October 2, 2019

For more information, contact:
Amelia Hill
Phone: 828-894-8721 x283

Trick-or-Trot 5k

COLUMBUS, N. C., (October 2, 2019) – Calling all ghoulish runners and zombie walkers! Join Polk County Public Libraries for the first annual family friendly Trick-or-Trot 5k event. The library will be partnering with community members and businesses in Polk County to provide a free walk/run road race, on Saturday, October 26th. Race participants are encouraged to complete the course in costume and gather treats at the candy stops along the route. The event will take place at Harmon Field, in Tryon, NC and begin at 6:30pm.

Online registration is now open! Details concerning packet pick-up, race route, and official custom t-shirts are included on the registration site. Lace up your running shoes – we look forward to seeing you on the course!

Polk County Public Libraries have a Main Library in Columbus and a branch in Saluda, as well as outreach services. PCPL offers books, movies, music, audiobooks, and downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, as well as public computers and wireless internet access. PCPL offers regularly scheduled programs for people of all ages. To learn more, visit