Shelby Humane’s Paws for the Cause 5k & 1 Mile Tail Waggin’ Trek

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.

Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber, April 20-22: fast cars, great food & wine tasting

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Photo: Barber Motorsports.

The Birmingham area enjoys warm days and cool nights in April, perfect conditions for spending a weekend at the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 20-22 at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. Come watch the fastest drivers in the world compete in a world-class event set at the “Augusta National” of IndyCar racing.

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Grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber; Alabama’s own Channing Tatum

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Alabama’s own Channing Tatum: grand marshal of Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal

On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command.

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