Small Steps to End Childhood Obesity 5K
April 5, 8-11 a.m.
The Junior League of Birmingham and the Birmingham Barons will hold the Small Steps to End Childhood Obesity 5K for Kids and one-mile fun run at Regions Field in Birmingham on April 5. The race is the culmination of an educational program provided to select Birmingham City schools designed to educate and motivate students to live a healthy lifestyle. The fun run is open to children 12 and younger. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and medal. Parents may walk with their children at no additional cost. Parents, teachers and friends are encouraged to participate. Registration must be complete by March 21 to guarantee a T-shirt. Race day registrations will be accepted from 8-8:30 a.m. This is a family-friendly event for runners and walkers of all levels and ages. Awards will be given for overall male, overall female, overall team and age group awards. There will also be a health expo and post-race party. Registration for the 5K is $30, and registration for the fun run is $10. For more information, visit www.jlbonline.com/5kforkids or call 879-9861.