High School: 5 Dollar 5K

Thu August 27, 2020 Winston-Salem, NC 27106 US Directions

The High School $5- 5k is designed as a low-key race for the athletes who want to run a tune-up race/ time trail prior to start of high school cross country. Race entry is restricted to ages 14-18. This race is not a school sponsored event.  Thus, high school team singlets are not permitted.  


COVID-19 Safety Precautions

This race is scheduled to be held with many safety precautions in place to comply with state and local regulations and to prevent the spread of coronavirus.:

  • All participants and volunteers are expected to strictly adhere to social distancing rules, keeping at least 10 feet of distance from other people other than members of their family unit.
  • Masks should be worn when not running if you are unable to maintain at least 10 feet of distance before or after your race.

Please adhere to these event rules.

  • Registration will be capped at 50 people, with two waves of 25 runners that will be kept separate at the event.
  • Online registration will open at 12:00 noon on August 8.  A waitlist will go into effect after the first 50 people have registered.
  • There will be no on-site registration for the race. You must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance of the race.
  • We will implement a rolling chip-timed start.  Each participant will be assigned a start time.  Start times will be seeded with faster runners starting first.  You will be asked to submit an estimated time when you register.
  • The first wave will start at 6:30pm and the second wave will start at 6:45pm.  Both waves will have staggered starts with 15 seconds between each runner at the start.
  • Participants are asked to arrive at the starting line area no more than 5 minutes before their assigned start time and to keep a distance of at least 10 feet between each person prior to the race start.
  • Participants will retrieve their pre-assigned bib number using a no-contact system at a location to be determined. More information will be announced prior to race day.
  • Bibs will be available at least 30 minutes prior to the race start.
  • Participants are asked to stay on the right edge of the greenway when running except when passing and to allow plenty of space when overtaking others or for oncoming runners.
  • Participants must bring their own water/sports drink. There will be no race provided drinks.
  • Results will be posted online only - no kiosk or printed results.
  • Participants are not allowed within 10 feet of timing trailer or any other race volunteers.

Please adhere to these event rules. 

Race Information

The race fee is $5 and you must pre-register online at least 24 hours in advance of the race.
Twin City Track Club Members will receive a full race discount of $5 for all $5 5K races - unlimited usage.

What you get:

  • A 5k course that is accurate and well-marked
  • Mile Markers
  • Clock at the finish line
  • Accurate finishing times uploaded to the race site online
  • Support for runners

What you don’t get:

  • T-Shirts – don’t you have a closetful already?
  • Food or drink at the finish area
  • Verbal splits


  • The event 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. 

Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:30pm

Yes, we need you.  Contact Teresa Inman:  teresapinman@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.

285 Meadowlark Drive
Winston-Salem, NC US 27106
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