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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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February 13, 2016
Grissom ROTC Warrior 5k
Grissom High School
Huntsville, AL
5k race - 10:00 a.m.
Register On-line   
Iron Hearts 5k Walk/Run
UAH Fitness Center
Huntsville, AL
5k race - 8:00 a.m.
Register On-line   

February 20, 2016
Black Warrior - Phillip Parker Memorial Trail Runs
50K, 25K, 50K Relay, and 5 Mile
Bankhead National Forest, near Moulton, AL
Brushy Lake Recreational Area
Limit of 275
Race day registration with no shirt.
Online registration closes February 17th.
50K/25K Trail Runs - 8:00 a.m.
Event Website    Ultra Sign Up Link

March 5, 2016
Runnin' Around Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Confetti Fun Run
First Metro Bank in Downtown Florence, AL
All proceeds benefit Shoals Scholar Dollars.
Registration - 7:00 a.m.
5K Race - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Confetti Fun Run - 9:00 a.m.
Register On-line   
Race to Remember 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Albertville High School Coliseum
Albertville, AL
5K - 9:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run - 10:00 a.m.
Hosted by Hospice of Marshall County   Event Website
Raisin' Kane 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Point Mallard Park
Decatur, AL
5K - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:00 a.m.
Register On-line   
Run 4 Relief 5K
Waynesboro, TN
More details to come.
Glow in the Park Goes 80s
The Wharf
Orange Beach, AL
Run start time - 6:00 p.m.
Online registration closes March 3rd at 10:00 p.m.
Race day registration available from 3:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Helps support Relay for Life.
Register On-line    Event Website

March 12, 2016
First Priority of Greater Decatur 5K
Decatur Baptist Church
Decatur, AL
5K - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:15 a.m.
Inaugural 5K to raise funds for First Priority of Greater Decatur.
Register On-line   
Miss Albany's Piggy Tail Princess 7K
Priceville Elementary School
Priceville, AL
7K - 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run - 10:15 a.m.
Red Carpet Awareness Walk - 11:00 a.m.
Register On-line    Event Website
Helena High March Stacheness Run​
Helena High School
Helena, AL
8k and 5k - timed or not timed
3 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Pet Run/Walk
All proceeds go to support the Helena Soccer Program.
There will also be a "Best Mustache" contest!
Registration form available on event website.
    Event Website

March 19, 2016
Running Buck Wild Extreme 10K, 5K, and Fun Run
Joe Wheeler State Park
Rogersville, AL
Race Day Registration - 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Extreme 10K & 5K - 8:00 a.m.
Fun Run - 9:00 a.m.
Awards and brunch to follow races.
Register On-line    Event Website
Running the Shoals Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K
Robert Trent Jones Golf Courses
Muscle Shoals, AL
Benefits Shoals Sav-A-Life
Wave starts begin at 7:00 a.m.
Register On-line   

March 26, 2016
Crusade Against Cancer 5K
Waynesboro City Park
Waynesboro, TN
Benefits the American Cancer Society
Registration - 8:30 a.m.
5K Race - 10:00 a.m.
Register On-line    Event Facebook Page

April 8, 2016
Eagle Day Glow Run
Covenant Christian School
Tuscumbia, AL
Registration - 5:00 p.m.
Fun Run - 7:30 p.m.
Preregistration is now through March 18.
    Printable Entry Form

April 9, 2016
Keller Wellness Run
4 Mile Run & 1 Mile Fun Run
Keller Wellcare Center, Helen Keller Hospital
Sheffield, AL
First Annual Autism 5K
Red Bay High School Track
5K begins at 7:30 a.m.
2 mile walk begins at 9:30 a.m.
5K - $35 ($25 for ages 10 & under)
2 mile walk - $30 ($20 for ages 10 & under)
Register as a team or as an individual!
5K race day check-in: 7:00 a.m.
2 mile walk race day check-in: 8:30 a.m.
Bounce house for kids, arts and crafts, food truck and many more vendors will be there!
For more information, call or text Jessica Hamilton at (662) 231-5763 or by email at the link below.   Event Website

April 16, 2016
Little Red School House 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Rogersville, AL
Registration - 6:15 a.m.
5K Race - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run - 8:45 a.m.
Benefits the Little Red School House Student Readiness Program.
Register On-line   
My Hero 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Double Springs, AL
Registration - 7:00 a.m.
5K - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - 9:00 a.m.
    Event Facebook Page
Shiloh "Run in the Park" 4 Miler
Shiloh United Methodist Church, Shiloh National Military Park
Shiloh, TN
Race time - 9:00 a.m.
Registration - 8:00 a.m.   Printable Entry Form
Sheltering Tree Off Road Challenge 5K
Savannah, TN
Race begins at 9:00 a.m.
Pre-registration fee: $20
Day of race registration fee: $25
Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m.   Organization Website Printable Entry Form
Chickamauga Chase
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
Wilder Tower, Glenn-Viniard Rd, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Competitive races: 15K Race, 8 Mile Trail Race, 5K Race
Non-competitive events: 2.4 Mile Scenic Walk, Kiddie K
Starts at 8:30 a.m.
Register On-line   Event Website

April 23, 2016
Bad Kitty Trail-City 10K
Florence, AL
More information to come.
    Event Facebook Page
Cystic Fibrosis Run 5K
H.A. Alexander Park
Moulton, AL
Registration - 6:45 am-7:45 am
5K Race - 8:00 am
1 Mile Fun Run - 9:00 am
Register On-line   
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Wakefield 9th Grade Center
Wake Forest, NC
Race begins at 8:00 pm
Check-in & late registration - 6:00 pm on race day
Register On-line    Event Website

April 30, 2016
Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Decatur, AL
Decatur Baptist Church
Decatur, AL
5K - 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile - 9:00 a.m.
Event day registration - 7:00 a.m.
This race benefits WinShape Camps for Communities.
Register On-line   

May 7, 2016
Hornet Hero 5K
Moulton, AL
In memory of Caitlyn Martin.
More information to come.

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   

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   
Youth Leadership Shoals 5K
Sheffield, AL
More information to come.
Viola Valley Half Marathon
Viola, Tennessee
Race Start: 7:00 AM
Walkers Welcome
Register On-line   Event Website
Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon
Lake Lurleen State Park
Coker, AL
Register On-line    Event Facebook Page

June 4, 2016
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 13, 2016
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Mt. Juliet, TN

June 20, 2016
Survivor 5K & 1 Mile Color Splash Run
Outback Steakhouse
Sheffield, AL

June 27, 2016
Helen Keller Festival 5 Mile Run
Tuscumbia, AL
5 Mile - 7:00 am
Snake Eater Adventure Race
River Walk Marina
Decatur, AL
Swim, kayak, run
Race start - 8:00 am

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 at midnight on June 29th.

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

July 10, 2016
St. Jude 5K
McFarland Park
Florence, AL

July 18, 2016
W.C. Handy 5K
5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
W.C. Handy Home & Museum
Florence, AL

August 1, 2016
Autism 5K
Town Creek, AL
More information to come.
Pirates Dash 5K
West End Volunteer Fire Department
Lawrenceburg, TN

August 7, 2016
Sunset Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Keller Wellcare Center
Helen Keller Hospital
Sheffield, AL

August 15, 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 22, 2016
Killen Founders Day 5K
Killen, AL
Brace Race 5K
Brace Baptist Church
Ethridge, TN

August 29, 2016
Brooks High School XC Meet
Florence, AL
Arsenal Ambush 5K
Maury County Park
Columbia, TN

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

September 12, 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

September 19, 2016
Running the Grove 5K
Liberty Grove Baptist Church
Loretto, TN

September 24, 2016
St. Jude Hospital 5K Run/Walk
Huntsville, AL
Register On-line   

September 26, 2016
Mountain Lion Climb Trail 5/10/15K
University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
Urban Assault 8K
Decatur, AL

October 2, 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 17, 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 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.
Glover Drug Glow Run
Jasper, AL

October 31, 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
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

November 7, 2016
Sherri Adams Ribbon Run 5K
Athens, AL
    Event Website
Race for the Fallen 5K Glow Run
Augusta, GA

November 14, 2016
Miles 4 Missions 5K
Lexington, AL

November 21, 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 26, 2016
Huntsville Turkey Trot 5K
Huntsville, AL

November 28, 2016
Thanks-A-Lot Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Elgin United Methodist Church
Elgin, AL

December 12, 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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