NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Library Company has officially opened registration for its annual Amazing Race competition.

In the Newtown Edition of the Amazing Race, teams of family and friends embark on an adventure through the Newtown Borough in a race to find clues at a variety of locations. Participants will use their cellphone cameras as they race through the course. Teams consisting of two members each will be competing to win first place which includes a trophy, grand prize of $200 and bragging rights. This celebrated local event is set to take place on Saturday, April 28.

Discounts are available for early registration for teams that register on or before April 20 with early entry fees of $15 for ages 14 and under, $20 for library members over 14, and $25 for non-members over 14. Adults who register after April 20, or the morning of the event, will pay an additional $5 per person. Event sign-in begins the day of the event, Saturday April 28 at 9:15 a.m. sharp, when team shirts and rules will be handed out to participants. The first clue will be handed out at 10 a.m. and then the Amazing Race - Newtown Edition will begin!

Make sure to reserve a spot as space is limited. Registration can be done prior to the event either in person at the Newtown Library Company located at 114 East Centre Avenue Newtown or by visiting the website at Day of registration can be done at the starting point for the race, at the Newtown Library Company.

If you would like more information about the Amazing Race Newtown Event, call 215-968-7659 or email

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