Media Release

3rd Annual 4-H 5K Little Run on the Prairie

Friday, November 20, 2015 10:15 AM

4-HALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual 4-H 5K Little Run on the Prairie. The event is on December 5, 2015, at the Payne's Prairie Preserve State Park (100 Savannah Boulevard, Micanopy). Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. The race begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. The registration fee is $25 (fee includes a t-shirt). Participants must register before November 28 to guarantee a t-shirt.

Proceeds from the run support 4-H clubs, school enrichment programs, and summer camps. After the race, there will be a presentation about the Prairie by a park ranger, and guests can make their own healthy smoothie using the “Eat4-Health” blender bike. Prizes will be awarded, and snacks will be provided.

View the Little Run on the Prairie flyer (PDF).

For registration information, contact Matt Benge at or call the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office at 352-955-2402. Visit theExtension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

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).