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Sat September 15, 2018 Alabaster, AL US 35007 Directions


$25 8:00AM CDT Price increases after August 24, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

1 Mile Fun Run

$15 9:00AM CDT Price increases after August 24, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Snooze for Food (Sleeping In)

$25 9:00AM CDT Price increases after August 24, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Day Countdown
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Veterans Park
7305 Hwy 119
Alabaster, AL US 35007

Backpack Buddy Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Veterans Park in Alabaster

USATF Certifed 5K Course Map [Click Here]

Race Entry Fees
[Click Here]
Team Entry Fee Discounts: [Click Here] Team Registration Fees for Team of 10 or more
PDF of Race Application [Click Here]
5K Will be Chip Timed!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup & Registration:
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Vineyard Family Services
2834-H Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Veterans Park 
7305 Hwy 119 
Alabaster, AL 35007
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Agenda:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
6:30am - Registration & Packet Pickup Opens
7:45am - 5K Registration Closes
8:00am - 5K Starts
8:45:am - Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00am - 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
9:30am - 5K Awards & Door Prizes

Health Screening:
The Samford Pharmacy School will conduct a free health screening with blood pressure, glucose and BMI testing.  - Check Back for details.

Kids Fun Area: Mr. Larry will be making balloon animals for the kids!

5K Awards: 
Top 3 Male / Female Overall
Top 1 Male Male / Female Master (40+)
Top 3 Male/Female Age Group winners in:
0-9, 10-14, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Team Entry Fee Discounts: [Click Here]
Team Awards:
Top 3 Largest Teams

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy:
There are NO refunds of registration fees. Bib number transfers of registration must be completed by September 9, 2018. **If you need to make changes to your registration or transfer to another participant [Click Here] for instructions on how to change your registration. This event will occur rain or shine, warm or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds, rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to Vineyard Family Services.

Race Benefits:

Vineyard Family Services 
Feeding kids in need, promoting responsible fatherhood, helping families in crisis.
A faith-based Not-for-Profit agency.

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