Book It!
5k Run & Walk 2021


Saturday, April 24, 2021

 Race starts at 12:00am.

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121 Park Avenue

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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     The online registration deadline for this event has passed.


Swarthmore Public Library invites you to Book It! in celebration of your library and community! To keep with social distancing guidelines, the race is a virtual run or walk! Register at Run the Day then walk or run a 5k at anytime during the week of April 24 to May 2. Run the 5k on your tried and true route or try out a new one. You can run anywhere! After your run/walk, share your photos with us! You can send them to or share to our Facebook page. If you want to include your course and time, that is up to you. If you are sharing on social media, make sure to tag your post with #bookinitformylibrary to be entered into a raffle for a gift card and some swag from Bryn Mawr Running. We invite teams and families to participate in our Scavenger Run! We will publish our Scavenger Run List on April 24. All you have to do to participate is watch out for the items on the list and when you find one, take a selfie with it. Send the photo our way via email ( or by posting it on our Facebook page, tagged with the challenge number and #bookitscavenger. Find as many items as you can! The person or team that finds the most will win a gift card to Martindale's Natural Market, but everyone who finds 10 or more will be entered into a raffle for a gift card to Bryn Mawr Running. Don’t forget we still want to see those silly hats! It could be a snowman hat, a flamingo beret, or an oversize metallic top hat. Just remember, the sillier the hat, the better! Thank you for helping support our local libraries! All proceeds directly benefit the programs and services of the Swarthmore Public Library. In this uncertain time, please consider a donation on top of your race registration. Normally, our Book It! 5k event brings in a significant portion of our fundraising for the year but changing over to a virtual event will decrease this income. We appreciate any amount you want to give! Follow us on Facebook for up to date information and more pictures of past races. Registration for individuals-- $22