9th Annual Wadsworth Public Library Foundation 

Dave Hopkins Bookin' 5K & 1-Mile

bookin' 5k and 1 mile, out of the gate, runners

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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

The race kicks off at 9 AM on Saturday, May 18 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.

Serious runners, casual walkers and families are all welcome.

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

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


Stayed tuned to this page, a registration link will be added soon. Remeber that pre-registration runs through May 4th if you would like to secure a race shirt. Registrations after May 4th 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: