frequently ASked Questions

Q. When is the race?

A.
The race is on Saturday,
The race is on Saturday,
April 24, 2021

Q. What time is the event?

A.
The 5K race begins at 
9:00 am
where it will begin and end on the track.

Q. Where is the race?

A.
The race will begin and finish at 
Council Rock High School North62 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940

Q. When does registration open?

A.
Race registration will open on Wednesday, February,24, 2021.
Click to register today

Q. Where can I park?

A.
There will be plenty of parking around the perimeter of the high school. We ask that all participants arrive no later than 8:45 AM. 
Council Rock High School North62 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940

Q. When can I pick up my bib and tech shirt?

A.
You will have the option to pick up your bib and tech shirt on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 at the
Bucks County Association For the Blind400 Freedom Dr, Newtown, PA 18940
and on race day from TBA.

Q. What do I need to pick up my bib and shirt?

A.
Please bring a valid ID.

Q. Do I have to wear a mask?

A.
All participants must wear a mask before and after the race. Volunteers will have to wear their masks at all times.

Q. Will I have the option to run in-person or virtually?

A.
YES!

Q. Will there be port-a-potties?

A.
You bet! We will have three standard port-a-potties and one handicap port-a-pot. All four will be equipped with hand sanitizers. In addition, we will have a hand sanitizer station.

Q. Can I sign up for the event on race day?

A.
No. all participants must sign up online one week prior to the day of our race.

Q. Can my child or children participate?

A.
Absolutely! Children under ten must be accompanied by an adult to run the in-person 5K race.

Q. Will there be a one mile fun run?

A.
Unfortunately, no.

Q. Can I walk the 5K race?

A.
Absolutely! The race is a run/walk event. 

Q. How much will it cost to participate?

A.
The 5K race, in-person or virtually, will cost $35 plus a $4 RunsignUp fee.

Q. What is the difference between participating in-person versus virtually?

A.
If you choose to run in-person, you will be running on our designated 5K course on Saturday, April 24, 2021. If you choose to run virtually, you can complete the 5K distance anywhere in the world and at any time during the day. However, you MUST report your time from Sunday prior to our race day and by Monday, April 26, 2021

Q. What kind of swag will I receive this year?

A.
All participants, in-person, or virtual, will receive a short sleeve tech shirt and chip timing (in-person).

Q. Who benefits from this race?

A.
We support two amazing organizations: Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired) and Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB).

Q. Will there be a finisher medal?

A.
Unfortunately, no.

Q. If I sign up for the whole Series, how can I get my Bookin' for Lookin' tech shirt?

A.
You will have the option to pick up your bib and tech shirt on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 at the
Bucks County Association For the Blind400 Freedom Dr, Newtown, PA 18940
- OR pick it up on race day.

Q. Will there be awards?

A.
YES!

Q. Will there be an award ceremony?

A.
Unfortunately, no. Participants who win an award, will be able to pick their awards up at the Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Q. Will there be water stations?

A.
Unfortunately, no. We ask that all participants bring their own water bottles.

Q. How can I volunteer?

A.
ANSWER FORTH COMING

Q. If I cannot participant, may I give a donation?

A.
Donations are always greatly appreciated. You can visit our website at www.bookinforlookin.com click on the “Donate” button. Thank you in advance for your kind contribution.

Q. What is the course like?

A.
The entire course is paved paths other than the track.

Q. How long is a 5K run?

A.
The 5K run is 3.1 miles.

Q. What is the course like?

A.
The entire course is paved paths other than the track.

Q. Can my dog run or walk with me?

A.
Unfortunately, no. However, guide dogs are permitted.
April 24, 2021
Newtown, PA
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Sharing Well Empowering the Disadvantaged
WillsEye Physicians Mid Atlantic Retina
Inspire Federal Credit Union
First National Bank and Trust of Newtown
GEICO of Bucks County
Jammer Doors and Windows
Lions Clubs International
Newtown Vet Hospital
Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Synergy Hearing
Meglio Wood Fired Pizzeria
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Holland Floor Covering
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
5k
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Apr 24, 2021 9:00 AM

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired of winter?! Wipe your nose, get off the couch and come out and enjoy our our ninth annual Bookin' for Lookin' 5K run or walk. You will have the choice to run in-person or virtually from anywhere in the world.


This year, the course will return to our old stomping grounds at Council Rock High School North and parts of Tyler State Park. The in-person race will be held on (SEE DATE & TIME ABOVE). All participants will receive a short sleeve tech-shirt.


Your support will benefit two amazing organizations (Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Guiding Eyes for the Blind)that help individuals who are visually impaired or blind receive important eye exams, independent training and mobility services. These opportunities allow those with visual needs to grow more confident and independent lives.

Cost: $
35

Virtual Run Info

You pick the time, day, and place (anywhere in the world!) to run or walk the 5K. However, you must enter your time during the week up until race day and by Monday following the race day.

Frequently Asked QuestionsFrequently asked questions

Packet Pickup

Bucks County Association For the Blind
Apr 22, 2021 2:00 PM
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5:00
PM
Apr 23, 2021 2:00 PM
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5:00 PM
Apr 24, 2021 7:45 AM
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8:45 AM
400 Freedom Dr, Newtown, PA 18940

Parking

Council Rock North High School
62 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940

Race day

Registration/Start/Finish
62 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
Ammenties
Awards, Portapotties

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