Ruben Studdard Celebration Weekend
The Ruben Studdard Celebration Weekend is an annual fitness event benefitting the Ruben Studdard Foundation. Studdard announced the event during ground breaking ceremonies for The Marketplace in January 2011.
The inaugural event, which will include full and half marathons, a marathon relay and a 5K, is scheduled for November 18–20, 2011. A "Fitness Festival Challenge" will be presented by Iron Tribe during the festival.
- Stewart, Sherrel (January 24, 2011) "Ruben Studdard and Mayor William Bell to announce plans for celebration, marathon." Birmingham News
- Natta, André (June 22, 2011) "Ruben’s marathon is set for November" The Terminal