Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 20, 2018


Birmingham, AL


Activity Today Later


$30 $30 Register

1 Mile Fun Run

$20 $20 Register

About This Activity

   THE 5th Annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer is  Saturday, OCTOBER 20,  2018

 5K at 8 AM1 mile fun run 9 AM

    Blazer Bolt is a 501c3 organization Tax Exempt # 47-4030497  whose annual event is the Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer. This race was created entirely to support those who are battling brain cancer. All proceeds will directly benefit the University of Alabama Birmingham Division of Neuro Oncology and Children's of Alabama Neuro Oncology for research of adult and pediatric brain cancer as well as patient support services. Patients, family, and friends will enjoy a flat, fast 5K course through the scenic Homewood neighborhoods in late autumn starting at 8 AM.  A 1 mile walk/fun run will begin at 9 AM.  Chip timing for instant results for the 5K will be provided by DG Racing. Overall Male & Female, Overall Master’s Male & Female and  First Male and  First Female Winner in each Age Group ( every five years from age 15 to 70+ ) will receive prizes. Over all Female and Male  5 K winners in age groups of  7-10 and 11-14 will also be awarded. No duplication of awards. This year's participants will again enjoy access to the expertise of oncologist and chef, Dr. Luis Pineda MD founder of Cooking with Cancer.

 Team registration is encouraged!

PRIOR to August 20 2018                  August 21- October 19 2018              RACE DAY October 20, 2018

5K                    $30                                $35                                                       $40

1 mile               $20                                $25                                                       $30 

 Course map

START 5K & 1mile fun run: Intersection of Oxmoor Road & 18th Street South in Homewood, AL 35209
FINISH 5K & 1mile fun run: 18th Street South Homewood AL 35209  in front of  the Trak Shak 

CHIP TIMING 5K RESULTS:   will be provided by DG  Racing   

RACE ANNOUNCER:  Mr. Steve Ponte

ON SITE REGISTRATION  closes at 7:30 AM on October 20 2018  the  day of the race


Packet pickup Individuals & Teams Friday October 19 2018  Trak Shak Homewood South 18th Street Birmingham ALm: NOON-6 PM

Water stations  at the start, finish, and midway through the course

One portable toilet & one wheelchair accessible portable toilet will be located behind Trak Shak running store

Parking at and around Homewood village

Start/Finish within walking distance 

 Donations may be written out to: Blazer Bolt Inc.

501c3 ID # 47-4030497

“Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer”


They may be mailed to:

Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer

c/o  Shirley Gibbs

UAB Division of Neuro Oncology

510 20th Street South

Faculty Office Tower 1020

Birmingham, AL 35294



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