If you're not ready to run a marathon or half marathon; don't worry. We have the perfect event for you and your family. The Regions Superhero 5K serves as the official kick-off to an exciting Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend and offers everyone with all different fitness abilities the chance to be a part of this exciting weekend. Come walk/run our 5K (3.1 mile) course through downtown Birmingham while helping a great cause and being a part of the marathon experience. See our 5k training schedule to learn how you can walk/ run this race even if you are currently a couch potato.  And if you're running our races on Sunday, please join us for the Regions Superhero 5K to loosen up your legs for your long distant race.