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What is it?

The Library Lope: Let’s Dash for Books is an untimed 5K and 1 Mile fun run/walk organized by the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB is a 15-member group that helps determine the programs and services available for library teens. The Library Lope is their annual fundraiser to raise money for the library, teen programming, and more. TAB has been able to raise approximately $3,400 since 2016.  

When is it?

2019’s Library Lope: Let’s Dash for Books will be held on Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day Weekend). The event will start at 8:00 a.m. with the mile race beginning at 8:35 and the 5k beginning at 8:55.

Registration Information:

Registration is now open! You can pick up a registration form at the library, print one off (2019 Registration Form), or register online. Please note, fees are applied during online registration. 

Still the lowest prices around!
Registration Fees (Registration begins May 1st):
1 mile (ages 12 and up): $10
1 mile (ages 6-11): $8
1 mile ( ages 5 and under): FREE

5K (ages 12 and up): $18
5K (ages 6-11): $12
5K (ages 5 and under): FREE

Discounts for teams of 5 for the 5K: $14 for each member.

This year’s theme: COLOR WARS! Dress up in your age group’s color. Let’s see what color has the most participants!
***Children: Yellow
***Tweens (9-12): Green
***Teens: Red
***Adults: Pink
***Dogs: Blue

For more information, including routes, visit our Facebook event.

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