Monday, July 9, 2012

5K Fundraiser Race - Sat., Aug. 18

The Friends of the Pike County Public Libraries is sponsoring the annual Read for the GOLD fundraiser race, which will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2012. The 5K Run and 3K Walk will be held rain or shine in Bristol Village, beginning at the Activity Center, located at 625 5th Street, Waverly. 

Registration and check-in begin at 7:30 am, with the race beginning promptly at 8:30 am. The registration fee is $10 if registered on or before August 11th, $15 if registered after August 11th. Participants will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.

Race registration sheets maybe be picked up at the Waverly, Piketon, Beaver, and Western library branches and at the Bristol Village Activity Center. You may also download a form by clicking here. You can also register the day of the race. 

Everyone is encouraged to participate by entering, or by coming down and cheering on those who will be competing!

The course is flat and shady through beautiful Bristol Village. Participants compete on a combination asphalt and concrete course.

The mission of the library is "Educate. Inspire. Enjoy." This race is a fun way to raise funds to continue our endeavor of promoting literacy within our community. You can help support our library by registering for our race!

For more information about the fundraiser or any other library service, contact the library at 740-947-4921.