Media Release

December 4-H Program

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:00 PM
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H program for December, 2014. This program is being offered by Matt Benge, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at Payne's Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Boulevard, Micanopy.

Second Annual 4-H 5K Little Run on the Prairie
– December 6, registration from 7:30a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
Proceeds from the run will support 4-H Clubs, school enrichment programs, and summer camps.
The race is followed by a prairie presentation from a Park Ranger and guests can make smoothies using the “Eat4-Health” blender bike. Prizes, snacks, T-shirt, and entry to the park are all included with the $25.00 entry fee. Participants must register by November 28 to guarantee a T-shirt.
Register online, or contact 4-H Youth Development Agent, Matt Benge at 352-955-2402 or
Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).