August 15, 2017
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RunningWorks announces second year partnering with Ragnar Relays

This fall, the RunningWorks team will hit the trails at Anne Springs Close Greenway for the second annual Ragnar Trail Carolinas-SC experience. This marks our second year partnering with Ragnar Relays, the nation’s largest overnight running relay company, in an […]
August 15, 2017

Let’s Celebrate! RW Open House this Saturday, August 19

The RunningWorks Team is hosting an Open House Volunteer and Donor Appreciation event this Saturday (August 19). We are celebrating the opening of our new RunningWorks Team Headquarters in Uptown Charlotte and want to express gratitude for all of the supporters and volunteers who help the RunningWorks […]
June 5, 2017
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12-hour Run to End Homelessness on June 7

Global Running Day is Wednesday, June 7, and RunningWorks is hosting our second annual 12-hour Run To End Homelessness in Uptown Charlotte. Held the first Wednesday of June, Global Running Day is all about celebrating the sport of running. Running […]
June 5, 2017

Fitness Tips: 4 Ways You’re Doing Cardio Wrong

At RunningWorks, we believe in promoting healthy communities. Exercising regularly is a key component in leading a healthy lifestyle. However, many of us often fail to exercise the right way, and when done improperly it’s impossible to maximize the benefits, […]
June 5, 2017
Allison cheering on her big brother Alex at this year's Mother's Day 5k at Symphony Park in South Charlotte.

RunningWorks In Action: Spring Memories

As we get ready for summer, the RunningWorks team is closing out its Spring 2017 racing season with a bang! Our team was honored to have been selected as the charity beneficiary of the Hunstad Kortesis Mother’s Day 5k produced by […]
June 5, 2017
RunningWorks Founder Meredith Dolhare takes to the stage with two of the program's youngest members.

Metamorphosis 2017 Tickets On Sale Now (Updated)

RunningWorks is pleased to announce that the date for Metamorphosis 2017 has been set for Saturday, October 28 at LaCa Arts Projects. This year’s theme is “Unmasked,” and tickets are now on sale. Metamorphosis, the signature annual fundraiser for RunningWorks, […]
February 1, 2017
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RunningWorks and Smasheton announce new initiative to help Charlotte’s homeless 

If you have been Uptown lately, you may have noticed more men, women and even children sleeping in piles of blankets in front of buildings, at bus stops, on park benches and around the transit center. That’s because our city’s […]
November 21, 2016

A Run in My Shoes: Lamarr tells his story in 100 Words

Lamarr, a longtime member of the RunningWorks family, was featured in this year’s 100 Words Film Festival The annual festival celebrates concise, cinematic storytelling as each film must deliver a compelling tale using exactly 100 words. Organizers say that is just […]
November 12, 2016
Our friends at Ally stop by our program at the Urban Ministry Center to lead a life skill on budgeting and financial planning.

7 Ways to Give Back to your Community

1. COME RUN WITH US It’s a great way to get some exercise, have fun and make new friends. We always encourage those in the community who have overcome adversity to share their stories in the hopes of inspiring others. […]
November 12, 2016

Charlotte realtors step up to create housing opportunities

At RunningWorks, we promote a work-first approach to ending and preventing homelessness. We believe in empowering team members with the knowledge and tools they need to secure and maintain employment. Once employed and educated on financial management, our team members […]