Mercedes Marathon

Sunday, February 16, 2020

SHPC will host a water station and cheer on the runners again this year!

Start praying for those training for the race now. Also, pray for the organizers & volunteers and about how you can use your gifts to help! We need volunteers to Contact Polly Edwards at (205) 213-4870 or

                                          • * Make large signs to encourage runners -- we’ll provide materials and guidance.
              • * Help with the Expo during race weekend
              • * Help with the worship service before the race (near the start line)
              • * Help with set-up/take-down of the water stop
              • * Pass out water/Powerade/GU/candy
              • * Cheer the runners on their way
              • * Provide snacks for volunteers

Check out the fun from this year and the last few years!

Worship with Runners @ 6:15am

Meet at South Highland at 5:30am sharp to carpool to the the gathering spot for the service. If you want to be part of the group leading worship and sharing the gospel to runners before the race contact

Water Spot

All morning long we will host a water stop at our front door…. For the 10th year! Enthusiastic fans are encouraged to be on Highland Ave anytime during the morning but especially during the busy time of 7:30 until 8:30am and during clean up at 11:30am.

Road Closings

Highland Avenue will be closed all morning on Sunday, February 10. For morning of traffic detours and closures, visit