The 29th annual, Bessemer Hometown Run 2017 includes a 10K run and a 2 mile run/walk. Both races start at the Bessemer City Hall on Sophie street and Colby street.. Awards for the overall male and female winners as well as top two age division finishers. Get all your family members to run/walk. The family with most participants wins a special award. The race kicks off the week-long 4th of July festivities for the town of Bessemer. Bring the whole family and stay for the day to enjoy a host of activities.