Upcoming Races

Just a Call Away 5K
& 1 Mile Fun Run

August 8, 2015 ~ 8:00am
UPTOWN – Birmingham, AL

Register online at RunSignUp.com

Race Benefits:

Race Information:
Register Online RunSignUp.com  [Register Here

5K PDF Course Map USATF Certified  [Click Here] Certification pending
5K Course – Online view of course [Click Here] Not to scale
1 Mile Fun Run – PDF course Map [Click Here] Not to scale

See who is running Just a Call Away 5K [Click Here]
See List of Teams / Team Members [Click Here]

5K & Fun Run Entry Fees:
Cotton T-shirts: Youth Small, Medium, Large
Next Level combined cotton polyester blend for Adult Sizes: S, L, M, L, XL, XXL

5K Run / Walk Registration Fees:
$35 – Register online by August 1st
$39 - August 2nd – 6th
$45 – August 7th – Race Day
*BTC Members receive $5 off discount online only.

1 Mile Fun Run / Walk Registration Fees:
$20 – Register online by August 6th
$25 – August 7th – Race Day

Online Registration Closes: Thursday, August 6 at 6:00pm

Team Registration Rules (5K Only):
•Team Captain must register first and establish the Team Name.
•Each Team Member must register for the race.

Team Information:
Create/Join a Fundraising Team [Click Here]
Manage Your Fundraising Team [Click Here]
Participating as a team can be a lot of fun and what a great way to honor a survivor or remember a loved one. It only takes two people to make up a team. Create a team name and create your fundraising page right on RunSignUp.com. [Help to fundraise or donate]

See List of Teams / Team Members [Click Here]

Register Online RunSignUp.com [Register Here]
Registration Help [Click Here] How to register.

Pre-Race Packet Pickup & Registration (Individual & Team)
Friday, May 7, 2015 – 11:00am – 6:00pm

Trak Shak – Homewood
1839 18th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Schedule of Events:
August 8, 2015 - UPTOWN – Birmingham, AL

6:30 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
7:30 a.m. 5K Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. 5K Start
8:30 a.m. Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00 a.m. Fun Run Start
9:15 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony

Race Day Location:
Saturday, August 8, 2015 (6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.)

UPTOWN – Birmingham, AL
2221 Richard Arrington Junior Blvd N.
Birmingham, AL 35203
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Parking:
Parking at UPTOWN is easy and convenient! Follow this link for complete details… UPTOWN Parking Map.

PRECAUTIONS FOR RUNNING IN THE HEAT [Click Here]

How to wear your Bib Number:
Please wear your Bib Number on the FRONT of your shirt during the race. [Example] Remember to bring your Bib Number Race day. No Bib Number means no recorded time in the 5K.

5K – Awards – 9:15am
- Top 3 Overall Male / Female
- Top 3 Overall Masters Male / Female
- Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Awards:
12 and Under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Overall & Age Group Awards will Not be duplicated.

Race Benefits:
Crisis Center
www.crisiscenterbham.com

The mission of the Crisis Center is to serve the unmet needs of people experiencing personal crisis or mental health issues and respond with services that promote coping, emotional health and well being. 

Questions about Just a Call Away 5K? [Contact Us]

Register online at RunSignUp.com

Cancellation Statement: This event will occur rain or shine, warm or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds, rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to Crisis Center, Inc.

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EVO 5K Fit CHALLENGE

August 22, 2015 ~ 8:00am
Birmingham, AL
Linn Park

Register Online:

What makes this 5K different? Unlike previous 5K’s held in Birmingham, The EVO 5K Fit Challenge event includes race waves with exercise challenges throughout its course. Exercise stations (such as jump ropes, tire runs, walking lunges, etc.) represent the fitness challenges. The event will consist of a standard 5K run that begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by 6 waves that will include Fit Challenges throughout the course. The first wave starts at 9am with a wave starting every 30 minutes. The Kid’s Fun Zone will be located in Linn Park where there will be a fitness obstacle course and games for the kids . We are excited to announce that Fox 6 Sports Anchor and Reporter, Jeh Jeh Pruitt, will be the MC for the event.

Entry Fee:  Team Members – Team of 5 or more
$20 – Until July 31st
$25 – August 1 – 22nd

Entry Fee: Individuals
$25 – Individual – Until July 31st
$35 – August 1 – 22nd

Register Online [Click Here] Until 5:00pm Friday, August 21st

Register for the Wave start you want (Max 60 people per wave).

5K Course Map [Coming Soon]

Race Day Agenda: August 22nd
7:00am: Packet Pickup and late registration Opens
7:45am: Registration Ends
8:00am: 5K Starts
9:00am: Wave 1 5K Fit Challenge
9:30am: Wave 2 5K Fit Challenge
10:00am: Wave 3 5K Fit Challenge
10:30am: Wave 4 5K Fit Challenge
11:00am: Wave 5 5K Fit Challenge
11:30am: Wave 6 5K Fit Challenge

PRECAUTIONS FOR RUNNING IN THE HEAT [Click Here]

Team Registration Rules:
•Team Captain must register first and establish the Team Name.
•Each Team Member must register for the race.

Registration Help [Click Here] How to register, or change Waves(events)

Race Benefits:
Children’s of Alabama

      

About 1,500 children with cancer or blood disorders are hospitalized each year at Children’s of Alabama, one of the nation’s largest and busiest pediatric medical centers. Each year about 150 Alabama children are diagnosed with cancer. The diagnoses include leukemia, lymphoma, brain and spinal cord tumors, solid tumors of muscle and bone, kidney and liver tumors, and rare childhood cancers. The Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders is actively working toward the goal of a total cure through research and development of innovative therapies. Lessening the risks of treatment, including improved blood and marrow transplantation techniques, new ways to treat brain and spinal cord tumors that result in minimal or no damage to a child’s growing nervous system, and return to normal activities after all treatments are goals as well.

Register Online:

Questions about EVO 5K Fit Challenge? [Contact Us]

EVO 5K Fit Challenge is
Produced and Sponsored by
Evo Fitness

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Save the O’s 5K &
1 Mile Fun Run

August 29, 2015 ~ 8:00am

 In Loving Memory of Lori Johnson

www.savetheos5k.com

Greystone Golf & Country Club
Hoover, AL

Race Benefits:
Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation

PDF (fill in form) Race Application [Click Here]
PDF (print only) Race Application [Click Here]

Register Online:

$75 Cash Prize to Male / Female Overall Winners

Race Information:

Entry Fees:
(Cotton short sleeve T-shirts to first 500 to register.)
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

5K Course Map Online [Click Here]
5K Course Map PDF [Click Here] USATF Certificate AL13045JD

5K Entry Fees: (Team or Individual)
$25 – Early Registration – by June 30th
$30 – July 1st – July 31st
$35 – August 1st – Race day
5K Age based pricing for 14 and younger – Less $5

1 Mile Fun Run – With T-shirt:
$15 – Early Registration – by June 30th
$20 – July 1st – July 31st
$25 – August 1st – Race day

1 Mile Fun Run – No T-shirt Option:
$12 – Early Registration – by June 30th
$15 – July 1st – July 31st
$20 – August 1st – Race day

Bellinis Ristorante and Bar – Kickoff Party
$15 – Until August 18th 12:00pm Noon

Bellinis Ristorante and Bar – Kickoff Party
Tuesday, August 18th from 5:30-7:30 pm
Bellinis Ristorante and Bar
6801 Cahaba Valley Road #106
Birmingham, AL 35242
[Directions | Map]
Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine, and tons of fun for only $15!
Door prize giveaways

Check Your Registration:
Are you registered for Save the Os 5K? Check here.

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Wednesday, August 26th – 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Trak Shak Homewood
2839 18th St. South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Thursday, August 27th – 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Greystone Golf & Country Club
Founders Clubhouse
4100 Greystone Dr.
Hoover, AL 35242
[Directions | Map]
PDF – Driving Directions [Click Here]
PDF – Parking Information [Click Here]

Race Day Location:
Greystone Golf & Country Club
4100 Greystone Drive
Aquatic Complex
Hoover, AL 35242
[Directions | Map]
PDF – Driving Directions [Click Here]
PDF – Parking Information [Click Here]

August 29, 2015
6:30am – Registration Opens
7:00am – DJ and Food
7:30am – 5K Registration Closes
8:00am – 5K Start
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Registration Closes
9:15am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:30am – Awards, Door Prizes, and annual belly flop competition

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Awards:
5K Overall Awards for:
Top Overall Male / Female – Plus $75 Cash Prize

5K Age Group Awards to:

Top Male / Female 10 year Group winners
0-14, 15 – 19, 20 – 29, through 60+ (10 Year Age Groups)

1 Mile Fun Run Awards to:
1 Mile Fun Run Male and Female Awards to: Finisher medal for all children 12 and under.

Team Awards:
* Largest Team
* Team with most funds raised
* Most Spirited team – So get your Team T-shirts or festive race day attire.

PDF (fill in form) Race Application [Click Here]
PDF (print only) Race Application [Click Here]

How to wear your Race Bib Number [Click Here]
Racing 101 – what to do in a race [Click Here]
Running in the Heat [Click Here]
How to run though a Water Stop [Click Here]
The new rules of hydration [Click Here]

Register Online Run Sign Up:

Online Registration Closes Friday, August 28th 6:00pm

Race Benefits:
Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation


www.nlovca.org

The Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation (NLOCF) is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer by raising awareness and promoting education about ovarian cancer. We also raise money through various events that help fund research. To date, we have donated almost $1,000,000 for ovarian cancer research. More information about the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation:. www.nlovca.org

*Interested in donating or sponsoring?
Email: Susan Green: susan@nlovca.org

Or Visit: www.nlovca.org

Questions about Save the O’s 5K? [Contact Us]

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Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk
for Arthritis

Birmingham, AL
Railroad Park

December 12, 2015 ~ 9:00am

Benefits:

www.jbr.org/Birmingham

Register Online Now

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Come run or walk the USATF Certified 5K course (3.1 Miles) or the 1 mile fun run/walk at Rail Road Park in downtown Birmingham, or come and cheer on your #1 team! A good time is promised to all with festivities that include music, Carnival games and kids area, face painting, pictures with Santa, free food and much, much more! The Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is truly an event that you don’t want to miss!

Join the Arthritis Foundation and the 1,500+ runners and walkers as we Jingle Towards a Cure!! For more help or information about the 2015 Jingle Bell Run/Walk of Birmingham, contact Kayla Smeraglia at ksmeraglia@arthritis.org or call 205-314-8440

When:
Saturday, December 12, 2015
8:00am – Registration and Packet Pickup Open
8:50am – 5K Registration and Packet Pickup Close
9:00am – 5K Starts
10:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
10:25am – Santa Chase Starts
10:30am – 5K Awards Ceremony

Where:
Railroad Park
1600 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35223
[Directions | Map]

5K / Fun Run / Santa Chase Course Maps: [Click Here]  USATF Certification pending.

Entry Fee:

Team Registration will cut off Friday, December 4th at midnight!  NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Online Registration closes Friday, December 11th at 5:00pm.

5K Chip Timed: My finish time will be recorded and posted online, I am eligible to win an Award.
$35 – Registered by July 31st
$40 – August 1st – December 4th
$45 – December 5th - Race Day
Adult Registration ages 12 and up.
Includes commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt
Timing Chip will be on your Bib Number – Be sure to wear your Bib #.
Timing chips will be limited to 500 – Register Early to secure yours.

5K Not Chip Timed: My finish time will NOT be recorded or posted online, I am Not eligible to win an Award.
$30 – Registered by July 31st
$35 – August 1st – December 4th
$40 – December 5th -  Race Day
Includes commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt

1 Mile Fun Run:
$30 – Registered by July 31st
$35 – August 1st – RACE DAY
Includes commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt

Jingle in Your Jammies:
$30 – Now till - Race Day
Can’t make the event but still want to fundraise?
We will send your shirt in the mail!

Santa Chase:
$20 – Registered by July 31st
$25 – August 1st – RACE DAY
100 yard dash for children 8 and under. Includes commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt

T-shirts will be given to the FIRST 1,800 registrants ONLY!

Walkers in the 5K or Fun Run are welcome!

Questions about the Jingle Bell Run – 205-314-8440

Pre-Race Packet Pickup (Individual & Team)
Trak Shak – Homewood
1839 18th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 – 10:00am – 6:00pm

Download PDF Jingle Bell Course Maps 5K, Fun Run, Santa Dash [Click Here]

How to wear your Bib Number and Timing Chip:
5K participants (that paid the $5 extra) will be Chip Timed to process race results and your 5K finish time will be posted for you to see. [Click Here] to see details on how to wear your Bib-Tag Timing Chip. Please wear your Bib Number on the FRONT of your shirt during the race. [Example] Remember to bring your Bib Number Race day. No Bib Number means no recorded time. The timing chip is located on the back side of your Bib Number.

5K – Awards (for runners that paid to be Chip Timed):
1st Overall Male / Female
Age Groups Male / Female (3 deep)

8 and under 30 to 34 55 to 59
9 to 14 35 to 39 60 to 64
15 to 19 40 to 44 65 +
20 to 24 45 to 49
25 to 29 50 to 54

NOTE: If you would like to be eligible for awards, the purchase of the Timing Chip is required, $5/participant

Parking:
Free parking is available along the outer perimeters of the Park along 1st Avenue South. Please refrain from parking in the spaces allotted for the various local businesses that operate along 1st Avenue South unless you are attending those venues. Also refrain from parking in illegal parking spaces. The Arthritis Foundation is not responsible for tickets/towing costs incurred by an individual. Park patrons are free to use Parking Lot D located on 18th Street and 1st Avenue South at a cost of $2.00. For more information concerning Parking Lot D contact the Birmingham Parking Authority.

Tips on Running in COLD weather [Click Here]

It can be cold, so make sure you have the right clothing.
35205 (Weather Forecast – Birmingham, AL)

Start a Team & Fundraise:

Who:
Form a team with your
family, friends, co-workers,
civic group, church, neighbors
fellow runners, school club, etc.

Donate to Arthritis Foundation:

Why:
To help raise funds & awareness on behalf of the
1.2 million adults & 5,000 kids in Alabama
suffering with arthritis.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. — Be there with bells on!

Questions?: Kayla Smeraglia
Phone: (205) 314-8440
Email: ksmeraglia@arthritis.org

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 Past Events

Motherwalk / Run 5K

May 9, 2015
Homewood, AL

www.motherwalk.com

2015 Motherwalk Race Results [Click Here]
Race Photos [Click Here]

Race Benefits:
Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation

www.nlovca.org

The mission of the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation (NLOCF) is to promote awareness about the signs & symptoms of ovarian cancer and raise much needed funds for research. NLOCF has donated almost $1,000,000 to the Department of Gynecologic Oncology at UAB. www.nlovca.org


Restoration Run 5K and 15K
Trail Run
April 25, 2015

Red Mountain Park
Birmingham, AL

2015 Race Results for
Restoration Run 15K && 5K [Click Here]

Race Benefits:
All proceeds go towards World Exit Ministries inc. dba “The Will Bright Foundation” is 501 c 3 nonprofit organization that, helps people overcome the devastating effects against drug addiction by sponsoring individuals to go through treatment and helps with ongoing aftercare. Our organization looks to eliminate all financial barriers to recovery for our recipients, allowing them to focus solely on themselves, their families and their recovery.

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St. Elias Cedar 5K Run
April 11, 2015

Birmingham, AL

www.CedarRun5k.com

2015 Race Results [Click Here]
2015 Photos from Race [Click Here]

Questions about Cedar 5K Run? [Contact Us]

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Canyon Climb
5 Mile Run & 2.7 Mile Walk
March 28, 2015
Anniston, AL

2015 Race Results [Click Here]

Questions about Canyon Climb?
Tom Downing at tdowning@cableone.net

Canyon Climb is a:

 Rumpshaker 5K

March 14, 2015 
Birmingham, AL
at Sloss Furnaceswww.Rumpshaker5K.com

2015 Rumpshaker 5K Race Results [Click Here]

Benefiting:
Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Donate to Rumpshaker, Inc.

Questions? Info@Rumpshaker5K.com

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Run Away from Domestic Violence
5K Run
&
1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

Chelsea, AL
November 15, 2014

Run Away Race 5K

2014 Race Results [Click Here]

Benefiting

King’s Home Shelby, Shelby County, AL

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Little River Canyon Half Marathon

October 11, 2014
Fort Payne, AL

2014 Race Results [Click Here]

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Monkey C Monkey  5K
September 13, 2014

2014 Race Results [Click Here]

Beneficiary of the Race:

Camp Smile-A-Mile was founded in 1985 and is Alabama’s program for children with cancer. Camp Smile-A-Mile’s mission is to provide year round challenging, unforgettable recreational and educational experiences for young cancer patients, their families as well as young adult survivors from Alabama at no cost to the families. Our purpose is to provide these patients, families and survivors with avenues for fellowship, to help them cope with their disease, and to prepare them for life after cancer.

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