NoDaWeen Freaky 5K is a fun run hosted by the NoDa “NBA” – Neighborhood and Business Association. Come run though one of Charlotte’s most historic and spookiest neighborhoods. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes as prizes will be handed out for best costumes and for fastest runners. A post-run party will be held at NoDa Company Store. This race is great for experienced and beginner runners or walkers and for families, friends, teenagers, kids, and strollers!

Pre-register by Monday, October 25th, 2022 and receive a stylish t-shirt and swag bag with local goodies with your race package!

As a 501C3 non-profit organization, net proceeds from the Freaky 5K benefit NoDa NBA community projects. For more about the NBA visit and for race questions please contact

Race Date: Saturday, October 28, 2022 (rain or shine)

5k Race Start Time: 5pm

Course Description: Relatively flat, small hills, city road terrain and great course for spectators

Packet Pick up: Friday, October 27th from 5pm-7pm and Saturday, October 29th from 3pm – 4:45pm at NoDa Company Store.

Race Day Packet Pick up/Day of Registrations: 3pm-4:45pm at NoDa Company Store.

Prizes and Costume Contest: Starting at 5:45pm at NoDa Company Store – Prizes for race participants only but spectators are welcome to view the fun!

Post Race Party: 8:00pm at The Company Store (3221 Yadkin Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205). Costumes are encouraged!

Click Here to Sign Up!

Interested in being a race day sponsor? Get in touch with us!

Sample Course Map - Will be updated for 2023

Thank You to our 2022 5k Sponsors! If you are interested in sponsoring the 2023 race, please email us for sponsorship opportunities.