FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free to public
Packet Pick Up for The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes Marathon, Superhero 5K, Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay.
Kids Packets will be located in The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expo booth on the Expo floor. Registration for The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Kids Mercedes Marathon closes annually on November 15.
All other race packets will be available on the Boutwell Auditorium stage area.
Expo Registration fees for the Full Marathon is $110, Half Marathon is $100, Marathon Relay is $225, Superhero 5K is $40.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free to public
Expo Registration Fee for the Marathon is $110, Half Marathon is $100 and Marathon Relay is $225
6:30 am – 7:30 am
Superhero 5K Race Day Packet Pick up and registration. Registration fee is $40 (The race has grown so much, we encourage you to do this before race morning.)
Superhero 5K - Linn Park
There is a 1 hour time limit to complete the Superhero 5K.
The Bell Center EIP Children's Run - Linn Park
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes Marathon – Linn Park
5th graders will begin at 11:00 a.m. followed by each descending grade in 10 minute increments.
CARBS FOR A CAUSE – Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
Pasta dinner benefitting The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs
4 seatings: 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICK UP!
Don't forget to bring your race bib. Your bib contains your timing device. You must wear your bib to officially be on the course!
6:00 am - 6:45 am
Bag check is available for all participants who want to leave their clothing or other items in a secure, checked area during the race. Bag check is located on the side entrance of Boutwell Auditorium between the Auditorium and the Birmingham Museum of Art. Bag Check will close promptly at 2 p.m. All items not picked up will be left with Boutwell Auditorium's Lost and Found.
Worship Service led by South Highland Presbyterian Church. Held on the stage in Boutwell Auditorium, seats limited. From Boutwell's lobby, follow the left corridor to the stage. No one is allowed on the Auditorium floor before 8 am.
Mercedes Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay begin in front of Boutwell Auditorium by Linn Park. The Half Marathon has a four hour time limit. The Marathon has a six hour time limit. All Sunday events benefit the children at The Bell Center For Early Intervention Programs.
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
JIM 'N NICK’S Bar-B-Q Bar-B-Q Post Race Party & Awards Ceremony - Boutwell Auditorium
Family and friends may purchase a $5 Bar-B-Q meal ticket. Quantities are limited so buy them early during the Expo at The Bell Center Expo booth! Live entertainment begins at 9:00 a.m.
*Half Marathon Awards ceremony will take place between 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
*Marathon Awards ceremony will take place between 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. The 3N3 Alabama Marathon Challenge Medals will be available during this time for pick up on the stage.
PLEASE NOTE: Awards will not be mailed to winners so please plan to stay for the ceremony
*Don't forget your Finish Line photos with family and friends provided by Brightroom Photography
Mercedes Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier and your results will automatically be sent to Boston
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