Birmingham, Alabama Event

The 2nd Annual Birmingham, Alabama Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

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

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Online Registration ends October 10, 2017 onsite registration available but t-shirt not guaranteed.


George Ward Park – Field 6
1901 Greensprings Avenue
Birmingham, AL US 35205


The run/walk will take place at George Ward Park with registration/activities being located at Field 6, 1901 Greensprings Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35205. The course will be within the park and there will be signs mapping out the race course. Come celebrate Ostomy Awareness with us!

EVENT Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:45 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks

9:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk

10:00 a.m. 1k Walk/Kids Run

12:00 p.m. Awards and Closing Remarks

Children activities, vendors, and snacks will be available for the duration of the race.

We’re celebrating Ostomy Awareness day with a Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K Run/Walk. This Fun for All Ages event will include music, children’s activities, games, and snacks.


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.


Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 20th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.


There is a parking lot located immediately as you turn into the park.


Online Registration ends October 10, 2017 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!




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