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"Run" alongside your favorite authors in the wildest 5K you've ever seen!

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Dress as your favorite book or movie character

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Meet Famous Authors!

5K and Party at the Park!

August 13, 2022

Paul Reams Wilderness Park

Provo, UT

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Music and Shenanigans!

Raffles & Prizes!


Run, walk, crawl, slither or fly to raise money for programs that support literacy and the love of books for kids!

Free Activities!

Bring your book

loving friends!

Don't want to participate in the 5K? Just come for the party!

5K and Party at the Park!


When: August 13, 2022

Where: Paul Reams Wilderness Park, Provo, UT

Overflow parking at Independence High School. There will be balloons and signs to help you get to the park.

8:15 am-8:45 am Race Check-In

8:45 am- Special "Warm-Up" with the hilarious author duo, Frank                  Cole and Tyler Whitesides
9:00 am Race begins
10:20 am Prizes for best costume and race time (by age group)
10:30 am Mass author signing
11:00 am-12:00 Silent Auction, raffle and other shenanigans to follow



Tween Tent: Draw the Author Contest

Teen Tent: Win free TABC Swag with our fun, carnival-style games

Visit our participating vendors for food and fun!

Bring the whole family and enjoy:

  • Mass author signing

  • Free activities for the whole family

  • Music and entertainment 

  • Awesome vendors

  • Prizes

  • Raffles

  • Silent auction items donated by some of your favorite authors and Utah companies

Participating Authors

Special Thanks to Our Growing List of Event Sponsors