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Friday, April 26, 2024 Birmingham, AL 35094 US Directions
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Benefitting Children’s of Alabama


Chip Timed Event


5:30PM CDT

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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 26th at the Barber Motorsports Park. Race participation includes Friday General Admission to the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix.

Race Day Location – Friday, April 26 at 5:30 pm:

Barber Motorsports Park - Event Map
Parking: Lot E 
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 General Admission to the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix
  • One onsite parking pass
  • Swag bag/sponsor swag
  • One entry to the Indy 5K Post-Race Party presented by Jersey Mikes 

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 24, 2024 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 7:30am - 1:00pm
If you plan to register on-site: Registration will be Cashless (Credit Card only), please plan to register before 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 26th in 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 the start line on the track (Turn 10) from the registration area. Please plan for ample time to arrive at Barber Motorsports Park in Lot E.  ALL 5K Participants must check in Friday at the Registration tent to sign a waiver, and be provided a wristband to run on the race track on Friday. 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: Use this link to purchase a Non-Runner entry pass:

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 in Lot E  [Click Here].  

Pet Policy
Pets are NOT allowed at Barber Motorsports Park.

Race Day Agenda:
Friday, April 26, 2024 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  [Click Here] Be sure to get your wristband to run on the race track.
5:00pm – 5K Registration Closes
5:15pm – Short walk to the Start Line  
5:30pm – 5K Start
6:00 - 7:00pm – Indy 5K Post-Race Party presented by Jersey Mikes   - Bring your ID for 21+ Wristband
6:30 pm – 5K Awards & Draw Prizes

5K Awards:
5K Male and Female Awards – Overall and Age Group Awards will not be duplicated.
Fleet Feet is going to be giving gift cards to the top 3 in each age division as well as top overall male/female

  • Top Overall Male/Female
  • Top 3 Male/Female (10-Year Age Groups) .
    • 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, 2024. After Apri 23, 2024, 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

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


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


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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for The INDY 5K presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

5K Course Map

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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