has made its mark as one of the most hospitable and enjoyable marathons in the country. Athletes of all ages and running abilities are welcome to participate in one of our many weekend activities and events. Run or walk one of our well organized Sunday races including the Mercedes Marathon, half marathon, 5 person marathon relay or our 5K event on Saturday. Our double loop marathon course is fast and friendly offering an up close and personal view of downtown Birmingham and its surrounding attractions. After you cross the finish line on Sunday, celebrate your running achievements at our festive post race party with two live bands, BBQ, free beer and massages. Come Run Birmingham!!