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Run for Literacy

5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Kids Dash

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 10:30 AM CDT

315 W Gorham St, Madison, WI, United States  Map

Event Details

Thank you for supporting Literacy Network! We hope you enjoyed your day with us  check your email in the next few days for an event survey.  

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To find your race results please visit www.itiming.com and click on Run For Literacy.  You can even check out a video of your finish!

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Online registration is now closed.  We encourage you to register in-person at A Room of One's Own bookstore (315 W. Gorham) during any of the following times.

Friday, October 17  11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, October 18  10:00 - 6:00 pm

Sunday, October 19 8:00 am - 10:00 am


See you at the start line!

 

Join us for the 23rd annual Literacy Network Run/Walk.  Our scenic route through downtown Madison and the University of Wisconsin - Madison is sure to please both avid runners and strolling supporters alike.  Choose your distance with the 10K or 5K.  Intersections will be monitored with volunteers cheering you on and ensuring your safety.  

 

For helpful registration tips check out our additional event details!

Registration Fees (all values in USD)

Event Options Past Price
10K Run Timed participant

$40.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

5k Run Timed participant

$40.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

5K Walk

$35.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

10K Run Student Rate Elementary - College Student

$30.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

5K Run Student Rate Elementary - College Student

$30.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

5K Walk Student Rate Elementary - College Student

$25.00

Apr 30 - Oct 16

Registration Closed

Event Day Schedule

Oct 19 10:00 AM - Kids' Fun Run

Oct 19 10:30 AM - 10K Run Start

Oct 19 10:35 AM - 5K Run Start

Oct 19 10:40 AM - 5K Walk Start

Fundraising for Literacy Network

You can make an even bigger difference in the lives of students by fundraising for Literacy Network.  It's easy!

1.  After you have registered for the event, check out your personal fundraising page.

2.  Send the link to your friends, family and co-workers and ask them to donate on your page.

3.  That's it!  You are raising money to improve the lives of student learners here at Literacy Network.

 

If you have family and friends who would prefer to make a donation in person you can download this pledge form to help with collection.  Please bring any offline donations with you on race day to turn in to the registration table.

Online Registration Tips

We are going green this year!  We are trying to save our trees and save on printing costs so we hope you will register online for the event.  If you really, really, really want to register through the mail you can find the registration form here but hey, you are already here so you might as well sign up online!

Large groups who just can't pay online (i.e. you would prefer us to invoice you, pay by check)- give us a call at 244-3911 or email jdavie@litnetwork.org and arrangements can be made.

 

Registering a Team

To register a team the team caption should first register themselves. Teams have an unlimited capacity and team members can register at any time during online registraion.

 

1.  During this registration process it will ask if you want to join or create a team. 

2.  Answer yes

3.  Choose to create a team

4.  Create a team name (you have the option to create a password which will make your team private and then your team members will have to enter the password during registration).

5.  Complete your registration for the event

6.  Email/call/facebook all of your friends and share the registration site with them and let them know what your team name is.

7.  Teammates can register for whatever run or walk that they want to (5K run, 10K run, 5K walk).  It does not matter what event you are participating in.

8.  Let your teammates know that during their registration process answer yes to the question “Would you like to join or create a team?".

9.  Choose Join Team

10.  In the dropdown box choose your team name

11.  Continue with registration to officially register for the event

 

Teams have an unlimited capacity.  Anyone can join at any time while online registration is open.  If you would like to receive the $5 per person discount then registration for the 5+ team members must happen in one registration transaction.  Directions for this process are below.

 

1.  During this registration process it will ask if you want to join or create a team. 

2.  Answer yes

3.  Choose to create a team

4.  Create a team name (you have the option to create a password which will make your team private and then your team members will have to enter the password during registration).

5.  Click Add another Participant

6.  You will need to know all of their personal information.  You can download a paper registration from the website to collect this information from your team members.

7.   Once you add 5 participants the $5 discount will automatically be applied to your cart.

8.  If individuals choose to join your team after this initial registration the full registration fee will apply and they can follow the team instructions above.

The Course

The 5K Run and 10K Run course begins near the corner of State and Gorham streets and goes through campus along Lakeshore Path before returning to State Street. 

The 5K Walk course begins near the corner of State and Gorham streets and goes through campus before returning to State Street.

Note*  The 5K Walk course will follow a different route than the running courses.  However, all participants will start and end at the same location.

 

Check out the 2014 Course Maps!

5K Walk Course Map

5K Run Course Map

10K Run Course Map

Chip Timing

Runners who sign up for the 5K run or the 10K run will be chip timed.  Timing chips must be worn on foot or ankle in order to register your run time. Participants are responsible for adhering the chip properly to receive a correct time.  Anklets cannot be picked up until event day and must be returned immediately after the event. Timing services will be facilitated by an outside company.  Details about your timing will be posted through this website and the Literacy Network facebook page.

Parking

Parking is available in the lots in downtown Madison.  The State Street Campus garage (415 N. Lake Street, Madison, WI) is closest to the start and finish line of the event .  Check out the City of Madison parking availability here.

Packet Pickup

Pick up your event packets during the following dates and times. (In-person registration is permitted during these times, but advance registration is appreciated.)

A Room of One’s Own — 315 W. Gorham St., Madison

• Friday, October 17, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

• Saturday, October 18, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

 

Day of Event

Registration, bib, chip anklet and T-shirt pickup begins at 8:30 a.m. at A Room of One’s Own.  

Event starts at 10:30 a.m. near the corner of State and Gorham streets.

Generously Sponsored By

Event Contact Information

Name: Jen Davie

Phone: 608-244-3911

Email: jdavie@litnetwork.org

Website: http://www.litnetwork.org