Charity Chase Half Marathon & 5K 2025

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Short review

We are celebrating our 19th year of the Charity Chase Half Marathon!!!!

The Charity Chase Half Marathon is a rewarding run for those up for the challenge.  Hickory is in the foothills of North Carolina and the race course winds around the city with elevation changes that will require some effort.  You will have run up and down the equivalent of a sixty-story building before you finish but don't be scared off!  We have participants that run/walk and runners as young as seven and as old as seventy.  

The Charity Chase 5k will take participants through the downtown area of Hickory. 

Charity Chase Half Marathon will start at 7:30 AM. 

Charity Chase 5K will start at 7:00 AM.  

Our Charity volunteer groups help make Charity Chase Half Marathon run smoothly.  There will be over 300 volunteers at the start/finish and along the race course to cheer you on, provide water, Gatorade & GU.  They may even entertain you along the way!  Hickory's Police Department will be at every controlled intersection and our EMS will be on standby along the course for your safety.

Packet Pick Up will be Friday, April 11th from 12pm-6pm at the Hickory Metro Convention Center           

Race Day Packet Pick Up is available at race venue between 5:30 am - 6:45 am.

Everything we do at Charity Chase Half Marathon is geared to giving our RUNNERS a rewarding race where, hopefully, new PERSONAL BESTS and GREAT EXPERIENCES will be found.  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Awards:

Half Marathon

Top 3 Male/Female Overall

Top 3 Age Group Male/Female Awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

5K

Top 3 Male/Female Overall

1st place in each age group awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

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Road Running , Walk , Vertical race

Distance:

5K , Half-marathon , 5 to 10K , 10K to Half Marathon , Half to Marathon

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Organized since 2015

Short review

We are celebrating our 19th year of the Charity Chase Half Marathon!!!!

The Charity Chase Half Marathon is a rewarding run for those up for the challenge.  Hickory is in the foothills of North Carolina and the race course winds around the city with elevation changes that will require some effort.  You will have run up and down the equivalent of a sixty-story building before you finish but don't be scared off!  We have participants that run/walk and runners as young as seven and as old as seventy.  

The Charity Chase 5k will take participants through the downtown area of Hickory. 

Charity Chase Half Marathon will start at 7:30 AM. 

Charity Chase 5K will start at 7:00 AM.  

Our Charity volunteer groups help make Charity Chase Half Marathon run smoothly.  There will be over 300 volunteers at the start/finish and along the race course to cheer you on, provide water, Gatorade & GU.  They may even entertain you along the way!  Hickory's Police Department will be at every controlled intersection and our EMS will be on standby along the course for your safety.

Packet Pick Up will be Friday, April 11th from 12pm-6pm at the Hickory Metro Convention Center           

Race Day Packet Pick Up is available at race venue between 5:30 am - 6:45 am.

Everything we do at Charity Chase Half Marathon is geared to giving our RUNNERS a rewarding race where, hopefully, new PERSONAL BESTS and GREAT EXPERIENCES will be found.  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Awards:

Half Marathon

Top 3 Male/Female Overall

Top 3 Age Group Male/Female Awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

5K

Top 3 Male/Female Overall

1st place in each age group awards: 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+


34 Road Running races on 12 April 2025 in Hickory

Charity Chase Challenge

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

26.1 km

from $80

Ainsley's Angels Rider Challenge

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

26.1 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Runner Challenge

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

26.1 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Walker Challenge

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

26.1 km

from $0

Charity Chase Challenge

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

26.1 km

from $75

Ainsley's Angels Rider Challenge

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

26.1 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Runner Challenge

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

26.1 km

from $0

Charity Chase Challenge Virtual Run

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

26.1 km

from $50

Charity Chase Half Marathon

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

21 km

from $65

Charity Chase Half Marathon

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:45

21 km

from $65

Ainsley's Angels Rider Half Marathon

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:45

21 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Runner Half Marathon

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:45

21 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Walker Half Marathon

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:45

21 km

from $0

Charity Chase Half Marathon

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 07:15

21 km

from $60

Ainsley's Angels Rider Half Marathon

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 07:15

21 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angels Runner Half Marathon

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 07:15

21 km

from $0

Charity Chase Half Marathon Virtual Run

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

21 km

from $40

Charity Chase Half Marathon

April 13, 2024

The race starts at 07:30

21 km

from $70

Charity Chase Half Marathon

April 12, 2025

The race starts at 07:30

21 km

from $70

Charity Chase Lite (6.5 miles)

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

10.5 km

from $35

Charity Chase 5k

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

10.5 km

from $30

Ainsley's Angel Rider 5K

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

5 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angel Runner 5K

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

5 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angel Walker 5K

June 06, 2020

The race starts at 07:00

5 km

from $0

Charity Chase 5k

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

5 km

from $30

Ainsley's Angel Rider 5K

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

5 km

from $0

Ainsley's Angel Runner 5K

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

5 km

from $0

Charity Chase 5K Virtual Run

June 05, 2021

The race starts at 06:30

5 km

from $20

Charity Chase 5K

April 13, 2024

The race starts at 07:00

5 km

from $40

Charity Chase 5K

April 12, 2025

The race starts at 07:00

5 km

from $40

Ainsley's Angel Runner HALF MARATHON 13.1 MILES (Only for Official Ainsley's Angels)

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

from $20

Ainsley's Angel Runner LITE DIVISION 6.5 MILES (Only for Official Ainsley's Angels)

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

from $10

Ainsley's Angel Rider HALF MARATHON 13.1 MILES (Only for Official Ainsley's Angels)

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

from $0

Ainsley's Angel Rider LITE DIVISION 6.5 MILES (Only for Official Ainsley's Angels)

April 13, 2019

The race starts at 07:00

from $0

Weather for Apr 12, 2025

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Very Good for running

Past weather

Jun 05, 2016

89.59 °F, wind 0.95m/s

Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon..

Jun 04, 2017

86.04 °F, wind 0.3m/s

Partly cloudy in the morning..

Apr 14, 2018

77.27 °F, wind 2.95m/s

Clear throughout the day..

Apr 13, 2019

68.03 °F, wind 1.29m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Jun 06, 2020

81.81 °F, wind 4.5m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Jun 05, 2021

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Apr 09, 2022

59.29 °F, wind 8.69m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Apr 22, 2023

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Apr 13, 2024

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