Start Your Engines: 3 Fun + Fitness Pairings in Cabarrus County

December 30, 2018

Three ways to burn some calories while exploring all that Cabarrus County, NC has to offer.

From fun ways to jumpstart your New Year’s fitness resolutions to outdoor adventures for active travelers!

Kannapolis Festivals & Attractions + 5K Races

Motorized isn’t the only way to race in Cabarrus County! Stay in shape with Run Kannapolis. This City is serious about health and wellness, and this series of 5Ks is serious fun. Explore the state’s musical heritage at the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame and cross the finish line of the Rhythm & Run 5K. Or, treat yourself to barbecue during the Jiggy with the Piggy festival after the 5K.



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Local Breweries + Fitness Classes

Earn that craft beer with some weekly group exercise classes at local breweries! Exercising is always more fun with friends and enjoying a cold one afterwards is another plus of working out with your brew crew. From yogis to runners, this list of all the breweries in Cabarrus County with links to their current classes offers something for every fitness style.


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Family Picnic + Outdoor Activities

At Frank Liske Park, you can kick back under one of 13 shelters for a family picnic and enjoy disc golf, an 18-hole mini golf course, five playgrounds, a nine-acre lake for fishing and paddleboats, and so much more! Working up a sweat on four miles of nature trails, the tennis courts or one of the softball, baseball or soccer fields is a blast when your whole crew can join in.



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Start planning your high-energy adventure now with the Cabarrus County, NC Destination Guide.


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