Join us for one of the area's only 4 mile races:


Did you know?

  • 49% of 3rd graders in York County are not reading at grade level.
  • 80% of a child's brain growth occurs before the age of 3.
  • 17% of York County’s kids are living in poverty.
  • 66% of children growing up in low-income families are NOT read to daily.
  • 30 Million fewer words are heard by low – income children before the age of 3.

Help us raise money for ELP's early literacy programs and get more books into the hands of children and their families!


  • 4 Mile Timed Run
  • Book Relay (Timed) - 4 participants per team, 1 mile each
  • Sleep-In Supporter - T-shirt purchase only (Adult and Youth sizes available)

Costumes are encouraged! Dress up like your favorite storybook character!

The run consists of a 4 mile loop beginning and ending at the downtown Rock Hill Fountain Park with a brief stroll through the campus of Winthrop University.

If a 4 mile run is not your thing, grab some friends and join us for the Book Relay where four participants can run/walk 1 mile EACH and carry a children's book to the end of the course. Last but not least, if you can't get your sleepy head out of your bed, register to be a Sleep-In Supporter and still get the cool A4 Tek long-sleeved shirt! Race Day t-shirts: Guaranteed if registered by February 16th, then as supplies last.

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For more information about Early Learning Partnership, go to
The Early Learning Partnership of York County Additional Donations
Goal: $1,500
Community Sponsors
Community Partners