Just A Call Away 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 20, 2016


Birmingham, AL


Activity Today Later


$20 $20 Closed

Fun Run

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

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

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Crisis Center, Inc. is proud to present the second annual Just A Call Away 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by the Thomas E. Jernigan Foundation, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Birmingham Mountain Radio, and Resolute Running. This 5k is chip timed and takes runners through Birmingham's premier entertainment district. Just A Call Away 5k is a USAT&F certified event. A 1 Mile Fun Run is offered as well.

Chip timing is optional.

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

Entry Fees:


$20 - Until May 1, 2016
$25 - May 2 - June 13, 2016
$30 - June 14 - July 31, 2016
$35 - August 1 - Event Day (online registration closes August 18th)

1 Mile:

$15 - Until July 13, 2016
$20 - July 14 - Race Day (online registration closes August 18th)

Course Maps:

5K Course Map

1 Mile Fun Run Course Map

Packet Pickup: 

Friday, August 19, 2016

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.

New this year: award for fastest team.

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:

5k Awards:

Top 3 Overall Male / Female 
Overall Masters Male / Female
Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Awards: 
12 and Under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Overall and age-group awards will not be duplicated.

Schedule of Events: 

Saturday, August 20, 2016

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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