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 ...

The Boston Marathon returned to its traditional date of Patriot’s Day this year, just six months after the October 11, 2021, run.And the Triad and Twin City Track Club were well represented among the more than 500 North Carolinians who qualified for the race. More than 25,000 runners took off from the starting line, representing 120 countries and all 50 ...

With the April $5K in the books and the Summer Track Series kicking off in late May, it’s safe to say that the Twin City Track Club race season is well under way. And while we’re still experiencing a few chilly mornings, the weather is heating up and the club is in full swing preparing for this year’s Beat the Heat, ...

4:50 a.m. Waking up early is not my strong suit, but I felt ready for my marathon. I had a simple breakfast consisting of oatmeal. I was a little nervous that I had overeaten a little bit. Nothing had me more nervous than the hour before the race. They announced at the starting line that more runners were there than ...

I would like to give a huge “Thank You” to Colleen Sands and Hannah Boles for the job they have done as Activities Directors for TCTC.  I recently participated in the St. Patrick’s Day 4 leaf Clover Run, and I was reminded of how creative these two women have had to be when planning social activities for TCTC the past ...

Runners of all ages and abilities throughout the Triad can test their mettle again this year in the 2022 edition of the Ultimate Runner. It’s one night, five events and the chance to win bragging rights and your 4.91 car decal. Or go down in a blaze of burnt T-shirts.And speaking of bragging rights, Race Director Sandy Wetherhold returns this ...

In the summer, evening brings a reprieve from the heat of the day and the delightful sounds and delicious smells of summer in the South. And in Winston-Salem for four Wednesdays in late May and early June, evening brings time on the track with friends.It’s almost time for TCTC’s Summer Track Series, a series of four meets at the Bob ...

With 2022 one-third of the way done, we are heading into high racing season. And we’re getting together more, too, with some creative activities. In March, we tried a new version of the St. Patrick’s Day Hash Run with a St. Patrick’s Day 4 Leaf Clover Run in partnership with Fiddlin’ Fish. Runners scanned a bar code at check-in to receive ...

Do you feel a little something different in the air? It may be that spring is on the way. It may be that March Madness is upon us. Or it may be that it’s time to register for the 2022 edition of the Twin City Track Club $5K!Looking back: A few numbersThe 2021 $5K series went very well. Our volunteers ...

In between the last “normal” race year of 2019 and the hybrid year of virtual and in-person events of 2021, 2020 changed the face of racing. Probably for good. That “for good” has a couple of meanings. According to RunSignup’s 2021 Annual Industry Report, racing made many strides toward getting back to the familiar contours of racing. But while racing ...