Moonlight Madness 2020!

Friday September 18, 2020

Register > Run > Party

Bailey Park, Winston Salem, NC

Registration Now Open

Register early to beat the price increase and guarantee your race shirt.

Why Go It Alone?

Why go it alone!  Set up a team, get 5 or more people and save $5.  Plus your chance for the Team Cup award.

Event Details

Races: 5k Run/Walk (3.1 Miles) and 1 Mile Fun Run
Date: September 18,2020
Location: Bailey Park, 445 N Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Time: 7:30 PM 1 Mile, 8:00 PM 5k Run/Walk

Race Description

The Moonlight Madness 5k is what happens when a competitive 5k and a Party get together and have a baby. You end up with a best darn 5k around. Come join us for running, music, beer and plenty of smiles and good times at Bailey Park.

This event is organized and benefits United Way of Forsyth County.

United Way of Forsyth County is a catalyst for strengthening our community by identifying and addressing its most significant needs through alignment of resources and strategic partnerships to achieve measurable, lasting results.

The location is perfect, the course is flat, come set your PR at this race.


The race and post-race party will be at Bailey Park. Bailey Park is located at 445 N Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Flat, beautiful course beginning in Downtown Winston Salem at Bailey Park. The course runs out-and-back through Innovation Quarter and Research Parkway.

The course time limit is 60 minutes.

1 Mile Fees

$15 Until 08/31

$20 On/After 09/01

5k Fees

$25 First 200 before 4/1
$30 Through 7/31
$35 Through 08/31
$40 Through Race Day

Team Fees

Teams can get $5 off their entry. Simply form a team and once your team reaches 5 members you will be refunded $5 and all new members can register for $5 off.  Pretty Cool, right!  You can also compete in the team race with the fastest team receiving 365 glorious days of bragging rights.


Early Packet Pickup

Thursday, September 17 – 12:00 am – 7:00 pm
Omega Sports at Thruway Center
414 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Pre Race Packet Pickup

Friday September 18 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Bailey Park 445 N Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Race Schedule

7:30 PM – 1 Mile Start

8:00 PM – 5k Run/Walk Start

9:00 PM – 5k Awards

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Party!!!!!


Team Competition

Don’t go it alone! Teams can get $5 off their entry. Simply form a team and once your team reaches 5 members you will be refunded $5 and all new members can register for $5 off. All teams of 5 will be entered in our Team Cup competition for the fastest team.


The 5k will be chip timed with disposable bib-chips, We ask all athletes to wear their race number on the front and visible.

Age Group Award

Awards will be presented to the following categories:

Age Groups: Under-14, 15-19, 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 age groups.

Race Shirts

Race entry includes a custom designed unisex race shirt.
Register at least 2 weeks prior to race day to guarantee you shirt!

Course Map

Course map is below. You can also view the course online at Map My Run

Turn by Turn

  • Start on Patterson Ave
  • Left on 4th St
  • Right on Research Parkway
  • Right on Rams Dr
  • Right on Salem Ave – Water stop at this corner
  • Left on Cemetery St
  • Turn around just before Church St
  • Right on Salem Ave
  • Left on Rams Dr
  • Left on Research Parkway
  • Continue onResearch Parkway around right side of roundabout at 3rd St
  • Left on 4th St
  • Right on Patterson Ave
  • Finish


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.


Sorry, but for safety reasons, we do not allow 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.

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