Apr 03 2016
First Annual Birmingham Team Hope Walk 5K/1 MIle

First Annual Birmingham Team Hope Walk 5K/1 MIle

Presented by Team Hope Birmingham at Oak Mountain State Park

Please join us for our FIRST EVER HDSA Team Hope Walk in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016!

Date:  Sunday, April 3, 2016
Location:  Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham
Check-in:  1:00-2:00 PM
Start:  2:00 PM

Walk with us as we support the mission of HDSA to improve the lives of everyone with Huntington’s disease!


Team Hope Walks aim to raise as much money possible in the local community to support the mission and services of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. There are many different fundraising strategies you may use to have a successful fundraising campaign, and HDSA suggests you use all of them! Please download the Team Hope Walk Participant Packet and check out the Team Hope website’sFundraising Tips & Tools (including some fundraising webinars!) andParticipant Resources sections.


We invite all local companies and small businesses to sponsor this Team Hope Walk. We depend on the generosity of sponsors, and by sponsoring a walk your company will be supporting a great cause as well as engaging in an exciting marketing opportunity within the local community. If your company is interested in sponsoring the walk, please email tetminan@uab.edu!  Download our Birmingham sponsorship packet for more information. 

What is the Huntington’s Disease Society of America?

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. To learn more, please visitwww.hdsa.org.

What is Huntington’s Disease?

Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. HD is known as the quintessential family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of carrying the faulty gene. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.

About Team Hope

Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. From forming a team, to sponsoring an event, to volunteering, you too can help make a difference in so many lives. Join Team Hope for HD, and help us provide help for today, hope for tomorrow! Learn more by visitingwww.hdsa.org/teamhope.

Admission Info

Regular Admission: 25$
Student Admission: 20$
Virtual Walker: 10$

Phone: 256-520-7445

Email: jansell@uab.edu

Dates & Times

2016/04/03 - 2016/04/03

Additional time info:

Registration Starts at 1:00 PM. Walk begins at 2:00 PM

Location Info

Oak Mountain State Park

200 Terrace Dr., Pelham, AL 35124