Each year, Twin City Track Club chooses two local nonprofits that fit with our mission to promote fitness and health, and improve the quality of life for individuals and families. They are our official Charity Partners for the race.  A portion of event proceeds from the Beat the Heat race—along with donations from runners—go toward each of our chosen nonprofit charities. ...

My name is: Brian RudelI’m originally from: Toronto, Ontario, although I’m a North Carolinian from the age of 2.To sum myself up in a nutshell: I am a very competitive person who loves running. I’ve been married for 26 years to Sheri Rudel, whom I credit for introducing me to running. I’ve been in Winston-Salem: Most of my life. Went to ...

If you look up Hobby Park online, you may be a bit confused. You’ll see numerous photos of airplanes. But it’s not an airport; there is a beautiful radio control airplane airfield, near a soap box derby hill, which makes the park a popular spot for hobbyists (get it?) of all kinds.Planes were in flight on the morning of August ...

My name is: Robby TrosanI’m originally from: Winston Salem, but just moved back from New York at the beginning of 2020.A proud member of Twin City Track Club since: December 2021!The longest distance I’ve ever run is: MarathonMy motivation to run is: My dopamine addiction One thing running has taught me is: PatienceI wish I could: Run forever Memorable running experiences Race: NYC Half Marathon 2019 was my first ever ...

My name is: Jared Robertson But I’m also known as: Dad And I’m originally from: Winston Salem To sum myself up in a nutshell: I was homeless and hopeless. Now I have more than I ever dreamed possible. I’ve been in Winston-Salem: 46 years Became a TCTC member because: I’ve been a lifelong member of this community in one form or ...

Generously contributed by John Anderson, David Corn, Chris Cutler and Terry Wilmoth You’ve trained hard, you’ve eaten right and gotten a good night’s sleep. You arrive early and hit the Porta Potty in plenty of time before the race. You’ve stretched, run out your jitters and pinned on your bib (on the front, please). The call comes for runners to ...

It’s been a hot summer, but we’ve kept our cool running, playing and welcoming new members.On July 7, we headed to Truist Stadium to watch the Winston-Salem Dash take on the Wilmington Blue Rocks in the third of a six-game series.We ran hard and fast in the $5K races and we have our final two coming September 13 and October ...

After a high of 88 degrees earlier in the day, the temperature for this year’s Cook Medical Beat the Heat settled to a more comfortable 82 by the time the evening’s events began at 6:30. And this year kicked off a new event: the Youth Mile Race.Twelve young runners ages 6-17 lined up for this competitive race and they ran ...

Welcome, New Members! Every month, we’ll be posting our new members. Below are the individuals who joined in July 2022, so let’s give them a warm TCTC welcome. Thank you for joining Twin City Track Club! Learn more about joining Twin City Track Club here. ...

Dana Copeland Bishop – Webmaster Dana has lived in the Triad area since 1996. She graduated from UNC-Greensboro in 1994 and obtained both her master’s degrees in 2001 and another in 2015 from UNCG.  Dana grew up as an Air Force brat, having lived many places during her childhood, including Italy, Germany, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. She was a competitive swimmer ...