A 5K fun run to benefit special needs children in Drew County is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.


The Weevil Family Fun Run 5K Run/Walk is being sponsored by the UAM Exercise Science and Physical Education Club.


Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the lower parking lot at the John F. Gibson University Center. The cost of registration by Friday, Feb. 23, is $10. After that, the cost is $20.


Proceeds are earmarked for the purchase of adaptive physical education equipment for special needs children with the Drew County Consortium, according to a news release.


Details: Suzanna Guizar, assistant professor of exercise science, 870-460-1262 or guizar@uamont.edu