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Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer 5K

Sat October 20, 2018 Homewood, AL US 35209 Directions


8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

1 Mile Fun Run

9:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

Blazer Bolt Sleep In

9:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT
Timing Update

PLEASE NOTE: As of 1:27PM we have run out of race bibs.  At this point we have no ability to time late registered athletes.  If you register from this point forward please note you will not receive a race time.  You may still race and receive a race t-shirt, but you will not get a finish time.  Thank you for understanding and thank you for choosing to still race with us and raise funds for our cause.

18th St South
Homewood, AL US 35209

2018  BRAIN  CANCER SURVIVOR WALK just a a 200 foot walk  to the FINISH will be incorporated into this year's event! We invite you to share in this celebration by honoring and encouraging  these brave children, women, and men.   

 Blazer Bolt  Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization Tax Exempt # 47-4030497  whose annual event is the Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer. This event  was created entirely to support those who are battling brain cancer.All proceeds will directly benefit the University of Alabama Birmingham Division of Neuro Oncology and Children's of Alabama Neuro Oncology and In 2018  funds raised will directly benefit the Tissue Repository -Brain Tumor Tissue Bank . Both pediatric and adult patients who have surgery at UAB or Childrens of AL have tumor tissue stored for laboratory research.  These samples allow our research efforts to be extremely relevant to the human condition.   This year all proceeds raised will benefit the Brain Tumor Tissue Bank Biorepository which provides a centralized source to store and disseminate specimens from patients operated on at UAB or Children’s of Alabama. This facilitates research for treatments for both children and adults battling brain cancer 

Overall  Winner Male & Female,  Master's Overall Winner   Male & Female, and  First Male and  First Female Winner in each Age Group (every five years from age 7-9; 10-14, 15-19 etc  up to  70+). No duplication of awards.

Access to  expertise of oncologist & chef, Dr. Luis Pineda MD,  founder of Cooking with Cancer.

TALK 99.5's Andrea Lindenberg & Matt Murphy  will be encouraging you out on the race course !  


August 21- October 19 2018              RACE DAY October 20, 2018

5K                    $30                                $35                                                       $40

1 mile               $20                                $25                                                       $30 

 Course map is the "RETRO RUN" course at  http://www.trakshak.com/course-maps.php SELECT RETRO RUN 

START 5K & 1mile Fun run:  just down from the  Intersection of Oxmoor Road & 18th Street South in Homewood, AL 35209

FINISH 5K & 1mile Fun run: 18th Street South Homewood AL 35209  in front of  The Trak Shak Homewood

SURVIVOR WALK -Start at corner of Reese and South 18th Street Finish  through FINISH Line  in front of The Trak Shak Homewood


RACE ANNOUNCER:  Mr. Steve Ponte

ON SITE REGISTRATION  closes at 7:30 AM on October 20 2018  the  day of the race

Packet pickup Individuals & Teams Friday, October 19, 2018  NOON-6 PM Trak Shak Homewood South 18th Street Birmingham AL 

Water Stations  at the start, finish, and midway through the course

One portable toilet & one wheelchair accessible portable toilet will be located behind The Trak Shak Homewood 

Parking at & around Homewood Village Start/Finish within walking distance of eachother

DONATIONS  may be written out to: Blazer Bolt Inc. 501c3 ID # 47-4030497 & mailed to 

Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer

c/o  Shirley Gibbs

UAB Division of Neuro Oncology

510 20th Street South

Faculty Office Tower 1020

Birmingham, AL 35294



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First Overall Male & Female

First Masters Male & Female

First in Age Group Male & Female 

7-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 +