Birmingham, Alabama Event

The 2nd Annual Birmingham, Alabama Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Birmingham Area WOC Nurses’Association is proud to bring this event to our community.

Registration Page Coming Soon

5k Fun Run/Walk 9:00AM CDT – 12:00PM CDT $15 Registration ends October 5, 2016 at 11:59pm CDT
5k Fun Run/Walk – Kids’ Activities ages 2 – 12 9:00AM CDT – 12:00PM CDT $0 Registration ends October 5, 2016 at 11:59pm CDT


Railroad Park, 1600 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233


We will be using the loop at Railroad Park begining at the 17th Street Plaza. There will be signs to indicate the path and there will be a total of four laps to reach the distance of 5K.


  • Event time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
  • Race Start time: 9:30 AM
  • 1k Walk/Kids Run 10:15 AM
  • Awards/Prizes 11:00 AM


This 5k Fun Run/Walk will educate, support, and raise community awareness about people living with ostomies including urostomy, ileostomy, and colostomy.

All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.


T-shirt pick up begins in the park at 9:00 a.m.

$15 registration fee includes a technical wicking t-shirt.  Kids’ activities are free for kids 12 and under (optional t-shirt may be purchased for $10). Register by September 30th  to guarantee your tech t-shirt


Parking is available in Parking Lot D on 18th Street and First Avenue South at a cost of $2.  Free parking available along the outer perimeters of the Park along First Avenue South (please refrain from parking in the spaces allotted for various local businesses unless you are frequenting those businesses – – violators may be subject to tickets or towing).



Online Registration ends October 5, 2016 but on-site registration for the event is available. Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


You can register to fundraise, start or join a fundraising team, set a goal, and begin raising money in support of United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA).  You can also search for other participants and donate toward their goals.


Join us for this 5k fun run, kids’ activities, peruse the booths, get connected with suppliers, and local & national advocacy groups!




For questions or more information visit our FB event page or contact