Are you ready to BOOK IT?
We invite you to join us for our 7th annual “Book It 5K” on
Saturday, September 16th, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.
@ Church of the Holy Communion
4645 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN
Books from Birth and The Emmanuel Center
Chip Timing and Finish Line Administration provided by the
Memphis Runners Track Club
The 5K run will start and finish at
Church of the Holy Communion.
An hour after the 5K race begins, the 200 meter dash races
for Ages 16 and under will begin on the track.
What to Expect:
Short sleeve tec shirt
OR option of Zorrel long sleeve cotton/poly blend (option available until Sept.1)
- Flat and Shady Course through the Neighborhood
- Individual Overall, Masters, GrandMasters, SeniorMasters, Strollers and Age Group Awards
- Awards for Team with Most Participants
- Awards for Fastest Teams
- Face Painting and Balloon Animals
- Ribbons for all 200-Meter Dash Participants
- Great food provided by Marco's Pizza and Germantown Commissary
Bring a friend for a great day of fun & fellowship!
If you can't run or walk on race day, you can still participate as a spirit runner.
Sign up today and help make a difference in the lives of
Memphis and Shelby County children and youth.
Books from Birth's mission is to promote kindergarten readiness and strengthen family bonds by providing a new age-appropriate book, at no cost, each month to Shelby County children from birth until age five. Presently, there are more than 36,000 children enrolled in the program. It is the local affiliate of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and a partner with the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation.
Its vision: For our children, open a book, open a mind, open the door to success.
The Emmanuel Center serves more than 2,000 individuals each year through programs that inspire spiritual, physical and educational growth. The Emmanuel Episcopal Center serves people who live in some of the poorest communities in the nation and its mission is to educate and empower at-risk youth and adults through Christian ministry so that they are elevated out of poverty and become productive citizens. The
Emmanuel Center is changing lives and feels blessed to provide resources to the underprivileged. They know that these resources propel people out of poverty and into greatness.