Registration still available for upcoming ‘Book It’ 5k Run

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(Graphic courtesy of The Friends of The Public Libraries of Cullman County)

CULLMAN, Ala. – The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County are hosting their 2nd Annual Virtual 5k Run/ Walk and One Mile Fun Run beginning this Friday, Sept. 24- 30. Registration online at https://www.ccpls.com; $25 for the 5k and $15 for the Fun Run.

Southern Eats will be giving away a $25 gift card. To win, you must register, then go to the Southern Eats Book-It 5k post, like it, tag three friends, share and tag @checkoutthebookcullman and @cullmanlibrary.

Frios Gourmet Pops, another sponsor, will offer a 10% discount for all who register in the race.

Friends member Renee Welsh shared with The Tribune, “The 2nd Annual Book-It 5k kicks off this Friday. The Friends will be hosting a table this Saturday at the Cullman County Public Library for those who would like to ‘run by’ and register.”

She continued, “Pick up a running bib and a Duchess doughnut and water while they last! And remember—it is virtual again this year. Run or walk when you choose at your own pace. All proceeds are for a great cause—The Cullman County Public Libraries!”

The Friends of the Public Libraries will be at CCPL on Saturday, Sept 25 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

President of the Friends of the Public Libraries Tanya Alcorn previously spoke on the event sharing, “Last year’s event was very successful, allowing us to support our libraries mission in the community through projects for improvements to the library facility and the children’s reading area, and also investing in multiple “free little libraries” around the county. The sponsors of last year’s event made our fundraising abilities so successful and grateful for each donation. We are looking forward to an equally successful Virtual 5k this year.”

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