The Velma Engle Memorial "Read for the Gold" 5K Run and 3K Walk will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in Bristol Village. The race will begin at the Activity Center, located at 625 Fifth St., Waverly, with registration and check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the race beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m. The registration fee is $10 through August 12, or $15 after August 12. Participants will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.
Registration forms can be picked up at the Waverly, Piketon, Eastern and Western libraries, as well as at Bristol Village Activity Center. You may also register the day of the race, and a registration form is attached below for your convenience.
Everyone is encouraged to participate by entering, or by coming down and cheering on those who will be competing.
The course is flat and shady through beautiful Bristol Village. Participants will compete on a combination asphalt and concrete course.
The mission of the library is "Educate. Inspire. Enjoy." All proceeds raised will benefit "The Next Chapter," the capital campaign to build a new main library facility in Waverly. You can help support the library by registering for the race!
Stop by the library to pick up an entry form, or click "Read more" below and download the form. For more information about the fundraiser or any library service, call (740) 947-4921.