Photo by Jon Anderson

The event is scheduled for Oct. 20 near the south trailhead in Oak Mountain State Park, off Terrace Drive. more


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Photo courtesy of Lifeline Children’s Services

All proceeds from the run will benefit Lifeline Children’s Services (un)adopted ministry. more



Photo courtesy of The Red Barn.

Runners will have the chance to celebrate veterans and give back to The Red Barn this June. more


A group of nurses at Children’s of Alabama hospital are holding a new 5K and fun run fundraiser to benefit the hospital on May 5. more


Kitty Kat Haven 5K 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 150 people took part in the event at Veterans Park to help raise money for the cat rescue facility off Alford Avenue. more


10K Ruck Challenge 2017-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Eighty people turned out for this year's event, which includes a 6.2-mile trek with a weighted backpack and a 3.1-mile run/walk. more



Photo courtesy of Theresa Manry.

On Aug. 5, runners will be taking to the streets of Mt Laurel for the 14th annual Shake and Bake run. more



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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation first started Great Strides as a way to create community awareness and to raise funds to find a cure for the disorder, and nearly 30 years later, the Birmingham Great Strides has grown to see 400 participants each year. more



Photo courtesy of Becky Wynne.

From family-friendly fun runs to a race through Oak Mountain State Park, here are a few options to get active or get involved this month. more


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Shay Allen

Paws for the Cause is an annual 5K and fun run that supports the Shelby Humane Society. more



Photo courtesy of Forget Me Not Photography.

The Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana takes in more than 5,000 unwanted pets each year — many of them lost, neglected or abused — but it takes a lot of money to care for these animals. more



Photo by Erica Techo.

National Veterans Day in Birmingham is hosting its fourth 5K Family Fun Run/Walk and 10K Ruck Challenge in October. more


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Lexi Coon

On Aug. 27, the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation held its 12th annual Save the O’s 5k in an effort to make a difference more



Photo courtesy of Bill Boycott/Vapor International.

Runners are set to take to the shaded streets of Mt Laurel on Aug. 6 for this year’s Shake and Bake 5K. more



Photo courtesy of GBAC.

The third annual Aubie 5K and 1-mile fun run is set for June 25. more


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Photo courtesy of John Milton.

The students of Oak Mountain High School will host the third annual Color Run 5K at Oak Mountain State Park on March 12, raising money for cancer research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. more


Young Life, a nonprofit, nondenominational group that offers Christian outreach in some Birmingham-area schools, will host its annual Frostbite 5K fundraiser at Veterans Park in Hoover on Saturday, Jan. 30. more


Chocolate 5k

Photo courtesy of Autism Society of Alabama.

The Autism Society of Alabama (ASA) will host its unique Chocolate 5K fundraiser at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 30. more


Meadow Brook Runs

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The 5K and 1-mile fun run, which starts at Aliant Bank and winds through Meadow Brook Corporate Park, is set for Sunday, Dec. 19. more


The Church of the Highlands Grants Mill campus will have the sixth Annual Race to the Heights 5K on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. more


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