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18th Annual Spring Scramble 5K


Join us for our 18th Annual Spring Scramble 5K Walk/Run! The Spring Scramble 5K is one of several community outreach events organized by the UAB Pediatric Residency Program through our Community, Outreach, and Advocacy Program called Coat of Arms. All proceeds will go to our Coat of Arms advocacy organization, which supports initiatives for food insecurity, literacy, education, and health promotion for children within the Birmingham community and state of Alabama. We welcome you to bring your friends, family, and pets to exercise and spend time together for a great cause. Please register by April 17th, 2024 to guarantee your shirt size. Kids under 12 can register to run for free with an adult (with an option to purchase the race day shirt separately for $15)!

Who: Anyone
What: 5K Walk/run, in-person or virtual, for $35
In-person includes: race t-shirt, race packet, and Hero Donuts meal
Virtual registration includes: race t-shirt and race packet shipped free of charge
When: Race starts at Sunday, 5/5 at 5:30pm. The pre-race party (door prize giveaway, kid’s corner, music) will begin at 3:30pm.
Where: Trak Shak Homewood (2839 18th St S, Birmingham, AL 35209)
Why: To have a fun time together and support the children of Alabama!
How: Packet pickup will be the week prior at UAB/Children’s of Alabama and the day of the race starting at 3:30pm.

If you would only like to purchase a race t-shirt, please visit the Store (link below).
For more information on sponsorship and donations, please follow this link:

In addition to promoting healthy choices among our community’s youth, our goal is to raise funds to directly support the health and well-being of the children in our community.

We are thankful for the support of the local running community, Children’s of Alabama, and our sponsors for making our event a success!


May 05 2024


5:30 pm - 8:00 pm