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The 7th Annual MLK 5K Drum Run

Presented by The Left Over Energy Foundation Inc. at 4th Avenue Historic District, Birmingham AL

Jan 14 2023
The 7th Annual MLK 5K Drum Run

The MLK Day 5K Drum Run is a fun and active event to celebrate the MLK Day holiday weekend. Since its 2012 inception in Atlanta, GA, the race has grown to over 2000 runners/walkers and featured over 200 drummers from metro area schools and groups.

Gathering the diverse groups in our beloved community to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood with fellowship and fitness.

This year’s 7th Annual Race will be IN PERSON & VIRTUAL. We have also added the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk for ages up to 12 years old. Race participants come from diverse populations that include all demographics, races, cultures, genders, and creeds to celebrate the meaning of the holiday in a fun and fitness way. Annually the

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Registration is $40 for the 5k Drum Run and $20 for the 1-mile fun run. Registration also ends on January 9th.

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4th Avenue Historic District

1700 4th Ave North, Birmingham, AL 35203