The Girls on the Run Birmingham 5k Tutu Run is a fun and festive run that is open to the community and serves as the culminating event for more than 400 girls who have participated in the Girls on the Run program in Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Talladega counties this spring. Join us for a fast, flat race course followed by family friendly festivities! Tutus optional! For more information about Girls on the Run and to register visit www.gotrbham.org.
Held Saturday, April 4th – Paws for the Cause is a certified 5k off-road cross-country race through the beautiful Veterans Park in Hoover. The course takes you on a path through the park around the lake and through tree-lined trails surrounding the park. The 5k is dog-friendly (well-behaved dogs on leash).
NEW: The Tail Waggin’ Trek was a hit last year and return for 2020! The Tail Waggin’ Trek is a 1-mile “obstacle” course run for individuals or teams and fun for adults, kids & dogs! All obstacles are family-friendly and either silly fun animal-themed challenges suitable for all ages and those that can walk a mile.
5k begins at 8:30 am and 1 mile Tail Waggin’ Trek begins at 9:30 am.
Please note to save costs we do not administer chip timing devices. Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Birmingham/ShelbyHumaneSocietyPawsfortheCause.
Visit shelbyhumane.org to learn about our organization, other events we host, our volunteer and wish list needs and of course see our adoptable cats & dogs!
Shelby Humane is the only open-admission animal shelter in Shelby County. We care for over 5,000 lost, homeless & unwanted pets each year. We rely on fundraisers such as Paws for the Cause to perform our life-saving mission.
Join us on Sunday March 15 at the LJCC for a super fun, color-filled event to support inclusion and awareness of our special needs community in Birmingham! It’s a one-mile color run for people of all ages and abilities, followed by a color throw, festival with inflatables, color fun, and BBQ lunch!
And it’s only $15.00 a runner!!
Sign up now at color4friendship.com!
Come join the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation (LCBF) for the 10th annual Head Over Teal Race Day & Fall Festival on Saturday, September 21st at The Preserve in Hoover, AL. There will be 10k and 5k race courses, live music, food and beverage options, inflatables and face painting for children, as well as an awards ceremony for race winners!
Please visit www.ThinkOfLaura.org/HeadOverTeal for registration information and details. Discounted registration pricing is available until September 19, 2019.
Proceeds from the race benefit the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation and its GYN cancer efforts, including early detection research, awareness education, and support services for GYN cancer patients and families. Since its founding in 2009, the LCBF has granted more than $500,000 for ovarian cancer early detection research; educated tens of thousands of community members on GYN cancer prevention info, signs and symptoms; and provided emotional, educational, and direct financial support to thousands of GYN cancer patients and their loved ones.
In case you don’t have any plans for your Saturday morning, here’s one. Get your East weekend started with a friendly 5K run through Oak Mountain State Park. Continue reading “Start your Easter weekend with the Hometown Hero Superhero 5K Race”
This is for all of the runners out there. Whether you’re running for a workout or running for a cause, there are plenty of events going on and around Birmingham to get you moving throughout the city. Continue reading “Another Mini-Guide to Summer running events in Birmingham”
The Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra is bringing Birmingham a 5K with a beat. On Saturday March 11, 2017, The ASYO will host the Beat Beethoven 5K at Red Mountain Park where song and sweat collide. Continue reading “Join in the Beat Beethoven 5K”