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Thank you to all who participated in the 2013 Book It 4 Your Library Race!

Click here to view the 2013 Book It 4 Your Library Race Results.

Race Info

The library’s inaugural “Book It 4 Your Library” 4 miler will take place Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Packet Pickup/Day-of Registration:  6:45-7:45 a.m.

4 Mile Race Start: 8:00 a.m.

2.5 Mile Walk* Start: 8:01 a.m.*The distance of the walk is closely estimated at 2.5 miles, but may be slightly different.  The walking portion of the event is non-competitive and no awards will be given for this event. 

Use of headphones is discouraged.  Jogging strollers are allowed, but we do ask that you line up at the back of the pack at the start of your event.  Dogs or animals of any kind are not allowed on the course.


Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners.  The top three in each age division will receive an award .  Overall winners are not eligible for age division awards.

Age divisions are the following:



14 & under 14 & under
15-19 15-19
20-29 20-29
30-39 30-39
40-49 40-49
50-59 50-59
60-69 60+

The Course

The course for the four mile race will begin on West Sixth Street, near the current library.  It will then use side streets to go down Armory Drive to the new site, where participants will turn around and head back past the library and make a loop through historic Russellville residential areas, before making their way back to the corner of Sixth and Winter Streets for the finish at the current library location.

The course for the 2.5 mile walk will follow the 4 mile race course, with walkers finishing up back at the present location of the Logan County Public Library.  There will be one water stop just after midway point through the 4 mile course.


Early registration is $20 and will continue until April 5th, 2013.  After April 5th, registration price will increase to $25. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for those registering after April 5th.  Day-of registration will also be available for $25.

Forms and payment can be dropped off at the library during regular operating hours (please do not place in bookdrop!), or mailed to the library: Logan County Public Library, 201 W 6th St., Russellville, KY, 42276.


If you have questions about the race or you would like to volunteer at this event, please contact King Simpson by phone at (270) 726-6129 ex. 25 or by email at


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