Charlotte, North Carolina


Charlotte Front Runners & Walkers

The Charlotte Front Runners is a running and walking club serving the Greater Charlotte area LGBT community, friends and allies. We welcome runners and walkers of all abilities. The mission of the club is to promote physical fitness and provide an opportunity for those who have an interest in running and walking to meet and socialize.

The Charlotte Front Runners currently host two weekly runs/walks.

Meet at the Dowd YMCA (400 E Morehead St) back porch at 6:30 pm. The run will start at 6:40 p.m.  Dinner afterwards.

Meet at The People's Market at Dilworth (1315 East Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203) at 9:00 am. The run will start at 9:10 a.m.  Breakfast afterwards. 

We welcome runners and walkers of all speeds. We usually split into 2 and/or 4 mile groups to accommodate everyone’s abilities.

For more information, email us at or call 704-750-1425

Member Club of the International Front Runners -

International Front Runners is an affiliation of GLBT running/walking clubs that have organized in many of larger cities around the world. The first Front Runner club began in San Francisco in 1974 and other FR clubs quickly began forming in the United States then in Canada and abroad.  The International Front Runners' website provides a list of Front Runner Clubs around the world.  Check it out so you can find a friendly running group even when you travel.



Visit our Yahoo Group at Front Runner’s Yahoo to keep up to date with the latest happenings or use the box below to subscribe to our Yahoo email list.

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Saturday February 17th at 9:00 AM

Calling ALL RUNNERS! Join the Charlotte Front Runners for the RISE & RUN "Fun Run" as the precursor to the 2018 HRC North Carolina Gala. It's free to run. Meet at the newly opened The People's Market at Dilworth at 9am. Bring your running shoes and a friend!