The Believe in Books Literacy Foundation is hosting their 6th Annual Race for Reading Event, a 5K Trail Run and Kid’s Fun Run this Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, 2015 in the 100 Acre Wood in Intervale, NH. The Race for Reading Event is raising funds for the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation’s many literacy programs.

Advance registration for the Race for Reading is a $25 donation, or $35 on race day. The 5K trail run starts at 9:30am, rain or shine. The Kids Fun Runs begin at 9:00am and require a $10 donation; the Memorial Hospital Golf Tournament Childhood Initiative will be sponsoring local kids. There will be a 1/2K for ages 8 and under, and a 1K for ages 9-12.  Runners and walkers may register for the runs at http://www.believeinbooks.org. This event is presented by the Medical Staff of the Memorial Hospital with the following sponsors joining them: Story Land, Subway, Poland Spring, Amerigas, Sound Resort, and Coleman. Top prizes include Journey to the North Pole tickets, Story Land Passes, and Children’s Summer Theater tickets.

“This event is a great way to kick off a summer of getting outdoors with the kids to enjoy some fun and physical activity” said Executive Director A.O. Lucy.

This fundraiser is one of many that the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation has created to meet the goals of exercising the body and brains of youngsters with education and engagement of healthy habits. The Literacy Foundation is a Charitable 501(c)(3) Non-Profit guided by the needs and involvement of the communities of which it serves.

The 100 Acre Wood property is located at Observatory Way in Intervale, NH, just two miles north of the Scenic Vista, directly across from Town Hall Road.

For more information on the Literacy Foundation please call 603-356-9980 or visit http://www.believeinbooks.org.


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