Alabama Parkinson Fighter 5K & 1 Mile Walk Banner Image
Sat October 5, 2019 Birmingham, AL US 35205 Directions


$30 8:00AM CDT Price increases after August 31, 2019 at 12:00pm CDT

1 Mile Walk

$20 8:30AM CDT Price increases after August 31, 2019 at 12:00pm CDT
UAB Campus Green
9th Ave S.
Birmingham, AL US 35205

Alabama Parkinson Fighter 5K & 1 Mile Walk
October 5, 2019 ~ 8:00 am
UAB Campus Green

Join the Parkinson's community at UAB Campus Green on University Boulevard for a 5K run (you can also walk the 5K) and 1 Mile Walk to raise money for Parkinson's research.  5K will begin at 8 a.m. and 1 Mile walk will start at 8:30 a.m.  If you do not pre-register, you may register at the event from 6:30am-7:45 a.m. Online registration will close 30 minutes before race start time and t-shirts will be given to those registrants on a first-come first-served basis at the race. 100% of net proceeds will go to UAB Parkinson's research to find a cure!  We want you to be there and tell your friends and family!  

How to register for Alabama Parkinson Fighter 5K & 1 Mile Walk:
How to register or change your registration information [Click Here]
How to Create a Team [Click Here]
How to Join a Team [Click Here
List of Teams and Team Members [Click Here
Ho to Manage your Fundraising  team [Click Here]
Fundraise $250 and receive your entry fee back. Must register for the race and sign up as an individual fundraiser. Register your Team as a fundraiser as well and win Top Fundraising Team! [Click Here to Start]

Race Pricing 5K & 1 Mile Walk: [Click Here]  

Pre-Race Day:
Packet Pickup & New Registration
Trak Shak Homewood
Friday, October 4, 2019 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Trak Shak - Homewood
2839 18th St S.
Birmingham, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

Free Race Day parking will be available in the 12th Street Parking Deck. 
NOTE:  Dogs will NOT be allowed to at the UAB Green. Please plan to leave your pets at home race day. 

Course Maps:
5K Course Map - Coming Soon
1 Mile Walk Course Map - Coming Soon

Race Day Location
UAB Green
9th Ave S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
[Directions | Map]

Race Day Agenda:
UAB Green
6:30am - Packet Pickup & New Registration Open
7:45am – 5K Packet Pickup & New Registration Close
8:00am - 5K Run / Walk Starts
8:15am – 1 Mile Walk Packet Pickup & New Registration Close
8:30am - 1 Mile Walk Starts
9:30am – 5K Awards

5K Awards:
Top Male / Female Overall Winner
Top Male / Female in 19 and Under, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50+

How to wear your Bib-Tag Timing Chip:
5K participants will have a timing chip on the back side of their bib number which will provide timed race results. [Click Here] to see details on how to wear your Bib-Tag Timing Chip. Please wear your bib number on the FRONT of your shirt during the race. Remember to bring your bib number race day. No bib number means no recorded time. The timing chip is located on the back side of your bib number.
NOTE: If you are participating with a stroller and/or children, we ask that you keep your children with you at all times, and that you start from the back of the starting line. This will allow your family members, and our other participants, a safer race experience.

Cancellation Statement:
Entry fee is non-refundable. 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 the Parkinson Association of Alabama.

Transfer of Registration Policy:
Entry fee is non-refundable. Participants can transfer their online registration (Online Only) until October 1, 2019. After October 1, 2019, registrations are non-transferable. [Click Here] to learn more about how to transfer your registration.


Team Information

Form a team to...
...Honor or remember someone special who has battled Parkinson's
... Gather family and friends for a healthy Saturday morning outing
... Recruit co-workers for friendly, out-of-office competition
... Lead the pack with other athletes
... Bring classmates, Facebook friends and others together

* Teams can be any combination of runners, walkers, and/or kids, as well as, 5K and/or 1 Mile Walk participants
* Entry Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable
* No Team race day registration

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA)
100% of all donations fund vital Parkinson's research at UAB, and also help fund support groups, physical therapy equipment and resources for patients, caregivers and families. 

Founded in 1978, the Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to a singular mission: To improve the quality of life for patients, caregivers, and families affected by Parkinson’s Disease in the State of Alabama. We do this in a variety of ways that include: providing support, distributing information, increasing awareness, amplifying local programs, encouraging collaboration, and supporting research to lead to new and improved treatments for Parkinson’s disease that will ultimately lead to a cure.


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