Book It 5K Run and Walk
Run or Walk from Helen Kate Furness Library to Swarthmore Library


Saturday, April 07, 2018

On site registration opens at 8:30am.  Race starts at 9:30am.

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100 N. Providence Rd. at Furness Lane

Wallingford, Pennsylvania 19086

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     Online registration will open 12/18/2017!


Helen Kate Furness Library and Swarthmore Library invite you to our second 5K Walk/Run to celebrate our libraries and communities. Registration will be open at 8:30AM on race day, Saturday, April 7th. The point to point course starts at Wallingford train station (a short walk from Helen Kate Furness library) at 9:30AM and ends at Swarthmore Library. There will activities for families at Central Park in Swarthmore and an awards ceremony. This is a fun event for the whole family! Pre-registration ends Thursday April 5. You may register on the day of the run/walk, from 8:30AM until 9:15AM only. The first 125 5K walkers and runners to register are guaranteed a t-shirt! *All pre-registered runners and walkers will be entered in a raffle to win an overnight stay at The Inn at Swarthmore and breakfast for two at the Broad Table Tavern, (retail value: $450). There will be awards for the top runner in each age group, male and female, as well as top prizes for the fastest male and fastest female runners. Age groups: under 11, 11-19, 20-39, 40-59, 60+ For some added fun this year, don a crazy hat for the run. It could be a snowman hat, a flamingo beret, or an oversize metallic top hat. Just remember, the sillier the hat, the better! We'll award a prize to the person wearing the Best Crazy Hat, so bring your "A" game! Special Thanks to our sponsors: Presenting Sponsor Giant Food Stores; Optimum Physical Therapy Associates; Forwood and Christie Orthodontics; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Primary Care (Broomall); The Rinaldi Family; Main Line Health (Radnor); Guida Door and Window; King's Automotive; Nether Providence Democratic Committee; Wallingford Station Family Dental; Wrinkles Don't Hurt; Houseplant Hospital; Chipotle (Springfield); Thomas Aquinas Painting; Swarthmore Co-op; The Inn at Swarthmore & Broad Table Tavern; Team Stock Women; Barrell Fires; Minor Adjustments; Unity Animal Hospital; Cari Orthodontics; HOM; Swarthmore Pizza; Media Pediatrics; McCabe and Son Roofing; Kitchin Allstate Agency; Bryn Mawr Trust Company; Bozentka Oral Surgery; The Swarthmorean; Deborah Flanagan Jewelry; GLOW Strategies; Providence Dental Associates; The Cat Hospital of Media; McCausland, Keen and Buckman; war3house3; Rafferty Subaru; The Creative Living Room; Mary Herzog in Memory of Diana E Herzog; Occasionally Yours; Outback Steakhouse; Swarthmore Campus & Community Store; Swiss Farms Thank you for helping support our local libraries!