Just A Call Away 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 19, 2017


Birmingham, AL


Activity Today Later


$25 $25 Closed


$20 $20 Closed

Fun Run

$15 $15 Closed

Fun Run

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Just A Call Away 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run
UPTOWN - Birmingham, Alabama

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Crisis Center, Inc. is proud to present the third annual Just A Call Away 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run sponsored by Thomas E. Jernigan Foundation and presented by the the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, America's First Federal Credit Union, and Birmingham Mountain Radio. This 5k is chip timed and takes runners through Birmingham's premier entertainment district. Resolute Running is our official training partner for the 5K. Just A Call Away also offers a 1-mile fun run.

Chip timing is optional.

Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome. Strollers and pets are welcome.

Entry Fees:


$25 - Until July 5, 2017
$30 - July 6, 2017 - August 11, 2017
$35 - August 12, 2017 - Race Day*

1 Mile:

$15 - Until July 5, 2017
$20 - July 6 - Race Day *

*Online registration will close at midnight on August 17, and runners will be able to register at packet pickup on August 18 or on site on race morning!

Course Maps:

5K Course Map (2017 may be altered due to current construction)

1 Mile Fun Run Course Map

Packet Pickup: 

Friday, August 18, 2017

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Trak Shak

2839 18th St. S, Homewood

Team Registration (5K Only):
•Team captain must register first and establish the team name.
•Each team member must then register for the race.

Team Information:  
Create/Join a Fundraising Team
Participating as a team can be a lot of fun and what a great way to honor a survivor or remember a loved one. It only takes two people to make up a team. To create a team name and create your fundraising page, click here.

Race Day Parking: 

Parking in Uptown is convenient and easy. Click here for a parking map.

Award Divisions:

Individual 5k Awards:

Top 3 Overall Male / Female 
Overall Masters Male / Female
Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Awards: 
12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Overall and age-group awards will not be duplicated.

Team 5K Awards:

Fastest Overall Team 
Most Funds Raised Team

Schedule of Events: 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Uptown, Birmingham, AL

6:30 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
7:30 a.m. 5K Registration Closes
8:00 a.m. 5K Start
8:30 a.m. Fun Run Registration Closes
9:00 a.m. Fun Run Start
9:15 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony

Running in Heat: 

Read here for tips on heat safety for runners.

About Crisis Center Inc.:

Just A Call Away 5K benefits Crisis Center, Inc., which serves the unmet needs of people experiencing personal crisis or mental health issues and respond with services that promote coping, emotional health and well being.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

All race entries are non-transferable and non-refundable. The event will occur rain or shine, hot or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds. Entry fees will be considered a donation to Crisis Center, Inc.

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