Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend
The 13th annual Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend will be Feb. 14-16 at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. On Feb. 14 from noon until 7 p.m., St. Vincent’s Health Systems will hold a free health and fitness expo at Boutwell Auditorium where race participants can pick up their packets. The Regions Superhero 5K is at 8 a.m. on Feb. 15, followed by The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs Children’s Run at 10 a.m. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes Marathon will start at 11 a.m. on Feb. 15. At 7:03 a.m. on Feb. 16, the Mercedes Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay will begin in front of Boutwell Auditorium. All events on Feb. 16 benefit The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. The post-race party and awards ceremony will be held at Boutwell Auditorium. The half marathon awards ceremony will start at 11 a.m and the marathon awards ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Onsite registration fees are $115 for the marathon, $105 for the half marathon, $225 for the marathon relay and $40 for the 5K. Meal tickets for non-runners for the post-race party are $7 each. For more information, visit www.mercedesmarathon.com or call 870-7771.