Mercedes-Benz Cotton Row Run 10k, 5k, and 1 Mile Fun Run/ Walk
Run the Cotton Row 10K (6.2 miles), for the past 34 years Cotton Row Run has been the premiere Memorial Day running event in the South. The Cotton Row Run is conducted by the Huntsville Track Club and is the final awards event for Running Journal Grand Prix XXXV Championship
If you prefer the 5K distance, we have a beautiful course through the historic downtown area of Huntsville, Alabama. The 5K race was added a few years ago to encourage more people to run a shorter course. Those wishing to walk this event should start to the rear of the runners.
1 Mile Run
We have retained a fun run but shortened it to 1-mile and placed emphasis on participation by the younger (10 and under) crowd. Parents who have run either of the other races are welcome to accompany their children. Races start on Clinton Street north of the Von Braun Center.
The Cotton Row Run is an excellent race for every level of runner. The tradition surrounding the race along with great volunteers is second to none. When not running theJ. Thompson - Huntsville, AL Huntsville, AL
2017 on-line race registration is now closed. You may still register on Sunday, May 28th at the VBC East Hall from 1-6pm.Read More
Program Benefits 10 week speed work training schedule A coached training session each week with knowledgeable, experienced, and motivating coaches Education on proper form, pacing, fueling, and stretching Dedicated support…Read More
Video captured and edited by Blake Hudson. Watch highlights from the 2013 Cotton Row Run as runners ran the race through historic Downtown Huntsville, Blossomwood, and Five Points.Read More