A Time 2 Read Storybook 5K and Fun Run

A Time 2 Read, formerly Arise2Read of Walker County, is having its 2nd annual Storybook Character 5K and Family Fun Run. What a GREAT reason to come run with us! Runners may choose the 5K or the 1 Mile Fun Run. Everyone will get a T-shirt, a swag bag, and those who cross the finish line will receive a FINISHER medal!

Runners who choose to dress as their favorite storybook character may win a prize if picked by our judges.  

Prize for Best Family Prize for Best AdultPrize for Best Child

This race will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 in Huntsville, TX with the program beginning at 7:30 am. We will begin and end in the parking lot of University Heights Baptist Church. (See race route below.)


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WHY WE RUN: SAVE A CHILD. SAVE A FAMILY. SAVE A CITY.

All proceeds benefit A Time 2 Read, a literacy program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the lives of children in our public schools by coaching (tutoring) students one hour per week. As an organization, we desire to impact the lives of children, teachers, families, and the community by enhancing the quality of public education through our tutoring program, as well as create a ministry of loving care for students to see they are valued and precious to God. Funds raised could help with the day to day costs of running this 501©3 organization, training of volunteers, materials for coaching, backpacks for 2nd grade students, and more.


The wellbeing of the entire Huntsville community depends upon a successful and high achieving school system.  A Time 2 Read is becoming an integral part of these efforts by providing caring volunteers who not only help students build confidence and feel successful but also encourage teachers that their community is behind them. 


Together, we can SAVE A CHILD, SAVE A FAMILY, SAVE A CITY.


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AGENDA

On-site registration will open at 7:00 am.


7:30: Opening Ceremonies will begin.


8:00: Ready, Set, RACE!!!


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PACKET PICK UP AND RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Packet Pick up will be Friday, November 5, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the back portico of University Heights Baptist Church. You may park and walk up to the tables or drive through if you prefer to stay in your car.


Race Day Registration will be available, and we can accept cash or check at the race site. You also may register on-line via credit card that morning to avoid the late registration crowd. *T-shirt sizes/availability cannot be guaranteed after early registration.


To ensure you get your appropriate t-shirt size, it is best to register by October 18, 2021 by 11:59 pm.**


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SPECIAL INFORMATION

We have a VIRTUAL option available for those who live too far away to attend the live run OR for those who prefer to run their own course but would like to support a great cause.  If you register for virtual option, and you are local, we ask that you pick up your race packet at the pre-race packet pick up on Friday, November 5 before the race. If you are not local, we will be happy to mail your race packet to you (for virtual participants only)!  


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RACE RULES
All age groups are welcome and encouraged! (We’d love to see you as your favorite storybook character.)Baby joggers and strollers are allowed, but please assemble at the back of the pack at the start of the race.Participants must stay on the official course at all times. Please use the sidewalks where available and the street only for passing.Most importantly, have FUN on the RUN!

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November 06, 2021
Huntsville
http://atime2read.org

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Nov 06 2021 : Clear throughout the day.
4.1°C - 16.8°C (39.5°F - 62.2°F)

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