The 9th annual Five Points of Life Race Weekend will take place February 15 and 16 in Gainesville, Florida. The weekend includes the Kids Marathon, 5 Points 5K, Fitness EXPO, Five Points of Life marathon, half marathon and marathon relay.
This is North Central Floridas premier running event. The 5K, marathon and half marathon are USTAF certified and the marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Starting and finishing on the University of Florida campus, the course takes runners through the City of Gainesville including historic neighborhoods and downtown.
Proceeds benefit the Five Points of Lifes effort to educate school age children on the importance of donation so when they are eligible, they will donate and become the "Donation Generation."
The 5K route stays on the UF campus taking runners on Mowry Road, down Gale Lemerand Drive, past Fraternity Row and winds scenically by Lake Alice, the Baughman Center, and the renowned Bat House ending at the Five Points of Life Marathon start/finish area.