Wiregrass Kidney Walk

2018 Wiregrass Kidney Walk/5K Run

The 2018 Wiregrass Kidney Walk/5K Run is taking place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Westgate Park – Kiwanis Pavilion (401 Recreation Rd, Dothan, AL 36303).

Registration begins at 8:00 am; the 5K Run begins at 8:30 am and the Walk begins at 9:00 am. For more information, please contact Lisa Baity at lisab@alkidney.org or (334) 547-8467.

2017 Wiregrass Kidney Walk/5K Run Results

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its 5th annual Kidney Walk on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Westgate Park/ Kiwanis Pavilion in Dothan.  Over 400 participants attended this year’s event, helping raise over $80,000 for Alabama’s kidney patients in need!  Congratulations to all individual and team walkers, team captains, walk committee members, volunteers and all who worked so hard to make this year’s walk a success! The second annual 5K run also took place, hosting 80 runners. Each age category recognized 3 winners from youngest to the young at heart.  For information on how to get involved with the 2018 Kidney Walk contact Lisa Baity, Wiregrass Community Coordinator, lisab@alkidney.org.

Top Online Fundraiser:
Mary Alice Veale
Joseph Jones

Top Teams:
FKC Dialysis
DaVita Dialysis
DCI Dialysis
Team Faith
Marching Saints

Top Overall Producers:
Earl Walker
Gail Grimsley
Joseph Jones

Special Thanks:
Dr. George & Mar Alice Veale- Honorary Walk Chairs
Mr. Bob G. Hughes & Judy Hughes– Patient Chair
Beth Harkins- Run Chair
Mercedes of Dothan

Prize Sponsors
Windcreek Casino; Knockerball of Dothan; Water World, Fitness Advantage; Wilson Jewelers; Hilton Garden Hotel; Buffalo Wild Wings; Krystal Burgers; Dothan Lanes; Krispy Kreme Doughnuts; Marco’s Pizza; Red Elephant; Newk’s Eatery; Whatley Tires; Zaxby’s; Ritual day Spa; Spa Novus; Troy University; Cheddars Scratch Kitchen; LeVel THRIVE; Eagle Eye Outfitters; Cashwell Photo Bar; Hey Gorgeous; Pizza Hut; Amy’s Hair Refinery; Palm Beach Tan; Midsouth Bank; SSBT Bank; Tipsy Easel; Atlanta Bread; The Closet Boutique; Ashley Brassington Photography; Atelier Boutique; Winn Dixie; Piggly Wiggly and Airgas

Special Thanks for Participation of the Event
Kenny Dunny, Site Manager & Staff, Westgate Park; Northside HS; Eagle Eye Outfitters; Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; ACOM SGA; Alabama Power Service Organization-Farley Nuclear Plant; Army Aviation Credit Union; The Martinez Family; The Reed Family; Dothan Chamber of Commerce; Dothan Kiwanis; AALOS- equipment & fire truck; Warm Up Trainer- Una Corbet-Taylor; Sterling Catering, Panera Bread; DJ Grant; B&B Inflatables; Titan the Magician; Larry & Ronna Dykes/Dothan Runners Club; Buffalo Rock- Pepsi; Coca Cola of Dothan; Nantze Springs Inc; Tree House Foods; Signs Etcetera; Bishops Home Cooking & Catering; The staff of DaVita, DCI and FKC Dialysis Centers, the 2017 planning committee

Thank you to the following corporate sponsors for their support of the event:

Corporate Sponsor ($10,000+)
Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)
DaVita Dialysis
Fresenius Kidney Care
Mercedes of Dothan

Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)
Dothan Hypertension Nephrology

Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)
Dr. George & Mary Alice Veale
Mr. Mack & Nancy Dove
Square Hair Bands
Dr. Randall Nicholas
Urological Associates
Extendicare Company
Renalus Kidney Care
Sam’s Club Foundation
Young Contractors
Alabama College of Medicine
DCI Dialysis, Inc.
Flowers Hospital
Renal Hypertension clinic
Sam’s Club Community Foundation
Southeast Medical Center
AMGEN Biotechnology company
Sanofi Pharmaceutical
Pentec Health
Sysco Foods

Corporate Backers ($500 +)
Alabama Power- Farley Nuclear
Dothan Oncology Supply
Dothan Surgical Services
Personnel Resources
Trinity Bank
Troy Cablevision, Inc.
Watson Foundation
DSI Security
Hayne Hollis Family
Tom & Judy West
Max Fitness
Amedysis Home Health
Servis1st Bank
The Lunch Group
Adams Beverage
Herndon Oil
Health South

Special Thanks  – Media Sponsors
Scenic Productions
WTVY Media
WDHN Media
JOYFM Radio
The Beinn Magazine