JLB 5k for Kids Race & Expo




Event Information Race Information

An active child is a healthier, more confident child!

Join the Junior League of Birmingham and the Birmingham Barons as we take Small Steps to End Childhood Obesity in the 5k for Kids and 1 Mile Fun Run (open to children 12 and under).

  • Chip timed, well marked course
  • 5k runners receive a technical t-shirt
  • Fun Run runners recieve a cotton t-shirt and finisher's medal
  • Awards: overall male, female, team, and age group given
  • Expo and Post race party

Family friendly event for runners/ walkers of all experience levels and ages! A great place to run your first 5K or set a PR!

Beautiful new location and 5K route that highlights the new home of the Birmingham Barons, Regions Field! The route features some of Birmingham’s favorite places, such as Pepper Place, and finishes with a run through the stadium!

The race is the culmination of a unique educational program provided to select elementary schools in the Birmingham City School System designed to educate and motivate our youth to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Students from these schools are also invited to participate, free of charge, on race day!

Saturday, March 21st 2015

Regions Field

5k Start Time: 9:00 am

1 Mile Fun Run: 10:00 am

Course Map

Packet pick up

Friday, March 20th, From 11:00 am - 7:00 pm at the Junior League Building

Race Day Registration: 6:00 am

Awards Presentation: 10:30 am

Race Expo: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

A Portion of each 5k entry fee helps sponsor a child to run in the 1 Mile Fun Run.

“Perhaps most importantly, physical activity develops children’s self-esteem and confidence.  Their ability to overcome challenging situations improves and they simply enjoy a better, sunnier outlook on life. In addition, our adolescent children can develop further social skills such as leadership and empathy.” – Uta Pippig