we'll see you at the finish line
Go Ahead Events was founded by industry experts with a passion for event planning, charity work and race management in the Charlotte area. From small 5Ks to large fundraising walks, we ensure that every detail is flawlessly planned and executed from start to finish.
With years of experiences in the nonprofit industry, we focus on bringing your mission to life.
5K AND CHARITY WALK EVENT MANAGEMENT IN THE CAROLINAS
Are you looking for a fun and healthy way to fundraise for your charity organization, team or community? A 5K running race can be a great way to do that! And yes - we manage running races and walks of shorter or longer distances.
RACE MANAGEMENT SERVICES DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR NEEDS
We will work with you to come up with a race management plan that is best suited to your event. Check out our event management services below for more info on how we can help make your next event the most successful one yet!
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UPCOMING RACES AND EVENTS
Ready to lace up those running or walking shoes? Join us at any of our upcoming 5K races or charity events. Go ahead, we'll see you at the finish line!
Mt. Holly Mile Swim
The Mt. Holly Mile (and 800m fun swim) is the second event in the Charlotte Open Water Swim Series
JULY 8, 2023 / 8:00AM ET
MT HOLLY, NC / MT HOLLY BOAT LANDING
It's not a 5K. It's not a Triathlon. It's a TRIVENTURE. Swim. Run. Choose your fun!
JULY 22, 2023 / 7:30AM ET
BELMONT, NC / RIVERSIDE MARINA
The DeAngelo Williams Foundation 53 Strong DeAthlon
The DeAthlon isn't your typical duathlon, it's a run-bike-FUN event including a memory challenge along the ride courses
AUG 5, 2023 / 7:00AM ET
WAXHAW, NC / MARVIN RIDGE HS
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
We love what we do and wholeheartedly believe we do a pretty good job directing 5K and events...but we are a bit partial. So, here's what a few of our clients had to say:
WE WANT TO PLAN AND DIRECT YOUR NEXT 5K OR EVENT
As both passionate members of the Charlotte running community and experienced race directors and nonprofit managers, we look forward to working with you to make your race or walk the best it can be. We've helped over 40,000 runners get to the finish line. Let us help you and we’ll see you at the finish line!
ready to plan YOUR NEXT EVENT?
Let's talk about how to take your next 5K, charity walk or event to the next level!