FCPL "Word on the Street" Family Fun Run

1136 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226


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Event Description

Join us for our first Fun Run!

The 2.5 mile run spans from FCPL, down 4th Ave, across the park, on the riverfront trail, and back up the Armstrong Trail, with a shorter (1 mile) option of turning back at the park.  Participants can run, jog, walk, skip, dance - however you want to move!  Better yet, join as your favorite book, movie, or other character for a chance to win a prize for best character costume after the run!  Favorite book character & author quotes sponsored by local businesses & individuals will also be installed along the route!  This RUN is just for FUN - no timing, no pressure! Competitve runners are encouraged to use the Fun Run as a training opportunity!


Ages 12+ $25  |  Ages 0-11 $15

  • Register as a family of 3+ for $5 off per registrant

Dogs $5 (must be leashed)

Registration includes a Softstyle Fun Run T-Shirt (bandana for dogs), refreshments after run, prizes for best character costumes, and prize entry for all participants.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • “Top Shelf” Sponsor : $250 or more
    • Includes your own sign along the route with name/logo and choice of book character/quote Includes 2 free registrations
  • “Novel” Sponsor: $100 to $250
    • Includes shared sign along route with name/logo and book character/quote Includes 1 free registration
  • “Story” Sponsor: $25 to $100 or donation of goods
    • Includes name recognition

To sponsor, please submit an application (available here) with a check payable to Ford City Public Library.

For more information, please contact the library in person or at 724-763-3591!

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