Join us this year on November 6, 2022, for the Westerwood 5k! The race takes place in the historic Westerwood neighborhood during a beautiful time of year. We will have music on the course, and displays and inspirational signs just might make you slow down to take some selfies.
Here is some more information on this great Greensboro race event. More information will be provided as we get closer to race day! We encourage you to forward this information to your friends and family. Scroll down the page to see the Frequently Asked Questions.
Donations to Greensboro Urban Ministry and BackPack Beginnings
We encourage you to click the donate button above to donate to these worthy charities. Also, please bring nonperishable canned/boxed food goods to packet pickup and on race day. We will have containers available for you to drop off donations.
Awards and Drawings
There will be awards and drawings, more information will be provided as we get closer to race day. We already have gift certificates from Kneaded Energy, Fleet Feet Greensboro High Point, and Recycles Bike Shop! If you are interested in providing awards and drawings to support the event, please let us know by scrolling down to "RACE CONTACT INFO" and click the "Questions?" button just below it.
Westerwood 5k Course Map
Parking and Event Locations
1000 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401 (First Baptist Church Parking Lot), easy walk to all race festivities!
Race Packet Pickup, Start, Finish and Post Race Festivities
204 North Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC US 27401 (Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast)
Schedule of Events
Saturday, November 5
Packet Pick Up, time will be provided closer to race day
Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, 204 North Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC US 27401. Save the two coupons on the bottom of your bib for post-race chili and beverage! The neighborhood coffee cart will be at Double Oaks for packet pickup.
Race Day, November 6!
12:30 – 1:45 pm
Race Day Parking
First Baptist Church Parking Lot, 1000 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
Race Day Packet Pick Up
Contactless Mobile Phone Registration
Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, 204 N. Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
Runners and walkers assemble at start line at Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, 204 N. Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC 27401, prerace announcements and national anthem.
Westerwood 5k Race Starts!
Overall Men’s, Women’s and Age Group Awards
Will be announced and awarded as soon as all participants have crossed the finish line. Meanwhile, enjoy a complimentary post-race chili and beer or beverage with family and friends during the beautiful fall season at Double Oaks! Additional beverages can be purchased with cash, debit, or credit cards.
On Course Entertainment!
There will be music on the 5k course.
On Course Displays and Signs!
There will be many on course displays and signs to keep you inspired!
Water stops hosted by First Baptist Church
Are located approximately at miles 1 and 2 of the 5k course. Water will also be provided at the finish line.
Best to you from the Westerwood 5k Race Crew
Frequently Asked Questions:
Does the race benefit any local Charities?
Yes, the race benefits BackPack Beginnings and Greensboro Urban Ministry. The tax-exempt all volunteer nonprofit that organizes the race.is Buffalo Creek Running Company.
Where is packet pickup and the race start/finish?
Packet pickup and race start/finish: 204 North Mendenhall Street, Greensboro, NC US 27401 (Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast).
What day/time is Packet Pickup, the Westerwood 5k race, and post-race festivities?
Saturday November 5, time will be provided closer to race day
Westerwood 5k race - Sunday November 6 at 2 pm
Westerwood 5k post-race festivities - after you cross the finish line go get your chili and beer (or you can wait), announcements will start once all participants cross the finish line
Can I view a map of the race?
Turn-by-turn directions are here:
Where do I park?
Parking is available on Saturday and Sunday at 1000 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401 (First Baptist Church Parking Lot). On Saturday parking may be available on North Mendenhall Street.
Will there be awards and prizes?
Yes! We will provide more information as we get closer to race day.
Bracket/Division Details & Fees:
Westerwood 5kActivity Starts: 11/6/2022 14:00 - Activity Ends: 11/6/2022 17:00Registration opens : 3/30/2022 00:00Activity type: Running raceRequires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): T-Shirt (only guaranteed for registrations through 10/7/2022)Registration Periods:
Registration opens : 3/30/2022 00:00Registration closes : 4/30/2022 23:59Race fee : $30.00Processing fee : $3.50
Registration opens : 5/1/2022 00:00Registration closes : 6/30/2022 23:59Race fee : $33.00Processing fee : $4.00
Registration opens : 7/1/2022 00:00Registration closes : 9/30/2022 23:59Race fee : $35.00Processing fee : $4.00
Registration opens : 10/1/2022 00:00Registration closes : 11/5/2022 23:59Race fee : $40.00Processing fee : $4.00
Registration opens : 11/6/2022 00:00Registration closes : 11/6/2022 13:50Race fee : $45.00Processing fee : $4.00