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18th Annual Skyline Run this weekend in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Central Piedmont Community College and Northwestern Mutual are hosting the 18th Annual Charlotte Skyline Run this weekend.

The Skyline Run is the first of nine races featured in the Run for your Life "Grand Prix" series. It takes place on CPCC's Central Campus (1206 Elizabeth Avenue) Saturday, April 27. The fun kicks off at 8 a.m.

All proceeds from the event help support CPCC student scholarships.

An estimated 1,500 runners and walkers are expected to participate in this year's event which will include Kids, Health & Fitness, and Food Zones for the entire family to enjoy; as well as a variety of vendors, who will be in attendance to discuss topics such as weight management, healthy food products and supplements, and the latest running gear.

This year's event will include a Charlotte Smarty Pants Baby Jogger 5K Championship event, the Kaye McGarry 5K run, the 5K Walk for Health and the 1K Bank of North Carolina Family Fun Run.

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