The Big Game Run

Sun February 12, 2023 Directions

The Big Game 4 Miler

$44.99 9:00AM EST Price increases after January 7, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

100 yard kid's dash

$15 10:15AM EST Registration ends February 12, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual 4 Miler

$34.99 Registration ends February 12, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Charlotte, NC

Celebrate the BIGGEST DAY IN SPORTS with us and support YOUR favorite football team.  The Big Game 4 Miler benefiting RunningWorks, will feature a 4 mile run and also a 100 yard kids dash. The course will start and finish outside the East gate of the Panther's Stadium on Mint St. 

Participants will be encouraged to dress up and support their favorite football team and there will be a costume contest. When you register, you will also be able to choose the team you are supporting and receive a custom bib with your teams’ colors.

The entire event will be football themed. There are 4 downs in football and 4 miles on the course.  Kid's running the 100 yard dash will get a mini-football too.

Custom Team Bibs – Finisher Medals – Race Shirt - Food Trucks - Beer – Music

Race Start Times:
The official start area is in front of the East gate of the stadium on S. Mint St.
Sunday, February 12, 2023

9:00 AM – 4 Mile START

10:30 AM – Kid’s 100 yard dash

10:35 AM – Awards Ceremony

Registration Deadlines:  Online registration officially opens the day after the Big Game for the following year.  The first price increase is the first day of the playoffs and the final price increase is on race day and the day of the “Big Game”.  Online registration will close at midnight on February 11th.  You can still register at packet pick up on Saturday and on race day Sunday.  Registration will open at 7:45 am and close at 8:45 am on race day. RACE CAP is 2000. If we reach the cap we will NOT have race day registration.

What do I get for participating?
1.  All 4 miler participants will receive a performance shirt. We will have mens and women’s cut shirts so please size yourself with that in mind. You must register before January 25th to be guaranteed a t-shirt. 100 yard Kids’ Dash participants will receive a short sleeve shirt.
2.  Mini-footballs for the 100 yard Kids’ dash
3.  Custom team color bibs (must register before January 25th)
4.  Finisher Medals for the 4 mile participants
5.  Costume Contest
6.  Great giveaways from our sponsors
7.  Great fun!

Packet Pick Up
You can pick up packets for friends and family. We HIGHLY SUGGEST picking up your packet on Saturday. There will be a lot of people running the race and we want to make sure you get your things before the gun goes off.  You can pick up for your friends and family.

Saturday, February 11th, 2023; 10:30AM – 4:30PM
Run For Your Life – Midtown
901 South Kings Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28204

Race Day – Sunday, February 12th, 2023; 8:00AM
Outside the stadium
800 S Mint St
Charlotte, NC 28202


Exposed Vegan will have food for sale. Exposed Vegan specializes in delicious, yummy loaded bowls and refreshing immunity boosting juices and smoothies. They provide nutrition workshops and meal planning. A healthier you begins at Exposed Vegan.

After the run stop by their table and purchase a Cool Carrot, Love Line or Jason Jr.'s Vegan Cookies to celebrate your success!

Every participant will receive a long sleeve soft-style performance shirt that signed up before January 25th. Shirts are ordered based on the sizes indicated during online registration.  NO SWITCHING SIZES – NO EXCEPTIONS! You may switch sizes AFTER the race at the registration tent if we have leftover shirts.

We have partnered with Event Marketing Services to time this years event.

Awards - 4 Milers ONLY - there is no age group awards for the 100 yard dash.
Overall, Masters, 12 and under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.

Claiming Awards
As results become available, runners will be able to claim their awards at the awards ceremony prior to the last participant finishing. We do NOT ship unclaimed awards.

NOTE: Sisu Events reserves the right to add/delete categories and awards prior to race based on participation

Finish Expo

The finish area will have vendors and sponsors promoting and giving away fun stuff.  

Refunds and Transfers
Registration fees are non-refundable. Event registrations are non-transferable between individuals, events, or years.


Time Limit
Walkers are welcome but there is a 1 hour 15 minute time limit to cover the 4 mile course.

There will be a medical tent located at the finish line in case of emergency or any minor medical needs. Announcements can always be made at the DJ booth as well. Any life threatening problems should call 911.

Weather Policy
Races are held, rain or shine, unless Sisu Events determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day by Sisu Events and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Track & Field recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of running. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Sisu Events reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.

There are more than 30,000 parking spaces within a 10-15 minute walk of the stadium. Parking operators lease parking spaces on a game-by-game or seasonal basis near Bank of America Stadium.

Non-NFL Event Parking
Bank of America Stadium offers the ability to secure parking adjacent to the stadium for non-Panthers events. Lot 1, also known as the Mint Street Parking Facility, is located at the corner of Mint and Graham streets and is directly across from the stadium’s North Gate. Parking for fans with disabilities is available on a first-come, first-served basis for vehicles displaying a handicap placard. This location offers convenience and ease, offering three entrances and exits.

We are so excited to have AAA Entertainment at the Start and Finish line to energize the runners and maintain the fun!

We look forward to seeing you there!


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