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Race for Cure, Birmingham AL

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Race for the Cure!!!!!

Saturday, Oct. 20th 2012 at 7pm

Linn Park, Birmingham AL (From I-65 South and I-20/59 East, exit 17th Street (Exit 125A). Proceed one block to first traffic light at 8th Avenue North. Take a left onto 8th Avenue North. Linn Park will be on the right on 8th Avenue.) Race course is USA Track & Field (USATF) Certified.

  • $30 Registration Fee due Thursday, October 18th
  • Contact Mrs. DeArman or Mr. Smith
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Start Line: In front of Boutwell Auditorium on 8th Avenue.

Finish Line: 20th Street North and 6th Ave North - ending at Linn Park.

Race Co-Chairs: Rebecca DiPiazza and Veronica Wehby

Affiliate Contact: Ellen Zahariadis, Executive Director, Tel: 205.263.1700, Email:

Sponsorship Contact: Mandy Heard, Development Coordinator, 205.263.1704

Media Contact: Ellen Zahariadis or Mandy Heard, Tel: 205.263.1700

Entrants: More than 16,000 runners and walkers (women, men and children) are expected.

Event Registration: Entry Fee is $30 for Adults and $15 for children 14yrs and under. Chip Timing is $40 for Adults and $25 for children 14 years & under. Participants may register as individuals through the day of the Race. Participants may register on-line or through the mail. Mail-in forms are available for download here and are widlely available at stores throughout north Central Alabama. A limited number of compliemtary registrations are available at local area Ford Dealers. To register online click here

Beneficiary: 75 percent of net proceeds from the Race fund community projects related to breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment. Through events like the Komen North Central Alabama Race for the Cure, over $3 million in local breast health education, screening and awareness programs has been funded throughout 38 counties in north central Alabama. The remainder of the net proceeds (a minimum of 25 percent) funds groundbreaking breast cancer research. Since 2003, UAB has received nearly $13 million in research funding from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Event Activties

7:00 a.m. Registration and Packet Pick-Up
8:30 a.m. Survivor Parade
9:00 a.m. 5K starts
10:00am 1 mile fun run/walk