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Tread Nightly & Tread Brightly
Outdoors & Adventure

Tread Nightly & Tread Brightly


Tread Nightly and Tread Brightly will transition to a dispersed race model due to the COVID-19 pandemic and NC Executive Order #147. Please see below for updated race details.

Grab your headlamp and get ready to hit the trails under the stars, then beat the early bird and do it all again. Tread Nightly Trail Half Marathon and 4 Miler offers runners two distance options for this one-of-a-kind trail race. Looking to run, sleep, and run again? Rise with the sun for the Tread Brightly Half Marathon and 4 Miler the next morning.


  • Date: Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26, 2020
  • Distances: Half Marathon and 4 Miler
  • Time:
    • Tread Nightly Half Marathon & 4 Miler
      • Date: Friday, September 25
      • Time: 6:00pm – 12:00am (Midnight)
    • Tread Brightly Half Marathon & 4 Miler
      • Date: Saturday, September 26
      • Time: 6:00am – 12:00pm
  • Due to COVID-19, this race will not have any aid stations or water coolers. Racers are encouraged to bring enough hydration and fuel for pre-race, race and post-race. Water fountains will be available at the Ridge Pavilion.

U.S. National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214


West Charlotte

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