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Outrun Violence 5K

Sat September 21, 2024 Winston Salem, NC 27107 US Directions
Run or Walk to Support a Safer Community
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$30 9:00AM EDT Price increases after August 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


Quarry Park
1790 Quarry Rd
Winston Salem, NC US 27107


Previously Scheduled for April 6 - Postponed to September 21

This race is hosted by Project X and proceeds will go to supporting youth enrolled in the program.  Project X works with high risk youth to reduce gun and gang violence in Forsyth County, NC.  The race will be held at Quarry Park and will be a two loop course.  This race is open for people to walk and run.

First, second, and third place male and female prizes will be provided.  Age group results are posted for recognition only (no awards).

Project X is a juvenile crime prevention program that was launched in 2020 and has served over 120 youth to date, providing them with interpersonal classes, vocational assistance, tutoring, GED assistance, pro-social activities, and partnering them with any other resources they or their family may be in need of. Project X follows the OJJDP Comprehensive gang model to provide youth with multifaceted and holistic services. This approach has given the program a 94% success rate.

You can learn more about Project X at or by contacting

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be available on Friday the day before the race at Fleet Feet Winston-Salem between 3pm and 6pm.

Packet pickup will be available on race day at Happy Hill Park at the shelter next to the track between 7:30am and 8:45am.

Course Information

The course will be a two loop course that starts and finishes near the overhang of the overlook pier at Quarry Park. Runners will pass through the finish area once half way through the race and a second time to finish. 


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