Participants and spectators will enjoy music at every mile of the race and a festival atmosphere following the event including live music, food and drinks. For the first time, there will be team fundraising! All proceeds benefit the efforts to fundraise for book collections at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. To learn more or register for the race, visit www.cmlibraryfriends.org and click on Rock & Read 5K. Can’t participate in the event this year? Community members can click on the link and still donate to the cause.