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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.
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 20.
Beat the Heat is the official 2024 RRCA North Carolina State 5K Championship. RRCA Awards will be presented for the first place finishers in each of these categories:
Click here to learn more about the RRCA Championship Event Series.
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