Get Fit Selma! 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021

McRae-Gaines LC

1101 Woodrow Ave

Selma AL36701

8:00 AM to Noon

B.O.S.S. Youth League Basketball Tournament

1:00 to 3:30 PM

special guests

Ellen McKnight, The Maxine Firm
Alabama Chapter of the NFL Players’ Association   
Michelle & Sean Clark, Double Dutch Aerobics                                       



Defeat Diabetes 5K Run, Community Fun Run/Walk, Kids’ Color Run & Tot Trot

Free Health Screenings & Consultation

Health Education & Vendor Fair

Let’s Move Kids’ Challenge

Exercise, Fitness, Dance EXPO

Healthy Food Prep

Get Fit Selma! Leadership

INFORMATION & SPONSORSHIPS: Stephanie Hamm, 512-589-3735 (cell & text) 612-301-5029 (office)

DST-SAC, 5K RUN & Kids’ Color Run: Dr. Margaret Jones, 256-683-4451 (cell & text)

HEALTH SCREENING & HEALTH EDUCATORS: Cassandra Ford, 205-348-9933 (cell)



Defeat Diabetes 5K Run & Community Walk

Get Fit Selma! opens with a  5K Run, Community Fun Run/Walk, Kids’ Color Run and Tot Trot, because Selma needs more running and walking events!

Registration is available here, online; at McRae-Gaines, 1101 Woodrow Ave, during business hours; and on-site the day of the run/walk from 7:00 to 7:45 am.The 5K Run & Walk includes:

  • 5K 8:00am
  • K-5th Grade 1/2-Mile Challenge 8:15am
  • Fun Run/Walk 8:20am
  • Tot Trot 9:00am
  • Team Pricing for School & College Teams
  • Colorful, well-marked course, fun, fast & perfect for beating your personal best
  • Medals provided by Jefferson Financial Credit Union – Top Prizes – Goodie Bags & T-Shirts

Ellen McKnight: The Maxine Firm

Ellen McKnight is the Founder and Principal of of the Maxine Firm, a nutrition and wellness firm powered by a network of healthcare professionals. 

Preventing chronic diseases directly related to nutrition practices is the firm’s primary objective.  Their program helps facilitate the implementation of healthy lifestyle changes. 

Their services build supportive infrastructures that provide their clientele with the tools needed to achieve their personal nutrition and wellness goals.

Alabama NFL Players' Association

The National Football League Players Association is the union for professional football players in the National Football League. Established in 1956, the NFLPA has a long history of assuring proper recognition and representation of players’ interests. That includes assisting charitable and community organizations within their members’ States and cities.

At Get Fit Selma! we have asked them to share their stories about health & wellness as elite athletes and the challenges to their physical health playing professional football as well as the rewards.  Come meet some of Alabama’s Legends!


Your sponsorships allow us to provide a more exciting experience for our Health & Fitness Festival participants, whether they are our health professionals or educators; school coaches or exercise instructors; runners or walkers; volunteers or the many professionals that help us with logistics, technology, equipment and maintenance.

We invest 1/3 of whatever we raise from sponsors in a better Get Fit Selma! every year. Read through our levels and benefits and contact us if you want to be more deeply involved – or if you just want your company logo on Get Fit Selma!