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Family, Sports & Recreation
May 16, 2021 to May 16, 2021
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
postal code 21793, United States, Walkersville, Maryland, United States, 21793

About This Event

The Annual Run with the Books is hosted by Friends of the Walkersville Library. The event is scheduled during the festive Walkersville Days celebration. Participants will run on paved pathways that meander through the grounds of Heritage Farm Park. Throughout the race scenic views of the country side are provided. Such as, along a wooded path that follows the Walkersville Southern Railroad tracks. Across a wooden foot bridge which leads to a path nestled beside the babbling waters of Glade Creek that is shaded by a sundry of majestic trees. The path rises and extends onto open ground that leads around the stately historic Harris home and brick-bank barn.

Race organizers arranged for participants to start and finish in the same location where sponsors and volunteers will cheer participants over the finish line. The selected area is conveniently located by a large playground and restrooms.

Professional race services provided by Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club.

A "Run with the Book 5K" T-Shirt will be provided to the first 99 persons who register by 11:59pm on May 1, 2021.  

About Friends of the Walkersville Library

Friends of the Walkersville Library (FOWL) is a non-profit organization comprised of community members, who volunteer their time and talents to create community fundraisers that provide the Walkersville Library with needed financial resources for monthly programs.

On average, each month the Walkersville library designs and produces 100 on-site and 30 off-site free programs. The library staff strives to offer a broad range of quality programs for community members of all ages. Fowl supports their endeavors by creating family fun community-based fund raisers through out the year.Event details and schedule

Our Event: Run for the Books 5K

Friends of the Walkersville Library is hosting Run for the Books family fun 5K through Heritage Farm


Saturday & Sunday 10AM - 3PM (reservations required)
Small Bites and Cocktails:
  • Sunday - Thursday: 5PM - 10PM
  • Friday and Saturday 5PM - Midnight
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