Courtesy of Jennifer Andress

The bridge is a cooperative project between Homewood, Mountain Brook, Birmingham and ALDOT. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The annual Retro Run was held July 28 in downtown Homewood. Read more


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Erica Techo

The race included a 1-mile fun run as well as 5K, 10K and 20K options. Read more



Photo courtesy of Creative Montessori School.

Even though summer is not technically over until Sept. 22, the weather has cooled down and events are revving up. If you’re looking to get outside and get active this fall, make sure to check out these runs and walks throughout Homewood. Read more

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Resolution Run

Courtesy of Red Mountain Park

Birmingham’s trails are begging for you to finish out the year in the outdoors, according to Monica Romano of Red Mountain Park. Read more


Red Shoe Run

Photo courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

The 2017 Red Shoe Run on Jan. 21 will feature three races: a 10-mile run, a 5K run and a 1-mile fun run or walk. The races will begin at SoHo Square and wind their way through downtown Homewood. Read more


Lainey Phelps

Photo by Neal Jackson

Rising Homewood High School ninth grader Lainey Phelps is known for her impeccable character and athletic accolades. Read more



Photo by Dan Starnes.

There are a lot of 5K runs in the world, but there aren’t too many like the colorful Trak Shak Retro Run 5K in downtown Homewood July 30. Read more


Red Shoe Resolution Run

Photo courtesy of Emily Wright.

The Red Shoe Run will be Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Read more


Retro Run 5K

Photo courtesy of Choko Aiken of

​You’re not likely to see modern sweat-wicking running fabrics at the Trak Shak’s upcoming 5K on Saturday, Aug. 8. Read more


Fresh Start 5K

Photo courtesy of Kenyon Ross.

The West Homewood Farmers Market Fresh Start 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is coming back for the third year. Read more


Students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School recently made a mad dash to raise money for their school. Read more

Private Schools

You can kick off your New Year’s resolution a few days early with the fourth annual Resolution Run Saturday, Dec. 27 at Red Mountain Park. Read more

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Each year, Phi Mu sorority at Samford University teams up to run for kids. This year's event is set for Saturday, Nov. 15 at Homewood Central Park. Read more


The third annual Samford Legacy League’s Sunset 5K for Scholarships is set for Oct. 25, rain or shine. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Camp Smile-A-Mile.

Check out the upcoming races around Homewood. Read more


Retro Run Square

Photo courtesy of The Trak Shak.

The Trak Shak’s Retro Run 5K is returning to Homewood on July 26. This year’s run will be a twilight event, taking place at 7 p.m. Read more


The result is Culture Relay, a cross-cultural running program for high school girls, and Tracey Abbot has reached out to Homewood High School for its pilot run. Read more


A Patriot Partners Yard Sale will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 8 a.m. at The Bell Center. All funds raised will be split evenly among the Patriot Partners relay teams’ fundraising goals for The Bell Center. Read more


Edgewood Elementary School’s 13th Annual Turkey Trot was a huge success this year with more than 425 student runners. The students trained at least once a week and many times twice a week. Read more


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    Sydney Cromwell

    (L to R) Birmingham City Councilor Darrell O'Quinn, Jefferson County Commissioner Steve Ammons, former State Rep. Paul DeMarco, Homewood City Councilors Peter Wright and Jennifer Andress and State Rep. David Faulkner at the run fundraiser for the Hollywood Pedestrian Bridge on Sept. 29, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    T-shirt sales were one of the fundraising methods for the pedestrian bridge on Sept. 29, 2018.

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    Courtesy of Jennifer Andress

    Runners at the start of the run fundraiser for the Hollywood Pedestrian Bridge on Sept. 29, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    Runners enjoy breakfast, giveaways and door prizes after the run fundraiser for the Hollywood Pedestrian Bridge on Sept. 29, 2018.

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