The Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend celebrates its 16th year as Alabama’s premier running weekend. This family-friendly event hosts races for every level of runner and offers activities, entertainment and unparalleled hospitality making this Marathon Weekend a must-do for athletes, novices and spectators alike.
Athletes of all ages and running abilities are welcome to participate in one or more of our many weekend events. Run or walk one of our well organized Sunday races including the Mercedes Full Marathon, Half Marathon or five member Marathon Relay Team. Our double loop marathon course is fast and friendly offering an up close and personal view of downtown Birmingham and its surrounding attractions. You’ll enjoy the beauty and culture of our historic city that has been transformed by recent revitalization efforts.