Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K & Family Fun Day

February 19, 2018 mpartain Blog

5K-RunWalk Family Fun Page-Image-PNGThe 4th Annual Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K, One-Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Family Day is March 3, 2018 at Veteran’s Park! We appreciate your support and contribution to the event and hope you, your family, and friends will have a great time!

Location: Veteran’s Park next to Jefferson State’s Shelby-Hoover Campus 4800 Valleydale Rd – Birmingham, AL 35242


  • 5K Run – 8:00 a.m. – $25 (Student Discount Including College and 18 & Under – $20)
  • One-Mile Fun Walk – 9:00 a.m. – $20
  • Virtual/Sleep-In 5k (Can’t Make It Race Day but Want the Cool T-shirt) $20
  • Family Fun Day – 10:00 a.m to Noon  FREE -Food & Drink, Field Day Activities, Glitter Tattoos, Cotton Candy, Bounce Slide, and a D.J. playing music.

Award Categories

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Top Male & Female Overall Awards
  • Medals will be awarded to the top male and female runners in the following categories: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


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This event is endorsed by the Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness and Sports.

Packet Pickup

Friday, March 2nd (8 a.m.-12p.m.) at the Shelby-Hoover Campus Merritt HSB lobby. Race day packet pickup begins 6:45 a.m. at Veteran’s Park.


Participants can register online or print and deliver a form.

  • Online Registration

  • Printable Registration Form

    • If you choose to print, complete the form and deliver with payment (if by check, make out to “JSCC Foundation”) to either:
      • Jefferson Campus –  James Buxton,  Allen Library 100
      • Shelby Campus – Libby Holmes, Merritt Health Science Building 127 (Culinary Office).

Questions?  Contact Libby Holmes at lholmes@jeffersonstate.edu!