Happening Now: Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge

Dothan Mayor's 90 Day Challenge

Are you up for the challenge? We’re talking about the Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge, of course. Mayor Mark Saliba, Dothan Leisure Services, and the city itself have united to make 2021 the year of good health. If you’re ready to prioritize your well-being—and to pick up the gauntlet—we’ll cheer for you! Read on to learn how you can participate.

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Consistency is key! If you want to improve your health, the Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge will teach you discipline. Plus, it’s simple too! All you need to do is exercise for a mile each day. You can even choose what you do, like walking or biking. You’re welcome to do longer, but it’s not required!

Did we mention that you can win prizes? Get a tracker card from one of the town’s recreation centers, and mark down your accomplishments. Then, turn it in at the end of the challenge. That way, you’ll be eligible to win!

Oh—and if you want to share your progress, please do! You can use the hashtag #90for90 on social media.

What exercises can I do to participate in the Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge?

As it turns out, trying a variety of different exercises can help you maintain your fitness. That way, you never get bored! If you want to participate in the Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge, you can:

  • Bike;
  • Walk;
  • Swim; and
  • Run.

What trails can I visit?

One of the main goals of the Dothan Mayor’s Challenge involves showing residents our lovely trails! So, if you don’t know which to visit, we have a few ideas. You can check out:

  • The James O. Oates Park trail, which is 1.5 miles long and located at 300 Taylor Road;
  • Westgate Park Trail, which is 3.5 miles long and located at 501 Recreation Road;
  • Forever Wild Trails Loop, which is 10.8 miles long and is located at 384 Narcisse Drive;
  • And more.

How long does the challenge last?

The Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge began earlier this month on January 8. They say better late than never—so you can still participate. It will run until April 7. Fun fact: that date also happens to be #NationalWalkingDay.


Lao Tzu once wrote, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” You can begin anew in 2021 by participating in the Dothan Mayor’s 90 Day Challenge. And who knows—maybe you’ll keep carrying on the mantle long after April 7!

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