Rotary Run for Reading 

 5K Run and Walk

 Saturday June 4th, 2016

  Start Time: 10:00AM

Fun Run Start Time: 11:00AM



Coventry Public Library

1672 Flat River Road
Coventry, RI 02816

Race Route:

Start: Route 117 near Walker Lane.  The race will continue west on Route 117.

End: Walker Lane in front of the Coventry Public Schools Administrative Building.


Driving Directions 

Thank you to Our Event Sponsors:


Interested in sponsoring the event?


Tarah Warner 
Pawtuxet Valley Rotary 

Still Have Questions?


Tarah Warner 
Pawtuxet Valley Rotary 

The Rotary Run for Reading 2016

Proceeds will Benefit:


Coventry Public Library

Since 1978, the Coventry Public Library has played an integral role in Educating, Entertaining and Enriching residents through extensive literacy programs and English Language classes.  Coventry Public Library Foundation partners with the Ocean State Library system in order to better serve the public.

 West Greenwich-Loutitt Public Library

Since 1951, the West Greenwich – Loutitt Public Library has been a historic landmark in the town of West Greenwich. Members enjoy a wide selection of books, reference materials and free computer/internet use.   The Louttit Library Foundation also partners with the Ocean State Library system in order to better serve the public.

West Warwick Public Library 

Since 1967, the West Warwick Public Library has been an essential organization to the city of West Warwick. Members enjoy access to a variety of book clubs and reduced ticket prices to museums.  The library also operates a volunteer program as a way for citizens to become involved with community service projects.





From points North: Take Route 95 South to Exit 10B West, Route 117. Follow 117 to 1675 Flat River Road, Coventry.

From points South: Take Route 95 North to Exit 10A West, Route 117. Follow 117 to 1675 Flat River Road, Coventry.

Age Divisions:

  • 4-13 (Fun Run)
  • 4-13
  • 14-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+


1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall males and females will win giftcards from local businesses.  

Top 3 winners of each age group will recieve medals.

The Walk and Fun Run are non competitve events.

Schedule of Events:

Registration Start Time: 8:45AM

Registration End Time: 9:50AM

5K Run and Walk Start Time: 10:00AM

Fun Run Start Time: 11:00AM

Award Ceremony: 12:00PM

Other Information:

Commemorative T-Shirt to all entrants.

Event participants will choose the library they would like the proceeds to benefit. 

For the safety of the athletes, please no dogs or rollerblades.


Event Waiver:

Waiver : I understand the physical activity required for this event is potentially hazardous.  I am aware I should not enter this event unless I am medically able and properly trained.  I agree to abide by any direction of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete this race.  I assume all risks associated with running this race including, but not limited to; falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather such as high humidity or heat, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all stated risks being known and appreciated by me.  Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, in submitting my application for consideration to participate in this event, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the event and all sponsors, their representatives, and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising from my participation. I understand such liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the person named in this waiver. The Rotary Club, any sponsors and their agents/representatives reserve the right to extend and reject any and all entries. I understand all fees are non-refundable.

*If mailing a check, Pawtuxet Valley Rotary must recieve it by May, 27th, 2016.

*The last day for online registration and online payment is June 2nd, 2016.