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Run/Walk/Cycle - Events

Past Events

  •      Walk to Cure Diabetes - JDRF    
  •      Hike for Hope 5k - ALFA    
  •      Unifour March for Babies Walk - March of Dimes    
  •      Home Run Trot 5k - Hickory Crawdads    
  •      Compassion International 5k - First Methodist Church    
  •      Charity Chase Half Marathon - Cat. Valley Rotary    
  •      Knights 5k - Hickory Christian Academy    
  •      Mt. Olive Cares 5k - Mt. Olive Lutheran Church    
  •      Do the Unthinkable 5k - Frye Regional Medical Center    
  •      Carolina Cycle Challenge - 5 Local Rotary Clubs    
  •      Oktoberfest 5k - HDDA, Carolina Ortho          
  •      Komen 5k - Foothills Komen Affiliate    
  •      Harvest of Hope & Hunger Walk - CCM    
  •      Turkey Trot 5k, 10k - Hickory Foundation YMCA    
  •      Mel's Jingle Run - Operation 300/PORCH    

New Opportunities for Run/Walk/Cycles events

Special Event Options at the Hickory Airport or Hickory Parks/Recreation Centers

Before filling out the Special Events application, the applicant must contact:

Hickory Regional Airport to pay any airport rental fee (room rental fee per day and/or room fee waived if event uses Cross Wind Café’ for food/drinks, etc) and confirm the date with the Airport Manager. The Airport Manager can be reached at (828) 323-7210.

Hickory Parks and Recreation to pay rental fees for shelters or rooms (prices vary) and confirm the date with the Recreation and Sports Tourism Director. The Recreation Director can be reached at (828) 322-7046.

More events at City facilities not on public roadways    

  •      Cornerstone 5k - Cornerstone Healthcare - Highland Recreation Center        
  •      5k Glow Run - Catawba Valley Young Life - Hickory Regional Airport
  •      Hart & Soul 5k - Hart & Soul - Hickory Regional Airport
  •      Walk to end Alzheimer's - Alzheimer's Association - Crawdads in Winkler Park