• Race Day

    Thanks for running the Greenway 20k!

    Greenway 20k Runners! Thanks for taking a chance and running the FIRST race the City of Raleigh has allowed since the special events moratorium was lifted. We loved hosting you for the unique event! A few things of note: Results are posted here https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/107940 Awards were mailed out today! Photos are posted here, courtesy of Justin Hall: https://justhall87.smugmug.com/Greenway-20K/ (including the one above) Press Release on the event is here: https://sirwalterrunning.com/greenway20krecap/ Virtual Runners – Send us proof of completion and we’ll get your medal to Runologie for your pickup: greenway20k@gmail.com We have a few t-shirts and neck gaiters left. If you want one, go here to buy one! And mostly, thanks to all of our sponsors…

  • Sponsor

    Sponsor Highlight: Wegmans & EPIC PT

    There are two main things that every race longer than a 5k needs to be successful; that’s water and volunteers. We are thankful that Wegmans has been kind enough to supply 2500 individual waters for this years event. You will find six aid stations along the course, as well as the start and the finish, that will be fully stocked with small, individual waters that you will be able to grab that will keep you hydrated, and safe! Learn more about their Raleigh locations here: wegmans.com/stores/raleigh-nc/ And we need volunteers to pass out that water! We are thankful that EPIC PT will be working the aid stations for us. They…

  • Sponsor

    Sponsor Highlight: On

    Finishing faster than you started makes any race more enjoyable, and the team at On is going to help you get there this Saturday at the Greenway 20k! The On Team will be set up at the 10k mark in Anderson Point Park and will be supplying GU gels, water, and possibly some music to help you run that last 10k faster than your first! All runners move in their own unique way. And On thinks that’s the way it should be. That’s why Ons signature technology CloudTec is Swiss-engineered to benefit everybody, however and wherever they run. How? Well for starters, studies by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology…

  • Pro Running

    Sir Walter Twilight will host American Record Attempt

    On Thursday, April 1, 2021, in advance of the inaugural Greenway 20k, athletes from the Raleigh Distance Project will chase the 20,000 meters, 25,000 meters, and 30,000 meters American Records on the track at the Sir Walter Twilight meet. The current records they will be chasing were set by Maxine Johnson on October 3, 1982, where she ran 1:22:24 for 20k en route to 1:44:06 for 25k, and by Teri Gerber, who ran 2:09:23 for 30k on July 13, 1986. The event will be held at an undisclosed location, due to COVID guidelines, and will be broadcast live on the Raleigh Distance Project Instagram page. with commentary from Sir Walter…

  • Race Day

    Packet Pickup starts today at Runologie

    Packet Pickup starts today at Runologie! Runologie is located at 1614 Automotive Way, Raleigh, NC 27604 and they will be hosting packet pickup all week (M-F) from 11am – 6pm. Learn more about Raleigh’s only independent running store at runologieraleigh.com Runologie will also be sponsoring our Age Group Awards as follows: Top 3 Age Group Awards Youth (19 and under) Young Adult (20-29) Adult (30-39) Masters (40-49) Grand Masters (50-59) Senior Grand Masters (60-69) Veteran Grand Masters (70+) Additional Awards Relay Winner Virtual 20k Prize Money from Sir Walter Running $300 – Overall Winner (M/F) $200 – 2nd Overall (M/F) $100 – 3rd Overall (M/F) $150 – Masters (40+) Overall…

  • Sponsor

    Sponsor Highlight: ElliptiGO

    Want to train like Olympian and 2:25 Marathoner Molly Seidel? ElliptiGO has become the new standard for cross-training as it’s the closest simulation to running without impact. In addition to hundreds of professional athletes using ElliptiGO bikes, tens of thousands of weekend warriors are also using this resource to train harder and smarter with less risk of injury. Sir Walter Running is excited to have ElliptiGO as a sponsor of the Greenway 20k and enjoy partnering with them on several of our events throughout the year. If you are a runner looking to add volume and intensity to your training or simply want to enjoy cross-training outside, there’s really nothing…

  • Race Day

    Greenway 20k Race Updates

    We are just over a week out and wanted to update you on a few things! Packet Pickup Packet pickup starts Monday at Runologie at 11am. Their hours are here: https://runologieraleigh.com/pages/contact-us You can pick up there all week. Packets will be mailed Monday. So if you would like that option, make sure to select this option by Midnight Sunday! (Mailing period has completed) Packet pickup will be available on Race Day at the Starting Line Wave Update With COVID guidelines expanding, Waves have changed slightly. See below for options: – 7:30am – Elite Wave (Men <1:30 Half Marathon / Women <1:45 Half Marathon). Details here. – 8:00am – Open –…

  • Sponsor

    Sponsor Highlight: COROS

    What do Eliud Kipchoge, Des Linden, Emily Infeld, Emma Bates, Parker Stinson and Grayson Murphy have in common? Besides being faster than you, their watch battery lasts longer, much longer! We’re excited to have COROS as the Official Finish Line Clock Sponsor at the 2021 Greenway 20k! COROS is a performance sports technology company that helps athletes train to be their best. For COROS it’s all about outdoors, mountains, and a passionate active lifestyle. COROS combines high-grade hardware with innovative technology to provide endurance athletes with the gear they rely on in the world’s most extreme environments. Advanced technology with an efficient and intuitive user experience is at the core…

  • Sponsor

    Sponsor Highlight: OOFOS

    Let’s face it… After a hard run or race, there’s nothing better than taking off your running shoes and putting on something more comfortable. With that in mind, why not “Recover Faster. Feel the OO.” Sir Walter Running is excited that OOFOS is a sponsor of the Greenway 20k! Made with proprietary OOfoam® technology, OOFOS absorb 37% more impact* than traditional foam footwear materials for the perfect blend of cushion and stability. Then there’s our patented footbed. It cradles and supports arches to reduce energy exertion in the ankles by up to 47%* when compared to competitors’ footwear. So walking is easier. Recovery is faster. And yOO actually feel better.…

  • Virtual Race

    Official Strava Segment

    The course has been marked and we now have an Official Strava Segment! Are you running the Virtual 20k? Once you complete, let us know! We’ll have some fun prizes for the Virtual 20k and for fastest last 10k for those running live on Saturday, April 3rd, which we’ll be posting soon! Make sure and join the Official Sir Walter Running Strava Club here: SirWalterStrava.com If you’re running the Virtual 20k, you will receive the Greenway 20k neck gaiter AND finishers medal! Register here: greenway20k.com/register/ Official Strava Segment: https://www.strava.com/segments/27680449 Official Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2808451972910484650  Have questions? Let us know: greenway20k@gmail.com