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Backpack Buddy Run 5K

Backpack Buddy Run
5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Veterans Park in Alabaster
Register Online:

USATF Certifed 5K Course Map [Click Here]

Race Entry Fees:
Team and Individual Race Pricing:
How to register or change your registration information [Click Here]
How to register for a Team:
How to Create a Team [Click Here]
How to Join a Team [Click Here]

5K or Snooze for Food – Individual Registration Fees:
$25 – Registration received by August 24, 2018
$30 – August 25 – September 14, 2018
$35 – September 15, 2018 – Race Day Entry Fee
Includes Chip Timing*
* Chip timing – your results will be recorded, available on the internet, and you will be eligible for awards.
Walkers Are Welcome!

5K or Snooze for Food (Sleeping In) – Team Registration Fees (Team of 10 or more):
$20 – Registration received by August 245, 2018**
$25 – August 25 – September 14, 2018**
No Team Race Day Registration – September 15, 2018
Includes Chip Timing*
* Chip timing – your results will be recorded, available on the internet, and you will be eligible for awards.
** Team discount received at checkout once 10th Team Member is registered. Team Member 1 – 9 will receive a $5 credit to the credit card used at the time of payment.
* Chip timing – your results will be recorded, available on the internet, and you will be eligible for awards.
Walkers Are Welcome!

1 Mile Registration – Team & Individual
$15 – Registration received by August 24, 2018
$20 – August 25 – September 14, 2018
$25 – September 16, 2017 – Race Day Entry Fee *
* No Team Race Day Registration
Walkers Are Welcome! 

List of Teams and Team Members [Click Here] – Website
Fundraising Tips [Click Here]

PDF of Race Application [Click Here]
5K Will be Chip Timed!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup & Registration:
Friday, September 14, 2018 – 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Vineyard Family Services
2834-H Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Veterans Park
7305 Hwy 119
Alabaster, AL 35007
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Agenda:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
6:30am – Registration & Packet Pickup Opens
7:45am – 5K Registration Closes
8:00am – 5K Starts
8:45:am – Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
9:30am – 5K Awards & Door Prizes

Health Screening: The Samford Pharmacy School will conduct a free health screening with blood pressure, glucose and BMI testing. – Check back for details.

Kids Fun Area: Mr. Larry will be making balloon animals for the kids!

5K Awards:
Top 3 Male / Female Overall
Top 1 Male Male / Female Master (40+)
Top 3 Male/Female Age Group winners in:
0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Team Awards:
Top 3 Largest Teams

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy:
There are NO refunds of registration fees. Bib number transfers of registration must be completed by September 09, 2018. **If you need to make changes to your registration or transfer to another participant [Click Here] for instructions on how to change your registration. 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 Vineyard Family Services.

Register Online:

Race Benefits:www.vfsdads.com

Vineyard Family Services
Feeding kids in need, promoting responsible fatherhood, helping families in crisis.
A faith-based Not-for-Profit agency

Questions about Backpack Buddy Run 5K? [Contact Us]

Sponsorship Opportunities [PDF Document]

2017 Backpack Buddy Run 5K Results 

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I’m with Mike 5K

I’m with Mike 5K &
1 Mile Walk

November 10, 2018 ~ 8:00am

In Memory of Mike Slive

Red Hills Brewery 
Homewood, AL

Race Benefits:
Mike Slive Foundation
for Prostate Cancer Research

Register Online:

Race Information:

5K Course Map Online [Click Here]
5K Course Map PDF [Click Here] USATF Certificate Pending
1 Mile Walk Map Online [Click Here]
1 Mile Walk Map PDF [Click Here]

Entry Fees:
(Cotton short sleeve T-shirts to first 250 to register.)
Youth Sizes: S, M, L
Adult Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Register by November 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Race Day Countdown:

5K: Team Registration Fee (Team of 5 or More) *
$20 – Early Registration – by September 30th
$25 – October 1st – October 31st
$30 – November 1st – November 9th
Note: No Team Race Day Registration – November 10, 2018
* Team discount received at checkout once 5th Team Member is registered. Team Member 1 – 4 will receive a $5 credit to the credit card used at the time of payment.
Walkers Are Welcome!

5K:  Individual Entry Fees
$25 – Early Registration – by September 30th
$30 – October 1st – October 31st
$35 – November 1st – Race day
Walkers Are Welcome!

5K Hero (Patient / Survivor) Entry Fees:  (Team or Individual)
$20 – Now – Race day
Walkers Are Welcome!

1 Mile Walk: (Team or Individual)
$15 – Early Registration – by October 31st
$20 – November 1st – November 9th

Kids Superhero Dash for Dads (@ 50 yards):  (Team or Individual) (Ages 0 – 12)
$15 – Now through Race Day

Snooze for Dudes & Fight PC – SleepIn Option:   (Team or Individual)
$25 – Early Registration – by September 30th
$30 – October 1st – October 31st
$35 – November 1st – November 9th

Are you registered for I’m with Mike 5K? [Check here]
Check to see if I am on a Team for I’m with Mike 5K? [Click Here]

Would you like to be a Sponsor of I’m with Mike 5K [Click Here]

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Friday, November 9th – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Urology Centers of Alabama
3485 Independence Drive
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Location:
Red Hills Brewery

2823 Central Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

November 10, 2018
6:30am – Registration Opens
7:00am – DJ and Food
7:30am – 5K Registration Closes
8:00am – 5K Start
8:45am – 1 Mile Fun Run & Kid’s Dash Registration Closes
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:15am – Kid’s Dash Start
9:30am – 5K Awards 

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Awards:
5K Overall Awards for:
Top Overall Male / Female  
5K Age Group Awards to:
Top 3 Male / Female 10-year Group winners
(10 Year Age Groups)

0 to 14 15 – 19 20 – 29
30 – 39 40 – 49 50 – 59
60-69  70+  

Team Awards:
* Largest Team
* Team with most funds raised
* Individual with the most funds raised not associated with a team.

Kid’s Activities:
Face Painting 
Bounce House

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 through a Water Stop [Click Here]
The new rules of hydration [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.

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy:
There are NO refunds of registration fees.  If you wish to change from Fun Run to 5K or be added to a team, please log into your registration profile and make the updates there. [How to make changes] If you wish to transfer your registration to another person, please log into your registration profile and make the updates there.  There are NO bib number transfers of registration after November 6th.

NOTE: 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 Mike Slive Foundation (501c3).

Register Online Run Sign Up:

Race Benefits:
Mike Slive Foundationwww.mikeslivefoundation.org

Mission: saving lives by funding cutting-edge prostate cancer research and by raising awareness for prostate cancer.
Vision: funding research to eradicate prostate cancer as a major public health threat in our lifetime.

*Interested in donating or sponsoring?

Visit: www.mikeslivefoundation.org

Please volunteer:
Volunteer for I'm with Mike

Questions about I’m with Mike 5K? [Contact Us]

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Jingle Bell 5K Run

Jingle Bell 5K Run / Walk
for Arthritis

Birmingham, AL
Railroad Park

December 8, 2018 ~ 9:00am

Benefits:Arthritis Foundation Alabama

www.jbr.org/Birmingham

Register Online Now

Be part of the longest-running, holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere – and fight with us to conquer arthritis!
The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family, and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.

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 1,800+ runners and walkers as we Jingle Towards a Cure!! For more help or information about the 2018 Jingle Bell Run/Walk of Birmingham, contact Arthritis Foundation – Kelly Maliska at kmaliska@arthritis.org or call 470-440-2856.

When:
Saturday, December 8, 2018
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]
[Parking Suggestions]

NOTE:
This year the event and activities will be held in the Meadow Area of Railroad Park. Please click here for details!

5K & Fun Run Course! 
5K Course PDF Map: [Click Here] USATF Certification Pending New 5K Course
5K Course Online View [Click Here]
Fun Run PDF Course Maps: [Click Here]
Fun Run Online Course Maps: [Click Here]

Race Day Countdown:

Entry Fee:

Team Registration will cut off Friday, November 30th at midnight! NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Online Registration closes Friday, December 7th at 5:00 pm.

5K Chip Timed: My finish time will be recorded and posted online, I am eligible to win an Award.
$35 – Registered by August 31st
$40 – September 1st – November 30th
$45 – December 1st – Race Day, December 8th
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.
Timing from Best Times – look for the Results Tent to get your Finishers Label.

5K Not Chip Timed: My finish time will NOT be recorded or posted online, I am Not eligible to win an Award.
$25 – Registered by August 31st
$30 – September 1st – November 30th
$35 – December 1st – Race Day, December 8th
Includes commemorative long-sleeved T-shirt

Jingle Bell Express Pass:
$75.00 –  Now until November 14, 2018
              *  It’s a one-click option for runners that are accustomed to these “VIP” or added-swag registration options at other race
                  events across the country.
              * Your one-click way to a faster, upgraded race day!  Quantities are limited.
              * Express Packet Pickup (or mailed packets, where available)
              * Express Gear Check 
              * Unique race bib
              * Additional entries or drink tickets at events with post-race parties
              * Limited edition Jingle Bell Run swag (more details to come)

1 Mile Fun Run:
$30 – Registered by August 31st
$35 – September 1st – Race Day, December 8th
Includes commemorative long-sleeved T-shirt

Jingle in Your Jammies:
$30 – Now till – Race Day, December 8th
Can’t make the event but still want to fundraise?
We will send your shirt in the mail!

Santa Chase:
$20 – Until – November 30th
$25 – December 1st – Race Day, December 8th
100-yard dash for children 12 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!

FAQ Page [Click Here]

Pre-Race Packet Pickup (Individual & Team)
Trak Shak – Homewood
1839 18th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 – 11:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – 11:00am – 6:00pm

How do we get VIP Access? 
Participants raising $500 or more, including registration fee, will be eligible for access to Candy Cane Lane, our 2018 VIP area. VIP area will include a hot breakfast provided by Jim N Nicks. Deadline to raise funds and be eligible is Wednesday, December 5th.

How do we get Team Tailgate Access?
Teams raising $3,500 or more, including registration fees, will receive a tent and team banner at the event. Tent available from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Deadline to raise funds and be eligible is Sunday, December 2nd.

5K Start Line Corrals:
What is a “Start Line Corral”?
The start line corral system allows for a smooth race start for participants of varying athletic abilities. You should choose a corral based on your estimated pace / finish time which will allow you to start with other participants of similar running or walking pace. Everyone who has paid the extra $5.00 will receive a timing chip, the corral system will not affect the timing of your race as your actual race time will not start until you cross the starting mat. Look for the following signs on race morning to ensure you are in the appropriate corral.

Start Line Corrals Signs (based on finish time)
• RUN 21:45 minutes or less / 7minute per mile pace or faster
• Walkers only

The “RUN 21:45 minutes or less” Corral will be a roped off section and will have volunteers assist with entry into this corral.
Runners expecting to finish the 5K with a finish time greater than 21:45 should line in behind the roped area.
Walkers will line up behind runners.

NOTE: If you are participating with a stroller and/or children, we ask that you keep your children with you at all times and that you start from the back of the “WALK ONLY” corral. This will allow your family members, and our other participants, a safer race experience.

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):
Top 3 Overall Male / Female
Top 1 Overall Master Male / Female (40 and older)
Top 3 in Age Groups Male / Female:

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 to 69
20 to 24 45 to 49  70+
25 to 29 50 to 54  

NOTE: All winners will receive a medal. Top 1 Overall Master Male/Female winner will receive two custom-made shirts from Honk Kong Tailors in Homewood. Top 3 Overall Male/Female winners will receive: 1st place winners will receive a Massage Envy Gift Card and a $50 Visa Gift Card. 2nd place winners will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card. 3rd place winners will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card. Winners in overall categories (Overall, Masters, etc.) will not be eligible for age-group awards. Overall Awards based on gun time, Age Group Awards based on Chip Time.

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. [Parking Suggestions]

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 from 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!

There are NO refunds of registration fees. There are NO bib number transfers of registration.

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 Arthritis Foundation (501c3).

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Rumpshaker 5K

11th Annual
Rumpshaker 5K

Rumpshaker 5KMarch 23, 2019  8:00am
Birmingham, AL
at Regions Field

www.Rumpshaker5K

Benefiting:
Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Register Online:

How to register or change your registration information [Click Here]

Race Day Countdown:

Colon Cancer Car Tag = Free Entry [More Information]
Fundraise $200 and receive your entry fee back.
Must register for the race and sign up as an individual fundraiser. Register your Team as a fundraiser as well and win Top Fundraising Team! [Click Here to Start]

5K or My Rump is Sleeping In – Individual Registration Fees:
$25 – Registration received by March 9, 2019
$30 – March 10 – 22, 2019
$35 – March 23, 2019 – Race Day Entry Fee
$3.50 – Optional Chip Timing* – Additional fee
* Chip timing – your results will be recorded, available on the internet, and you will be eligible for awards.
Walkers Are Welcome!

5K & My Rump is Sleeping In – Team Registration Fees (Team of 5 or more):
$20/Participant – Until March 9, 2019
$25/Participant – March 10 – 16, 2019
$30/Participant – March 17 – 22, 2019 (Final Team Deadline)
No Team Race Day Registration – March 23, 2019
$3.50 – Optional Chip Timing* – Additional fee
* Chip timing – your results will be recorded, available on the internet, and you will be eligible for awards.
* Team discount received at checkout once 5th Team Member is registered. Team Member 1 – 4 will receive a $5 credit to the credit card used at the time of payment.
Walkers Are Welcome!

** NOTE: If you registered to be on a team after 5:00pm Thursday, March 14, 2019, you will need to pick up your race packet as an Individual.

1 Mile Individual – 1 Mile Fun Run Registration
$18 – Until March 9, 2019
$20 – March 10 – 22, 2019
$22 – March 22, 2019 – Race Day Entry Fee
Walkers Are Welcome!

1 Mile Team – 1 Mile Fun Run Registration
$15 – Until March 10, 2018
$18 – March 11 – 17, 2018
$20 – March 18 – 23, 2018 (Final Team Deadline)
No Team Race Day Registration – March 23rd
* Team discount received at checkout once 5th Team Member is registered. Team Member 1 – 4 will receive a $3 credit (up to March 9th) / $2 credit (March 10th to March 22nd) to the credit card used at the time of payment.
Walkers Are Welcome!

NOTE: Entry fee is non-refundable. You can make changes to your registration or transfer to another person by logging back into RunSignUp.com with your User ID [How to make changes]. Changes or transfers must be completed before March 9, 2019.

Rumpshaker – FAQs [Click Here]
Pets will not be allowed inside Regions Park, please plan to leave the pets at home. 

Race Day Information Sheet [Click Here] – All the things you need to know @ race day!

5K Course Map PDF [Click Here]  
5K Course Map Online [Click Here]  
Fun Run Course Map PDF [Click Here]  
Fun Run
 Course Map Online [Click Here

List of Teams and Team Members [Click Here] – Website

Team Rules:
• Team Captain must register first and establish the Team Name.
• Each Team Member must register for the race.
• Early team registration ends on March 9th.
• No changes to registration after March 9th. Changes can be made at Packet Pick-up Mon-Fri.
• No Team registration race day.
• ** Note: If you sign up as an Individual, then decide to join a Team, there will be no refunds for Team discount fees.

Race Packet Pickup Information:
Team Captain Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
If team packet pick-up is requested by March 15th, the Team Captain will pick up ALL the race packets for their team. If this is not requested by March 15th, all team members are responsible for picking up their own race packet.
Monday – Tuesday, March 18th – 19th – 11:00am – 6:00pm
Fleet Feet Sports

** NOTE: If you registered on a team after 5:00pm Thursday, March 14, 2019, you will need to pick up your race packet as an individual.  

Individual Pre-Race Packet Pickup and In-Person Registration:
Monday – Friday, March 18th – 22nd from 11:00am – 6:00pm
Fleet Feet Sports

Pre-Race Packet Pickup & Late Registration
Fleet Feet – Birmingham
3060 Healthy Way, Suite 100  
Birmingham, AL 35243
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Agenda:
March 23, 2019
6:00am – Race Day Packet Pickup and Late Registration
7:15am – 5K Registration Closes
8:00am – 5K Run / Walk Starts
8:30am – 1 Mile Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk Starts
9:30am – 5K & Team Awards Ceremony

Race Day Packet Pickup & Walk-Up Registration
Regions Field – March 23, 2019
1401 1st Ave South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Parking:
Parking is available at lots around Regions Field, see the following parking suggestions for details. There is a short walk to the start line. We strongly encourage carpooling whenever possible. 

How to wear your Bib-Tag Timing Chip:
5K participants that paid the $3.50 extra for a timing chip will be provided timed race results. [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. 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.

NOTE: If you are participating with a stroller and/or children, we ask that you keep your children with you at all times, and that you start from the back of the “RUN 30 minute or greater” or “WALK ONLY” corrals. This will allow your family members, and our other participants, a safer race experience.

5K Awards:
Top 3 Overall Awards Male/Female based on Gun Time
0-9 thru 75+ in 5 Year Age Group Awards based on Chip Time
0-9      10-14    15-19
20-24   25-29   30-34
35-39   40-44   45-49
50-54   55-59   60-64
65-69   70-74   75+
NOTE: If you would like to be eligible for Awards, the purchase of a Timing Chip is required ($3.50/participant).

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy:
There are NO refunds of registration fees. Bib number transfers of registration must be completed by March 9, 2019. **If you need to make changes to your registration or transfer to another participant [Click Here] for instructions on how to change your registration. Changes must be completed ONLINE before March 9, 2019. 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 Rumpshaker, Inc.

Benefiting Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Thank you for being part of the Rumpshaker Event! Funds raised by Rumpshaker, Inc. go to educate individuals and raise awareness about colorectal cancer by means of the Rumpshaker 5K, a traveling 30-foot inflatable colon display, and other events. Funds will also go to fight colorectal cancer in Birmingham by providing financial assistance to local hospitals for purchasing state of the art diagnostic equipment. Additionally, funds will go to provide hope for colorectal cancer patients in Alabama through the support of the Lisa Martz Hope Fund.

Benefiting Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Thank you for being part of the Rumpshaker Event!

Funds raised by Rumpshaker, Inc. go to educate individuals and raise awareness about colorectal cancer by means of the Rumpshaker 5K, a traveling 30-foot inflatable colon display, and other events. Funds will also go to fight colorectal cancer in Birmingham, by providing financial assistance to local hospitals for purchasing state of the art diagnostic equipment. Additionally, funds will go to provide hope for colorectal cancer patients in Alabama through the support of the Lisa Martz Hope Fund.

Donate to Rumpshaker, Inc.

Help to Fundraise for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Volunteers Needed Race Day – Please Help:

Questions? Info@Rumpshaker5K.com

Register Online:

Rumpshaker 2018: 5K Results  Team Results   

 

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