The Run for Kids Challenge is a 12 Hour race held at Shoal Creek Park in Montevallo, Alabama, just south of Birmingham. The course is a 4.12 Mile loop in this beautiful 167 acre park. The course is fast and flat, with wide single-track trails, except for about 2/3 mile of rolling bike trails. The race is a 100% charity race with proceed going to Smile-A-Mile, formerly, Camp Smile-A-Mile. Smile-A-Mile’s mission is to provide hope, healing of the spirit and love for the whole family during the childhood cancer journey. Through year-round meaningful and educational programming, Smile-A-Mile helps those in Alabama who are affected by childhood cancer thrive during treatment and the years beyond.

Upcoming Races

May 3 2025
12 Hours
Multiple Loop Course
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts

Additional Distances

This event also has the following non ultra distances

10 KM

Results

Date Finishers Top Result (M) Top Result (F)
06/15/24 31 59.22 50.06
04/29/23 38 56.58 54.54
04/30/22 43 58.71 54.08
05/01/21 42 69.7 64.1
06/13/20 23 60.89 58.6
05/04/19 37 66.625 60.4
05/05/18 21 61.28 56.82
05/06/17 38 69.6 63.6
05/07/16 31 57.7217 51.1328
05/02/15 36 54.974 54.974
05/03/14 31 66.58 55.17
05/04/13 28 63.55 55.03
05/05/12 26 54.96 53.85
Date Finishers Top Result (M) Top Result (F)
06/13/20 22 6:06:44 5:57:31
05/04/19 19 5:08:54 5:39:23
05/05/18 20 4:22:29 4:30:01
05/06/17 30 4:33:25 4:33:27
05/07/16 50 4:27:56 4:49:14
05/02/15 37 4:02:15 5:30:37
05/03/14 31 4:20:00 4:39:00
05/04/13 34 4:39:08 5:21:24
05/05/12 33 4:43:20 4:50:30