Run For Reading 2018

Run For ReadingJoin 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

To register, print out our Run For Reading 2018 Race Brochure (PDF, 849KB, 1 page) and fill out the registration form.  Or register online.

 

Online registration closes at midnight on Wednesday, August 8, so that we can finalize our pre-registration lists and race packets. Onsite registration is available the day of the event beginning at 7:45 am. 

 

 

Course Details

 

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.

 

Route map for Simpson Public Library Run For Reading

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Dawna Trump at dtrump@ccpa.net or 717-766-0171.

 

Registration Packet Pick-Up

 

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

 

Exceptions

 

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

 

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 dtrump@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

 

Media Sponsor

 

ABC 27 News

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors

 

 

 

 

     Upper Allen Woman's Club GFWC

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:30am

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