News and Announcments

7 Bridges Marathon & 4 Bridges Half Marathon

Every year the BTC picks a fall race as a target for all of our summer training. This year we are pleased to announce that we will be targeting the 7 Bridges Full & the 4 Bridges Half Marathon on October 18th in Chattanooga.


Statue 2 Statue -- Price Alert!

Registration for the Statue 2 Statue 15K will increase soon. Sign up today to save!

Entry Fee:
$35 - Received by March 31, 2015
$45 - April 1 - April 18, 2015



Live Race Tracking

Through RunSignup, the BTC can now offer Live Tracking for its races, including the upcoming Statue 2 Statue 15K.

Live Tracking and Send-a-Cheer

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at Statue to Statue 15K.

For 99 cents, your supporting fans can:
- Track you live on the course
- Send you fun audio cheer clips
- Receive NearMe alerts (a relay team favorite)
- Find you after the race with MeetUp

Share RaceJoy with your friends and family so they can share in your race experience! They can track you live from home or at the event!

Download in App Store Download in App Store



BTC Race Series - 2015

The BTC is once again offering a discount to its members for the BTC Race Series 2015. Even though Adam's Heart Runs has come and gone, you can still sign up!

Registration ends April 11, 2015 @ 11:59pm CDT

  1. Sign up.
  2. Save money.
  3. Get a cool shirt.
  4. Run 3 more awesome races.
  5. Have a great time doing it!


1200 Mile Club -- 2015

BTC Members are invited to begin tracking their miles in order to join the exclusive 1200 Mile Club.

172 people completed 1200 miles in 2014. Let's see if we can top that in 2015!

Registration ends March 31, 2015 @ 11:59pm CDT

Learn more & sign up...


RRCA Club Running Magazine, Winter 2015

Club Running magazine is a complimentary publication for the household members of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). Our household members are members of their local running club and therefore members of the RRCA. Club Running is made possible by the support of our advertisers and is created through a partnership between the RRCA and Running Network LLC.  

Read the current issue...


RRCA Buyer Beware Tips

As the popularity of running continues to grow, so does the number of events held each year around the country.  This is a good thing for our sport; however, as with all growth industries, there are inevitably going to be a few bad apples that can spoil a barrel, as the old saying goes.

As more and more events are launched, the RRCA Board of Directors offers the following advice to help runners intelligently pick events, especially if you are looking for a great out-of-town event to run that also happens to be a new event.


Etiquette for Runners

In the interest of promoting an enjoyable running and racing experience for everyone, the Road Runners Club of America encourages good runners’ etiquette. Whether running in a group or running alone, always follow the RRCA Safety Guidelines.

Whatever the pace, wherever the race, manners matter.


BTC Newsletter Archive

Do you enjoy reading The Vulcan Runner, the official newsletter of the BTC?

Well, now you can go back and enjoy past issues dating back to 2008 -- even if you're not a BTC member.

Visit the Newsletter Archive.

Active BTC members can access the most recent issues of the newsletter HERE. (Use the login and password sent to the email used for BTC registration)

Want to join the BTC or renew your membership? Click HERE.



RunSmart : RunSafe

To help educate and remind all runners to run safe, the RRCA is embarking on a yearlong, public-safety, awareness campaign starting with the launch of the Run Smart : Run Safe animated video developed by Space Chimp Media. 




BTC Membership Discounts

Active members of the Birmingham Track Club are entitled to a variety of discounts at local retailers. We encourage you to patronize these establishments and to give back to the business community which supports runners!

Click the link to show or download your BTC MEMBERSHIP CARD.

Discount details can be found HERE