The Cause

Race Details

Location, Date, and Time


Homewood High School
1901 Lakeshore Dr S
Homewood, AL 35209-6799

The 2012 Are U ABle? 5K race and 1 mile fun run/walk are set for August 18th, 2012! 

The 5K will begin at 7:30 am and the 1mile fun run/walk/ride will begin at 8:30 am.

Registration Fees and Deadlines

There are three ways to register for the 2012 Are U ABle? 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run.  Participants can register in advance of the race online, mail in a registration form, or participants can register in person the day before or the day of the race.  The online registration deadline is August 15th, at 9:00am, and mailed in registration forms must be received by August 13th.  Anyone deciding to participate after August 15th can simply register the day before or the day of the race.

Entry Fees:

   5K fee
  1 Mile run/walk or wheelchair race Deadline
Online/Early Registration
$15 Aug 15, 9:00am
Mail In Registration
$15 Received by Aug 13
 In Person- Trak Shak
11 - 6 pm, Aug 17
 In Person - Race Day
$25 $20 7:00 am, Aug 18

***All registered racers will receive a 2012 Are U ABle? t-shirt! 

***In the 5K race, prizes will be awarded to the top overall female and male finishers. Additionally, prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+.  Prizes will also be awarded to all fun run participants.

**Sorry!  Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

How to Register and Packet Pick Up

  • Early registration can be completed online before August 15th at 9:00am at:
Link coming soon!
  • Or, you can register early by mailing in a completed registration form and waiver. Click here to download the form.

  • You can also register in person.  The day before the race, August 17th, you can register at the Trak Shak in Homewood from 12pm to 5:00pm (click for directions).  Thanks, Trak Shak!  Or, you can register the day of the race from 6 - 7:00 am.  If you plan to register the day of the race, all you need to do is show up!

***Race packets can be picked up at at the Trak Shak August 17th, from 12pm to 5pm, or they can be picked up the morning of the race from 6 - 7:00 am.

On Race Day...

The Homewood High School parking lot has ample space,
and participants can park anywhere this parking lot for free. 

6:00 am - Race day registration and packet pickup begins

7:00 am - Race day registration closes

7:30 am - 5K begins!

8:30 am - 1 mile fun run/walk/ride begins!

The awards ceremony will begin after the races are finished.  Snacks and refreshments available after the 5K.

Course Map

***The 5K course is a USATF certified course.

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