News and Announcments
Hydration is important in the sweltering Alabama summer. Want to stay hydrated but dislike carrying a water bottle? Don't want to set out water along your route? Check out this map showing some of the water fountains and water coolers in the Over the Mountain area.
The Anniston Runners Club (ARC) has invited the BTC to its premier annual event -- the 34th Annual Historic Woodstock 5K and Kidstock 1 Mile on August 2, 2014. Woodstock is a fun, healthy, community event where 1300+ runners and walkers came last year to shake their tail feathers for others.
The 2014 BTC Triple Crown Half-Marathon Challenge is finally here!
You can register for the Challenge on the
Reminder: you must be a BTC member to participate.
Train with the BTC for the Vulcan Run 10K!
Couch to 10K training for Vulcan Run will begin Monday August 25th. There will be an information meeting at Vulcan Park - 9:00 am, Saturday August 16th, 2014.
There is a training plan for everyone -- from the true beginner to the competitive runner. These training plans are FREE to members of the BTC(but you do have to be a member!). Not a member? You can easily join the BTC HERE.
Visit the Vulcan Run Training page for more information.
In honor of the late Dr. Arthur Black, the BTC is sharing its July issue with everyone. Dr. Black was instrumental in founding the Birmingham Track Club. We pay tribute to him in our latest issue. Please enjoy.
Check out the June 2014 newsletter from the Alabama RRCA State Representative, Ron Macksoud.
Do you enjoy reading The Vulcan Runner, the official newsletter of the BTC?
Well, now you can go back and enjoy past issues dating back to 2008 -- even if you're not a BTC member.
Visit the Newsletter Archive.
Active BTC members can access the most recent issues of the newsletter HERE. (Use the login and password sent to the email used for BTC registration)
Want to join the BTC or renew your membership? Click HERE.
To help educate and remind all runners to run safe, the RRCA is embarking on a yearlong, public-safety, awareness campaign starting with the launch of the animated video developed by Space Chimp Media.
The long, cold, dark winter Tuesdays without hope or the sense of adventure we crave are over. Beginning next Tuesday, March 11th at 6 pm (sign in at 5:30), Alabama Outdoors begins their third season of group trail runs at Red Mountain Park on Tuesday evenings.
Active members of the Birmingham Track Club are entitled to a variety of discounts at local retailers. We encourage you to patronize these establishments and to give back to the business community which supports runners!
It's a great opportunity to use your new BTC Membership Card!
Discount details can be found HERE.