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Alyx Chandler

PurpleStride Birmingham 2017 Presented by UAB Medicine was a 5K run and walk event aimed at raising money to make strides against pancreatic cancer. more

Apr 3, 2017 7:16 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Southeastern Diabetes Education Services.

As the days get warmer with the arrival of spring, more organizations are inviting people to get out and run or walk. more

Mar 30, 2017 8:45 PM People

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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 by Sarah Finnegan.

Emily Knerr has blown the air horn to start the Head Over Teal race, benefiting ovarian cancer awareness, for the past seven years. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:55 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo by Erica Techo.

National Veterans Day in Birmingham is hosting its fourth 5K fun run/walk and 10K ruck challenge in October. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:35 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Forget Me Not Photography.

The Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana takes in more than 5,000 unwanted pets each year — many of them lost, neglected or abused — but it takes a lot of money to care for these animals. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:38 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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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 GBAC.

The third annual Aubie 5K and 1-mile fun run is set for June 25. Hosted by the Greater Birmingham Auburn Club, this will be the second year the event is held in memory of former Hoover High School track coach Meredith Maddox. more

May 31, 2016 5:19 PM People

Out of the Darkness

Photo courtesy of Out of the Darkness.

Get the details on two charity walks happening this month in Hoover. more

Oct 27, 2015 5:35 PM , People

When Dina and Alan Long knew in their hearts they wanted to expand their family of four through adoption, they turned to Lifeline Children’s Services and its branch, (un)adopted, for advice. more

Jul 27, 2015 4:06 PM People

5K Round Up

Photo courtesy of Mary Anne King.

Check out which walks and runs are providing opportunity for fitness and fundraising this weekend. more

Aug 25, 2014 6:34 PM People

0714 Run for one

Photos courtesy of Elizabeth Gilmer.

The R(un) for One 5K is returning for its third year on Saturday. more

Jul 28, 2014 9:02 PM People

Runners will glow in the dark the evening of June 14 at the Hoover Met. For the Glow in the Dark 5K, participants are each given a bag of glow accessories and paint before the race and then run under UV glow water spray and neon powder. more

Jun 10, 2014 9:58 PM News

Runners will glow in the dark the evening of June 14 at the Hoover Met. For the Glow in the Park 5K, participants are each given a bag of glow accessories and paint before the race and then run under UV glow water spray and neon powder. more

Jun 10, 2014 2:38 PM People

Owens house 5K

Photo courtesy of Samantha Smith.

Owens House, a Child Advocacy Center for the Shelby County area, will hold its first Superheroes 5K and Fun Run to benefit its nonprofit organization. more

May 27, 2014 4:54 PM People

The event features a 1-mile Family Fun Walk and 5K. Registration will take place from 6:30-7:45 a.m., and the 5K will begin at 8 a.m. more

Mar 26, 2014 2:55 AM News

This event was developed in order to bring awareness to foster care, promote fostering and raise funds for programs and services benefitting Greater Birmingham foster children and youth. more

Mar 26, 2014 2:55 AM News

Walk for Autism 2014

Photos courtesy of Lauren Reid.

Presented by the Autism Society of Alabama, money raised for Walk for Autism is kept in the state and used throughout many communities to educate and advocate for families. more

Mar 26, 2014 2:55 AM News

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