Beautiful Day for the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham Alabama
Today was a beautiful day for the 9th running of the Mercedes Marathon. Running the streets of Birmingham, Alabama for either the full or ½ marathon. Runners had to complete the course within 6 hours (4 for the ½). Fans were on hand in 5 points, Highlands , and Boutwell to cheer the runners on. READ what runners had to say about their experience.
The finish line, which was in front of Boutwell Auditorium, was a welcome site for the runners. The announcers called out each person as they crossed the finish line. A big after race party was held in Boutwell.
Local runner, Daniel Ellis was the winner of the Mercedes Marathon.
Last year the Mercedes Marathon raised $534,000 for local charities. Read more about the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Alabama.