Skip to main content


The Grounds on Cody Road. The 5K will start at 7:30 AM. The Fun Run will start at approximately 8:15 AM.


Certified 5K course on the campus of The Grounds.  Fun Run is approximately 1-mile.


GCB Entertainment’s nonprofit efforts to combat childhood obesity and literacy


Register by mail (entries should be postmarked by August 12), in person at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri in Mobile, or Fleet Feet in Mobile, or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on August 16, or online ( until 4 AM Friday, August 17.  Packet pick-up and race day registration at The Grounds from 6:15 – 7:25 AM.

Entry fees:  

Pre-registered                                                   Day of Race

Adults - $20                                                        Adults - $25

Children 12 and under - $15                              Children 12 and under - $20

Shirt only - $10                                                   Shirt only - $10

*Entry fees include race shirt and entrance to the Bar-B-Que Cook-off.  No shirt option, subtract $3.


5K Awards: Top Male/Female Overall, Masters, Grandmasters, Senior Grandmasters, and Race Walker. Top three male and female in age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75-99. 

Fun Run: Fun runners/walkers will receive participation ribbons


All participants registered by August 4 will be guaranteed a race shirt on race day. Shirts as available after August 4.

Post-Race Party:   

Food, beverages, and awards after the races.  Come meet Mardi the Mardi Gras mascot at The Grounds. The Gulf Coast Challenge Bar-B-Que will start after the races finish.

Weather Disclaimer:

The Mardi's 5K and 1 Mile organizers reserve the right to cancel or postpone the start of the event if weather conditions are deemed unsafe for participants, spectators, and volunteers. No refunds will be issued if race is canceled due to extreme weather.

Registration fees

Adult - shirt included

  1. $20.00

Children 12 and under - shirt included

  1. $15.00

Adult - no shirt option

  1. $17.00

Children 12 and under - no shirt option

  1. $12.00

Shirt only

Get a shirt but no running required

  1. $10.00

Contact Information

Event Location

Cody Road North, Mobile, AL, USA

Click here to view map