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DUE TO THE RESTRICTIONS CAUSED BY COVID-19 WE WILL ONLY BE HOSTING OUR HALF MARATHON AND 5K IN 2020. OUR EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AS A SOCIALLY DISTANCED RACE WITH MANY CHANGES. PLEASE SEE DETAILS ON BHM262.COM OR FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON THIS RACE.
Get ready to run, Birmingham! It’s time to see what we’ve become.
Our specialized marathon course is a beautiful run through our city unlike anything you’ve run before. The course showcases Birmingham’s growth, touring downtown, highlighting the new hot spots as well as the traditions the Magic City is known for, before heading into Homewood and Mountain Brook. This no loop course keeps runners energized as you make your way throughout Birmingham on a course all its own!
Our half marathon will take you on a tour of the up-and-coming areas of Birmingham passing historic landmarks and so much more of Birmingham, Mountain Brook and Homewood.
Runners looking for less mileage are in luck, as BHM26.2 features a relay option. Relay teams can run the full course featuring five legs.
Back again this year is the BHM26.2 5k!
The BHM26.2 fun run is available for children 14 and under, and children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. New this year the fun run will be free of charge but you must pre-register on run sign up.
We also have an after party for everyone to enjoy right after you cross the finish at Sloss Furnace! Join us after the race for Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, live music, a bar, a kids zone, and more!
The best part? All proceeds benefit Magic Moments, the only wish-granting organization devoted exclusively to children in Alabama with chronic life-threatening illnesses and Children’s of Alabama. Lace up your shoes and join us October 4th as we run for the children who are chasing a cure.
Our full marathon course is one 26.2 mile loop around our beautiful city with a hint of Homewood and Mountain Brook.
Our half marathon course is a mix of downtown Birmingham, Homewood and Mountain Brooke AL !
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the BHM26.2 2020.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
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