Jennifer Burks Memorial 5k & 1-Mile Fun Run

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, May 9, 2015


Hartselle, AL


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

Running-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Welcome to the inaugural running of the 2015 Jennifer Burks Memorial Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. Jennifer was an English teacher at Hartselle Junior High School and 5k enthusiast that we lost in 2014 to cancer. By supporting this race, you will help show love and support to her family (Husband Kevin, Connor 15, Hannah 6) and for a cause near and dear to every adult heart: the health of our children. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the students in the Hartselle City School System through The IMPACT Wellness Initiative. The IMPACT program started this year at Hartselle Junior High School, and its mission is to provide an environment and culture in our schools that educates and supports students, staff, families, and the community in the pursuit of living a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and good nutritional habits. This initiative will hopefully serve as a model across the state for other schools and parents concerned about Alabama’s obesity epidemic. We welcome runners and walkers of all levels and speeds and especially encourage children and their families to participate in this event. 

Event details and schedule

Early Registration

January 28-May 2


1-Mile Fun Run-$10.00


Late Registration & Packet Pick-Up

At Hartselle Junior High School Pettey Center


1-Mile Fun Run-$15.00

Friday May 8: 4:00pm-7:00pm

Saturday May 9: 6:45am-7:30am



T-shirts are guaranteed to participants who register during the early registration period (1/28/15-5/02/15). T-shirts will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis after early registration closes.



Male Overall: The top 3 male finishers

Female Overall: The top 3 female finishers

**Note: If you place in the overall categories you are not eligible for an age group award. 


Age Division Awards: The top 3 finishers in each of the following age groups will earn an award.

   Age Division Awards are as follow:

0-5                        15-19                    40-44

6-8                        20-24                    45-49

9-10                      25-29                    50-59

11-12                    30-34                    60-69

13-14                    35-39                    70+

Race Day Schedule:

Packet Pick up and Late Registration: 6:45am-7:30am

Race Instructions: 7:45am

5K Race Start: 8:00am

Fun Run Start: 9:00am

Sponsorship Recognition, Awards Ceremony and Door Prizes: 9:30am

Website: Coming Soon!

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Race Director, Shane Alexander at:


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