CPCC’s Skyline Run needs YOU to Volunteer!

The 22nd Annual CPCC Skyline Run is quickly approaching! This 5K event that raises money for student scholarships is taking place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, and we need you to help make this event a huge success! We need more than 100 volunteers for this event, so your willingness to join us and help make the Skyline Run fun and safe is greatly appreciated!! All volunteers will receive a free 2017 Skyline Run T-shirt as a thank you for their participation!

Please visit the Skyline Run page to register as a volunteer and click on the volunteer link.  Gather your family and friends, register to volunteer, and have a wonderful morning! If you have any questions, please contact  Jenn.Marts@cpcc.edu or call 704-330-6824. A BIG thank you is extended to those who have already committed to volunteering!

Some of the areas we still need assistance with for the Skyline Run include – you can register for any of these assignments on the Skyline Run website:

  • Balloons—Blow up and distribute balloons on race day for start line/directions
  • Food Zone  – Pass out snacks and pizza to runners/walkers/families
  • Kid Zone – Play with the children in bouncy houses and keep an eye on them
  • Course Intersection Monitor—Stationed at intersections to keep racers on track; keep cars off course
  • Family Fun Run—Keep cars away from race course; make sure kids stay on track; give out ribbons to kids
  • Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up—Help give out race packets day before the race
  • Water Team—Give water to runners on the course, help with clean-up

 

 

4th Street Entrance to Student Parking Deck to Close on Saturday Morning

Please note the entrance and exit to Student Deck 1 and the Employee/Theater Parking Deck (accessible from E. 4th St.) will be closed on Saturday April 30, from 5 – 10:30 a.m., to accommodate the college’s annual Skyline Run event which is featuring a new course that will run straight down  E. 4th St.
The entrance to Student Deck 1, from Charlottetowne Ave., will remain open and may be used to enter and exit the parking garage.
Thank you in advance for keeping our runners safe.

CPCC’s Skyline Run Needs YOU to Volunteer!

The 2016 CPCC Skyline Run is quickly approaching! This 5K event that raises money for student scholarships is taking place on Saturday, April 30, 2016, and we need you to help make this event a huge success! We usually have more than 125 volunteers for this event, so your willingness to join us and help make the Skyline Run fun and safe is greatly appreciated!! Please visit this website to register as a volunteer and choose your volunteer role.  Gather your family and friends; register to volunteer; and have a wonderful morning! If you have any questions, please contact me via email at Jenn.Marts@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6824. I want to say a BIG thank you to those who have already committed to volunteering!

Some of the areas we still need assistance with for the Skyline Run include – you can register for any of these assignments on the Skyline Run website:

  • Balloons—Blow up and distribute balloons on race day for start line/directions
  • Food Zone  – Pass out snacks and pizza to runners/walkers/families
  • Kid Zone – Play with the children in bouncy houses and keep an eye on them
  • Course Intersection Monitor—Stationed at intersections to keep racers on track; keep cars off course
  • Family Fun Run—Keep cars away from race course; make sure kids stay on track; give out ribbons to kids
  • Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up—Help give out race packets day before the race
  • Water Team—Give water to runners on the course, help with clean-up
  • Pre-race activities listed on the volunteer registration form

Thank You From the CPCC Skyline Run Committee

On  behalf of the CPCC Skyline Committee,  thank you for your assistance in making the 20th Annual Skyline Run a huge success this year. We are so appreciative to each volunteer that took time out of their busy schedules to assist in making this year another success! For the Saturday morning volunteers, we sincerely appreciate that you toughed out the nasty weather and still came out to support the race efforts.

Your time, energy and service were greatly valued and the work you put into volunteering for this event helped continue to raise money for student scholarships at CPCC! Please keep an eye out for information on the 2016 Skyline Run to either participating as a volunteer or as a runner/walker. Thanks again for you hard work and participation!! Please contact Jenn.Marts@cpcc.edu with any questions.

 

 

Skyline Run is Saturday Morning, Students Asked to Arrive Early for Class

This Saturday, April 25, CPCC will host its annual Charlotte Skyline Run, a fundraising event that supports student scholarships and other student needs at CPCC.

As a result of the race, several streets around Central Campus will be closed, impacting the commute of students enrolled in Saturday morning classes.

With this in mind, CPCC College Security recommends students arrive on campus early to ensure they can park and get to class on time. Please consider parking in the following locations:

  • From the east: Take Independence Blvd. Take the Charlottetowne exit and park in the Facilities Services Parking Lot, located at E. 7th Street and Central Ave. Student Deck 3 or Student Parking Lot 6, next to Memorial Stadium, may be accessible depending on runner traffic.
  • From the north, south or west: Park in the Administrative Building parking area. Student Parking Deck 1 and 2 may be more easily accessible after 8:30 a.m.

For parking locations, view the Central Campus map.

 

Skyline Run to be Held April 25

The 20th Anniversary CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run will be held on April 25, 2015. An estimated 1,000 plus runners are expected to attend this family fun event which will support student scholarships and other student needs. The Skyline Run 2015Skyline Run will feature four components which include a 5K run, Walk for Health, Family Fun Run (1 mile), and Charlotte 5K Baby Jogger Championship. Kids will enjoy the Family Fun Run and spending time in the Kids Zone.

http://cpccfoundation.com/skyline-run/

 

Volunteer for the 19th Annual Skyline Run

It is that time of year again to gear up for the 19th Annual Skyline Run and we need YOU! Please come out and spend your morning volunteering on April 26, 2014, to help make the Skyline Run another successful year in

CPCC Skyline Run

CPCC Skyline Run

raising money for Student scholarships! All volunteers will get a free Skyline Run T-shirt, breakfast on April 26 and Service-Learning credit for your time committed to making Skyline Run a success!

Please visit the Skyline Run website to register to volunteer and choose what volunteer position you would like for that morning: http://cpccfoundation.com/skyline/skyline-run-volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for all your help and we look forward to seeing you on April 26!

Skyline Run is Around the Corner

CPCC Skyline Run

CPCC Skyline Run

The 18th Annual CPCC Skyline Run is right around the corner on April 27, 2013. The Skyline Run consists of the Kaye McGarry 5K Run, the 5K Walk for Health and  the 1K Bank of North Carolina Family Fun Run. Each event offers great prizes and giveaways for participants!

Every year, this event needs more than 100 volunteers to make it a huge success to raise money for student scholarships and other student needs. We rely on our CPCC family to help make this event an amazing every year and we hope that you would love to join us on April 27! The Skyline Run link to register and volunteer can be found at: http://cpccfoundation.com/skyline/skyline-run-volunteer-opportunities.

On the registration sheet, please either pick the volunteer assignment that you are interested in having OR click that that you are willing to do any opportunity (the last box you can choose on the list). Your help is in invaluable and greatly appreciated. If you have any concerns or questions, please email Jenn Marts at Jenn.Marts@cpcc.edu or call at 704.330.6824.

Skyline Run Event to Impact Student Parking on April 28

17th Annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run

17th Annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run

This Saturday’s Skyline Run event at CPCC’s Central Campus will impact student parking and general traffic patterns. To avoid confusion upon arriving to campus, please review the following guidelines.

  • CPCC Central Campus will be open for Saturday classes on April 28, the day of the race.
  • The majority of Central Campus will be surrounded by runners; therefore, many areas of the campus will be closed to vehicular traffic.
  • The only parking  available on Saturday between 7 – 9 a.m. will be in Student Parking Decks  1 and 2.
  • If you’re coming from the south and west: You will probably not be affected
  • If you’re coming from the north: Please access CPCC via I-277 and 3rd St.
  • If you’re coming from the east: Please follow East Independence to I-277 and exit 3rd and 4th St., taking 3rd St. to Charlottetowne Ave. Take a left onto 4th St. and enter either Deck 1 or Deck 2. You may also access these parking areas via East 4th St. (Randolph Rd) or Providence Rd. (East 3rd st).
  • There should not be traffic issues after approximately 9:30 a.m .at the Central Campus.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

17th Annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run – THIS WEEKEND

17th Annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run

17th Annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run

CPCC, together with lead sponsor Northwestern Mutual, will present the 17th annual CPCC Charlotte Skyline Run on April 28.

The day’s events will include the Kaye McGarry 5K run, the 5K Walk for Health, a Charlotte Baby Jogger 5K Championship and the child-friendly 1K Charlotte Parent Family Fun Run.

For the first time there will be a kids zone, health & fitness zone, and food zone located in front of the Overcash building. Another first for this event will be the cash prizes for the overall first, second and third place finishers in the 5k run, as well as other prizes to runners. Vendors will be in attendance to discuss and promote everything from weight management to the hottest trends in running gear.

“It’s a fundraiser for student scholarships and other student needs,” said Development Officer for the Institutional Advancement Office, Dick Pahle.

Last year the CPCC Foundation provided more than $1 million in scholarships to 1,249 students. “We’re looking forward to giving away more money to deserving students again this year,” said Executive Director of Services Corporation, Quincy Foil. “This event is an important contributor to the amount of money raised.”

There will also be a shoe collection for Samaritan’s feet. People can bring their gently used shoes to the event and receive a $5 coupon toward a pair of shoes redeemable at Run For Your Life.

The Skyline Run is one of nine races featured in the Run for Your Life “Grand Prix” series.

Students are encouraged to get involved by participating and/or volunteering!

When :  Saturday, April 28; 8 a.m.
Where: CPCC Central Campus, 1206 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

Visit http://cpccfoundation.com/skyline/brochure/ to get involved!

Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC