South Hadley library to hold 5K on Saturday

  • Route 116 in South Hadley JOSH KUCKENS

For the Gazette
Published: 9/15/2016 12:38:32 PM

SOUTH HADLEY – The fifth annual BOOK IT for the South Hadley Public Library 5K race and 2-mile fitness walk will be held on Saturday.

The event, hosted by the Friends of the South Hadley Public Library, will have onsite registration beginning at 8 a.m.

The race starts at 9 a.m. and includes scenic views through the South Hadley Falls neighborhood.

Individual registration is $25, and includes a t-shirt, timing fee, refreshments and chances to win raffle prizes donated by local businesses. Children age 13 and under can run for free, and purchase a T-shirt for $10.

Over $3,500 was raised last year for the library’s summer reading programs. Funds from the upcoming race will go towards next year’s summer reading programs for people of all ages.

For more information, visit BookIt5K.weebly.com or like the “Book It for the South Hadley Public Library” Facebook page.


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