Reader Run 5K

  • 05.19.2019 @ 09:30 AM
  • Billerica, Massachusetts
Event Closed
Online registration is now closed, but have no fear! You can still register during bib pickup at the Billerica Public Library on Saturday, May 18th from 10-1 and on RACE DAY, Sunday, May 19th at the Marshall Middle School starting at 8 a.m. We hope to see you there!
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05 .19 .2019
starts at 09 :30 AM
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Event Information
BOOK IT for your library!
Join us for a 5K fundraiser to benefit the Billerica Library Foundation and the Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library, to make YOUR library even better! Runners, walkers, friends and families, all are welcome!
USATF-certified 5K course (MA15018JK), starting and finishing at the Marshall Middle School in Billerica, MA.
9:00 -- Dewey Dash (ages 10 and under). The Dewey Dash is FREE for everyone 10 and under. All participants will receive a surprise at the finish line! Register your kids for the Dewey Dash at the Marshall School the morning of the race starting at 8:00 a.m.

9:30 -- 5K start for runners and walkers of all ages, so BOOK IT for the Billerica Public Library! Our race will be officially timed by RaceWire. The 5K starts and ends at the Marshall Middle School, traveling through the surrounding roads and neighborhoods. For the safety of all participants, walkers and anyone with a stroller or wagon will start at the back of the pack; also, please leave your pets at home.

10:00-11:00 -- Post-Race Fun and Awards!
Race Fees
$30 – Online preregistration*
$35 – Day of Race registration
$20 – Senior Citizens (65+)
$90 -- Family Registration (for up to 5 members of a single household ONLY)
$35 -- Virtual 5K (Run or Walk 5K at any time convenient for you! Register by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd, and we will mail you a tech shirt.)
Fantasy 5K--Donation of your choice!

For those who do not wish to register online, registration may also be done in person at the library; ask for a form at the main circulation desk. We can accept cash or a check made out to the Billerica Library Foundation.
All paid 5K registrants (including those registering for the "Virtual 5K" option) will receive a free tech shirt if the registration is received by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd. Anyone registering after April 22nd may receive a shirt while supplies last; sizes are not guaranteed. Virtual 5K participants will receive their tech shirts by mail.
NEW FOR 2019: a CASH PRIZE of $100 will be given to the top Male and Female finishers; they will also receive a free entry to next year's race.

Awards will also be given to the top 3 Male and Female overall finishers.
Ample free parking is available at the Marshall Middle School.
Bib Pick-up
Bib pick-up will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Billerica Public Library, 15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA 01821. Bib numbers can also be picked up the morning of the race at the Marshall Middle School starting at 8 a.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Billerica Library Foundation and the Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library. Both organizations work to support the library in our mission to provide responsive service to our patrons.
Volunteer Registration
Looking to volunteer at this event? Click here to sign up!
Team Registration Style
Please select a method of registration below:
   Join a Team: Pick from a list of team names on the next page and join your team.
   Create a Team: Once you create a team, participants can join your team under the "join a team" option above.
   Individual Registration: Register as an individual participant.
Event Waiver for Reader Run 5K at The Marshall Middle School, Billerica, MA on May 19, 2019: I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the event and sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with the event, their representatives and assigns, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use my likeness in all media including photographs, pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. SecureFee™ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.