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2022 Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K & EGGstravaganza ?

  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, April 16, 2022
Hoover's Veterans Park
4800 Valleydale Road

_ The 2022 Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K & EGGstravaganza:

The 8th Annual Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K & Community EGGstravaganza is back in person this year on Saturday, April 16th and will be bigger and better than ever!  Runners will enjoy a low cost but highly rewarding 5K with awesome swag bags, t-shirts and medals for winners! After the race, join the EGGstravaganza Fun with lots of activities and the 10,000 + egg hunt for ALL ages with cash and prizes galore! Free popcorn, cotton candy and Pepsi products available and hunt for eggs with tickets for FREE Chick-Fil-A, Steel City Pops, City Bowls and more food truck tasty treats that will be on site!

Run, walk or just register to support our great students, as all proceeds from this race go to scholarships for JSCC students in need.

The annual Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K is held in honor of Jefferson State Community College’s former president Dr. Judy M. Merritt.  Serving as President for 35 years, she was the first female president of an Alabama college; her leadership and vision were unparalleled. Judy, as she preferred to be called, embodied the spirit of Jefferson State and our mission to serve all in our community. “While the dream for many has been achieved, the fight for pathways to education, equality, and inclusion continues.”  ~ Judy M. Merritt

Medals will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Top Male & Female Overall
  • Top male and female runners in the following categories:
    12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Date: April 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
Price: 5K - $20 ($15 for College Students and Ages 18 & Under - Use Code STUDENT at Checkout)
Price: Virtual Challenge/Sleep In 5k - $15

Both 5K participants and Virtual Challenge/Sleep In 5K participants will receive an awesome swag bag, including the race day shirt. Virtual Challenge/Sleep In 5K participants are encouraged to come out and enjoy the EGGstravaganza and we appreciate your donation to the Judy M. Merritt Memorial Scholarship fund!

Location: Hoover's Veterans Park, 4800 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL  35242

Packet Pick Up:  Packet pick up is available Friday, April 15th from 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Judy M. Merritt building on JSCC' Shelby-Hoover campus.  This building is located just across from Veterans park at the corner of Valleydale Rd. and Jaguar Drive.  The official address is 4600 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35242.  

Packets will also be available for pickup on race day, Saturday, April 16th, from 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.  All runners should be checked in by 8:30 a.m.

Award Ceremony: Winners will be announced, and medals awarded around 10:30 a.m. on the pavilion stage.

Sponsors:  Would you or your company like to donate items for our 10,000 + EGGstravaganza?  Check out www.jeffersonstate.edu/5k/sponsor

Questions?  Contact Libby Holmes at [email protected] or 205-983-5230.

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