2nd Annual CSAS Book It! 5k, 1 Mile and 1/2 Mile Races Sponsored by the CSAS PTSA

Welcome to our race page. My name is Ann-Marie Fitzsimmons. I am the CSAS Upper School Librarian and one of the CSAS Middle School Cross Country and Track coaches. Funding for public school libraries has dwindled for libraries over the last few years. Librarians find it necessary to fund themselves to pay for books, magazines, computers, iPads, furniture, etc.

So, because 1. libraries cost money to be useful and effective for students, 2. I love running and 3. running is more fun than grant writing, we are having the 2nd Annual CSAS Book It! 5k to fund the underfunded. Proceeds from our race will go largely to the Upper School Library. We also plan to donate a chunk of change to The Chattanooga Community Kitchen like we did last year.

Rather than canned food donations, we will be taking used, but still usable, running shoes and gear of all sizes to give to the program On My Own 2 Feet. On My Own 2 Feet is a running program sponsored by The Chattanooga Track Club that trains those in Chattanooga experiencing homelessness for 5k races.               

                                          This year’s T-Shirt is green for Earth Day!BookIt17_Green_01

Race Fees 5k: CSAS Student ($10) Non-CSAS Student ($15) Individual Adult ($25) ($30 past April 12)

Race Fee 1 Mile Fun Run: CSAS Student ($10) Non-CSAS Student ($15)

Race Fee 1/2 Mile Dash: CSAS Student ($10) Non-CSAS Students ($15)                                                                             

Register here! And of course, walkers and strollers are more than welcome. The more the merrier! YOU MUST REGISTER BY MIDNIGHT ON Wednesday April 12th, TO BE GUARANTEED A RACE SHIRT! I will order some extras, but not a ton.

Packet Pickup Day Before the Race: Race numbers and shirts may be picked up at CSAS On April 21st from 4:15 – 6:00pm. I will set up by the play ground in the back parking lot. 

Packet Pickup/Day of Registration: Will begin at 7:00am on Race Day. We will be set up in front of the big gym.

Awards Day of Race: Around 10:00am

A link to our Facebook Page is here.

Thank you to our sponsors!

2017 RESULTS – Overall 2017 RESULTS – Age Groups

2016 RESULTS – Overall  2016 RESULTS – Age Groups

Photos from the Race!


The turnaround point for the 5k will be on the RiverPark near The Boathouse Restaurant. The 1 Mile Fun Run turnaround will be near Manker Patten and Scrappy Moore Field! 

Go cheer on your runner!!


Thank you to our sponsors!

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