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Due to the rapidly developing coronavirus (COVID-19), and to ensure safety for the Birmingham community, the 2020 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst will be canceled as scheduled April 3-5. This cancelation unfortunately includes the INDY 5K on Friday, April 3rd. This decision was reached after carefully consulting with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham City officials, and State of Alabama public health professionals.
We completely understand the disappointment that comes with having an event canceled that you’ve committed to both physically and financially. This is an unprecedented global health issue and acting responsibly to protect our runners, volunteers, spectators, sponsors, staff and community is a top priority.
We would like to donate all entry fees to Racing for Children’s, which supports Children’s of Alabama and the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. That being said, if you would like your entry fee refunded, please let us know.
We appreciate your support and understanding.
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, April 3rd at the Barber Motorsports Park. Race participation includes Friday Grounds Admission to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst.
Race Day Location – Friday, April 3 at 5:30 pm:
Barber Motorsports Park
6040 Barber Motorsports Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35094
[Directions | Map]
What is included in your Race Entry Fee:
5K Entry Fee Information [Click Here]
Pre-Race Registration and Packet Pick up:
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Check back for details on time and location
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Check back for details on time and location
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 3rd in the Car Corral. The Car Corral lot is adjacent to Lot E. Your parking pass and ticket will also be sent to you via e-mail.
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, find parking and walk to the Car Corral for packet pickup.
Parking: Barber Motorsports Park Map
Pets are NOT allowed at Barber Motorsports Park.
Race Day Agenda:
Friday, April 3, 2020
10:30am – Registration Opens @ Barber Motorsports Park
5:00pm – 5K Registration Closes
5:05pm – Short walk to the Start Line
5:30pm – 5K Start
6:00-7:00pm – Post-race party (more information on the post-race coming soon)
6:30 pm – 5K Awards & Draw Prizes
5K Male and Female Awards – Overall and Age Group Awards will not be duplicated
Water stop locations will be at the start 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 Sandra Megerdigian at email@example.com
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 Racing for Children's.
Transfer of Registration Policy:
Your entry fee is non-refundable. Participants can transfer their online registration (Online Only) until March 31, 2020. After March 31, 2020, registrations are non-transferable. [Click Here] to learn more about how to transfer your registration.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Racing for Children's
The Racing for Children’s concept was brought to life by motorsports enthusiasts and Children’s of Alabama supporters who seek to engage the community in raising funds and awareness for The Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Each year, Racing for Children’s honors Children’s of Alabama patients who serve as honorary crew chiefs for the Racing for Children’s race car, leading the team in the race to cure cancer.
At the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, we care for the overwhelming majority of children and adolescents in Alabama who are diagnosed with cancer or serious blood disorders. We focus on three main goals- providing excellent patient care, participating in innovative and groundbreaking research and promoting the educational development of the future leaders and scientists in our field. With its eye to the future, our dedicated experts continue to meet essential goals, among them giving our families access to the latest treatment options and most promising clinical trials without having to travel out of state. Our dreams and goals are large, but within our reach with your support.
Additional race information can be found at https://championship-racing.com/indy-5k/.
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