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Five Points of Life Kids Marathon

The last 1.2 miles will be celebrated at Northview High School on March 5th!
It’s time for the 3rd Annual Kid’s Marathon right here in the Wiregrass!

This event is FREE for kids ages K-8th grade until February 10st!

The last 1.2 miles will be celebrated at Northview High School on March 5th!

The 2016 Five Points of Life Kids Marathon is just a few of calendar pages away, and it’s a good time for youngsters to register and start charting their miles. Last year over 200 kids participated. Don’t miss out-Register Today!

Five Points of Life is a foundation started by LifeSouth to raise awareness of the five ways to share life with others through the donation of blood, apheresis, marrow, cord blood and organ and tissue. It also offers classroom programs to students in the Wiregrass area that teach the science and social responsibility of donating. The kids marathon promotes fitness and offers lessons in goal setting.

Participants in kindergarten through eighth grade will run or walk the full 26.2 mile marathon distance a little bit at a time, logging their distance as they go. Then on March 5th at Northview High School, Dothan, they’ll have the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishment and earn a medal at the finish line. It starts at 8:30 a.m. All participants also receive a T-shirt.

Registration is free until Feb. 10th, and entry forms and running logs are available online at, or at LifeSouth’s Wiregrass headquarters next to Jim Skinner Honda at 3833 Ross Clark Circle. Call 334-792-9997 for information.

Leisure Services Karate Classes

Westgate Recreation Center
World Yoshukai Karate offers ages 7 and above instruction in traditional Karate, self-defense, physical conditioning, the use of traditional Karate weapons, and respect, manners and discipline. Mike Culbreth, Master Instructor, a 8th degree Black Belt, instructs all classes, as he has for more than 36 years.


Class I: Children Ages 7-12
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Fee: $50 per month

Class II: Men & Women Ages 13 & Up
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Fee: $50 per month

Registration is held the first week of each month.

OTHER SUMMER KARATE CLASSES will be offered at World Yoshukai Karate, 1791 Ross Clark Circle. Call 794-8238 for more information.

Call 615-3700 for more information.