Run for a Reason 5K -- POSTPONED (TBD)



Sozo Children's 9th Annual Run for a Reason 5K

$30  10:30AM CDT-1:00PM CDT  Price increases after April 17, 2020 at 5:00pm CDT

Additional race information can be found at

Sozo Trading Co.
4 41st Street South
Birmingham, AL US 35222

The 9th annual Sozo Children Run for a Reason is planned for Saturday, April 18th 2020. The theme of this event is “Run for a Reason.”  Proceeds raised will be used to support the mission of Sozo Children in Uganda, Africa. 

This race will be a 5K through the heart of Avondale. Starting at Sozo Trading Co. and ending at Avondale Brewery! Join us for a special performance by the Sozo Children's Choir from Uganda following the awards at Avondale Brewery. 

This event is a fun, family friendly experience; runners & walkers of all ages, strollers and dogs are welcome. 

FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020 (Early Packet Pickup)
9:00 am - 4pm - Early Packet Pickup
Sozo Trading Co. 
4 41st Street S. 

9:00 pm - Runner Packet Pickup
10:30 pm - 5K Begins
12:00 pm  -  Awards and Sozo Children's Choir performance

Awards: Hard-carved wood medals from Uganda will be given for the following male/female age groups: 
Top 3 Overall  Male/Female 
12 & under   13-19
20-29   30-39
40-49   50-59
60-69     70+

AFTER PARTY - Join us for the Run For A Reason official after party at Avondale Brewery following the race. Whether you are celebrating crossing the finish line or coming out for a fun afternoon in support of a great cause, everyone is sure to have a blast! There will be a special performance by the Sozo Children’s Choir from Uganda immediately following the awards ceremony.

Thank you for your help in furthering Sozo Children's mission, and we hope to see you at the race!