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  • The SafeHouse Strong 5K will take place at Oak Mountain State Park on the Lake Trail around Double Oak Lake. It is a family friendly trail and is rated moderate. It is manageable for small children; strollers are not recommended. Dogs are welcomed on the trail but must be kept on a leash.

    Proceeds of the SafeHouse Strong 5K will be used to support the free services that are provided for critical domestic and sexual violence response, prevention, and intervention programs for the communities of Shelby, Coosa, Clay, and Chilton counties in Central Alabama.

    If you cannot make it to the onsite SafeHouse Strong 5K you have the option to participate virtually. Just pick a time and place on August 26, 2023 to run or walk the 5K.

    Registration Details

    Each registration includes an entrance ticket to the park, race bib, and t-shirt for one person. First 100 registrants receive a free cooling towel.

    The registration packet will be available for pick up at our SafeHouse Community Services Office in Pelham detailed below.  If packets are not picked up early, they will be available at check in the day of the 5K.

    Date and time of packet pickup: August 25, 2023 | From 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Location: SafeHouse Community Services Office | 2060 Highway 33, Pelham, AL 35124

    Day of SafeHouse Strong 5K

    An entrance ticket to Oak Mountain State Park will be included in the registration packet for participants that have pre-registered by August 1, 2023. Once inside the park, each participant should check in at the Discover Shelby Pavilion located to the right of the basketball court on Terrace Drive. Check in will begin at 8:30 am. The SafeHouse Strong 5K will begin at 9:30 am.

    Cancellation and Refund Policy

    All registration fees and donations are non-refundable but are tax-deductible. We’ve designated the event date as August 26, 2023.
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In Support of SafeHouse of Shelby County
SafeHouse offers a safe haven for victims and their children in immediate need of shelter and provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence. Our vision is to be an effective agency promoting a society free of domestic and sexual violence. We provide advocacy and support via our 24/7 crisis line, emergency shelter, case management services, counseling program, child advocacy program, SafeShelby sexual assault response services, and extensive prevention intervention and education program.