2019 Wiregrass Walk/5K Run Results

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its 7th annual Kidney Walk/5K Run on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Westgate Park/ Kiwanis Pavilion in Dothan. Over 500 participants attended this year’s event, helping to raise over $100,000 for Alabama’s kidney patients! Congratulations to all individual and team walkers, team captains, walk committee members, volunteers who worked so hard to make this year’s walk a success! Special thank you to 2019 Honorary Walk Chairs, Mayor Mark & Angie Saliba and 2019 Honorary Patient Chair, Bobby Billins. Also, our Fourth annual 5K run took place, hosting 50 committed folks running on a wooded trail around the park. Each of the age categories recognize the top 3 winners from youngest to the young at heart.

For information on how to get involved with the 2020 Kidney Walk contact Lisa Baity, Wiregrass Director, lisab@alkidney.org.

Top Online Fundraiser:

Top Teams:
FKC Dialysis
Dothan Hypertension
DaVita Dialysis
Marching Saints
Team Faith
DCI Dialysis
Team Billins

Top Overall Producers:
Earl Walker
Bobby Billins
Wanda Jones
Nat Vickers

Special Thanks:
Beth Harkins- Run Chair
Jason Hall- Run
Toyota of Dothan- Paul Scarborough
Mary Colburn – Walk Day Commander

Prize Sponsors:
Hilton Garden Hotel; Patricia Lanes; Krispy Kreme Doughnuts; Metro Diner; Newk’s Eatery; Ritual Day Spa; Troy University; Eagle Eye Outfitters; Hey Gorgeous; Fazoli’s Italian; Palm Beach Tan; Midsouth Bank; SSBT Bank; Winn Dixie; Piggly Wiggly; Extreme Action; Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail; Axition Air; Cotton Blossom Gifts; Mary Kay; Zaxby’s; Sante Fe Restaurants; Orange Theory; Love to Run; Hissy Fits; Bliss Atelier; The Closet Boutique; Water World; Sportsman Outfitters; Marco’s pizza and Landmark Park

Special Thanks for Sponsorship/Participation of the Event:
Kenny Dunny, Site Manager & Staff, Westgate Park; Eagle Eye Outfitters; Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; ACOM SGA; Alabama Power Service Organization-Farley Nuclear Plant; Army Aviation Credit Union; Houston Academy; Dothan Area Chamber Ambassadors; Betsey Marshall; Dothan School of Massage; AALOS- equipment & fire truck; AR Workshop Dothan, Warm Up Trainer- Una Corbet-Taylor; Sterling Catering, Panera Bread; DJ Grant; B&B Inflatables; Titan the Magician; Buffalo Rock- Pepsi; Coca Cola of Dothan; Nantze Springs Inc; Pepi Foods; Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Signs Etcetera; Bard; Tropical Smoothie; OPKO; AMGEN; UAB; The staff of DaVita, DCI and FKC Dialysis Centers and the 2019 planning committee

Thank you to our 2019 Kidney Walk Sponsors!

Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)

Schmitz Automotive Group



Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)



Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)

Construction Partners Holdings, Inc.

Dr. Randall Nicholas

John Watson Charitable Foundation


Corporate Backers ($500 +)

Aero-One Aviation
Alabama Omega Foundation
Alabama Power Service Organization
Bard Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Jason Beaver
Five Star Credit Union
Glasstream Powerboats
Hayne Hollis Family
Kohl’s Community Program
Larry Blumberg Associates
McDaniel & Associates
PWC Message Center
Radiology Associates of Dothan
Sam’s Club Foundation
Southern Nuclear Farley Power Plant
Swedish Match
Trinity Bank
Whatley Supply Company
Wiregrass Construction Company
Young Contracting

Special Thanks – Media Sponsors
Scenic Productions
Joy FM Radio
WTVY Media
WDHN Media
The Beinn Magazine
TM Media
Fox TV Channel 3