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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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