Book It Through Pittston 5k For Literacy

1 Mile, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Sep 10, 2016


Pittston, PA


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5k Run

$20 $20 Closed

Fun Walk

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Mission Statement: The Pittston Memorial Library provides materials and services to all residents of Luzerne County enabling them to obtain information, free of charge, for their personal, educational, recreational and professional needs.  Our mission is to continue to broaden these services, to stimulate their use and to become the lifelong learning left of the community.

Vision: A thriving Library that is an integral part of the lives of the community.

Children's Services:  The Pittston memorial Library provides a variety of services for parents and children including:

  • Infant story time
  • Toddler story time
  • Pre School story time
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program
  • United Way Imagination Library
  • Furry tails Reading Partners
  • Craft club
  • Lego club
  • Science club
  • Movie nights
  • Coordinated Summer Reading Program
  • Literacy & Outreach Programs
  • School & Group Visits 
  • Special events

In Honor:  This race is being held in honor of Tom and Dianne Tigue.

Race Date: Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Race Registration/Packet Pick-up:  From 8am - 8:45am at the Pittston YMCA on Main St. in Pittston, PA.

Race Start: 9am

Course:  The course used will be the well known Tomato Festival Course.  The course is relatively flat with some moderate hills.  It is a 5k loop around the perimeter of Pittston including running over the two bridges.  The walk is a 1.5 mile fun walk.

Entry:  Runners are $20 pre-registration and $30 after August 20th.  Walkers are $15.

Features/Awards:  Trophies will be awarded to the Top 3 Male/Female runners.  Split times at the one mile mark.  Water station at 2 miles.  Long Sleeve T-shirts (limited to first 100 runners, 25 walkers).  Medals to the first place Male/Female in the following categories:

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

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