Join Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia for the Book it For Books 5k/One Mile Fun Run on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St. Arlington, VA 22203, starting at 9:30 am.
5k: $30 through September 30, $35 until online registration closes on October 27 at 8:00 pm, $40 during packet pick up and on race day
Fun Run: $20 until online registration closes on October 27 at 8:00 pm, $25 during packet pick up and on race day
Packet pick up will be available at the =PR= Arlington Store (4501 North Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203) from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, Then again at the race site on Sunday, October 29 starting at 8:30 a.m.
Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers. Medals will be given to all Fun Run finishers.
Race shirts with the RIF logo will be guaranteed to all participants who register online by October 13. Shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis for late registrants.
Reading Is Fundamental of Northern Virginia, Inc. (RIF of NOVA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to motivate children to read by providing them with high-quality, free books of their choosing and to work alongside them, their parents and their community to make reading a fun and meaningful part of their lives.
Reading is Fundamental's goal is to provide extra books for needy children in the RIF program in our Northern Virginia schools. After a successful first race in 2016, we are committing to make this our annual fundraiser. To that end, we plan to have a 5k followed by a 1 mile fun run for the children, who are encouraged to dress in costume for Halloween. In addition, we are offering incentives to RIF programs in the schools to make extra money for the books by forming team to run.
We will set up the same day registration for the event at 8:30 am at the Bluemont Shelter where the race begins, and will start the 5k at 9:30 am. We will announce winners and hand out prizes at the end of the race while runners eat light snacks that will be available at the shelter.
Learn more about Reading is Fundamental of Northern Virginia by visiting our website: www.rifnova.org
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