Now in its 12th year, the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend of events has become a Birmingham tradition. The event has helped to raise more than $4 million for local charities.
Our 2012 event was our biggest to date and included more than 11,000 runners and walkers of all ages, shapes and sizes and was used by participants to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for various local charities.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free to public
Packet Pick Up for The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes Marathon, Superhero 5K, Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay.
Kids Packets will be located in The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expo booth on the Expo floor. Registration for The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Kids Mercedes Marathon closes annually on November 15.
All other race packets will be available on the Boutwell Auditorium stage area.
Expo Registration fees for the Full Marathon is $110, Half Marathon is $100, Marathon Relay is $225, Superhero 5K is $40.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free to public
Expo Registration Fee for the Marathon is $110, Half Marathon is $100 and Marathon Relay is $225
6:30 am – 7:30 am
Superhero 5K Race Day Packet Pick up and registration. Registration fee is $40 (The race has grown so much, we encourage you to do this before race morning.)
Superhero 5K - Linn Park
There is a 1 hour time limit to complete the Superhero 5K.
The Bell Center EIP Children's Run - Linn Park
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes Marathon – Linn Park
5th graders will begin at 11:00 a.m. followed by each descending grade in 10 minute increments.
CARBS FOR A CAUSE – Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
Pasta dinner benefitting The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs
4 seatings: 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICK UP!
Don't forget to bring your race bib. Your bib contains your timing device. You mu