MBMS Lightning Bolt


Event Date

Sat, Feb 28, 2015


Bogart, GA

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Malcom Bridge Middle School Athletics

3rd Annual Lightning Bolt


1 Lap “Little Bolt” race, 1 Mile “Bolt” Run/ Walk, Competitive “Lightning Bolt”

5K Run/ Walk

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Malcom Bridge Middle School – 2500 Malcom Bridge Rd. – Bogart, GA 30622

The start/finish will be located on the football field. The 5K course is mostly flat with over ¾ of the course on grass, while the rest will be on paved roads. The mile fun run/walk and “Little Bolt” race will be held on the football and practice fields. The “Little Bolt” race will begin at 2:45, then the 1 mile “Bolt” race will begin at 3:00, followed by the Lightning Bolt 5K beginning at 3:30 PM. Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the pavilion near the football field.

RACE DEDICATION: Each year, MBMS dedicates the 5K to a person or to an organization that has positively impacted either ourcommunity or people in need. Ten percent of the proceeds from the race will be given to this selected person or organization. This year therace will be dedicated to the non-profit organization called ALS Guardian Angels, and proceeds will directly benefit people who are suffering from ALS. The MBMS family was sadly affected by ALS several years ago when we tragically lost a beloved faculty member to this horrible disease. If you would like to learn more about ALS Guardian Angels and how this organization aids people with ALS, please go to http://www.alsguardianangels.com/.

AWARDS: Awards will be presented to all participants in the “Little Bolt” race. The top three boys and top three girls who finish the 1 mile race will be given awards in the age groups of 10 and under and 11-14. Awards in the 5K will be presented to the overall male and female winners as well as the top three finishers in age groups ranging from 10 and under through 55 and over.

REGISTRATION: You can register via this form or at the Malcom Bridge Middle School office. Registration is due by Thursday, February 26, 2015 at noon. The entry fee prior to February 20 is $20.00 and $25.00 from February 20 through race day. There is a family rate of $60.00 if registered by February 20, $70.00 if registered after February 20. All pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Race-day registration and packet pickup will begin at 1:30 p.m. Checks are to be made out to: The Titan Foundation.

For more information, contact Scott Burrell at sburrell@oconeeschools.org.

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