Feet for the Street 5K and Fun Run

Sun April 24 - Sat April 30 Directions
Events
In Person Run

Feet for the Street 5K

04/30 9:00AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
In Person Run

Feet for the Street 1 Mile Fun Run

04/30 8:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
Place
Salem Lake Greenway
1001 Salem Lake Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Description

The Feet for the Street 5K, was created to raise awareness and much needed financial support for the Winston-Salem Street School, a private, nonprofit alternative educational option for at-risk high school students in the Forsyth County area. The Street School combines small class sizes, caring, individualized attention, and an unwavering belief that the students we serve, when given a second chance, can not only thrive in high school, but be better prepared for success in life as well. 

In the last 17 years, 250 students have overcome personal issues and learning difficulties to graduate and receive an accredited high school diploma from the Street School. These are students who many had little hope for and who in most cases, had very limited expectations for themselves before coming to the Street School. Since the Street School is a nonprofit organization, your support directly impacts our ability to provide life-changing services for our students. By participating in events like the Feet for the Street 5K, you are making a difference!

As with last year, participants will have the option to run virtually! Registration works the same as the live run, only you run YOUR race on YOUR course! Registration includes sponsor giveaways, the ability to post your time on our web site, a t-shirt, a finisher medal, and of course the ability to support the important work of the Winston-Salem Street School.

How Virtual Races Work

1)  Register and invite your friends.

2) Pick out your race course and run your race anytime between April 26 and May 1.

3)  Time yourself using your mobile device, running watch, or any other type of clock.  

4) Upload your results to the race site -- more info here - further instructions will be sent during race week. 

5) Take a selfie and share it with your friends (optional of course). 

Course Description and Awards

The Feet for the Street course starts and finishes on the Salem Lake trail, directly beside the playground, parking lot and restroom facilities at the main entrance to the lake. This makes for a wonderful venue for all who participate and attend.  Race results will be posted on our site and overall and age group awards will be sent via mail.

Award Information

Custom designed finisher medals will be available for all participants at the finish line. Awards for the top three male and female 5K overall winners will be mailed and all 5K male and female age group winners will receive their awards via mail as well. Award categories: 

Top 3 Overall Winners - Male and Female
First Place in each Age Group - Male and Female
Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over

Make sure to look for and congratulate members of the Winston-Salem Street School Running Club, many of whom will be taking part in their first ever 5K race.

The 1 mile Fun Run starts at 8:30 am. All Fun Run participants will receive finisher medals.

Packet Pickup

Packet pick-up will take place both Friday afternoon (4/29/22), from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, at the Winston-Salem Street School (630 West 6th Street, W-S, NC 27101), and race day morning at the check-in area, near the Salem Lake playground area. This will take place from 7:30 am - 8:30 am, with the 1 mile fun run beginning at 8:30 am and the 5K race at 9:00 am.

Race registration for the 1 mile fun run and 5K will close at 8:00 am Saturday morning.

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

 

 

                                                                                                     

                                                                              

 

                                                                             

 

                             

 

                      

Sponsors
Winston-Salem Street School

If you can't make the race but would still like to support the Winston-Salem Street School or learn more about the organization? Please visit: www.wsstreetschool.org

Race Contact Info

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Directions

Salem Lake Greenway
1001 Salem Lake Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

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