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Location: Birmingham, AL US 35242 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other, Walk Only

Join us for the 2nd annual Book It! 5K for the Hoover Library on Saturday, May 20th at Veterans Park!

This Friends of Hoover Library fundraiser is the official kickoff for Summer Reading and follows a professionally developed cross country trail with lake and forested views. The horn will sound at 8 am and awards will be presented at 9 am.

The "sleep in" option is back for those who'd like a t-shirt to show their support, but aren't interested in hitting the trail.

New this year is the Story Stroll. While walking an easy loop, you'll follow a story and complete a form to register for a prize drawing. This event is fun for even the youngest readers and begins at 9 am. Story Stroll registrants do not receive a t-shirt.

Stick around for the Children's Summer Reading Kick Off which runs from 10 am - Noon and features a petting zoo, balloon artist, airbrush tattoo artist, a variety of bouncy inflatables, games, crafts and more!

Thanks to the Friends of Hoover Library!

Race information and sponsorship opportunities are available at

Please note, no refunds or bib transfers allowed.

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Additional race information can be found at

Event Time Price Details
Book It 5K
8:00AM CDT
Price increases May 19, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Sleep In
8:00AM CDT
Registration ends May 20, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
Story Stroll
9:00AM CDT
Registration ends May 20, 2017 at 11:59pm CDT
4800 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL US 35242
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