5K and 1 Mile, RUN WITH THE OWL
Benefiting the Fairhope Public Library

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The Hoot Scoot 5K & 1 Mile, Running for Reading, shares in the sadness and shock that has come from the tragedy in Boston. Next Friday, April 26, we will come together and unite as runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators for the 5th Annual Hoot Scoot and in doing so, show our support for all those injured or killed in this tragic event.

The Fairhope Public Library Foundation (FHPLF) will hold its 5th annual Hoot Scoot on Friday, April 26 at 6:30pm. Owls of all ages will take to the streets in their Glow in the Dark race t-shirts, running through the beautiful neighborhoods of Downtown Fairhope. At the finish line, runners will be welcomed by a party under the stars - the Fairhope Library lawn will be filled with food, beverages, music and dancing with our race mascot, the Owl!


Photos taken by Rodney Kilgore

By popular demand, this year’s race will again offer awards for both prediction and speed. Awards will be given to the top five male and females who come closest to predicting their times in the 5K, and to the three fastest males and female finishers. All those registered in the 1 mile fun run / walk will receive participation prizes. In addition to the individual awards, the school with the most registered runners will receive a $500 gift certificate to help purchase books for their school library. All race proceeds benefit the Fairhope Public Library.

The Fairhope Public Library Foundation was established in July 2008 to develop public and private financial support for the Fairhope Public Library. Through fundraising events such as the Hoot Scoot, the library is able to provide services, programs, equipment, and materials needed to realize its full potential as a preeminent educational, intellectual and cultural center of Fairhope.


Photos taken by Rodney Kilgore