Catch Some Indoor Ultimate Frisbee This Weekend

Photo via Grace Klein Community

Ultimate Frisbee is growing and it’s made its way to Birmingham. The Grace Klein Community has organized the “HopeHuck” Indoor Ultimate Tourney. This is an opportunity for Frisbee enthusiasts of all skill levels to get involved and bring hope to families in Greater Birmingham through a box of food. Continue reading “Catch Some Indoor Ultimate Frisbee This Weekend”

Running Groups to Join in Birmingham

Nothing is more motivating than having someone by your side working toward a similar goal. Running groups help people stay encouraged, hold each other accountable, and meet new friends on the way to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. If you’re a runner in Birmingham looking for a group to train with, then here are some running clubs to join. Continue reading “Running Groups to Join in Birmingham”

Take a Birding Hike with Great Backyard Bird Count this Saturday

Start your weekend off right with a Saturday morning birding hike.

Join Jacksonville State University Professor Dr. Robert Carter on the national Great Backyard Birding hike February 18th, 9:00am at the JSU Little River Canyon Center.

Photo via Little River Canyon Center FaceBook

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Take a Look at the Last Day of the Mercedes-Benz Marathon

Today marked the final day of the Mercedes-Benz marathon. Runners warmed up and got on the line to complete the half marathon and full marathon event. It took off at around 7:00 A.M. and participants of all causes went out with a bang. Friends and family cheered on their loved ones at different landmarks as they ran through downtown Birmingham. See the gallery below for photos of the event.

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WODLife Winter Games Coming to Birmingham

The WODLIFE Winter Games is coming to Birmingham at Railroad Park on March 4. Powered by WODLife, this is a competition to celebrate the passion and strength of the CrossFit community. The event kicks off at 8 A.M.

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Photo by WODLIfe

Whether it’s your first time to challenge yourself in a competition setting, or an experienced athlete ready to compete against other high caliber competitors like yourself, this is an event for you.

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Friends of Shades Creek – Meet your friendly neighborhood salamander

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Last Saturday in Homewood, nature lovers and people of all ages, got to meet their “friendly neighborhood salamanders” at The Friends of Shades Creek’s  13th Annual Salamander Festival.

One of the most exciting exhibits at the festival was getting to hold the salamanders. Children and adults lined up to “wet” their hands and have the chance to hold the yellow spotted salamanders. It drew quite the crowd.

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UAB’s Ray Watts Re-elected BBA Chairman for 2017

Today, the board and officers were announced for the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA).

Dr. Ray Watts, president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been re-elected as the 2017 Chairman of the Board. This will be Watts second consecutive year as the chairman.

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Dr. Ray Watts, Photo credited to Birmingham Business Alliance

“I am pleased to continue the great momentum created in the last year by serving another year as chairman,” Watts said.

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