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The United Way of Union County will host a kickball tournament at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 4 at the Boys & Girls Club fields on North West Avenue in El Dorado.

DeGray Lake Resort State Park will host its 7th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run event at 8 a.m. Monday, July 4 on Lodge Island. The event has been expanded to include a 10K race as well, which will start at 7:45 a.m. Both events will be chip timed.

Plans are being made for the 4th Annual Pedals for Compassion Bike Ride through Columbia County for the benefit of Compassion’s Foundation’s Domestic Violence Shelter.

The start of a new year often includes personal resolutions to exercise more and lead a healthier lifestyle. Walk Across Arkansas, an eight-week, group-based exercise program supported by the Cooperative Extension Service, is designed to help Arkansans do just that.

Get your team together, because registration has begun for the fall edition of Walk Across Arkansas.