8th Annual WPL Foundation
Dave Hopkins
Bookin' 5K Run & Fun Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018

For the eight consecutive year, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels have had the opportunity to show their support for lifelong reading by participatin the Foundation's Bookin' 5K Run & Fun Walk.

The race kicks off at 9 AM on Saturday, May 19 at Wadsworth Public Library. Walk-up registration and check-in begin at 8 AM in Meeting Room A.

A family early literacy scavenger hunt will begin at 9:15 AM, following a family-friendly yoga warm up!

Serious runners, casual walkers and families are all welcome.

Proceeeds support Wadsworth Public Library's work in the following areas:

  • early literacy initiatives
  • facility and technology enhancements
  • outreach services
  • Library promotions


Click here to register online by May 5th to secure a race shirt. Registrations after April 30th are welcome, including walk-up registration between 8 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. on race day. However, we cannot guarantee a shirt for registrations after April 30th.

  • $25 5K Run or Walk
  • $15 Fun Walk-1 Mile
  • $10 Fun Walk-1 Mile for Children (Under 18)

Age Brackets & Awards

Top 3 overall male and female

Top 3 male and female in each of the following age groups:

  • 10 & up
  • 11-15
  • 16-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

Wadsworth Race Series

The Bookin' 5K is a proud member of the Wadsworth Race Series. Registration links for each of the three races are included below: