The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service is asking local businesses to participate in a Countywide Business Challenge for Walk Across Arkansas - Fall 2018.


The Walk Across Arkansas 5k Run/Walk starts Sunday, Sept. 16, and ends Saturday, Nov. 10.


“Arkansas is ranked #1 in strokes in the United States,” according to a news release. “By increasing the number of steps taken each day, a person can improve their overall health and help improve that statistic.”


For registration and record forms on the Walk Across Arkansas, visit https://walk.uaex.edu/


Details: Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County Family and Consumer Science agent, mkizer@uaex.edu or 870-534-1033. The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.