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Photo courtesy of Down Syndrome Alabama.

People who want to show support for those with Down syndrome are invited to participate in a walk and a run in October. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Nearly 800 people registered to participate in the two races in The Preserve community on Saturday. Read more

People

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event raised more than $38,000 for the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Bluff Park Elementary School won the elementary school challenge this year after three years of wins by Shades Mountain Elementary School. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler

The Frostbite 5K, which typically draws about 200 participants, is a “fun, vibrant race for the whole family,” Beatty said. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lifeline Children’s Services

If you’re looking to get outside and get active this fall, make sure to check out these runs. Read more

People

Kitty Kat Haven 5K 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 150 people took part in the event at Veterans Park to help raise money for the cat rescue facility off Alford Avenue. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of Young Life Birmingham.

For those brave enough to get outside and run in January, the Frostbite 5K is set to return to Veterans Park on Jan. 27. Read more

People

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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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: Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

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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. Read more

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. Read more

People

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

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. Read more

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. Read more

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Runners take off at the start of the 5K and 10K races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Runners prepare for the start of the 5K and 10K races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    People participate in group stretching prior to the start of the races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Runners take off at the start of the 5K and 10K races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    People participate in group stretching prior to the start of the races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Runners take off at the start of the 5K and 10K races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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