Runners will take to the streets of Milledgeville to raise money to buy books for children.
The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy of Baldwin County is hosting the inaugural Book it to the Finish 5K on Sept. 29.
The event includes a Tiny Trot at 8 a.m. before the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m.
Participants will gather at the North Baldwin County Fire Station at 105 Airport Road and can register at 7 a.m. the day of the race or by visiting www.active.com.
The registration fee is $25 per person or $60 for a maximum of four family members.
Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite storybook character and compete for best costume.
Proceeds will help pay for books to be distributed to children each month until their fifth birthday.
Send checks payable to: Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy, P.O. Box 580, Milledgeville, GA, 31059.