The eighth annual Baby Steps Memorial 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, August 13 at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park (12634 Confederate Pkwy., McCalla). All proceeds from the run benefit the Amelia Center at Children’s of Alabama.
Online individual or team registration is available prior to July 31 for $25 (5K) or $15 (1-mile) or on the day of the race for $30 (5K) or $20 (1-mile). Groups may participate in the 5K, but must register prior to July 31. Individual same day registration and packet pick up is at 7 a.m., followed by the start of the 5K and 1-mile at 8 a.m.
All participants registering before July 31 are guaranteed free admission into the park, a race shirt and a race bag. Refreshments, door prizes, awards and a balloon release will follow the race. Children age 5 and under “race” free with the paid registration of a parent.
To register or for more information about the event, visit www.babystepsal.org or call (205) 603-6049.
About The Amelia Center
The Baby Steps Memorial Run is an event that allows grieving families and their friends to come together to remember their loved ones in a supportive, caring environment. The Amelia center is a non-profit program of Children’s of Alabama which has served as a place of hope for grieving children, parents and families since 1997. The center offers free grief counseling to parents and grandparents who have suffered the loss of a child and also to children who have lost loved ones. The center operates by donations and continued support from its community members. For more information on The Amelia Center visit www.ameliacenter.org.