Library 5K Run/Walk

On Your Bookmark...GO!

Library 5K Run/Walk with Kids Dash

Green t-shirt with a picture of a bookmark running and the text "On Your Bookmark...GO!"

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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Join us for our first library run/walk!  This event can be done in-person or virtually.  

Run, walk, stroll, or dance at the E.D. Locke Public Library's first 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 24, 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 23. 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 August 31 to guarantee your shirt!

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


Packet Pickup

Packet pick up will be held Friday, September 23rd from 2:00-6:00 PM in the library lobby and Saturday, September 24th 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













Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K Program
Provided by Stoughton Health

First meeting July 14th @ 6:00pm

Have you always wanted to run a 5K but don’t know where to start or how to train? Stoughton Health and E.D. Locke Public Library in McFarland are partnering on Couch to 5K to prepare beginner runners for the On Your Bookmark…GO! 5K Run on Saturday, September 24th. The program is 10 weeks and incorporates three to four workouts each week. The program will offer four in person sessions including a kick off meeting.

Meeting Dates
E.D. Locke Public Library
5920 Milwaukee St, McFarland
July 14th, July 28th, Aug 18th & Sept 15th at 6 p.m.

The first twenty people to register will receive a free t-shirt and a voucher for a free registration for the On Your Bookmark…GO! 5K Run.