5K USATF Certified (NC11048PH) , USATF Sanctioned, RRCA sanctioned, course is predominately flat and fast. Traffic will be monitored.
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - The course is flat. Traffic will me monitored.
Click here to view the 5K course map.
Will be given every mile. Digital Clock at finish.
Water at mile 1, 2, and at finish.
Entry Fee Include
T-Shirt for the first 1,000 entries.
Awards and prizes (see Awards info below).
Refreshments: Pizza, subs, fresh fruit, drinks.
Open Male - Bobby Mack 14:13 (2012)
Open Female - Blake Phillips Russell 16:11 (1999)
A bonus prize of $200 will be offerred for setting a new course record.
The awards presentation will be held immediately following the race.
NC-USATF Prize Money: $5,000
Open: (Men and Women) 1st - $1,000, 2nd - $500, 3rd - $200, 4th - $150, 5th - $125, 6th - $100, 7th - $75, 8th - $50
Masters: (Men and Women): 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50
Grand Masters: (Men and Women): 1st $75, 2nd $50
No double dipping. If someone places in two categories, the awarded placement will be the one where they win the most money.
To be eligible for USATF awards, athletes must be a current USATF Member, a 12 month resident of NC, and must pre-register. USATF Championship entry deadline is July 17, 2013. USATF participants will be posting the Thursday before the race to allow time for membership verification.
Age Group Awards
Age Group Awards will win a Beat the Heat Glass, provided for the top 3 finishers (excluding USATF winners) in the following age groups.
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over
Beat the Heat will not have the WAVA Age-Graded competition in 2013.
Fun Run Awards
Trophies for the top Fun Run finishers.
Finisher awards for all one mile Fun Run participants.
Awards presentation held immediately following the race and will not be mailed.
Call Er Ralston (336) 749-7008 or Fleet Feet Sports 336-722-8477
or write TCTC - Beat the Heat 5K, P. O. Box 692, Winston-Salem, NC 27102
Make checks payable to Twin City Track Club. Mail-in entries must be received by the Wednesday before the race.
On-line registration closes the Wednesday evening before the race. USATF Championship entry deadline is July 18, 2012.