Third annual Price of Freedom Race – May 18, 2013

The third annual Mark Forester Price of Freedom Race will be Saturday, May 18, 2013, beginning at 9:00 am.

The purpose of this race is to celebrate Mark’s life and to raise money for The Mark Forester Foundation.

The race will take place in his hometown of Haleyville, AL. It will begin and end at Haleyville High School. The address is:

Haleyville High School
2001 20th Street
Haleyville, AL 35565

**online registration has now closed. You can still sign up on race day beginning at 7:00 am.**


Click HERE to register via

Note: there are no additional processing fees to register on line this year. Register now before prices increase on April 1.

Notice the banner along top and bottom of page titled “Mark’s 2013 Race Registration”. These buttons will be an easy way to get info and to register for the race from any page on this web site. We hope you plan to attend this special event with us, whether you’re a newcomer or repeat runner–we welcome and invite you all.

You can also print out the registration form and mail in. Click the link below to open form:
If you will be visiting Haleyville for the first time, here is a link with city information. Haleyville Chamber of Commerce

Here are hotel options for the area:
1. Imperial Inn (formerly Windwood Inn) – Haleyville. This is an old hotel right in town. Phone 205-486-5205.
2. Hampton Inn – Winfield (27 miles away). Phone 205-487-1270.
3. Best Western – Russellville (27 miles away). Many of Mark’s teammates have stayed here for previous events. Phone 256-332-1002.
4. Hampton Inn – Jasper (40 miles). May be best for those coming from the south (if you can’t stay in Haleyville). Phone 205-221-3334.

T-shirts this year are provided by T-Riffic Tees. We thank them for their support.

Below are a few pictures from last year’s race:

The course is officially certified and maps are available. Click below to view the 5k race.

Click below to view the 10k race. Notice it is basically the 5k doubled.

Racers doing memorial pushups after the race last year.

A young 1 mile fun-runner.

This years race has been picked as one of the Tuscaloosa Track Club’s Grand Prix races.