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Small Dreams Foundation to hold 5K fun run

The Small Dreams Foundation will hold its third annual Fun Run Toward Sustainability March 21 at 9 a.m. in the State Botanical Garden. Registration for the race is $35, $25 for students. Proceeds from the event will benefit the UGA Office of Sustainability and the State Botanical Garden.

The nonprofit foundation focuses on honoring the life of Brittney Fox Watts by inspiring individuals and communities to improve global and environmental awareness. Watts, who graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, died in 2011.

The third annual Fun Run Toward Sustainability will include many green features, including seed paper race bibs, paperless online registration, on-site recycling and composting, awards made from recycled materials, sustainability ­”education stations” along the race course and interactive displays from local sustainability-related organizations.