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. ...

Most runners can spout anecdotal advice regarding their experience with plantar fasciitis. Runners go to extreme lengths to resolve the foot pain that occurs first thing in the morning or with the first steps of their run. Once one has experienced the nagging pain that often lasts for months, one will do whatever it takes to achieve resolution and will ...

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 ...

During my early morning runs, I encounter drivers hurrying to work, coffee cup or cell phone in hand, foggy from too little sleep, and not looking for a runner coming down the road toward them. I focus on the vehicle and, when it’s about 50 yards away, I raise my hand and wave, and that usually works wonders. Makes me think of ...

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 ...

Summer arrived early in the Twin City, with temperatures soaring into the 90s multiple times before the Fourth of July. But that hasn’t kept Twin City Track Club members from hitting the streets and getting together. On May 1, we met at Leinbach Park for the annual Twin City Track Club picnic and Annual Meeting. The potluck was back and the ...

Get ready to run into the fall and the new year in the 2022-23 Fit 4 Race Series. The first race, Hobby Trails to You!, is August 20, followed by the Salem Lake Trail Races on September 24.Registration is open now and you can register for all four races at once and save 15% or register for each race individually.August 20, ...

As temperatures soar, Winston-Salem gears up for Beat the Heat, taking place July 16 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. New this year, the races include a Youth One Mile Race, a timed competitive race for participants 17 years of age or younger. The entry fee is $15 for the one-mile race, to be run on an accurately measured one-mile out and ...

The Twin City Track Club held its Annual Spring Picnic at Leinbach Park on May 1. The rain that fell in other parts of town skirted around the park as members gathered for a traditional cookout and potluck for the first time since 2019.The picnic was organized by outgoing Activities Directors Colleen Sands and Hannah Boles (here’s to an amazing ...