Friday, April 28, 2023 Birmingham, AL 35094 US Directions
Benefitting Children’s of Alabama


Chip Timed Event


5:30PM CDT

Sleep In

5:30PM CDT


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to run the race track at the world-renowned Barber Motorsports Park? Well, now you can! Experience the 17-turn road course like never before at The INDY 5K presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, on April 28th at the Barber Motorsports Park. Race participation includes Friday Grounds Admission to the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix.

Race Day Location – Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm:

Barber Motorsports Park - Event Map
Lot E (by the entrance to the Track, north side of Premier Rd) for Race Day Check-In and Packet Pickup
6040 Barber Motorsports Parkway

Birmingham, AL 35094
[Directions | Map]

What is included in your Race Entry Fee:
5K Entry Fee Information [Click Here]

  • INDY 5K Race Finisher Medal
  • INDY 5K Race T-shirt
  • Chip Timed 5K
  • USATF Certified 5K Course [Course Map] AL19010JE
  • Friday Grounds Admission to the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix
  • One onsite parking pass
  • Swag bag/sponsor swag
  • One entry to the post-race party

The first 500 to register will receive a shirt. Register early to get the size you want. (Shirt sizes not guaranteed)

Pre-Race Registration and Packet Pick up: 
Hampton Inn 
310 Rex Lake Rd.
Leeds, AL 35094
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 7:00am - 11:30am
If you plan to register on-site: Registration will be Cashless (Credit Card only), please plan to register prior to arriving to speed up the packet pickup process. 

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up:
For those who are not able to attend pre-race registration and packet pick up, this will begin promptly at 10:30am on Friday, April 28th in Lot E by the entrance to the race track (North side of Lot E). 
Race Day Packet Pickup Location [Click Here]
NOTE: You will need to bring a valid State-issued ID (driver's license) to receive an age 21+ wristband in the Post-Race hospitality tent. The 21+ wristband is required to receive age 21+ beverages. 

NOTE: 5K Participants should be checked in with bib number in hand by 5:00 pm. There will be a short walk to get to the starting line on the track from the registration area. Please plan for ample time to arrive at Barber Motorsports Park in Lot E. Packet Pick up & Registration will be close to the entrance of the race track (north side of Lot E). Race Day Packet Pickup Location [Click Here]

All Indy 5K participants must show their PRINTED registration confirmation at the gate to enter and park in Lot E.
All guests attending who are not participating will need to purchase a Friday general admission pass. Kids 15 & under are free and don’t require a ticket.

Need your RunSignUp confirmation? - Login to RunSignup [Click Here
Information on how to print your Registration Confirmation [Click Here

Race Day Parking:  Barber Motorsports Park Map

  • Parking will be available onsite in Lot E. Please be sure to show your printed Indy 5K registration to enter and park in Lot E.
  • Upon entering Barber Motorsports Park turn left at the "T" intersection by the Museum. At the gate, show your printed  Indy 5K registration for entry to Barber Motorsports Park and the INDY 5K.
  • Packet Pick up & Registration will be close to the entrance of the race track (north side of Lot E) Perimeter Road [Click Here].  

Pet Policy
Pets are NOT allowed at Barber Motorsports Park.

Race Day Agenda:
Friday, April 28, 2023  NOTE: State-issued ID is Required to receive a wristband for 21+ beverages at the post-race hospitality tent. 
10:30am – Registration Opens @ Barber Motorsports Park - Lot E by the entrance to the race track on Perimeter Road. [Click Here]
5:00pm – 5K Registration Closes
5:15pm – Short walk to the Start Line  
5:30pm – 5K Start
6:00 - 7:00pm – Post-race party  - Bring your ID for 21+ Wrist band
6:30 pm – 5K Awards & Draw Prizes

5K Awards:
5K Male and Female Awards – Overall and Age Group Awards will not be duplicated

  • Top Overall Male/Female
  • Top 3 Male/Female (10-Year Age Groups) ** Updated for 2023 to 3 deep.
    • 14 and Under
    • 15 – 19 
    • 20 – 29
    • 30 – 39
    • 40 – 49
    • 50 – 59
    • 60 – 69
    • 70+

Draw Prizes:

  • 2 Saturday Margarita Grill passes
  • 2 Saturday & 2 Sunday General Admission tickets
  • Fleet Feet Gift cards

Water Stop Stations:
Water stop locations will be at the start line, finish line, and halfway mark on the 5K.

Strollers at the Race: 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.

5K Sponsorship Information:
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kyle Phillips at

Cancellation Statement:
Your 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 Children's of Alabama.

Transfer of Registration Policy:
Your entry fee is non-refundable. Participants can transfer their online registration (Online Only) until April 23, 2023. After April 23, 2023, registrations are non-transferable. [Click Here] to learn more about how to transfer your registration.

Waiver forms:
All 5K Participants must sign a Waiver form in order to receive a wristband to be on the track.  Only registered 5K participants will be allowed on the track.
Waivers will need to be signed at packet pickup.
Participants over 21 will also receive an additional wristband for adult beverages that will be available. State-issued ID is required to receive a wristband for 21+ beverages at the post-race hospitality tent. 

Race Contact Info

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Official Charity

Children’s of Alabama
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children. Ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s serves patients from every county in Alabama and nearly every state. With more than 3.5 million square feet, it is one of the largest pediatric medical facilities in the United States. Children’s offers inpatient and outpatient services at its Russell Campus on Birmingham’s historic Southside with additional specialty services provided at Children’s South, Children’s on 3rd and in Huntsville and Montgomery. Primary medical care is provided in more than a dozen communities across central Alabama. Children’s is the only health system in Alabama dedicated solely to the care and treatment of children. It is a private, not-for-profit medical center that serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) pediatric medicine, surgery, psychiatry, research and residency programs. The medical staff consists of UAB faculty and Children’s full-time physicians as well as private practicing community physicians. 

Donate Here to Children's of Alabama.

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Barber Motorsports Park
6040 Barber Motorsports Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35094
[Directions | Map]



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