INTERVALE--Hosted by the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation, the 5th Annual Race for Reading 5k Trail Run & Kid's Fun Run will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, at the 100 Acre Wood in Intervale. This is a fundraiser in support of the foundations' efforts to purchase a new Storybook Bus for its outreach programs.
Registration is a $25 donation, $35 on race day. The trail run starts at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine. Top prizes include Polar Express tickets, Story Land passes as well as concert and theater tickets. The Kids Fun Run for ages 8 and under and 1k Fun Run for ages 9-12 (with a $10 donation) begins at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers can register for the 5k trail run/walk at www.believeinbooks.org/Race.html. Sponsors include Memorial Hospital and Story Land.
"This is a great family event and fundraiser. It's so much fun to watch the kids in the Fun Run and the 5k Trail Run is a favorite among the adult runners!" said Event Coordinator Aimee Janowicz.
The Believe in Books Literacy Foundation has a broadening mission to enhance the quality of life through exposure, education, and the engagement of reading by bringing stories to life. The Literacy Foundation is a Charitable 501(c)(3) Non-Profit guided by the needs and involvement of the communities of which it serves.
The 100 Acre Wood property is located at Observatory Way in Intervale, just two miles north of the Scenic Vista, directly across from Town Hall Road.
For more information on the Literacy Foundation please call 356-9980 or visit www.believeinbooks.org.