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Salem Lake Trail Run 30K. 7 Mile. 5K

Sat September 28, 2024 Winston Salem, NC 27107 US Directions


Save 20% on all 4 races!

Big 4 Trail Races

20% Discount Per Event
$5 off for TCTC Members


$35 8:00AM EDT Price increases after August 16, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
$5 off for TCTC Members

7 Mile

$30 8:00AM EDT Price increases after August 16, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
$5 off for TCTC Members


$25 8:00AM EDT Price increases after August 16, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


The 2024 races will be held on Saturday, September, 28, 2024. 

Race registration opens on May 1, 2024.

The FIT 4 Race Series is now called the Big 4 Race Series.


815 Salem Lake Road
Winston Salem, NC US 27107


Come join us for the 30K (18.6 miles), 7 mile, or 5K (3.1 miles) run on the beautiful, mostly shaded, wooded trail surrounding Salem Lake.  Enjoy a well-organized event that is a great tune up for any fall marathons.  The course has been listed as one of America's best running trails and part of the proceeds benefit the Salem Lake Trail System.  Celebrate your run with post race food and beer from Radar Brewing

Registration closes at 11:59PM Wednesday before the race. Registration available at Friday Packet Pick-Up only. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! 

Race Start times:
          30k – 8:00 AM
          7 Mile – 8:15 AM
          5K – 8:20 AM

Packet Pickup (at Salem Lake Marina building):
          Friday – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
          Saturday – 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM


Long Sleeve Tri-Blend Race T-Shirts available in female and unisex sizes. Shirts guaranteed for all registrations through end of August! **Shirts run true to size but if you prefer a looser fitting shirt, size up!**

Race Transfer Requests: Must be made by Wednesday before the race. Email No exceptions! 

Big 4 Trail Race Series

The Big 4 Trail Race Series includes the following Winston-Salem Trail Races hosted by Twin City Track Club: Hobby Trail to You! (August 10), Salem Lake Trail Races (September 28), Black Friday Relays (November 29) and Frosty Fifty (January 3-4, 2025) at Salem Lake.

Save $$ and register for all 4 races at one time! Finish all four races, any distance and earn great swag including Big 4 Trail Race Series apparel! Presented at the Frosty Fifty in Jan 2025. Click here to register today! 

See you on the Trails!

Charity Partner: Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston-Salem

We are thrilled to partner with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston-Salem for all 4 races in the 2022-2023 Fit 4 Race Series. Donations can be made during registration or on-site at the races to help support our local association!

Click here to learn more about the partnership and all the wonderful things this organization is doing in our local community! 

Charity Partner: Winston-Salem Street School

The Winston-Salem Street School is dedicated to the belief that a quality education is the most effective way of transforming many disenfranchised members of our society into productive citizens.

To learn more about the Winston-Salem Street School and the great things they are doing in our community, click here!

Monarch Studio 651

Handmade coasters made by artists at the Monarch Studio 651 in downtown Winston-Salem will serve as overall and masters awards for this years winners! Age group awards not included.

30K finishers will receive a handmade magnet featuring a mural of Salem Lake. 

Monarch’s Studio 651 is a vocational activity center and adult development day program (ADD) with a focus on creative arts and community engagement. Artwork is available at


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