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Note: Race information is taken from a variety of sources and is subject to change and/or writers mistakes. Call the contact person listed before making final plans, especially if you're traveling out-of-town. TRAC is not responsible for any incorrect information in this document. Send corrections or additions for the calendar to TRAC ( ).

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Race Locations Color Code

*Local*  *North AL* *Central TN* *Other AL*  *MS*  *West TN*    *East TN*

May 7, 2016
Hornet Hero 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Joe Wheeler EMC
Moulton, AL
5K - 8::00 a.m.
1 Mile - 9:00 a.m.
Wear your favorite superhero costume!
Scholarship fund in memory of Caitlyn Martin.
Register On-line   

May 12, 2016
Run for Heros 5K
Loretto Senior Center
Loretto, TN
Race start - 6:30 p.m.
Race day registration - 5:30 p.m.
Dress like your favorite superhero!
Proceeds benefit the Lawrence County Sub Chapter of the Red Cross.
Register On-line   Printable Entry Form

May 14, 2016
Jeff Dropo Run 4 Kids
Florence High School
Florence, AL
5K - 8:00 am
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:15 am
All proceeds benefit Camp Smile-A-Mile, a year round program for children with cancer.
Register On-line   
Do You Have the GUTZ to Stop Domestic Violence 5K/Fun Run
Huntsville Depot Roundhouse
Huntsville, AL
Race day registration - 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Race start - 8:00 a.m.
Registration is available online at
    Event Website
Light the Way 5K Run/Walk
Pineview Baptist Church
Harvest, AL
Race begins at 8:00 a.m.
Race day registration - 7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Register On-line   
Gum Tree 10K & 2K Fun Run
Fairpark District
Downtown Tupelo, MS
Race day registration - 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
10K - 8:30 a.m.
2K - 8:35 a.m.
Online registration closes at midnight on May 11, 2016.
Register On-line    Event Website

May 21, 2016
From Start to Finish 5K
Cross Point Church of Christ
Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL
5K - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:00 a.m.
Register On-line   
Leadership Shoals 27 5K Run
Downtown Sheffield, AL
8:00 a.m.
Registration Fee: $20
Benefits Sheffield City Schools
    Event Website Printable Entry Form Printable Sponsorship Form
Mark Forester Price of Freedom Race
Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run
Haleyville High School Football Field/Track
First race starts at 8:00 a.m.
Race Day Registration - 7:00 a.m.
Award Presentation - 11:00 a.m.
Online registration (available at ends May 13th at noon.
    Mark A. Forester Foundation Website Printable Entry Form Printable Sponsorship Form
Viola Valley Half Marathon
Viola, Tennessee
Race Start: 7:00 AM
Walkers Welcome
Register On-line   Event Website
Tennessee Titans 5K Walk/Run
Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN
Running Clubs receive a $5 discount on the current registration price.
Enter code "Group2016" at registration to receive discount.
All participants receive a race t-shirt and a choice of Titans Home Game Ticket.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run.
Register On-line    Event Website
Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon
Lake Lurleen State Park
Coker, AL
Register On-line    Event Facebook Page
Warrior Run 5k Extreme Color Run
Corinth High School
Corinth, MS
Race start time - 9:00 a.m.
Race day registration - 8:00 a.m.
Early registration: $20 by May 6th
Late registration: $25 from May 7th - Race Day
    Printable Entry Form Printable Sponsorship Form

June 4, 2016
6th Annual Mountain Mania 15K & 5K
Burningtree Country Club
Decatur, AL
15K starts at 7:00 a.m.
5K starts at 7:20 a.m.
Register On-line   
Butterfly Run 5K
Waynesboro City Park
Waynesboro, TN
5K Race - 8:00 am
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:00 am
Supports the Butterfly Foundation in Waynesboro, TN
Register On-line   

June 11, 2016
Coast to the Finish 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Woodmont Baptist Church East Campus Florence, AL
7:30 a.m.
Benefits Woodmont Baptist Youth mission trip to Costa Rica
    Printable Entry Form

June 18, 2016
Survivor 5K & 1 Mile Color Splash Run
Outback Steakhouse
Sheffield, AL
Judy James Memorial 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Phil Campbell, AL
5K - 8:00 am
Race day registration - 7:00 am - 7:45 am
    Printable Entry Form

June 25, 2016
Helen Keller Festival 5 Mile Run & 1 Mile Fun Run
Colbert County Courthouse
Tuscumbia, AL
5 Mile - 7:00 a.m.
1 Mile - 8:30 a.m.
Pre-registration fees (due by June 22nd): 5 Mile: $15
1 Mile: $10
Race day entry fees:
5 Mile: $20
1 Mile: $15  
Snake Eater Adventure Race
Riverwalk Marina
Decatur, AL
Swim, kayak, run
Race start - 8:00 a.m.
Must sign up as a two person team.
Early registration fee (through May 31): $110 per team
Late registration fee (after May 31): $140 per team
Register On-line   

July 2, 2016
I Love America Run
Whitesburg Baptist Academy
Huntsville, AL
5K - 8:00 am
Age of America Dash - 9:30 am
Online registration closes on June 27.
Race day registration will be available.
Register On-line    Event Facebook Page Event Flyer Sponsorship Form

July 4, 2016
Sacred Heart Independence Day 5K
Sacred Heart School
Loretto, TN  

July 8, 2016
St. Jude 5K
McFarland Park
Florence, AL

July 9, 2016
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Mt. Juliet, TN
    Event Website

July 23, 2016
W.C. Handy 5K
5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
W.C. Handy Home & Museum
Florence, AL

August 5, 2016
Sunset Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Keller Wellcare Center
Helen Keller Hospital
Sheffield, AL

August 6, 2016
Autism 5K
Town Creek, AL
More information to come.
Pirates Dash 5K
West End Volunteer Fire Department
Lawrenceburg, TN

August 13, 2016
Green Corn Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Oakville Indian Mounds
Danville, AL
    Event Website
Watermelon Festival 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Russellville High School
Russellville, AL

August 19, 2016
EvaBank Midnight Run 5K
Cullman Civic Center
Cullman, AL
Race begins at 11:59 p.m.
The race will feature several color stations, blacklights, and a pre and post-race glow party.
Serious runners will be able to bypass the color stations to focus on their times.
Pre-registration is $25, and late registration is $30.
Register at any Evabank location or at the Cullman Civic Center.   Event Website

August 20, 2016
Killen Founders Day 5K
Killen, AL
Brace Race 5K
Brace Baptist Church
Ethridge, TN

August 27, 2016
Brooks High School XC Meet
Florence, AL
Arsenal Ambush 5K
Maury County Park
Columbia, TN

September 3, 2016
Wilson XC Meet
Florence, AL
Abigail's Plan 5K
Rotary Park
Lawrenceburg, TN
    Organization Website

September 10, 2016
St. Joseph School Half Marathon
Sweetwater Depot
Florence, AL
911 Heroes Run
Veterans Museum
Athens, AL
    Event Website
Randolph Classic XC Meet
University of Alabama-Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Salem Baptist Church Recreation Complex
McDonough, GA

September 17, 2016
Hartselle Half Marathon
Quail Creek Golf and Resort
Hartselle, AL
Start Time - 7:00 a.m.
Deadline to register is September 12, 2016.
Register On-line    Event Website Facebook Page
Running the Grove 5K
Liberty Grove Baptist Church
Loretto, TN
Marine Mud Run 5K Obstacle Race
Melton Hill Park
Knoxville, TN
Register On-line    Event Website Event Flyer

September 24, 2016
Run for Their Lives 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
McFarland Park
Florence, AL
All Proceeds benefit H.A.S.R.A.
Mountain Lion Climb Trail 5/10/15K
University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
St. Jude Hospital 5K Run/Walk
Huntsville, AL
Register On-line   
Urban Assault 8K
Decatur, AL

October 1, 2016
Mars Hill Bible School 5K
Florence, AL

October 8, 2016
Fall Frenzy Run
10K, 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Rogersville, AL
    Event Website

October 15, 2016
Tiger Roar Run 4 Mile & 1 Mile Fun Run
Deshler High School
Tuscumbia, AL
Proceeds will benefit the Deshler Cross Country Team and the American Heart Association.
Refuse 2 Sink 5K
Lawrenceburg, TN

October 22, 2016
Glover Drug Glow Run
Jasper, AL

October 29, 2016
Life Without Limits Half Marathon, 5K & Fun Run
Florence, AL
Benefits United Cerebral Palsy of NW AL

November 5, 2016
XC Sectional Meet
Florence, AL
Sherri Adams Ribbon Run 5K
Athens, AL
    Event Website
Nashville Ultra Marathon
Nashville, TN
Race distances - 50K, 60K, 70K, 50 mile
Start time - 7:00 a.m.
Description: Two out and back "loops" along the Greenways in and around downtown Nashville. 20 percent grass trail, 80 percent paved.
Register On-line   Event Website
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Augusta, GA

November 12, 2016
Miles 4 Missions 5K
Lexington, AL

November 19, 2016
Dam Bridge Run 10K
Marriott Shoals Conference Center Florence, AL
    Race Website
Rivalry Run 5K
Cowart Elementary School
Athens, AL
Benefiting Cowart Elementary.


November 24, 2016
Huntsville Turkey Trot 5K
Huntsville, AL

November 26, 2016
Thanks-A-Lot Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Elgin United Methodist Church
Elgin, AL

December 10, 2016
Dickens Dash 5K Run & 1 Mile Tiny Tim Trot
Downtown Tuscumbia, AL

December 31, 2016
Millennium Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
First Baptist Killen Gym
Killen, AL


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