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Join Sir Walter Running and Raleigh Denim on Tuesday, June 19th at the Wake County Speedway for our version of the Ultimate Runner. Part of the Pop Up Miles series. Run on “America’s Favorite Bullring,” a quarter mile asphalt race track, right here in Raleigh! This event will double as Week #3 of the Pop Up Miles Championship qualifying, so there will be a Mile-only option for those that don’t want to “go the distance.”

But what is it?

At the “Session at the Speedway,” competitors will compete in 4 events (Mile, 440 yards, 880 yards, 2 Mile). Scoring is based on overall place in each event. Like Golf, lowest score wins. There will be special awards for Top 10 Male and Female, plus Age Group Winners. Also like golf, there will be a lowest overall foursome Team Award (coed). Teams can have more than 4, but Top 4 will score (and get award). Overall Male and Female Winner will get a slot in the Pop Up Miles Championship as well!

You will be grouped into heats based on your “predicted” (or actual) mile time, so be honest when you enter!

Don’t want to run, but want to come hang out? The Session at the Speedway is fan friendly! You may bring a cooler (no larger than 14″), but NO GLASS ALLOWED! Support your local breweries, especially those that support us! Plan on having a drink or two? Please Uber, get a Taxi, or get a designated driver. Be Safe!

LocationWake County Speedway – 2109 Simpkins Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

Cost – Only $10 (or $5 for Mile only) Register here

Schedule – There will be multiple heats of each distance

  • 6:00pm – WCS opens to runners and fans (plus race day sign up)
  • 6:30pm – Mile
  • 7:00pm – 440 (aka 1/4 mile)
  • 7:20pm – 880 (aka 1/2 mile)
  • 7:45pm – 2 mile
  • 8:15pm – Awards
  • 9:00pm – Wake County Speedway closes

Chip timing will be done by Clockwork Race Timing

100 spots max!

Special Awards will be given for Top 10 Overall Men and Women, plus Winners of the following age groups:

  • Under 18
  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
  • Lowest foursome overall Team Award (coed)

Questions? SirWalterRunning@gmail.com