The Gaston Cup

Run with Purpose


The 3rd Annual Gaston Cup  focuses on corporate health and wellness. The Gaston Cup Series provides businesses with a long-term initiative that helps establish healthy lifestyle changes for their employees.

Micro, Small , Medium and Large businesses complete in a series of run/walk races throughout the year. The business with the highest employee participation as either runners or volunteers will win their category Gaston Cup for that year. Two points are awarded for completing a race, 0.5 points are awarded for volunteering.

RESULTS (after race 2 of 5)


American & Efird: 62 total points
WIX: 59 total points
YMCA: 32 total points
Caromont Health: 23 total points
Gaston County: 12 total points


Cookson Company: 96 total points
Holy Angels: 19 total points 
Gaston Family Health Services: 15 total points
Hagan Kennington Oil: 6.5 total points
PSNC Energy: 4 points
GSM: 0 points total


Gaston Together: 10.5 points total
Alliance for Children and Youth: 3 points total 

Race series

  • Run for the Money 5K Saturday, April 18th at 8:00 am
  • Gastonia Grizzlies 5K Friday, July 17 at 6:00 pm
  • Labor Day 5K Monday, September 7 at 8:00 am
  • Spencer Mountain 5K/10 Mile Sat., Nov. 7 at 8:00 am
  • ChristmasTown 5K Sat., Nov. 27th at 6:00 pm


Team registration form – email back to

Team flyer

More information and rules

2014 Winners: American & Efird, The Cookson Company and Gaston Together

2013 Winners:  Wix Affinia, The Cookson Company and Gaston Together