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Beat the Heat has been one of the most popular races in North Carolina for more than 30 years!. It has been selected multiple times by Endurance Magazine as the best 5K in Triad NC and was featured in Running Journal magazine as the #1 “Under the Radar” race in the South. Beat the Heat is a charity event with proceeds going to local non-profits that support health and fitness in the community.
Packet Pickup begins on Friday before the race from 3-7pm at Fleet Feet Winston-Salem and continues on race day at the Fairgrounds. Click Here for More Packet Pickup Information
Due to supply chain issues, shirt quantities are limited. Register soon to be assured of getting the shirt style and size that you want.
Participant names will be printed on race bibs for those who register at least 4 weeks in advance or by June 18.
COVID precautions will be in place consistent with government regulations and the advice of public health officials at the time of the event. Read more here.
We hope you will mark July 16, 2022 on your calendars and plan to join --either in person or virtually for this great event. Run it for our charity partners. Run it for community health. Run it to cross your own finish line!
Twin City Track Club is delighted to announce the addition of a Youth One Mile Race as part of the Beat the Heat Events on July 16, 2022. This will be a timed competitive race for participants 17 years of age or younger. The entry fee is $15 for the one mile race. The race will be run on an accurately measured one mile out and back course beginning at 6:30pm. Age group awards will be presented for the top 3 male and female competitors in the following age divisions: 11 and under, 12-13, 14-15 and 16-17. The race will have a gun start and chip finish. Fun Run participants will go off right behind the One Mile racers on the same course.
Twin City Track Club is delighted to announce the selection of Cook Medical Beat the Heat Charity Partners for 2022.
- Ainsley’s Angels in the Triad
- LEAD Girls of North Carolina
The Charity Partner program is a way to further support our mission to promote fitness and health, and improve the quality of life for individuals and families. A portion of the event proceeds will towards each of these non-profit charities. Also, race participants can contribute directly to the Charity Partners at the time of event registration, further increasing the charitable contributions.
Sponsor sign up is available up through March. By sponsoring the Beat the Heat event, you are helping to support fitness and health in our community. Sponsorships may be purchased online here or by emailing the race director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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