Book'n It Race Information

Race Info

Book’n It Run for Literacy is a Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation event that was started in 2003.  All proceeds from this event go to the Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation, and in turn support the collections and programs of the Sun Prairie Public Library, literacy, and lifelong learning.

The runs and walk will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Sheehan Park (1351 Linnerud Drive). Events include:

  • 5K and 10K Run

  • 5K Walk

  • 1 Mile Fun Run (for all ages)

  • Kids’ 100 Meter Dash (ages 10 and under)

There will be secure bike corral available for those biking to the race. We thank Sun Prairie Bicycle Advocacy Group. Check them out!


Medals for each runner category plus the top 3 walk finishers will be awarded post-race by our guest emcee. Trophies are presented to male and female finishers of each race.

Race divisions:


15 years and under

16 – 19 years of age

20 – 29 years of age

30 – 39 years of age

40 – 49 years of age

50 – 59 years of age

60 – 69 years of age

70 years and older

All children participating in the Kids’ 100 Meter Dash will receive finisher ribbons and all runners finishing the 1 Mile Fun Run receive moisture-wicking headbands. 

Race Day Schedule


Anticipated Race Day Schedule*:    Saturday August 1, 2020

6:30 am         Registration opens for 10K Run, 5K Run, and 5K Walk, 1 Mile Fun                           Run, and Kids’ 100 Meter Dash

7:45 am         Registration closes for 10K Run, 5K Run, and 5K Walk (7:45 SHARP!)

8:00 am         Start time for 10K Run, 5K Run, and 5K Walk

9:00 am         Registration closes for 1 Mile Fun Run and Kids’ 100 Meter Dash

9:05 am         Mascots run the Kids’ 100 Meter Dash

9:15 am         Start time for Kids’ 100 Meter Dash (for kids 10 and under)

9:30 am         Start time for the 1 Mile Fun Run

Awards for the 5K and 10K Run will be presented shortly after top 3 finishers in each division are determined. Door Prize winners will be selected and posted near the shelter during the race.  All participants are eligible for prizes!

*Race day schedule is tentative, and subject to change. Please check the schedule as we near our event.