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Headline News


Due to major interstate bridge construction near Linn Park,

all of our weekend races will move to Railroad Park

Updated race courses coming soon.  Our UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics Health & Fitness Expo and Race Packet Pick up will continue to be at Boutwell Auditorium on Friday and Saturday of race weekend.

Thank you for your patience as we update our website.


Late online registration for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes-Benz Marathon is open until Friday, November 30.  We cannot accept anymore registrations after that date.  Please don't delay getting your child registered to run.

*  FREE Half and Full  Marathon Training has begun  Click here for details! 

*  Individual and Group Volunteer registration is now open.Click Here!


As you register, don't forget the following items:

1.  Extra post race party BBQ meal tickets for family and friends. Cost is $10.

2. Personalized Engraved Plates with your official finishing time. They're for Half and Full partcipants only and will fit on the back of your medal. Cost is $15 and all proceeds benefit our local charity, The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. 

3.  Event Insurance to protect you from the unexpected.  It can ONLY be purchased at the time of registration.  

Please consider running for a reason and become a BellRunner through our official charity, The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs.