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Run for the Cause 5K...

  • 1 Mile Walk:- 1 Mile Walk
  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Downtown Birmingham YMCA
2101 4th Ave North

Run for the Cause 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
September 10, 2016 ~ 8:00am
Downtown Birmingham YMCA

Race Benefits:

Formally Race to the Courthouse 5K

Race Information:

5K Course Map Online [Click Here
5K Course Map PDF [Click HereUSATF Certificate AL14043JD

Entry Fees for Team or Individual:
(Cotton short sleeve T-shirts to first 300 to register.)
Adult Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Youth Sizes: Youth Medium
Register by September 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

5K Entry Fees: 
$25 – Early Registration – by June 30th
$30 – July 1st – August 31st
$35 – September 1st – Race day
5K Age based pricing for 12 and younger – Less $5

1 Mile Fun Run (13 and Older)
$15 – Early Registration – by June 30th
$20 – July 1st – August 31st
$25 – September 1st – Race day

1 Mile Fun Run (12 and Younger)
Free – 12 and younger –  $10 if want the T-shirt
Select No T-Shirt option for Free Entry.

5K & Fun Run:
$35 – June 1st – June 30th
$40 – July 1st – August 31st
$45 – September 1st – September 10th
*One T-shirt provided to participant.
* $5 Discount to 12 and Under

SleepIn Option
$20 – Until  September 9th

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:

Friday, September 9, 2016 – 4:00pm – 7:00pm
YMCA Downtown Branch
2101 4th Ave North
Birmingham, AL US 35203
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Location:
Saturday, September 10, 2016
YMCA Downtown Branch
2101 4th Ave North
Birmingham, AL US 35203
[Directions | Map]

Saturday, September 10, 2016
6:30am – Registration Opens
7:00am – Food area open
7:30am – 5K Registration Closes
8:00am – 5K Start
8:45am – 1 Mile Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:30am – Awards, Door Prizes

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Awards:
5K Overall Awards for:
Top Overall Male / Female
5K Age Group Awards to:
Top Male / Female 10 year Group winners
0-17, 18 – 29, through 70+ (10 Year Age Groups)
Overall & Age Group Awards will Not be duplicated.

Team Awards: 
* Fastest Community Team (Fastest 3 members scored)
* Fastest Lawyer Team (Fastest 3 members scored)

Team Recognition:
* Largest Team
* Team with most funds raised

How to wear your Race Bib Number [Click Here]
Racing 101 – what to do in a race [Click Here]
Running in the Heat [Click Here]
How to run though a Water Stop [Click Here]
The new rules of hydration [Click Here]

How to wear your Bib Number:
Please wear your Bib Number on the FRONT of your shirt during the race. [Example] Remember to bring your Bib Number Race day. No Bib Number means no recorded time in the 5K.

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy:
There are NO refunds of registration fees.  If you wish to change from Fun Run to 5K or be added to a team, please log into your registration profile and make the updates there. [How to make changes] If you wish to transfer your registration to another person, please log into your registration profile and make the updates there.  There are NO bib number transfers of registration after September 1st.

NOTE: This event will occur rain or shine, warm or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds, rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to YMCA Downtown Birmingham (501c3).

Race Benefits:www.ymcabham.org/downtown

YMCA Downtown Birmingham
Our Cause:
  A Healthier Birmingham
Strengthening community is our cause.  We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.  That’s why we focus our work in three areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  As a leading nonprofit partner, the Y has the track record and on-the-ground presence to move communities forward.  As a charity, we work every day to address community needs and ensure hat all are welcome and that no one is turned away for an inability to pay. For a better you.  For a better community.  For a better country.

*Interested in donating or sponsoring?
Debby LaCruz Haralson [Email Debby]

Senior Program Director
YMCA of Greater Birmingham
O: (205) 801-7224

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