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Location: Birmingham, AL US 35209 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other
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Event Time Price Details
5K Fun Run/Walk
9:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Registration ends October 3, 2018 at 9:00am CDT
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
10:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Registration ends October 3, 2018 at 9:00am CDT
7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Registration ends October 3, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
George Ward Park - Field 6
1901 Greensprings Avenue South
Birmingham, AL US 35209

The 3rd Annual Birmingham Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018.  All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (


8:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk

10:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

11:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Kids activities and vendors will be open throughout the duration of the event. Come join us as we celebrate World Ostomy Day!


The run/walk will take place at George Ward Park, 1901 Greensprings Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama. The race will take place within the park and the route will be marked by signs with volunteers along the race route. The registration, starting point and activity area will be located at Field 6.


Parking is available within the park.


Day-of packet pick-up will be from 8 to 9 a.m. at George Ward Park.


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 participants in the 5K and the top 3 participants in the 1 Mile Fun Run.


Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 20th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.


Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy educational materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with an ostomy.


The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K will be a family friendly event including kids' activities during the event. Specific activities include:

- Face Painting

- Cornhole

- Coloring


Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.

We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATION link at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.


Your commitment to fundraise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.

> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $150 or more will receive a unique and limited T-shirt

> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $250 more will receive a distinctive, adjustable Visor

> The Top Fundraising Team will also be awarded a ‘Special’ Prize!


If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at!


UOAA supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 Million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and continue our mission of promoting their quality of life. You can easily donate to this Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K by clicking ‘DONATE’ at the top of this page, or mail a check to UOAA, PO Box 525, Kennebunk, ME  04043., and put in the Memo Line – “Donate to (City) Run for Resilience”

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