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Ultimate Runner

Sat June 29, 2019 Winston Salem, NC US 27101 Directions
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Ultimate Runner

$55 4:30PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT
125 spots left. Registration Opens April 15, 2019 at 12:00am EDT

Congratulations to all finishers of the 32nd Ultimate Runner held on June 30, 2018.  Mark your calendars now for UR33 scheduled for June 29, 2019!

2018 Results are posted in two formats:
   Click here for the online results on RunSignUp.   
   Click here for a pdf download of the results with event placements and total points.

Event Description

Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to escape the ho-hum of ordinary road races. Five events in one night, four on the track and a 5K cross country. You must complete all five events to get a finishing score and receive the coveted Ultimate Runner t-shirt and a 4.91 Ultimate Runner car decal.

Order of Events

1 Mile, 400 meters, 800 meters, 100 meters, 5K Cross Country (inside Hanes Park)

Registration Info

Field limited to the first 108 runners. Registration opens in mid-April and closes one week prior to the event. A wait list will go into affect after 108 people have registered. All runners are seeded in heats by their best mile time in the last year. IMPORTANT: If you have questions about your registration, need to drop out, or wish to change your seed time send an email to the race director at ultimate@twincitytc.org.

NOTE: Twin City Track Club members receive $5 off registration.  You must have claimed your membership at www.RunSignUp.com to receive the discount.   

Train for the Ultimate Runner at the Summer Track Series beginning late May

The TCTC Summer Track Series is a great tune-up for the Ultimate Runner Event.  The Summer Track Series (4 meets) is held at Hanes Park Track, near the R.J. Reynolds High School gym in Winston-Salem. The first meet is on the last Wednesday in May, and the meets continue on the next three Wednesdays in June. All of the meets start at 6:00 PM. There is no entry fee. You may run as many events as you like. These events are for runners of all abilities and ages. If you don't want to run, come out and socialize with the other spectators and help with finish line timing and race officiating. We will have a digital clock set up, but there will be no official timekeeping or records kept.

Click here for more details about the Summer Track Series.



Hanes Park Track
775 West End Blvd
Winston Salem, NC US 27101
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THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. Entries must be received by the online registration close, no exceptions. The field is limited to 108 entrants and often closes by the first week in June, so register early to avoid disappointment. Registration opens April 15th. Online entry fee is $55, $65 after May 31. TCTC members pay $50, $60 after May 31. Add $10 for every adult guest and $5 for every child you plan to bring to the post race party. Entry fees are non-refundable and entries are not transferable, however if you are wait-listed your check will not be deposited or you'll receive a refund via RunSignUp.

Event Parking

Please note that construction in the Hanes Park area and on Northwest Blvd. will significantly limit available parking and access to the Hanes Park Track.  Northwest Blvd. will be closed and there will be no access to Hanes Park from this road.  The tennis court parking lot across from the YMCA is closed with no access to the park from the parking lot entrance.  The stairway to Hanes Park across from Clover Ave. is closed.  

Best opportunities for parking are in the YMCA Parking Lot, the PPS Parking Lot off Northwest Blvd., or street side parking on surrounding roads.  Please see the map in the attached PDF below for more information about parking and access.

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Highway construction update in Winston Salem

We have become aware that Business I-40/US 421 through downtown Winston Salem will be completely closed in both directions all weekend between Peters Creek Parkway and Cloverdale street for road construction.

We do not anticipate major traffic problems from this, it WILL increase driving times in Winston Salem, and the situation could be worse than expected.  Please allow ample travel time.  We will not delay the start of the race, and if you are not there by the end of packet pickup, you will be disqualified.

The map below provides some suggested directions from the highway to Hanes Park.  These are only suggestions - you should check highway conditions on Saturday and adjust your route accordingly.

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