Hug-A-Cub 2017 Valentine's Day 5K

  • Running : 5K Run :

Race Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017


Location: Endeavor Elementary School

Address: 1997 Old Railroad Bed Road

City: Harvest

State/Terr: Alabama

Zip: 35749

Country: USA


Registration is now OPEN!!


Welcome to the 3rd Annual Hug-A-Cub Valentine’s Day 5K! We are excited and thrilled to have you kicking off your Valentine's Day festivaties running with us. Supporting this race is a wonderful way to show your love for a cause near and dear to every adult heart: the education of our children. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the 760 students attending Endeavor Elementary School by helping us improve technology throuhgout our school. 

The 2017 Hug-A-Cub Valentine’s Day 5K and Fun Run will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The 5K run is scheduled to begin at 8:00am, with the Fun Run to follow at 9:15am. We welcome runners and walkers of all levels and speeds and especially encourage children and their families to participate in the event! The CERTIFIED 3.1-mile course will take you through the beautiful Magnolia Springs subdivision. The Fun Run will take place on Endeavor Elementary School property. 

The 2017 Hug-A-Cub Valentine’s Day 5K offers a unique racing opportunity for its participants. You may choose to register as an individual and be eligible for overall and age group awards or you can race as a couple and be eligible for a separate overall couples category. That’s right, we are offering Couples racing! We are celebrating Valentine’s Day, who wouldn’t want the opportunity to race with his or her sweetie, child or best friend? Couples are also be eligible for overall and age group categories in addition to the overall couples category.  

Did we mention that there will be chocolate -- AND HOT CHOCOLATE? Come and join us in support of the students of Endeavor Elementary School!




**We are always looking for phenominal sponsors! We have a wide range of sponsorship opportunities ranging from $50 to $1000+. If you are interested in learning more about this great partnership opportunity please contact Lisa Novak, [email protected]**

Event details and schedule

CERTIFIED RACE COURSE: AL#15065JD -- a photo of the certified race course map can be found in the photos on or on our website. A uncertifed version can be found online at

Race Start and End Location: Endeavor Elementary School, 1997 Old Railroad Bed Road, Harvest, AL 35749

Registration Information:


  • Early Registration - $25 (11/15/16 – 1/31/17)
  • Late Registration and Day of - $30 (2/1/17 – 2/11/17)


  • Early Registration - $40 (11/15/16 – 1/31/17)
  • Late Registration -  $45 (2/1/17 – 2/8/2017) **No late or race day registration for the couples category

Here is how the Couples category works:

1)   When you register, you may choose to register as an individual or couple – not both.

2)   Niether Late or Race day registration will not be available for the Couples category. Registration will close for this category on February 8, 2017.

3)   On race day, you do not have to run with your partner  – unless you want to! Your combined times will determine if you are the winners so staying together is not a requirement.

4)   There are two Couples categories that you may choose to enter: Adult/Adult and Adult/Child (In each category an adult is defined as an individual 18 years of age or older on race day and the child is under 18 years of age on race day)

5)   Awards will be given out to the top three (3) overall fastest couples in the Adult/Adult and the Adult/Child categories.


T-shirts are guaranteed to participants who register during the early registration period (11/15/16-1/31/17). T-shirts will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis after early registration closes.


Male Overall: The top 3 male finishers will receive a unique award

Female Overall: The top 3 female finishers will receive a unique award. Past awards have been jewlery!

**Note: If you place in the overall male/female categories you are not eligible for an age group award. 

Couples Category: Top 3 overall fastest couples in the Adult/Adult and Adult/Child categories will receive a unique award

Age Division Awards: The top 3 finishers in each of the following age groups will earn a unique medal. Age Division Awards are as follow:


















Packet Pick-up and Late Registration:

Check back as we get a little closer to race day. We WILL have 2 packet pick ups again this year: one at Fleet Feet Sports and at Endeavor Elementary.

Race Day ScheduleTenative - updates might occur before race day

  • Packet Pick up and Late Registration: 6:45am-7:30am
  • Race Instructions/Sponsorship Recognition/National Anthem: 7:45pm
  • 5K Race Start: 8:00am
  • Fun Run Start: 9:15am
  • Sponsorship Recognition, Awards Ceremony and Door Prizes: 9:45am


Paper Registration forms are still being worked on for the 2017 race and will be on our website shortly.

Hug-A-Cub 5K Facebook page is . Please check here for the latest updates.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Race Director, Lisa Novak at [email protected]

Other Info:
• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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