In its 17th year, the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend of events has become a Birmingham tradition. The event has helped raise millions of dollars for local charities throughout its 16 year history.
7:03 am – Mercedes-Benz Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay begin in front of Boutwell Auditorium by Linn Park. The Half Marathon has a four hour time limit. The Marathon has a six hour time limit. All Sunday events benefit the children at The Bell Center For Early Intervention Programs.
9:00 am – 2:00 pm – JIM ‘N NICK’S Bar-B-Q Bar-B-Q Post Race Party & Awards Ceremony – Boutwell Auditorium. Family and friends may purchase a $10 Bar-B-Q meal ticket. Quantities are limited so buy them early during the Expo at the Mercedes Marathon Gear store. Live entertainment begins at 9:00 a.m.
Awards Ceremony will take place between 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.