Library 5K Run/Walk

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Library 5K Run/Walk with Kids Dash

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Run, walk, stroll, or dance at the E.D. Locke Public Library's second annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Dash.

There are three ways that you can participate:

In person 5K

We are excited to offer an in person event on Saturday, September 23, 2022.  Run, walk, or dance your way through the course and enjoy post-race refreshments.  Strollers are allowed.  

Virtual 5K 

T-shirts and race packets can be picked up at the library beginning September 22. Participants from outside the area may request a t-shirt be shipped for a fee.
Run or walk a 5K any time from September 23 - October 2.
Choose your route and run anywhere.

Kids Dash 

Children may register for a 1/3 mile fun run. Each registered participant will receive a t-shirt. Parents may join in at no additional cost.

Register by September 9 to guarantee your shirt!

All proceeds from the event benefit the E.D. Locke Public Library.


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Packet Pickup

Packet pick up will be held Friday, September 22nd from 2:00-6:00 PM in the library lobby and Saturday, September 23th from 7:00-8:00 AM outside the library. We strongly encourage pick up on Friday if possible to avoid delays Saturday morning.


The McFarland Community Festival will be occupying the library and Municipal Center parking lot as well as surrounding roads. Please visit the Festival website for more details:

5K Run/Walk Route

5K Run/Walk Route













The recliner to 5K kick-off is Tuesday, July 18 starting at 6 PM in the Library Community Room.  It's sponsored by Stoughton Health and E.D. Locke Public Library

Recliner to 5K Program
Provided by Stoughton Health

First meeting July 18th @ 6:00pm

A Stoughton Health & E.D. Locke Public Library Partnership

The Recliner to 5K Program will prepare beginning runners for McFarland’s E.D. Locke Public Library event – On Your Bookmark…GO! 5K Run on Saturday, September 23rd. This FREE 10-week program includes a kick-off meeting and three training sessions.  FREE 5K Registration To The First 20 People Who Register!



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