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Mar
8
Sun
2020
Zayas Memorial Ride @ Southern Carnage
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zayas Memorial Ride @ Southern Carnage

Mark your calendars. 3/8/2020 Troy will be leading a Memorial ride celebrating the life of our cycling brother Zayas on what would have been his 37th birthday. It will start at Southern Carnage and pass by his memorial marker, where we will stop and observe a moment of silence and prayer. It will finish at Java Coffee shop in Mooresville, Al. The route covers some of his favorite training roads and is common to the JetPlex and Reverse JetPlex routes. This is a casual ride and all are welcome. 1pm rollout!

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31734863?fbclid=IwAR1znCEy0HlXk09SqUIAYLdXmr90fJb0sZIjneKuD0aOVQWkcFwLo-5J8HI

Apr
7
Tue
2020
Healthy Huntsville Walk @Lunch with BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama @ Big Spring Park
Apr 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Healthy Huntsville Walk @Lunch with BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama @ Big Spring Park

 

Turn your working lunch into a walking lunch!

Come out to Big Spring Park and celebrate National Walk@Lunch Day with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and the City of Huntsville!

Register at AlabamaBlue.com/walkatlunch

Don’t forget your walking shoes! Event starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 1:00 p.m.

May
2
Sat
2020
Five Points of Life Kids Marathon @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Registration

Registration is FREE until April 3, 2020, $5 until May 1 and $10 on Race Day. Register now!

What is the Kids Marathon?

The Kids Marathon originated in Gainesville, Florida in 2007 as a part of the Five Points of Life Race Weekend which is held each February. The Kids Marathon series has now expanded to ten cities with over 4,000 participants annually. The goal of the Kids Marathon is to promote good health and physical fitness by giving kids the opportunity to run or walk an entire 26.2 miles, just like marathoners.

Eligibility

To participate kids, kindergarten through eighth grade, complete 25 miles, one at a time, during the months prior to the marathon, logging each mile on the log sheet. To finish the full marathon kids will run the last 1.2 miles on May 2, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. All participants will receive a Kids Marathon Huntsville race packet, race number (must be worn on race day), t-shirt and finishers medal. Kids must register in order to participate.

Log Sheets

2020 Log Sheet Huntsville

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pick up starting at 7 a.m. on race day at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Race Day

Participants need to arrive at the start line (U.S. Space & Rocket Center, 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805) by 7:55 a.m. on May 2 with their race numbers on. The race will begin promptly at 8 a.m.

Course Map

Course map TBD.

Parents

Only one parent or guardian will be permitted to accompany each participant on the 1.2 mile run.  Other family members and friends are encouraged to attend and cheer on the participants during the run from the stands. Parents should not register to run.  Only the kids will need to register in order to receive a t-shirt, race bib, and finisher’s medal.

Teachers

We have created a certificate of achievement for you to fill out and give to those children that have completed any mileage for the LifeSouth Community Foundation Kids Marathon.

Sponsorship

Sponsorships for the Kids Marathon Huntsville are now available. For more information contact Eric Franchois (256.533.8246 or egfranchois@lifesouth.org).

Thank you to our 2020 sponsors!