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Run For Reading 2014

Run For ReadingJoin us on Saturday, August 9, 2014 for our 8th Annual Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Run for Reading 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk!  The fee to register is $20 on or before July 23, and $25 after July 23. This is a great family event and proceeds benefit children's programs and services at Simpson Public Library.  We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

 

Race Details for the 8th Annual Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Run for Reading 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, August 9, 2014

 

 

Schedule - Rain or Shine

 

7:45 am Check-in begins

8:30 am 5K Run/Walk begins

9:15 am 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk begins

9:30 am Awards

 

5K Race Details

 

Age Groups & Awards

 

Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over

 

Awards: 1st and 2nd place in each age group; cash prizes to top three finishers overall (both male and female). Additional random prizes awarded.

 

Results: Race results will be posted on the library’s webpage following the race at www.simpsonlibrary.org.

 

Registration Fees - No Refunds

 

On or Before July 23, 2014 - Only those who register prior to July 23 are guaranteed a T-shirt.

 

$20 pre-registered individual

Free 1-mile Fun Run/Walk (can purchase a T-shirt for $10)

 

After July 23, 2014 and on Race Day

$25 per person

Free 1-mile Fun Run/Walk

 

To register, print out our Run For Reading 2014 Race Brochure (PDF, 471KB, 2 pages) and fill out the registration form.  Or register online below:

 

Registration Type:
Shirt Size (not guaranteed after July 23)
Gender
Age on Race Day
Participant First & Last Name

By submitting this information, I certify that I suffer no conditions likely to cause me injury or illness from participation in this event. I waive and release any and all rights I may have against the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, sponsors, their agents, employees, tenants, volunteers, and Upper Allen Township for damages, injuries, or losses I may suffer as a result of this event. I grant permission to the aforementioned to use my name and/or photography or videotape of this event without limitation or obligation.

 

 

 

Course Details

 

Start / Finish: Friendship Park, 1901 Fisher Road, Mechanicsburg in Upper Allen Township, Mechanicsburg.  Please do not park on the grass at the park.

 

Registration Packet Pick-Up

 

Runners may pick-up their race packets on the day of the race at Friendship Park beginning at 7:45 am.

 

Exceptions

 

No bicycles, dogs, roller blades or skateboards on race course.  Jogging strollers are permitted.

 

Directions to Friendship Park in Upper Allen Township

 

From Market Street:

1. Take Market Street, Route 114 E toward Route 15.

2. Go past Sheetz, and the Mechanicsburg Middle School.

3. At the traffic light at the intersection of Market Street and the Gettysburg Pike, turn right onto Gettysburg Pike. Country and Town Baptist Church is on the right.

4. Turn right onto Fisher Road.

6. Turn right onto Southview. A sign for Friendship Park is visible.

7. Take the first left on Southview to enter the park.

 

From Williams Grove Road heading toward Dillsburg:

1. Immediately past Oak Grove Farms, turn left onto Fisher Road Ext.

2. Follow Fisher Road Ext. (a long, winding road).

3. Turn left onto Southview. A sign for Friendship Park is visible.

4. Take the first left on Southview to enter the park.

 

The Joseph T. Simpson Public Library is a 501 © 3 non-profit organization. Proceeds benefit children’s programs and services at the Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. For more information contact the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library at serdman@ccpa.net or 717-766-0171. The Joseph T. Simpson Public Library is a member of the Cumberland County Library System.

 

Run for Reading Sponsors

 

Platinum

Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans   

 

 

Gold

Aqua Specialists

Giant

Mechanicsburg Club

Members 1st Federal Credit Union

PinnacleHealth

Ritters True Value Hardware

 

Silver

Centric Bank

Evolve Salon

Farinelli Construction Inc.

Malpezzi Funeral Home

Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory Ltd.

New Cumberland Federal Credit Union

Orrstown Bank

Select Collision Group

Sue and Bob Erdman

Upper Allen Woman's Club GFWC 

 

Bronze

BBEC, Inc

Capital Business Systems

Greenawalt & Co.

Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church

Mechanicsburg Dental Associates

Pat and Jim Sari

Voters to Elect Senator Pat Vance

  

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 8:30am

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