Tuscaloosa Mayor’s Cup
5K and 10K for Pre-K
April 23, 2016


2016 Race Results

5K Age Group

5K Overall

10K Age Group

10K Overall

Whether you run, walk or ride in a stroller, we all win the Tuscaloosa Mayor’s Cup. Now in its 10th year, the 5k has raised more than $170,000 for the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this fun, meaningful event, we have added a 10k option for those wanting a little extra challenge.

Sign up today!

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Race Registration

Online registration closes at 5 pm Wednesday, April 20.
The Amp box office registration closes at 5 pm Thursday, April 21.
Registration will be available at Government Plaza (at packet pick up) Friday, April 22 (11 am-7 pm) and race morning 7-7:45 am.


Register Online Here


Mail In or Walk In
Mayor's Cup, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
2710 Jack Warner Parkway Northeast, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Hours: 10 am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Check or money orders only.

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Pre-K Initiative

During his 2005 inaugural address, Mayor Walt Maddox established the core belief that all academically at-risk four-year- old children deserve  a highly effective pre-k education.

Within weeks, Maddox and the City Council established the Pre-K Task Force representing stakeholders from across the community to investigate the feasibility of turn this belief into reality. The Task Force  evolved into the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative and now serves more than 250 at-risk preschool students.


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Message from the Mayor

Since the inaugural Mayor’s Cup in 2007, we've raised an astounding $172,000 to provide resources for at-risk preschoolers throughout the Tuscaloosa area.

The Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative, which focuses on 21 pre-k classrooms and more than 250 preschool students, is important to the educational growth in our community. Pre-k students are not only more prepared for kindergarten, but they also have higher rates of success throughout school. This gives at-risk children a base for a successful scholastic career.

The Mayor's Cup is a simple, fun way for the entire community to get together and  get involved in supporting education. With over a 1,000 participants last year, we are making a difference with every stride we take. Thank you for your continued support, and I look forward to seeing you at the 10th annual Mayor's Cup on April 23.

Training Tips

The Mayor’s Cup 5K race is open to runners and walkers alike and a great event for first time 5k racers!

Walk a 5K Beginner/Intermediate 10k Training Plan

Post-K After Party

Keep the momentum going at the after-race party dubbed Post-K! These downtown businesses have offered deals on merchandise, food and drink to participants who present their race bibs

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