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Mardi’s 5K and 1-Mile


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.


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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:  


Adults (shirt not included) - FREE                                                       

Children 12 and under (shirt not included) - FREE                             

*Shirt - add $10


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

Post-Race Party:   

Food, beverages, and awards after the races.  Come meet Mardi the Mardi Gras mascot at The Grounds.  

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.  

Registration fees

Adult - shirt included Closed

  1. $10.00
    May 10 - Aug 17

Children 12 and under - shirt included Closed

  1. $10.00
    May 10 - Aug 17

Adult - no shirt option Closed

  1. FREE
    May 10 - Aug 17

Children 12 and under - no shirt option Closed

  1. FREE
    May 10 - Aug 17

Contact Information

Event Location

Cody Road North, Mobile, AL, USA

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