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Grin Kids Ugly Sweater Run

Sat December 4, 2021 Cornelius, NC 28031 US Directions


5k Run

10:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST

Kids Run

10:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST


BoatYard Eats
18418 Statesville Rd
Cornelius, NC US 28031


Join us for the first ever ACE and TJ's Grin Kids Ugly Sweater Run presented by DASH Home Loans. This festive 5K and Elf Run will start and finish at BoatYard Lake Norman which is synonymous with a good time. Each runner will receive a special gift from Santa and an award medal.  Santa will be there to greet all the the boys and girls!  It promises to be a super fun morning with a little bit later race start to avoid the chilly morning. After the run, participants will enjoy hot toddy's (for those over 21), a hot chocolate bar for our little Elfin runners, food, vendors, kid's activities, festive music, and much more.  Don't miss out on this great event.  Bring the whole family!

About the KIDS FUN RUN, this is a 1K run around Boatyard Eats and through the finish line. This is intended for ages 10 and under.  

Our event benefits Ace and TJ's Grin Kids.  Established in 2000, Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing a magical, all-expense paid, 5-day experience at Walt Disney World for children between the ages of 5-12 who are terminally ill or chronically disabled and their immediate family. To learn more about our charity, please check out our website at


Race Contact Info

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Packet Pick Up

Early Packet Pick Up

Friday, December 3, 2021

2PM until 6PM

Charlotte Running Company

146 Mooresville Commons Way

Mooresville, NC 28117



Saturday, December 4, 2021

8AM until 9:50AM


18418 Statesville Road

Cornelius, NC 28031


Who doesn't love a race with great SWAG??? When you come run this event you not only get a great after party, you get a race bag with a t-shirt, a finisher medal, and groovy socks! So, bring your friends and family for a morning of good fun!

Kid's Run Finisher Medal

Each super amazing runner in the kids run will get a finisher medal!

5K Finisher Medal

Come Run with us and claim yours on December 4th!

Course Map

Note:  this actually does start and finish in the parking lot of Boatyard Eats.  It does not start on Statesville road. 


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