Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia (RIF of NOVA) provides books for over 20,000 deserving children at 36 schools and sites in the City of Alexandria, and in Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William counties. Help make a tangible impact in our community by running or walking to promote children’s literacy!
Book It For Books is open to serious and fun runners, walkers, children, and families (including strollers). To add to the fun, participants are invited to wear a favorite book character costume! This is not required, but it adds to the fun. The 5K gun time is 9:00 a.m. firm; the one-mile fun run start time is 9:10 a.m. (approx.)
Registration: https://potomac.enmotive.com/events/register/2019-book-it-for-books-5k. Online registration closes on Thursday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m.
5K: $35 through October 10, $40 during packet pick-up & on race day
5K (17 & Under): $25 through October 10, $30 during packet pick-up & on race day
Fun Run/Walk: $20 through October 10, $25 during packet pick up & on race day
Reduced prices for school/children’s/scout teams; email [email protected] to request info.
Packet pick-up will be available at the =PR= Arlington Store (4238 Wilson Blvd, Ste. 1235 Arlington, VA 22203) from 3:00-6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11; and again at the race day site on Saturday, October 12 starting at 8:30 a.m.
Race shirts will be given to participants who register online by September 26. Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers. All children who participate will receive a medal and a book to take home. Prizes will be given for best costume. Clifford, the big red dog, will make an appearance!
Not able to run/walk? Donations gratefully accepted at: http://www.rifnova.org/donate or via our PR Race registration site. Thank you!