5K, Fun Run and Story Walk Support Summer Reading

July 14 fundraiser planned for Canandaigua’s community library

Canandaigua, NY (June 18, 2018)—Sign up for a fun 5K event that’s for everyone—walkers and runners, strollers, and families. Wood Library’s 5K, Fun Run and Story Walk will take place at Canandaigua’s Wood Library on Saturday, July 14, 2018.  Proceeds support hundreds of activities at Wood Library that get children and teens reading, creating, and discovering all summer long.  This year, the summer reading theme is libraries rock!

Register online or download and print a form at woodlibrary.org/event.

Prizes and medals will be awarded in all age categories.  Race day fun includes:  music by PADJ, air rock band, musical instruments petting zoo, glitter tattoos, Tornado Ts, and a raffle.  Participants are encouraged to dress as rock stars.  The Story Walk will feature Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s Punk Farm. Refreshments are offered by Wegmans.

The 5K race starts at 8:30 AM and the Kids Fun Run starts at 9:30AM.  The Story Walk runs from 9:30AM-2:00PM.  Activities will start and finish at Wood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY.

  • 5K entry fees: $30
  • Fun Run: $10 (ages 12 and under)
  • Family Story Walk: FREE (no registration required)

The 2018 race sponsors are:  The Friends of Wood Library, Mobile Music, Potter Heating & Cooling, Oasis Acres, Wegmans Food Markets, Paul and Maggie Bringewatt, Eye Care Center, Finger Lakes Dental, Our Children’s Place, The Brocklebank Firm, Five Star Bank, Gary and Chris Henehan, Peter and Peggy Kane, Lyons National Bank, Mitchell Pierson Realtors, Pampered Parents, Lindsay Pennise, Reliant Community Federal Credit Union, and Geoff Hallstead, DMD.

For more information contact Race Coordinator Daryl Snyder at dlsnyder@five-starbank.com or call Wood Library at 585-394-1381.