Friday, April 19, 2024

Beat the Heat 5K



The purpose of Beat the Heat is to promote fitness and health, and improve the quality of life for individuals and families.  

Beat the Heat was selected as the "Best 5K in the Triad" by Endurance Magazine and was featured in Running Journal Magazine as the #1 Must Run “Under the Radar” race in the South! 


Congrats to everyone who ran in the 2017 Beat the Heat Events!  Results are posted on RunSignUp and Ultimate Race Management.

2018 Beat the Heat 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, July 21, 2017 (tentative)

6:30 pm - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk  
7:00 pm - Beat the Heat 5K Race
8:00 pm - NC USATF 5K Championship

Directed by Twin City Track Club

  Beat the Heat is the North Carolina USATF 5K Road Championship with $5000 in prize money!  

Full race details and registration available on:

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Address for GPS: 499 Deacon Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Both races will start and finish in the parking area near WFU's BB&T Football Stadium. 

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Committed Sponsors are listed on the Race Page on RunSignUp.

Exhibitor Spaces Available.  Contact the Race Director for more information at

Want to volunteer?  Great!  Click here to check out volunteer opportunities and to sign up:  BTH Volunteer

Beat the Heat Volunteer Information

Preregistered Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Runners can register at packet pickup on Friday before the race at Fleet Feet Sports of Winston-Salem or on Saturday at the Race Site.   

5K Race Fee:  $40 at Friday Packet Pickup and on Race Day   

Bib numbers and race t-shirts may be picked up on the Friday before the race from 3pm to 7 pm at Fleet Feet Sports Winston-Salem:
278 Harvey Street (next to LA Fitness on Stratford Road)
Winston-Salem, NC 27103 336.722.8477  

Bib numbers and race t-shirts may also be picked up at the race site on race day beginning at 5pm.



 Race Information

Full race details and registration available on:  Sign Up

For additional information, email Er Ralston or call Fleet Feet Sports 336-722-8477

or write TCTC - Beat the Heat 5K, P. O. Box 692, Winston-Salem, NC 27102

Make checks payable to Twin City Track Club.  Mail-in entries must be received by the Tuesday before the race.


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