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Earn the Patch!
Thin Mint Sprint PatchThere are so many ways to earn a patch for the Thin Mint Sprint!

You can engage as a participant or volunteer, or accumulate walk/run mileage before the race to earn the 5K or the Marathon patch.

Read all about it and turn in your registration form by March 31.

What Makes
an Event Special?

We have lots of great events listed on our Events & Programs calendar. On this page, we provide more in-depth information about upcoming special events.

What makes an event special? These are events which honor the spirit of the Girl Scout Movement or which have a major impact on our Council.

We hope that you will be able to participate! Supporting special events as an attendee, volunteer or sponsor helps us grow Girl Scouting in our community.

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Other Ways to Support Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama

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Gifts in Kind: Do you or your business have supplies that could be donated, or a facility that we could use to hold an event? Your donation of an in-kind gift could mean a tax donation for you and a very real benefit to local Girl Scouts.

Honor/Memorial Gifts: This is a very special way to pay tribute to someone. We will send a card to the honoree (or their family) informing them of your tribute.

Planned Giving: Leave a lasting legacy by including Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama in your estate planning.


The 2017 Publix Charities Thin Mint Sprint 5K Run/Walk

Join us for a great Saturday morning! The Thin Mint Sprint 5K Run/Walk, Fun Run, and Health Expo will be held April 8 at Langan Municipal Park in Mobile. Free Thin Mints, health living presentations, entertainment, refreshments, fun, and more!

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Location: The Publix Charities Thin Mint Sprint 5K Walk/Run and Health Expo will be held at Langan Municipal Park on Saturday, April 8.

Course: The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 AM and follow the certified 5K course (AL10001JD). The Fun Run is approximately 3/4 of a mile and will begin at 8:05 AM.

Pre-registration: Pre-register by mail (entries should be postmarked by March 31), in person at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on March 31, or online until 4 AM April 7.

The Sleep In option: Available to anyone who wishes to support this event, receive a T-shirt, but not participate in the walk/run. Sleep In participants may pick up their shirts at the nearest Girl Scout office after the event.

Late Registration and Packet Pickup: Race Day packet pickup and registration and check-in will occur at the Performing Arts Pavilion from 7 AM - 7:50 AM.

Awards: Custom race awards for finishers in the following categories: Top male and female overall, top Masters, Grand Masters and walkers. Top three male and female in 15 age groups. The Girl Scout Troop with the most runners/walkers who affiliate with their troop at registration will receive an award.

Shirts: Race participants will receive short-sleeved T-shirts. You must be pre-registered by March 24 to be guaranteed a shirt on race day.

Girl Scout Cookies: Registered participants will enjoy free Thin Mints after the race!

Thin Mint Costume Contest: Thin Mint Costume Contest: Dress in your best Thin Mint costume to win our costume contest!

Health Expo - FREE! The Health Expo will be open from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM. The Expo will offer refreshments, entertainment, and a variety of vendors promoting healthy living.

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Health Expo Vendors: Are you a vendor? Present your goods and services to participants and their families who are striving for a life of health living. Register to exhibit.

Sponsorships Available! Help us support girls in southern Alabama! We are currently seeking event sponsors. Please click here for sponsorship package and contact Melinda Stallworth at or (251) 344-3330 ext 2802 for additional information.

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

thin mints sponsors
caramel delite sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
shortbreads sponsors
Shortbread Sponsors
Shortbread Sponsors
thanks a lot sponsors
Mannings Food for Less
Newmans Medical Service
Dr. Christopher Mullenix
thanks a lot sponsors
Mannings Food for Less

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Health Expo Participants

Springhill Medical Center
Corsentino Chiropractic
Bodies by Cindy
Above and Beyond Yoga

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