RACE INFORMATION

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THE BASICS

  • Races: Half Marathon, 5k and Kids Fun Run
  • Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • Location: 638 Fourth  St, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Time: 8:30 AM

EVENT INFORMATION

The CraftHalf is dedicated to saluting North Carolina Craft Beer, and kicks off NC Beer Month. Every April the #NCbeer community celebrates the diversity, sustainability and economic impact of the state’s craft beer community.

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Our race features not only a fun and challenging course, but a huge block party at the finish line! Featuring the Triad’s largest collection of local breweries during all of NC Beer Month (13 total at the 2018 race), as well as local vendors, live music, and terrific Foothills pub food!

We’re also one of the most family-friendly races in North Carolina. We not only feature a Kids Zone (complete with bounce house), but we also have YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Youth Engagement Staff on hand to provide kid care while you run your race! 

Winston-Salem is the perfect spot for this race – and for your next adventure! The City of Arts and Innovation is an awesome place to run a great race and have a great time!

The climate in April is ideal running weather, with an average high temperature of 66 and low of 44. Combine that with our picturesque course, and you have a great race experience waiting for you.

While visiting Winston-Salem there will be plenty of activities for the entire family.  You can find out more about visiting Winston-Salem on the Visit Winston-Salem website.

COURSE

The race starts and finishes at the Foothills Downtown Brewpub on West 4th Street in the heart of Winston-Salem. The course heads west to the beautiful and eclectic West End and Hanes park area.  Continuing west, the course tours one of the most beautiful residential areas of the city.

The race closes out by returning to downtown via Brookstown Ave and 4th St to finish at the Foothills Brewpub for the fun of the finish line block party.

Aid Stations

Half marathon
1.5 Miles
3. Miles
5 Miles
7 Miles
10 Miles
12 Miles

5k
1.5 Miles

 

PACKET PICKUP

EARLY PACKET PICKUP

Wednesday, March 28, 6-8 PM

Foothills Brewing Tasting Room
Foot Soldier Run/Walk Club

3800 Kimwell Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC

Friday, March 30, 3-7 PM

Omega Sports Winston-Salem

414 Stratford Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC

 

DAY OF RACE SCHEDULE

  • 6:45 AM – 8:15 AM – Late Packet Pickup/Registration
  • 8:30 AM – Half Marathon Start
  • 8:45 AM – 5k Start
  • 9:25 AM – Kids Dash Start
  • 10:00 AM – 5k Awards
  • 11:30 AM – Half Marathon Awards
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – HopSwap Block Party

 

TIMING/AWARDS

The race will be chip timed using bib-chip. Overall awards based on GUN TIME. Age group awards based on chip time.

  • Half Marathon – Top 3 Male and Female Overall
  • Half Marathon – Top 3 Age Division
    • Under-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55–59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • 5k – Top 3 Male and Female Overall
  • 5k – Top 3 Age Division
    • Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55–59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Race Director reserves the right to combine or change awards based on participation

 

T-SHIRTS

We only guarantee sizes to those who register prior to March 24, 2019. Those registering after April 2, 2019 will not be guaranteed a shirt or size.

Cancellation Policy: In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.

Rules / Guidelines: Sorry, but for safety reasons, we do not allow dogs, bicycles, inline skates or any means of transportation other than running, walking or wheelchairs. Running baby strollers are allowed but must have a minimum of 6″ wheels. Race Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.