Join us on Saturday, August 10, 2019 for the 13th annual Run for Reading 5K Run/Walk, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Mini Dash! This is a great family event and proceeds benefit children's programs and services at Simpson Public Library. We hope to see you there!
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
9:45 am Awards
5K Race Details
Age Groups & Awards
Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over
The Mini Dash is for children 5 years old and younger.
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.
- Please let us know if you are a veteran. A special medal will be given to the top finisher who is a veteran!
Registration Fees - No Refunds
The Mini Dash is free for children 5 years old and younger, but they must be registered.
On or Before July 26, 2019
Only those who register prior to July 26 are guaranteed a tech shirt.
- $25 pre-registered 5K participant– registration required
- $10 Family fee for 1-mile Fun Run/Walk – registration required (no shirt)
- $5 Single fee for 1-mile Fun Run/Walk (no shirt)
July 27, 2019 through Race Day
- $30 per 5K participant (shirt not guaranteed)
- $10.00 Single/Family fee for 1-mile Fun Run/Walk (no shirt)
To register, print out our Run For Reading 2019 Race Brochure (PDF, 955KB, 1 page) and fill out the registration form.
Start / Finish: 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.
5K Route Map
The 5K runs through paths in both Winding Hill Park East and West as well as through neighborhood paths and some roadways.
1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Route