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The only thing better than running is running for a cause!  Join us on April 25th at Betty Fairfax High School for the Inaugural Bookworm 5K Run/Walk!


This community event is in place to raise funds to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  100% of the proceeds will be used to purchase books to be donated to Phoenix Children’s Hospital to be given to their patients. In addition to participant’s registration fees, local business are sponsoring this event to buy as many books possible for the 7 Phoenix Children’s Hospital campuses throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

This event is professionally timed by StartLine Racing.

Registration fees

Virtual 5K Closed

Of course we want you to participate but if you can't join us on race day and still want to run you still can! Here is your way to take part in this epic event no matter where you are! We will send you your event swag at no extra shipping charge.

  1. $25.00
    Jan 7 - Apr 24

5K Run / Walk Closed

Registration closed
    1. $25.00
      Jan 7 – Mar 31
    2. $30.00
      Apr 1 – Apr 24

High School Team Challenge

Show your school spirit through our High School Team Challenge!

Create your team or join an existing team when you register.


  • All members must be a high school student in grades 9 - 12.
  • Teams must have a minimum of three members.

Awards Will Be Given To:

  • Teams with the fastest average of all team members.
  • Team with the highest number of members.

All Participants Receive:

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
  • Real Time Results and Photos Provided by StartLine Racing on their Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

Mail In Registration

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!!

Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available for $35.00 per person.
    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

Course Map


Medals will be awarded to the following:

  • Top 3 Male & Female
  • Top Male and Female Master's Finishers (age 40+)
  • First Place Male and Female in all Age Groups
    • 19 & Under
    • 20 - 24
    • 25 - 29
    • 30 - 34
    • 35 - 39
    • 40 - 44
    • 45 - 49
    • 50 - 54
    • 55 - 59
    • 60 - 64
    • 65 - 69
    • 70 & Over

Event Schedule

  • April 25 6:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • April 25 7:30 AM - Run Begins

  • April 25 8:30 AM - Awards Begin (approximate)

Contact Information

Event Location

Betty Fairfax High School, Phoenix, AZ, United States

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