The Step One Challenge

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Step One 5K and Fun Run!!

The 3rd Annual Step One 5K and Fun Run will be held Saturday, September 6th at 9:00 a.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Shelby, NC.  Averaging 130 runners per year this event is poised to be one of Shelby's premiere races.  A challenging course, this 5K follows gently rolling hills through the neighborhoods surrounding Aldersgate United Methodist Church and Westview Baptist Church.  The course is chip timed through Davidson Timing and awards will be given to the top 3 finishers (Male and Female) in each category below:

  • Overall 
  • Under 10
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+

T-shirts will be guaranteed for those that pre-register and shirts will be available on race day as long as they last.  We're still deciding about our shirts this year, but we will more than likely have a male cut and female cut t-shirt and you will have the option to select whatever type of shirt you want.  

Registration is open NOW.  Click the button to be taken to our registration site.