Race Information

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The Basics

  • Races: Half Marathon & 5k
  • Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Location: 638 Fourth  St, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Time: 8:30 am

Event Information

Winston-Salem is the perfect spot for your next race or adventure. The City of Arts and Innovation is an awesome city to run a great race and have a good time!

The climate in April is perfect running weather With an average high temperature of 66 and low of 44. Combine this with our picturesque course and you have a great race experience waiting for you.

While visiting Winston-Salem there will be plenty of activities for the entire family.  You can find out more about visiting Winston-Salem here http://www.visitwinstonsalem.com.


The race starts and finishes at the Foothills Brewpub on Fourth Street in the heart of Winston-Salem. The course heads west to the beautiful and eclectic West End and Hanes park area.  Continuing west,  the course tours one of the most beautiful residential area of the city.

The race closes out by returning to downtown via Brookstown Ave and Fourth St to finish at the Foothills Brewpub for the fun of the race celebration.

Aid Stations

Half marathon
1.5 Miles
3. Miles
5 Miles
7 Miles
10 Miles
12 Miles

1.5 Miles


Packet Pickup


Early packet Pickup

Wednesday, March 28, 6-8PM

Foothills Brewing Tasting Room
Foot Soldiers Run Club
3800 Kimwell Dr, Winston-Salem, NC

Friday, March 30, 4-7PM

Details to be announced


Race Day. March 31, 2018

6:30AM – 8:00AM
638 Fourth St, Winston-Salem, NC



  • 6:45AM – 8:15AM – Late Packet Pickup/Registration
  • 8:30 AM – Half Marathon Start
  • 8:45AM – 5k Start
  • 9:25AM – Kids Dash Start
  • 10:00AM – 5k Awards
  • 11:30AM – Half Marathon Awards
  • 9:00AM – 12:00PM – HopSwap Block Party



Race will be chip timed using bib-chip. Overall awards based on GUN TIME. Age group awards based on chip time.

  • Half Marathon – Top 3 Male and Female Overall
  • Half Marathon – Top 3 Age Division 
    • Under-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55–59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • 5k – Top 3 Male and Female Overall
  • 5k – Top 3 Age Division 
    • Under-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55–59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Race Director reserves the right to combine or change awards based on participation



We only guarantee sizes to those who register prior to March 24, 2018. Those registering after March 24, 2018 will not be guaranteed a shirt or size.

Cancellation Policy.  In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.

Rules / Guidelines. Sorry, but for safety reasons, we do not allow dogs, bicycles, inline skates or any means of transportation other than running, walking or wheelchairs. Running baby strollers are allowed but must have a minimum of 6″ wheels. Race Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.