Moonlight Madness Virtual Race Challenge!

September 18-20, 2020

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Registration is now open for the 2020 Moonlight Madness 5k.  The BEST race in Winston Salem.

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It’s More Than A Race.  It’s the Moonlight  Madness Virtual Race Challenge!

 The Moonlight Madness 5K and Fun run is the United Way of Forsyth County’s Community Campaign Kickoff. In keeping with CDC Guidelines and for the safety of our runners we are going VIRTUAL FOR 2020! September 18-20 is the Moonlight Madness Virtual Race Challenge! This year you can run, walk, or bike, and ask your neighbors and friends to join with you. serious running crowd. 

Moonlight Madness is one of the largest events in Winston-Salem drawing over 1100 people. United Way is committed to bringing the community and resources together to help solve some of the most pressing needs in our community. Proceeds from Moonlight Madness Weekend Challenge will go towards programs and funded partner agencies we support in Forsyth County.

Why Virtual?

Although we are not able to meet in person the needs in our community are just as urgent today as they were a year ago. This year we will not come together in person but even more participants can participate as the race has expanded to include walking an biking along with running in your communities with family, friends, or neighbors. (Don’t forget to social distance!)

Form a group in your neighborhood and support a great cause. United Way of Forsyth County is investing in our community to make lasting change. Working collectively and collaboratively with our partners, investors, and resources, along with passionate members of our community, we are learning from our past and striving to create equitable, sustainable results for our future.  


Create a team and fund raise for United Way of Forsyth County!

Entry Fee: Includes custom design short sleeved race shirt for first 200 runners, giveaways and coupons from some local vendors including Foothills Brewing and Mellow Mushroom.

Registration closes on September 18th.


Why Go It Alone

Join or Start a Team

Why go it alone?  Join the Moonlight Madness Team Challenge!  Organize a group from work, your softball league, neighbors, family; heck anyone can form a team. Besides getting active together, you can enjoy great team perks and are eligible for team awards.


  • 5 is the magic number to constitute a team.
  • 10 or more team members and each member of your group gets $5 refunded to registration.
  • 15 or more team members and your group earns a reserved space at the race and festival.

Two Ways to Win

  1. THE BIGGEST TEAM: The team registering the most runners for the event 
  2. FASTEST TEAM: In each event, the top 5 fastest team finisher times will be averaged to find a winning team for the 5k

There is no limit on the number of runners a company/team may register.

The cutoff for team registration ends when online registration closes. You MUST register online to be on a team.

How to Set Up A Team

Create a team using the event online team registration.  CLICK HERE TO SET UP A TEAM

Yep, it’s that simple. Just create a team and invite your friends to be on your team!

Who Can be a Team Captain?

Anyone! Simply recruit co‐workers and friends to run and fun with you!

How do runners sign up for my team

When a participant registers they will have the opportunity to join a team.  The team captain can also email their friends a direct link to register and signup for their team.

What if I register but forget to select my team/group.

You can always go back to LINK, login and edit your registration to join an existing team

What if two people create Teams using different names(i.e the All-Stars and the All Stars)

Just make sure everyone on the teams edits their registration to select the one (1) team name you want. Or email us and we will be everyone on the same team and delete the duplicate.

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