Featuring a 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run & Kids 50 Yard Dash
Presented by Phoenix West Reading Council
When: Sunday, April 28,
2013 7:00-9:30 a.m.
All races start and finish at Rio Vista Park.
All entrants receive race T-shirt, goodie bag and post race refreshments provided by event sponsors. Books awarded to all race participants. Raffle and Silent Auction prizes given after the Awards Program.
Trophies presented to the top three overall males and
females in the 5K Run.
The top three males and females receive awards in the 1 Mile Fun Run in the following age groups: 12 & under, 13 and above.
Ribbons awarded to all children in the 50 Yard Dash
at the finish line.
To volunteer for this successful community event, email
Melissa Selby at firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Annual Run for Literacy
Besides running or walking in the 5K or 1 mile races, there are many other features at the Run For Literacy!
Browse vendor tables:
Pick up delicious food: Starbucks Coffee - Old Country
Buffet Cookies - Albertson's Bananas
Enter to win raffle prizes or bid on silent auction items when you arrive!
Check back for updated raffle and silent auction prizes!
Run for Literacy Earns Phoenix West Reading Council Community Service Award
NEWARK, DELAWARE, USA - The Phoenix West Reading Council earned a 2006 Community Service Award for its lliteracy project, Run for Literacy. The International Reading Association Local Council Community Service Award is sponsored by Scholastic, Inc. The award and a check for $300 will be presented to the Phoenix West Reading Council on April 30, 2005, at IRA's 51st Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois. A growing number of communities recognize the crucial role literacy skills play in local economies and quality of life.
To promote reading, Phoenix West Reading Council works with more than 50 local businesses and community partners. The Run for Literacy - a 5K run, 5K walk, 1 mile fun run and kids' 50-yard dash -attracts more than 600 runners and walkers of all ages from Maricopa County and surrounding cities. Council members volunteer time and energy to ensure a successful event, from contacting sponsors and contributors to manning registration on race day.
For more information about Run for Literacy, contact Phoenix West Reading Council past president Jerri Horning at email@example.com. Shirley Morton, firstname.lastname@example.org, can provide additional information about the IRA Local Council Community Service Award program. To learn more about IRA, visit www.reading.org.