Our Sponsors



Ken and Patty Argo
Whit & Karan Whitley

Atkinson Family Eye Care
Caremoor Retirement Center

Gwynn McCombs
Ed Y. Sweet Income Tax Service
G&S Heating Air Energy Services
Rod Armstrong
Aquesta Insurance
State Farm Insurance - Jim Hodgens Agency
Dixie Cleaners
Black Olive Catering
Harris Launderette, Kannapolis
French Express Coffee House

The Nutrithon, presented by the Kannapolis Rotary Club, helps fund the “Early Act First Knight” program (EAFK) for middle schoolers in Kannapolis City Schools. The character education program is incorporated into middle school curriculum to make learning fun about “excellent personal character, social skills and service orientation”.  KCS hosts one location with many more requested!  For more information about EAFK, proceed to the website.

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Kannapolis, NC – NC Research Campus
7:30 am – Registration & Sign In
8:15 am – 5K begins

Elementary School: $5  |  Middle School: $7  |  High School: $10

Proceeds to benefit construction of the Rotary House for the NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC

At the Nutrithon event, representatives from the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, Sensory Spectrum, Inc. and the MURDOCK Study, the NCRC’s partners who regularly conduct clinical studies, will be on site with information about their research programs as well as activities, give-a-ways and opportunities to register to be part of upcoming studies.

5K and 8K Run - 7:45 am

Enjoy a great run around downtown Kannapolis!  Both the 5K and 8K run will start at the NC Research Campus and travel around the 8th Street greenway.  The path through the greenway is covered by a canopy of trees and provides runners a peaceful atmosphere with beautiful scenery.  The trail is primarily flat; so come to run fast or enjoy an easy pace while being surrounded by nature!  After the run plan to stay for a post race brunch and learn more about the NC Research program! Registration Details


Recreational Bike Ride - 9:00 am

Want to challenge yourself or just have a little fun?  This bike ride is perfect for the family or for the competitive athlete.  Ride a 50K or 100k route on the country roads that circle the city of Kannapolis.  Plan to stay after the ride for a post race meal and learn more about the NC Research program!

Registration Details