Register now for the Walk For Life coming in May. The walk benefits 1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center in Texarkana. This will be a fun-filled event for the entire family including dogs!

1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center will hold its 16th annual Walk for Life on Saturday, May 2 at Spring Lake Park. Walk, run or stroll!

New this year are the 10K run and the 1 mile Fun Run for kids. Registration for the 5K and 10K starts at 7 a.m. and the races start at 7:30 a.m.. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for male and female in each age category as well as for overall male and overall female. There will also be a category for moms or dads running with strollers. The entry fee is $25 before April 26 and $35 on or after that date. All runners receive a t-shirt.

Walk registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and there will be plenty of activities all morning. The 1 mile Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 9:30 a.m. after race winners have been announced. All walkers who raise $100 or more receive a t-shirt (runners who reach this fundraising level will also receive a prize). There will also be prizes for team themes, so have fun and get creative! This will be a fun morning with bounce houses, music, face painting, pancakes for purchase, and lots of other activities between events, so bring the family including the dog! Funds raised will go directly to services for men and women in our community facing unplanned pregnancies that will empower them to choose life.

There will be plenty of activities - check Facebook for updates. Wagons and strollers are also welcome.

Runners and walkers can register online on First Choice Pregnancy website. All participants are encouraged to secure supporters, which can be done on-line. Paper pledge forms are also available at the Center at 602 Main Street or by calling 903-792-5735 or emailing

Visit First Choice Pregnancy on Facebook! Even if you don't walk or run in this event, please "like" their page and help spread the word to someone who may be in need of these services.

1st Choice is a non-profit organization that provides free services to those who are facing an unplanned pregnancy. Their goal is to empower their clients to choose life. All of their services, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, parenting classes, access to their Mommy Store, resource referrals and much more are offered free of charge.

1st Choice has been part of our Texarkana community for over 40 years providing support and love to women who find themselves in a crisis pregnancy situation and they plan to be a part of the community and continue to provide ladies with pro-life options for many years to come! 1st Choice provides free pregnancy tests, verifications, ultrasounds, counseling, abstinence education, and a variety of classes as well as free portraits after the completion of any class.