Race for the Cure
Oct. 11, 7 a.m.
The largest 5K in the state will take place Oct. 11 in Linn Park in Birmingham with the annual Susan G. Komen North Central Alabama Race for the Cure. The race helps provide free mammograms and other services for women in need in the Birmingham area. Race day registration and packet pickup begins at 7 a.m. The Survivor Parade participants will line up at the Survivor Cafe at 8:20 a.m. The 5K race starts at 9 a.m. There will be a one-mile walk/run at 10 a.m. and an awards ceremony at 11:10 a.m. Registration fees are $35 for those 15 and older and $20 for those 14 and younger. There is a $10 charge for chip timing. Participants can register as individuals or start or join a team. Volunteers are also needed. For more information on how to register or volunteer, visit www.komenncalabama.org or call 263-1700.