The Arc of Shelby County is hosting the Arc & Soles 5K presented by SouthWest Water Company on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the University of Montevallo. There will also be a 1-mile Fun Run, along with kid and family-friendly activities. Awards will be given for Overall Male and Female finishers, as well as top Masters finisher and top Juniors finisher.
The 5K course is a road race that begins and ends at the McChesney Student Activity Center. The course goes around Main Campus and includes the UM Lake, as well as the Student Retreat Loop. The 1 Mile Fun Run will include the Student Retreat Loop only.
Registration deadline to receive a race t-shirt is March 31, 2023.
Participants can also bring their used athletic shoes to donate to Arc & Soles, The Arc of Shelby County's shoe recycling program that both raises funds and provides work-based learning experiences for individuals with intellectual disabilities. All proceeds from Arc & Soles and from the Arc & Soles 5K will benefit The Arc of Shelby County's programs and services that help over 1,400 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities each year.