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Honoring a Legend: Sign up for the Mike Eskridge Legacy 5k Now!

Legacy 5k

Join the Inaugural Mike Eskridge Legacy 5k - "The Skridge"

Celebrating a Legacy of Healing and Endurance - Run to Support a Fund for Local Student Athletes Who Excel in Community Service


June 8, 2024 // 6 pm

Kids Dash at 5:30 pm

Patriot Park, Homewood AL

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Legacy 5k

Running for a Legacy

Welcome to the inaugural Mike Eskridge Legacy 5k - "The Skridge 5k", an event celebrating not just endurance, but also the remembrance and legacy of Mike Eskridge—a cherished physical therapist, healer, educator, runner, and mentor within the Birmingham running community. Set against the scenic backdrop of Patriot Park in Homewood, Alabama, on the evening of June 8th, 2024, this race brings us together to honor Mike, affectionately known as "The Skridge." His life's work in promoting health, education, and community service has left a lasting impact on us all. The Skridge 5k is more than a race; it's a movement toward supporting a cause dear to Mike: empowering our local student-athletes to excel through education and community service. By joining us at The Skridge 5k, you are not only celebrating Mike's legacy but also helping to foster the values of resilience, compassion, and dedication that he championed. Lace-up your running shoes and help continue Mike's profound influence on our community.

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Legacy 5k Sponsorship

Be a Part of the Legacy: Sponsor The Skridge 5k

In honoring Mike Eskridge's extraordinary life and contributions, we extend an invitation to you to join us as a sponsor for The Skridge 5k. Your support is not just a sponsorship; it's a partnership in commemorating a man who dedicated his life to healing others and fostering a strong running community in Birmingham. By sponsoring The Skridge 5k, you will play a pivotal role in supporting a fund dedicated to local student athletes who excel academically and contribute significantly to their communities through running and service. This event is a powerful opportunity to showcase your commitment to health, wellness, and community engagement. Together, we can empower these young leaders, providing them with unique educational programming, supporting their athletic endeavors, and encouraging their involvement in community service. Your contribution will help continue Mike "The Skridge" Eskridge's legacy of inspiring and making a tangible difference in the lives of many.

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Supporting The Skridge 5k, celebrating a legacy of endurance and compassion.

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Everything You Need to Know About The Skridge 5k

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