Join us on Saturday, August 11, 2018, for our 12th annual Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Run for Reading 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk! This is a great family event and proceeds benefit children's programs and services at Simpson Public Library. We hope to see you there!
New this year: New location and a Mini Dash (special run for five year olds and under).
Race Details for the 12th annual Joseph T. Simpson Public Library Run for Reading 5K Run, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Mini Dash on Saturday, August 11, 2018
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 Mini Dash
10:00 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: 5k medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age group; cash and medal prizes to top three male and female finishers overall. No medals for 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk.
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 27, 2018 - Only those who register prior to July 27 are guaranteed a tech shirt.
$25 pre-registered individual – registration required
$10 family fee for 1-mile Fun Run/Walk – registration required (can purchase a T-shirt for $15)
After July 27, 2018 and on Race Day
$30 per person – registration required
$10.00 family fee for 1-mile Fun Run/Walk – registration required
Free Mini Dash for children 5 years or younger, but register
Start / Finish: NEW LOCATION - Winding Hill Park East and West, 901 Winding Hill Road in Upper Allen Township, Mechanicsburg. Please do not park on the grass at the park.
The 5K runs through paths in both Winding Hill Park East and West as well as through neighborhood paths and some roadways.