Run for One

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The Event

The R(un) for One 5K and 1 mile Fun R(un) is an event for the whole family!  Runners all over the country will be joining together on August 16 to run for the (un)adopted! Events will be taking place in Birmingham, AL, Louisville, KY and Fayetteville, GA. Those not able to attend one of these three runs also have the option of Running Where You Are. We will send you a t-shirt and then invite you to get a group together on the morning of the 16th to run with us.

Sponsor the R(un):

Would your business be interested in sponsoring one of our events? Click here for more information or contact Elizabeth Gilmer at elizabeth.gilmer@lifelinechild.org or 205.967.0811.


5K R(un): $30 by August 15 / $35 on race day

Kids Fun R(un): $10 by August 15 / $15 on race day

Online Registration Closing Date: Online registration closes at midnight Thursday, August 14.

Race Day Registration: Although online registration will close Thursday, August 14th, participants can still register on race day. There is a price increase for race day registration and receiving a t-shirt is not guaranteed.


Other details

* 7:00 am – Day of registration opens
* 7:45 am – Day of registration closes
* 8:00 am – R(un) for One begins
* 8:45 am – Kids Fun R(un) begins
* 9:30 am – Awards Ceremony


Throughout the world there are more than 153 million orphans. Once these children reach a certain age (around 16 years old), they are released from government care to make it on their own without any aid. Most cannot make themselves a meal, much less a dignified living. In reality, most of the unadopted children become trapped in a lifestyle of sexual exploitation, drug abuse and slavery.


“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” -James 1:27

(Un)adopted exists to make a difference. As a ministry of Lifeline Children’s Services, we are uniquely positioned to initiate effective change. The call to rescue the orphan in distress cannot be fulfilled through adoption alone. (un)adopted exists to provide a hope and a future for orphans around the world by facilitating a safe environment to disciple and equip children in need.

Bib Number Transfer and Cancellation Policy

Refunds will not be issued for cancellations or bib number transfers of registration. The run will take place rain or shine. Only in extreme circumstances will the run be cancelled.

While there would be no refunds if cancellation were absolutely necessary, you can rest well knowing that your registration fee will still go towards the support of the fatherless through the ministry of (un)adopted.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Gilmer at 205.940.4623 or email elizabeth.gilmer@lifelinechild.org


(un)adopted is a ministry of Lifeline Children's Services. The (un)adopted staff is housed in the Lifeline building in Birmingham, AL.

2104 Rocky Ridge Road Birmingham, AL 35216

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