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10K Ruck Challenge 2017-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Eighty people turned out for this year's event, which includes a 6.2-mile trek with a weighted backpack and a 3.1-mile run/walk. more

Oct 14, 2017 2:14 PM News

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Staff photo.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation first started Great Strides as a way to create community awareness and to raise funds to find a cure for the disorder, and nearly 30 years later, the Birmingham Great Strides has grown to see 400 participants each year. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:29 PM People

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Courtesy photo

For the past four years, a company called Sack Lunch Productions has put on the Color Me Rad 5K at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, but declining attendance over the years means the race won’t be coming back this year. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:51 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Flavor Run.

Color runs, in which 5K participants are splattered with harmless colored powders and paints by race volunteers, are becoming commonplace in Birmingham and around the country. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:48 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

There are numerous opportunities to give back to others and participate in a healthy run or walk in Hoover in September. Here are four: more

Aug 31, 2016 3:27 PM People

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Lexi Coon

On Aug. 27, the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation held its 12th annual Save the O’s 5k in an effort to make a difference more

Aug 28, 2016 7:15 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Trivium Racing.

After a year off, the Glow in the Park 5K race will return to Hoover Aug. 26 at the Hoover Met Stadium. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:41 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Lifeline Children’s Services of Hoover.

Lifeline Children’s Services of Hoover will raise money to support “(un)adopted,” its international orphan-care ministry, when it hosts the fifth annual “R(un) For One 5K” and the one-mile “Kids Fun R(un)” at Veterans Park Aug. 20. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:37 PM People

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Photo courtesy of BMX Trickstars.

The Hoover Library will host its first Friends of the Hoover Library Book It! 5K race at Veterans Park on Saturday, May 21. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:21 PM People

Shades Crest Baptist Church held its 16th annual High Country 5K race on April 9. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:12 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Stephanie Langford.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) will host its annual Color Me Rad 5K run and fundraiser at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Sat., March 19. more

Feb 22, 2016 10:36 PM People

Magic City Half-marathon 2015

Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal/MarathonRuns

Three men from Hoover placed in the top 10 overall, and two Hoover women were among the top 10 female finishers. more

Nov 23, 2015 12:08 PM Sports

The 5K and a 1-mile fun run will be at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road in Hoover. more

Oct 19, 2015 9:23 AM News

Paws for the Cause 5K and One-Mile Run

Photo courtesy of Inga Clum.

The seventh annual event is a fundraiser for the Shelby Humane Society. more

Oct 14, 2015 9:06 PM News

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Erica Techo

Hundreds of racers gathered to raise money and awareness for ovarian and gynecologic cancer research at the Sixth Annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K. more

Sep 13, 2015 7:00 PM News

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Photo by Jessa Pease.

The Sixth Annual Head Over Teak 5K/10K is this weekend at The Preserve. more

Sep 11, 2015 1:19 AM News

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Photo by Jessa Pease.

With cooler fall days comes the perfect time to lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement. Sign up for one of these Hoover runs and walks to give to a good cause while getting your exercise. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:04 PM People

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ERICA TECHO

The race, hosted by Lifeline Children’s Services, started Aug. 22 at 8 a.m., bringing in participants of all ages and experience levels. more

Aug 23, 2015 9:16 PM News

Know More  Orphans 5K

Photo courtesy of Johnny Grimes.

On June 6, runners and joggers will have the opportunity to get some exercise while helping a “plus one” — one orphan, one foster child, one family or one church — at the Know More Orphans 5K. more

May 22, 2015 3:47 PM People

Paws for the Cause 5K and One-Mile Run

Photo courtesy of Inga Clum.

Take your mutt out for a strut to support his fellow, furry friends without forever homes at Paws for the Cause at Veterans Park on Saturday. more

Sep 16, 2014 4:41 PM People

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