The 12th annual Mercedes Marathon will be held Feb. 15-17, 2013, in downtown Birmingham.
The Mercedes Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Thousands of runners from around the world will be in Birmingham for the event, which also includes a children's run and a 5K run on Saturday. Sunday's runners can choose the full marathon or half marathon route through downtown Birmingham.
Marathon race packets can be picked up at Boutwell Auditorium on Friday from Noon - 7pm or Saturday from 8am - 6pm. No race packets can be picked up the day of the marathon.
For more information, visit www.mercedesmarathon.com.
You can watch LIVE coverage of the Mercedes Marathon on FOX6 News and MyFoxAL.com beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday. In addition, we will show video and pictures of other marathon events on FOX6 News and MyFoxAL.com throughout the race weekend.