5 Dollar 5K

Tue April 10 - Tue October 9 Winston-Salem, NC US 27106 Directions

$5 5K April

04/10 6:15PM EDT

$5 5K May

05/08 6:15PM EDT

$5 5K June

06/12 6:30PM EDT

$5 5K July

07/10 6:30PM EDT

$5 5K August

08/14 6:30PM EDT

$5 5K September

09/11 6:30PM EDT

$5 5K October

10/09 6:30PM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.twincitytc.org/5-5k.

285 Meadowlark Drive
Winston-Salem, NC US 27106

Click Here for 2019 Race Information for the 5 Dollar 5K

The $5- 5k is designed as a low-key race for the athletes who want to run a tune-up race to prepare for their targeted event, the novice who may be intimidated by the larger events and runners/walkers who want an event to test themselves without breaking the bank. 
Race  Fee Notes:

You can pre-register online at no cost using coupon code PAYATRACE, but must pay the $5 entry fee when you pick up your race bib on the day of the event.

Twin City Track Club Members will receive a full race discount of $5 beginning with the May 2018 $5 5K. This applies to all $5 5K races - unlimited usage.

What you get:

  • A 5k course that is accurate and well-marked
  • Aid stations on the course and finish area that have water and Gatorade
  • Mile Markers 
  • Clock at the finish line
  • Accurate finishing times posted at the event and uploaded to the TCTC website ASAP
  • Support for all levels of runners or walkers

What you don’t get:

  • T-Shirts – don’t you have a closetful already?
  • Food at the finish area, unless a local establishment wants to provide something – any takers?
  • Verbal splits, unless we have a plethora of volunteers
  • Medals or trophies – we may have gift certificates that are awarded based on varying criteria
  • Where:
  • The events will occur at Jamison Park, which is located next to Meadowlark School (401 Meadowlark Dr.)  The course is a flat out and back on the Muddy Creek Greenway that starts at Jamison Park, turns around at Robinhood Rd and returns to the Park. This is a PR course for the competitive and nice easy course for the novice.


  • Tuesday, April 11 at 6:15 pm
  • Tuesday, May 8 at 6:15 pm
  • Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30 pm

You can pre-register online at no cost using coupon code PAYATRACE, but must pay the $5 entry fee when you pick up your race bib on the day of the event. Race day signup and bib pickup begins @ 5:45 PM. 

As the name says- $5.  Sorry, we are not setup to handle debit or credit cards – yeah, we know it is the 21st century, maybe in the future, but for now we require cash or check. Correct change is appreciated.

Yes, we need you.  Contact Jim Wade:  Wadejpm@gmail.com

General Information:
This $5-5K race series is sponsored by the Twin City Track Club.  You do not have to be a TCTC member to participate.  However, we think you would enjoy the benefits of a TCTC membership and we would love to have you.

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