Now in its 13th 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 throughout its 12 year history.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm – St. Vincent’s Health Systems Health and Fitness Expo & Packet Pickup – Boutwell Auditorium. Entrance into the Expo is free to the public. Everyone is welcome!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21
8:00 am – 6:00 pm – St. Vincent’s Health Systems Health and Fitness Expo & Packet Pickup – Boutwell Auditorium. Expo is free to public. Everyone is welcome!
8:00 am – 9:00 am – Regions Superhero 5K – Linn Park. There is a 1 hour time limit to complete the Regions Superhero 5K.
10:00 am – The Bell Center EIP Children’s Run – Linn Park
11:00 am – 12:30 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 PASTA DINNER
Seatings: 4pm/5pm/6pm/7pm – To be held at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22
7:03 am – Mercedes Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay begin in front of Boutwell Auditorium by Linn Park. The Half Marathon has a four hour time limit. The Marathon has a six hour time limit. All Sunday events benefit the children at The Bell Center For Early Intervention Programs.
9:00 am – 2:00 pm – JIM ‘N NICK’S Bar-B-Q Bar-B-Q Post Race Party & Awards Ceremony – Boutwell Auditorium. Family and friends may purchase a $10 Bar-B-Q meal ticket. Quantities are limited so buy them early during the Expo at The Bell Center Expo booth! Live entertainment begins at 9:00 a.m.
*Half Marathon Awards ceremony will take place between 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
*Marathon Awards ceremony will take place between 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.