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Welcome to the 2017 Edition of the Vulcan Run!
This is the 43rd running of this Birmingham classic 10k. What started as the Bicentennial Run in November 1975 with 221 runners has grown into one of the most popular road races in the Southeast with more than1500 runners in recent years. Join the Birmingham Track Club as we host the Vulcan Run 10k. This year's 10k event is again the RRCA Alabama State 10k Championship Race. Click through the links under the Race Info menu for more information about the race.
There are no refunds of registration fees. There are no bib number transfers of registration after October 31st.
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. Your entry fee will be used as a donation to Vulcan Park & Museum, Girls on the Run and the Birmingham Track Club.
Need to change something on your registration? Click Here to see how to make changes.
Watch your email for final instructions as the race approaches. Click through the links under the Race Day Info menu for more detailed information.
You must register by 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, October 24th to be guaranteed a race shirt!
• Please be sure to wear your bib number on the front of your shirt.
• Your bib number must be visible at all times during the race.
• The race will be chip timed so "no bib number" equals "no finish time."
• Everyone must wear a bib number. No bandits!
Schedule of Events:
Pre-Race Packet Pickup
Thursday, November 2nd
and Friday, November 3rd
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Trak Shak
2839 18th St South
Homewood, AL 35209
Please note: Packets for Elite Runners WILL NOT be available at The Trak Shak. Please see the Elite Runners page for information about a special Packet Pickup event for Elite Runners.
Saturday, November 4th
1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203
6:30 am - Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 am - Event Registration & Packet Pickup Closes
8:00 am - 10k Start (2 Hour Course Limit)
8:30 am - 11:00 am - Post Race Food and Fun
9:45 am - 10k Awards Ceremony
Post Race Activities
Enjoy a DJ, food, beverages and adult refreshments inside Boutwell Auditorium.
This race is a part of the 2017 BTC Race Series. The BTC Race Series is a member benefit that is only available to current members of the Birmingham Track Club. By registering for the BTC Race Series you save at least $45 compared to the best early registration price you would pay to register individually for the four races in the series - well worth the dues to join the BTC if you are not already a member. Click the links below for more information.
If you have registered for the 2017 BTC Race Series, you do not need to register for this or any of the other races in the series. Your BTC Race Series registration will be copied to this race prior to race day and you will receive a confirmation email at that time.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Headquarters for the race is at Boutwell Auditorium, 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203. The race starts on the back side of Birmingham City Hall on 19th Street North (a short walk around the corner from Boutwell Auditorium) and finishes on the front side of City Hall on 20th Street North, adjacent to Linn Park.Open in External Application