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2017 Prendergast Run for Literacy 5K Run/Walk

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


The 2019 Prendergast Run for Literacy is Saturday, May 11, 2019. This is the 13th year of the race – bring your friends and family for a  morning of fun!

Registration opens March 1, 2019. Register early to get a t-shirt!

8:00 – 8:45 A.M. Race registration
9:00 A.M. Race
9:05 A.M. Walk

Registration fee

Register your way:
To register, contact the library at (716 )484-7135, print the online FORM and mail it to the library, with your registration fee; or register online Sign Up

You may also print the form and bring it to the library the morning of the race.

Pre-race packet pick-up
8:00 – 8:45 A.M on the Fifth Street side of the library, in the Community Room.

Race Course
The race course begins at the library, continues through neighborhood streets, circles through Lake View Cemetery, and returns to the library. The course is level and slightly downhill to the cemetery. Inside the cemetery, the course has hills and some level. Back to the library, the course has a slight incline and level. Map

Timing is provided by The Big White Trailer

In the library parking lot, on the 6th Street side of the library; in 5th Street parking ramp, and on side streets.

Race Results
Race results are posted on prendergastlibrary.org, The Big White Trailer and BuffaloRunners.com

Post Race
Awards and refreshments will be presented in the Johnson Community Room of James Prendergast Library.

Awards to Overall Top Male and Female runner, 2 places; Male & Female, 1st & 2nd place in 5 year age groups.

Due to requests from the public, the library added the following age groups: 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 99. It’s good to see that our community is in such good shape! Keep running, everyone!

Walk Awards to Overall Men, Women, Boys, Girls: 1st, 2nd & 3rd places.


May 11
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


James Prendergast Library
509 Cherry Street
Jamestown, NY 14701 United States
(716) 484-7135


Online Registration url
Contact Name
Michael Magnuson
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(716) 484-7135 Ext. 227
Event Type
Run / Walk
Event Distance

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