Book Bolt

BOOK BOLT 2017 logo

Saturday, November 4, 2017

5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk 9:00 a.m.

 Griffin-Spalding County Library, in partnership with the

Friends of the Griffin Spalding County Library (FROGSLIB)

Presents the 2nd Annual Book Bolt 5K

Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) Learning Center

216 S. 6th Street ǀ  Griffin, GA  30224

Meet on Poplar Street (behind GSCS building), near S. 5th Street.

The race will be held rain or shine!

This event is open to everyone.  This is a community partnership event to raise money for the library, to promote awareness of library services, to have fun, and promote health and wellness.  Runners, walkers, strollers, volunteers, children, and library lovers are all invited to participate in this fantastic family-friendly event.

WHAT:  Book Bolt 5K Run/Walk

WHEN:  Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.

    The race will be held rain or shine!

WHERE:  Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) Learning Center

216 S 6th Street, Griffin, GA 30224

ROUTE:  The race route will begin on Poplar Street (at S. 5th Street), near Memorial Stadium, behind Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) Learning Center.  It will continue on E. College Street through the old third ward neighborhood; loop at Hilltop Drive & Springer Drive,  then follow Terrace St. to Terracedale Court; returning to starting location via College Street.

5k Race Route Map

PURPOSE:  Proceeds from the race benefit the Library’s programs and collection development needs (books, audio visuals, etc.).

AWARDS CEREMONY:  Immediately following the race.

AWARDS: Top three male and female runners and walkers.   Age group awards to the winners in each run/walk division.

T-SHIRTS:   Pre-register by Thursday, October 19 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

REGISTER:  Pre-registration suggested.   Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 8:45 a.m.

HOW TO PRE-REGISTER:   Entry fee is $25.00.   Fees are non-refundable.

RACE PACKET PICK-UPPackets will be available for pick-up at the Library on Friday, November 3, or pick-up on race-day at registration table.

For race details, sponsorship information or other inquiries, contact

SPONSORS:  We couldn’t do this without you! Sponsors can get your company logo on our race t-shirt. For more information see our Book Bolt Letter sponsor 2017 and our Book Bolt Sponsorship Levels 2017

Email:    Phone: 770-412-4770

Griffin – Spalding County Library | 800 Memorial Drive | Griffin, GA 30223