Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 21, 2017


Birmingham, AL


Activity Today Later


$30 $30 Closed

1 Mile Fun Run

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

 On Site registration  closes at 7:30 AM on October 21 2017  the  day of the race

    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. Unique hand thrown pottery by Pace Pottery will be awarded in 2017.Overall Male & Female, Master’s Male & Female. First Male and Female Winner in each Age Group (every 5 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 duplicate prize for winner of overall male female or master's male female  &  age group winner . 

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 22 2017      August 23-October 20 2017    On Race Day October 21 2017

Individual         $30                               $35                                                       $40

 1 mile               $20                                $25                                                       $30 

 Course map

Chip timing & race results   provided by DG  racing   

Race Announcer: Mr. Steve Ponte

On Site registration  closes at 7:30 AM on October 21 2017  the  day of the race


Packet pickup Individuals & Teams Friday October 20 2017 at Trak Shak: 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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