Junction 311 Endurance Sports

Where Running and Fun Meet!

Have an idea for an event? Need timing? Want help with marketing?

Event Management

Great idea but don’t know where to start? No worries! We can help with venue selection, city permits, ABC permits, police, medical, bibs, t-shirts, course planning & logistics, water stops, food, volunteer management and more. We have  planned and executed dozens of successful events, and are ready to help you have a great race.

Timing

Fast, accurate and reliable results are essential to a successful race. We use the latest technology in timing from RaceResult. Live results for realtime alerts. Screen and receipt printed results at races. Fast online posting. We can provide registration and website services.

Course Design & Certification

A great course can make all the difference in having a successful event. Junction 311 owns and manages many events and we know what athletes like. We also know how to design and measure an accurate course to maximize safety while keeping your police costs as low as possible. For an extra level of assurance, we can certify the course for you.

Event Marketing

We can help you in putting together a great marketing plan to build and grow your events. Junction 311 has extensive experience in email and social media marketing. As publishers of Running Junction magazine, we can help you get your race noticed by thousands of athletes.

Events That Inspire!

Junction 311 Owned Events

Hit the Brixx 10k & 5k –  October 15, 2022
Greensboro, NC

Join us for another great 10K & 5K race and support the fight against blood cancers! Get your spook on and wear your best Halloween costume. 100% of net proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Both races earn Greensboro race series points!

 

The Cannonball Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k – October 21-22, 2022 
Greensboro, NC

The Cannonball is one of the longest-running endurance events in North Carolina. It features the “DOUBLE BARREL” challenge with the 5K on Friday evening so you can run the 5K AND either the half or full on Saturday. Two parties plus extra medals and schwag!

We have seen blazing fast times in previous years for the half, but don’t be fooled the course isn’t a walk in the park. The race is also perfect for the beginner runner because of the gorgeous scenery. The backdrop for the race is Country Park and the beautiful north Greensboro countryside.  Country Park, with the Greensboro Science Center next door, is a great place for the family to hang out listen to our live band while you run.

 

Running of the Turkeys 5k – November 24, 2022
Greensboro, NC

The Running of the Turkeys 5k & Family Fun Run returns an annual tradition to Greensboro’s Country Park! All participants get a cool Turkey Hat! 5k runners get an awesome long sleeve t-shirt. Bring the whole family and the pups. Pet-friendly and both runs have a “Top Dog” award!

Running of the Turkeys 5k – November 24, 2022
Roswell, GA

The Running of the Turkeys 5k & Family Fun Run returns an annual tradition to Greensboro’s Country Park! All participants get a cool Turkey Hat! 5k runners get an awesome long sleeve t-shirt. Bring the whole family and the pups. Pet-friendly and both runs have a “Top Dog” award!

Jingle Jog 5k – December 17, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

The Jingle Jog 5k has become a Christmas tradition for runners from Winston-Salem, High Point, Greensboro, and beyond! This dog-friendly race features hot drinks, cold craft beer, a finisher medal that doubles as a Christmas ornament, fun costumes, and a great 5k course. A portion of the proceeds goes to Ruff Love Rescue.

Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon – January 28 & 29, 2023
Gulf Shores, AL

Run Flat. Run Fast! Boasting a flat and fast Boston Qualifier course, the marathon reveals beautiful scenery as it winds through the paved trail system of Gulf State Park. And the 7K is back! Enjoy a great winter getaway with beautiful beaches, great seafood, and fast running! Incredible post race party at Gulf Shore’s epicenter of entertainment, The Hangout.

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Marathon & Relay – February 13, 2023 

Greensboro, NC

What… a marathon in February.  Don’t fret you get to run it with your buddies.  Get 3, 4,5 or more friends together because this race is all about teams. The marathon is 16 laps.  Each person on the team will run 4 laps or approximately 6.5 miles.  You get to go to work on Monday and tell everyone you ran a marathon (just leave out it was a relay).  Hey if you are crazy enough to do this race all by yourself we won’t stop you.  The course is certified so it is a Boston Qualifier.  If you’re a loner and don’t have 3 friends then convince your cousin to do it with you because we have a 2 person division as well.  And, for those with lots of  friends, we have a 5-8 person  teams…so there is something for everyone!

Running of the Leprechauns – TBA, 2023

Roswell, GA 

The  Running of the Leprechauns 5K is where we celebrate St Patrick’s Day and run! The run starts downhill out of Riverside Park  then heads down Riverside drive along the Chattahoochee River. This is a FAST 5k course with an out and back format. Looking for a 5k PR? This is your course !!

CraftHalf Half Marathon & 5K – April 1, 2023

Winston-Salem, NC 

The event is a celebration of running, the community and a kickoff celebration to North Carolina Beer Month. Don’t miss the 8th annual Craft Half Marathon, 5k, Kids Dash and community block party! Come celebrate North Carolina with running and craft beer and with the Triad’s premier spring distance race!

Charlotte Racefest Half Marathon & 10K – April 15, 2023

Charlotte, NC  

Celebrating running and the Charlotte community over two decades, Charlotte RaceFest Half Marathon and 10K continues to be the premiere spring endurance event and celebration! RaceFest offers the opportunity to experience a community event full of tradition, goodwill and a feel-good vibes.

 

 

 

Triad Brewsfest Half Marathon & 5K – TBA, 2023

High Point, NC  

The Triad Brewsfest Craft Beer Festival, Half Marathon & 5K, is a combo celebration of great Triad & NC Craft Beer and endurance running. Hosted by Junction 311, the race portion consists of a 13.1 and 5k in the morning and the beer festival will take place in the afternoon accompanied by live music and food trucks.

 

 

Run 704 – May 6, 2023 

Charlotte, NC  

Join us for our 2nd annual Run 704 in the heart of University City, celebrating our Queen City, as only Charlotte can. One Event Distance – 7.04 miles. A craft beer, all age, community, post-run celebration hosted at Armored Cow Brewing.

 

 

Area 13.1 Half Marathon, Out of This World 10K & Terrestrial 5k – TBA 2023

Roswell, GA

Happy Intergalactic Running Day! AREA 13.1, Out of this World 10K (NEW THIS YEAR), and Terrestrial 5K is an Out of this World Running Event. The AREA 13.1 Half Marathon is a night race in Roswell, GA. One of the most popular courses to run in the State of Georgia. The course is mostly flat with one small hill.   You are sure to earn a PR on this Half Marathon/5K course!

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Junction 311 Florida Events

Ft De Soto Distance Classic 15K/10K/5K – September 25, 2022

St Petersburg, FL

We kick off our race season at historic Fort De Soto Park with a 15K, 10K, and 5K (and a great season-opening party) – a distance for every runner and walker. As the sun rises, the start is underway! Join us…your race, your pace!

Halloween Distance Classic Half Marathon/10K/5K – October 30, 2022

St Petersburg, FL

Join us for a wicked-good time at Fort De Soto Park this Halloween. Enjoy the parade of costumes whizzing by at this fun, yet competitive, race – not to miss! With a Half Marathon, a 10K, and a 5K, there’s a distance for everyone. Virtual option as well. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Holiday Distance Classic Half Marathon/10K/5K – December 11, 2022

Madiera Beach, FL

Santa is back in town! Whether you’re naughty or nice, you don’t want to miss this fun, festive, holiday favorite. Our Holiday Half point-to-point course starts in Madeira Beach and ends in beautiful tree-lined Taylor Park; the Holiday 10K starts in Seminole City Park and meets up with the Half course with the same finish line. Jingle all the way!

Shamrock Distance Classic Half Marathon/10K/5K – March 4, 2023

St Petersburg, FL

Get your green on and go! This may this be your lucky PR race on our fast and flat course at historic Fort De Soto Park. Shamrocks, green beer, and live music at the awards ceremony make this a fun, yet challenging, Shamrock race.

The Omega Sports Race Series

The Omega Sports Race Series, January – December 2022

Junction 311 is proud to manage the Omega Sports Race Series. Participate in 5 races in the series to be eligible for awards. Run as many races as you can and we will score all of your races. Enjoy special invitations to ongoing series socials, gatherings and special events through the year.  And best of all….THE end of season celebration for all series qualifiers!

Timed Events

Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run – October 1, 2022 

Greensboro, NC

The Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run raises money to help local women detect breast cancer and receive support during treatment. This event makes a huge difference in our community every year, and helps hundreds of Triad area women get access to lifesaving breast cancer detection that they likely wouldn’t have had otherwise. 

Maddie’s Miles 5k – October 8, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

Proceeds from the Maddie’s Miles 5k will go to support Phoenix Rising of Winston Salem, Inc, a non-profit group whose mission is to battle addiction by supporting local drug courts; funding treatment; and launching awareness campaigns so that no more lives will be lost to addiction and accidental overdose deaths.

Downtown Greenway Run & Block Party – October 8, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

The Downtown Greenway Run & Block Party is a long-standing, family-friendly event that centers around bringing the Greensboro community together, and highlighting our prized Downtown Greenway! This year’s 13th annual event is being organized by Greensboro Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the Greensboro Parks FoundationJunction 311 Endurance Sports, and our valued sponsors. 

All Mounds Matter – October 16, 2022 

Kernersville, NC

The most selfless thing one can do is to give support to another human they have never met, please join two of Kernersville’s small businesses in doing just that. Savage Roasters and Kernersville Brewing will set the stage for a community to come together and raise money to ensure that all breast cancer patients in North Carolina receive medical treatment regardless of their ability to pay. 100% of net proceeds will go to the “Pretty in Pink Foundation”, who share this common goal.

Nighthawk Race Against Hunger 5K – October 23, 2022
Greensboro, NC

The Northern Guilford High School PTSA is proud to sponsor our 3rd Annual Nighthawks Race Against Hunger 5K run and one mile fun run. Hunger & food insecurity remains a major issue in our local school & extended community. This year, we are partnering with Out of the Garden Project who offers programs that provide food to families in the Piedmont Triad area so they can grow, learn, and thrive. 

Chase the Dream 5K – October 29, 2022
Winston Salem, NC

Please join us for the inaugural running of Chase the Dream!  The out and back course starts and finishes at Bailey Park. All proceeds from the race support the Dream Center. We offer a helping hand to those living in Forsyth County. We offer counseling, food assistance, and clothing.

 

Zero Prostate 5K – November 12, 2022
Greensboro, NC

The ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Greensboro features a 5K run/walk and Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad. Participants will receive long sleeve tech shirts, a finisher’s medal and the opportunity to impact those affected by prostate cancer.

 

Run At The Rock – December 2, 2022
Burlington, NC

Welcome to the 18th annual Run at the Rock!  Since 2005, trail runners from across the region have challenged themselves on the beautiful and well-maintained trails of Cedarock Park.  Run 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon on awesome courses that include twisty single-track and smooth, flowing equestrian trails.  Cedarock Park is located in Burlington, NC and is an easy drive from Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem.  We can’t wait to see everyone in December for an awesome day of trail running action.

 

About Us

ENJOY

Fun and enjoyment are at the core of everything we do. Our events are for you, family and friends to have a great time and create lasting memories. And guess what? We have a blast producing great endurance events!

ENDURE

It’s in the name of our company, it’s part of our DNA, it’s about going the distance. Every event we produce will let you push your limits and compete against others or yourself. All of our events will always be timed and provide an exciting atmosphere.

CARE

Making someone else’s life or day  a little happier, brighter and better is just plain fun. We like it!  A portion of the proceeds at each of our events goes to a non-profit organization, such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or Friends in Action, that is dedicated to helping others.

Contact Us

Junction 311 Endurance Sports

Address
3624 Westfield St
High Point, NC 27265

Emailinfo@junction311.com
Phone: (336) 793-4311

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