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Aug
24
Sat
2019
Dog Jog (1 Mile) and 5k Run – Free Photos
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dog Jog (1 Mile) and 5k Run - Free Photos

Free Photos thanks to 2 Men and a Truck Huntsville

Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run will be the premiere dog-friendly 5K and Family Fun Run in the Rocket City. In its 3rd year the Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Historic Huntsville Depot or the Dog Jog Depot, as we like to call it for the day! This event will be for the avid runner but also for the entire family and that includes furry four legged ones. Not only can you participate in the 5K Fun Run and visit with local vendors but you will support educational initiatives in the community and give back to local animal groups all in one day.

Why to participate in the Dog Jog 5K and Family Fun Run?
???? Get a Pawesome swag bag
???? Get the whole family, including your furry four legged family members out for family time
???? Be a part of a great family-friendly event
???? Visit with local animal groups and vendors
???? Receive a race T-shirt (T-shirts will be available while supplies last)
???? Every runner with a dog will receive a bandana
???? Proceeds go to support the EarlyWorks Family of Museums’ educational initiatives and a portion of registration fees will support area animal groups

Please note your registration fee is non-refundable.
This is a rain or shine event but we reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances.

 

Aug
25
Sun
2019
Rocket Man Tri – Free Photos
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am
Rocket Man Tri - Free Photos

FREE Photos Thanks to Edward Jones – John Butterfield 

The Rocketman Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance Triathlon put on by Team Rocket Tri-Club. 2016 marks the 23rd year for the Rocketman Triathlon.

Proceeds from the Rocketman Triathlon are donated to the Madison County Special Olympics & Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

In addition to the triathlon, Rocketman has an Aquabike (Swim/Bike) and Cyclorun (Bike/Run) Category.

Aug
27
Tue
2019
Healthy Huntsville – Walk with the Mayor (and pups!) @ Huntsville Botanical Society
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Healthy Huntsville - Walk with the Mayor (and pups!) @ Huntsville Botanical Society

Join Mayor Tommy Battle for this FREE Healthy Huntsville Walk!

The walk is part of the Garden’s Fido’s After Five, so bring your own leashed dog or Huntsville Animal Services will be there with adoptable dogs that you can walk!

Sep
15
Sun
2019
Swim Hobbs Island – Free Photos @ Ditto Landing
Sep 15 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Swim Hobbs Island - Free Photos @ Ditto Landing

Free Photos thanks to your Race Director!

REGISTRATION OPENS 4/15/19!

The Swim Hobbs Island open water swim through the Tennessee River hosted by the Team Rocket Triathlon Club (TRTC) will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019.  The 5-mile swim will begin at 8:30 am, and the 1- and 2-mile swim will begin approximately 15 later in waves.

Race Location

Ditto Landing, On the Tennessee River, Just South of Huntsville, AL.  Address is 293 Ditto Landing Road Southeast. (http://dittolanding.org/)

The 5 mile swim will begin at 08:30 a.m.
The 1 and 2 mile swims will begin approximately 15 minutes later in waves.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Awesomesauce – Pier Pressure 5k, 10k half/full marathon, 50k Free Photos @ Guntersville
Sep 21 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Awesomesauce - Pier Pressure 5k, 10k half/full marathon, 50k Free Photos @ Guntersville

We’re o-FISH-ally nuts – running distances up to 50K along Lake Guntersville in Alabama. Don’t flounder! Join the Awesomesauce crew for a FINtastic time on the lake!

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Racin the Station Duathlon – Free Photos @ Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Racin the Station Duathlon - Free Photos @ Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

“Racin’ the Station” Duathlon is a Run/Bike/Run event where the participants will “race” the International Space Station (ISS) as it completes one Earth orbit. The ISS completes an orbit every 91 minutes 12 seconds. We will track the starting location of the ISS at the race start time and see who “beats” the space station by completing the event by the 91 minute 12 second mark.

The event will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), which is on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The race will begin at 8:15 am (opening ceremony at 7:50am)

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Tour de Ville Free Photos
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tour de Ville Free Photos

Tour de Ville 2019 is a fun, festive, family event centered on a leisurely bike ride around Historic Downtown Huntsville. The ride begins and ends at S.R. Butler Green located at Campus No. 805 on Clinton Avenue.

Riders will enjoy several noteworthy and historic “rest stops” along the route where interesting local information will be presented. The post-ride celebration will feature the live music of Calypso Vision (https://www.facebook.com/CalypsoVision/) with free pizza for the kids, and with food, drinks, and local craft beer available. Also post ride, local NICA (High School) Mountain Biking Teams will host a bike obstacle course with fun races and games for kids and adults. Other fun kid’s activities are also being planned.

Money raised from the event will provide needed funds to support kids and programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama, Williams Unit. These funds allow us to fulfill our mission: to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. The ride also promotes the Boys & Girls Club’s Healthy Lifestyles programs.​

*Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated from non-riders and non-participants, online or at the event.
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Registration / Minimum Donation Levels:
Early On-Line Registration (Ends Sept 19)
*Adults = 18 and Over

• Adult – $30 with T-Shirt (provide size)
• Adult – $20 No T-Shirt
• Child – $15 with T-Shirt (provide size)
• Child – $5 No T-Shirt

Late Registration On-Line or On-Site day of ride:
*Family = 5 or more

• Adults – $25
• Children – $5
• Family – $65

A limited number of T-Shirts may be available for purchase on-site. For on-line registrations prior to Sept 8, make note of size desired and we will do our best to have your T-Shirt at the registration table on the day of the ride or for pick up within 2 weeks of the ride.

General Information and Ride Rules/Qualifications:

Bicycle safety checks and minor adjustments will be available on Butler Green before the ride.

Approximately 25 to 30 adult bikes will be made available for the ride through the generous support of Huntsville Urban Bike Share (https://www.facebook.com/HuntsvilleUrbanBikeShare/) and Pace (https://ridepace.com/city/huntsville-al/)

Some children’s bicycles and helmets may be available as giveaways. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more information.

Bicycle helmets and accessories may be available for sale on site.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Rock/Creek StumpJump 50K & 10 Miler Free Photos
Oct 12 @ 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
Rock/Creek StumpJump 50K & 10 Miler Free Photos

Rock / Creek Stumpjump 2018 50K and 10 Miler from nathan ball on Vimeo.

50K & 10 Miler- Saturday, October 12th, 2019. The premier 50K trail race in the Southeast, the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50K presented by The North Face, takes place on 90% single-track course atop Signal Mountain and Walden Ridge. With gorgeous, jaw-dropping views of the Tennessee River Gorge, and lush coves of cascading streams, hemlock, and rhododendron, these sandstone-strewn trails offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cumberland Plateau region. This race is in its 18th running and has stood the test of time with locals and runners from across the world.

This is a perfect course for someone doing their first or 500th ultra.
3 things we guarantee:
1. Scenery
2. Well aided/ marked course
3. Fun with a great local trail running community

This race sells out every year SO sign up right now!

The 50k race is 95% single track and about 6,500 ft of gain and the same loss. It has a great mix of technical, flat, rolling hills and climbing.
The 10 miler is a loop that is 95% single track as well. It is technical in parts and rolling hills with no more than 1500 ft of gain. JOIN US!

Oct
19
Sat
2019
7 Bridges 1/2 & Marathon Free Photos @ Chattanooga, TN
Oct 19 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
7 Bridges 1/2 & Marathon Free Photos @ Chattanooga, TN

Free photos thanks to your RD.

The 7 Bridges Marathon will begin in Coolidge Park on the North Shore of Chattanooga. Crossing the Market Street Bridge, the race will lead runners on a scenic tour of downtown Chattanooga’s bridges and riverside neighborhoods.
The half marathon course (13.1 miles) will accompany the full marathon (26.2 miles) over three bridges, splitting off at the Chattanooga Food Bank on the Tennessee Riverwalk. While the half will return over the Walnut Street Bridge and finish in Coolidge Park, the full marathon will continue over three more bridges (the C.B. Robinson, Thrasher, and Riverpark Bridges, respectively) before returning downtown to cross Walnut for the Coolidge Park finish. Come on and race!

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Pinhoti 100
Nov 2 @ 7:00 am – Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm
Pinhoti 100

Course: A Point to Point Trail run starting in Heflin AL on the unmolested Pinhoti single track trail. Runners will make their way over the highest point in Alabama while navigation over rocks, through creeks and across beautiful ridge lines of the Talladega National Forest. The course will consist of 81 miles of single track, 17 miles of jeep road and 4 miles of pavement and will finish on the rubberized track in the Sylacauga High School Football Stadium.