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Birmingham Half Marathon

February 11, 2023

Birmingham, AL, USA

Join us on 11 February, 2023 for the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Alabama! Enjoy a scenic half marathon course through the city and celebrate with us at the finish line! Don't miss this unforgettable experience!
Join us on 11 February, 2023 for the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Alabama! Enjoy a scenic half marathon course through the city and celebrate with us at the finish line! Don't miss this unforgettable experience!
Participants run the half marathon Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Alabama in February!
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About The Birmingham Half Marathon

The Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Alabama is a spectacular half marathon event that takes place every February. The race offers runners the chance to take on a 13.1-mile course that begins and ends at Railroad Park and showcases some of the best sights Birmingham has to offer.

The route itself is fairly flat but carries plenty of charm as it winds through downtown Birmingham and along several scenic parks and trails. It’s one of those courses where you can really appreciate how beautiful the city can be when running past its landmarks like Vulcan Park, Sloss Furnace, Avondale Brewing Company, and Regions Field – all with views of Red Mountain in the background! Since this race takes place during wintertime in Alabama, temperatures tend to stay mild for most days with highs usually around 60°F (15°C). So if you’re looking for some cooler running conditions then this might be ideal for you!

As far as crowds go, there will definitely be plenty of cheering sections set up along the way from family members and friends who have come out to show their support. And when you reach certain points along your run such as Avondale Brewing Company or Regions Field – expect even more people lining up just to cheer you on! This kind of supportive atmosphere makes it easy to push yourself further than expected while having an incredible time doing so.

What makes this particular half marathon stand out from others is its unique partnership between Mercedes Benz USA and United Way Central Alabama which helps fund local community programs throughout Greater Birmingham area – something that should make any runner proud knowing they’re helping support such great causes while achieving their own personal goals too. With all these factors combined together – excellent scenery, mild climate year round , ample crowd support & charitable cause – it’s no surprise why so many runners keep coming back year after year !