Trak Shak


Photo courtesy of Rhodemarie Maron, UAB Department of Neurology.

The neuro-oncology units at UAB and Children’s of Alabama will benefit from a run in downtown Homewood this month. The Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer will be Saturday, Oct. 19, with runs of several distances. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Alex Morrow

In February, Alex Morrow and Jeff Martinez announced the formation of the Resolute Racing team, which is comprised of elite local athletes. Read more



Courtesy of Jennifer Andress

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



Rendering courtesy of the city of Homewood

On Sept. 29, the groups will hold a “run social” beginning at the parking lot of Over Easy and Mexico Lindo. Andress said there will be a run from 6 to 8 a.m., with food and door prizes at the parking lot after the run. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

It’s time to dig out your old hot pants, tube socks, aviator shades and polyester slacks. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Residents can hang their hopes, wishes and goals for 2018 on Homewood’s Wishing Tree, which will be decked out again the day after Christmas. Read more


Looking for an unforgettable event and an interesting running community? The Trak Shak’s annual Retro Run certainly fills the requirements. Read more


Homewood Track and Field

Sam Chandler

Caroline Lawrence, Ann Mosely Whitsett, Jasmine Griffin and Lainey Phelps will compete this weekend in New York City at the New Balance Nationals Indoor meet. Their trip was made possible by contributions from members of the Homewood community. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

For the third year, one of downtown Homewood’s trees will be turned into a place for residents to share their wishes and goals for the New Year. 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


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Photo courtesy of Camp Smile-A-Mile.

Monkeys will be on the run on Saturday, Sept. 19. 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


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


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