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2018 Just A Call Away 5K...

  • 5K Run :- Run 3.1 Miles
  • 1 Mile Fun Run :- Run 1 Mile
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Sloss Furnaces
20 32nd St N

_ The 2018 Just A Call Away 5K:

Just A Call Away 5k & Fun Run


Saturday, August 11, 2018


Sloss Furnaces

20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222


Crisis Center, Inc. is proud to present the fourth annual Just A Call Away 5k and Fun Run. This 5k is chip timed and takes runners through the streets of historic Birmingham. Resolute Running is our official training partner for the 5K. Just A Call Away also offers a 1-mile fun run. 

Chip timing is optional. 

Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome. Strollers and pets are welcome. 

If you are part of a youth track or cross-country team, contact us about our special team discount. 

Entry Fees: 


$25 - Until July 4, 2018
$30 - July 5, 2018 - August 4, 2018
$35 - August 5, 2018 - Race Day* 

1 Mile:

$15 - Until July 4, 2018
$20 - July 5 - Race Day *

*Must register by midnight on July 31 to guarantee you receive your shirt size! But we will do our best to accommodate everyone. 


Course Maps:

5K course: Map My Run View

Fun Run Course: Will be held on historic trails on the Sloss property.  


Packet Pickup: 

Friday, August 10, 2018

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Trak Shak

2839 18th St. S, Homewood


Team Registration (5K Only):
•Team captain must register first and establish the team name.
•Each team member must then register for the race. 


Team Information:  
Create/Join a Fundraising Team
Participating as a team can be a lot of fun and what a great way to honor a survivor or remember a loved one. It only takes two people to make up a team. To create a team name and create your fundraising page, click here. 


Race Day Parking: 

Parking map coming soon.


Award Divisions:

Individual 5k Awards:

Top 3 Overall Male / Female 
Overall Masters Male / Female
Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Awards: 
8 and under, 9-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-24, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 70+

Overall and age-group awards will not be duplicated. 

Team 5K Awards:

Fastest Overall Team 
Largest Overall Team


Schedule of Events: 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

6:30 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
7:30 a.m. 5K Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. 5K Start
8:30 a.m. Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00 a.m. Fun Run Start
9:15 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony


Running in Heat: 

Read here for tips on heat safety for runners. 


About Crisis Center Inc.:

Just A Call Away 5K benefits Crisis Center, Inc., which serves the unmet needs of people experiencing personal crisis or mental health issues and respond with services that promote coping, emotional health and well being. 


Cancellation and Refund Policy:

All race entries are non-transferable and non-refundable. The event will occur rain or shine, hot or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds. Entry fees will be considered a donation to Crisis Center, Inc.


Other Info


-) 2018 race registration is open • Registration Information





2017 Results at: runsignup.com


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