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The Blackberry Bolt- May The Course Be With You!

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The PTO at Blackberry Creek Cordially Invites You to Participate in Our Second Annual 

Blackberry Bolt 5K & 2K Run/Walk!

Location: Blackberry Creek Elementary School
1122 S. Anderson Rd. Elburn, IL 60119

Start Times: 2K Family Walk/Run: 8:30 am   5K: 9:00am

Chipped Timed Race!!! New This Year!!!

*Costumes Encouraged, but Not Required.*
**This is a Galaxy Event! Please Share With the Community!**

The Day of the Race Will Feature:

  • Breakfast from Lodi Tap House and It's Sweet Bakery!
  • Fun Family Activities (DJ, Face Painting, Games, Crafts, and More...)!
  • A Visit from The Midwest Garrison (A Star Wars Costuming Group)!
  • Silent Auction!
  • 50/50 Raffle!

*Registration Fee:  Early Bird- Until March 31st: $15/2K and $30/5K; April 1st-May 1st: $20/2K and $35/5K; During Packet Pick-Up and Race Day: $25/2K and $40/5K

*Registration and Tickets Available Online Until Wednesday, May 1st.  Afterwards, Registration and Tickets Can Be Purchased During Packet Pick-Up, and on Race Morning (7:00am-9:00am). 

*5K Participants Receive a Dri-Fit Race Shirt, and One Meal Ticket.

*2K Participants Receive a Cotton Race Shirt with the Option to Up-Grade to a Dri-Fit Race Shirt.

*Additional Meal Tickets Can Be Purchased! The Meal Includes a Chewrito (a Breakfast Burrito) and Potatoes Served with a Princess Bun (a Cinnamon Roll).

*Packet Pick-Up is on Friday, May 3rd from 3:30pm-7:00pm at Blackberry Creek Elementary School in the Multi-Purpose Room. Go Thru Door 11.

*Strollers Welcome. Pets not allowed. 

*Registrations Received After 3/31/19 are Not Guaranteed T-Shirt, Size, or Type.

*Only 2K or 5K Participants, 17 Years Old or Under, Will Receive a Participation Medal While Supplies Last.

*50/50 Raffle Will be Cash Only During Packet Pick-Up and the Day of the Race!

*Placement Medals Will be Awarded for Age Category Winners in the 5K Race. The Top Three Men and Women in Each Age Group Will be Given a Medal: Ages 10 and Under, Ages 11-17, Ages 18-35, Ages 36-50, and Ages 51 and Older.

*The Race Will Be Ran Rain or Shine.

*Registration Online Will Incur a Fee.

*All Registrations and Ticket Sales Are Final! Refunds Will Not Be Given for Any Reason!

Registration fees

Buy Raffle Tickets or Food Vouchers Closed

Fee will be based on what you purchase and quantity.

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    Feb 15 - May 1

5K Registration Closed

Registration closed
    1. $30.00

      Early Bird Registration

      Feb 15 – Mar 31
    2. $35.00
      Apr 1 – May 1

2K Registration Closed

Registration closed
    1. $15.00

      Early Bird Pricing

      Feb 15 – Mar 31
    2. $20.00
      Apr 1 – May 1

Event Information

Please Check Out the Silent Auction 

Please click here to Volunteer to Help With the Blackberry Bolt 


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Are You Interested In Sponsoring the Blackberry Bolt or Donating to Our Silent Auction, Please Contact Us at for More Information!!!!

Event Schedule

  • May 3 3:30 PM CDT - Packet Pick-Up/Registration

  • May 4 7:00 AM CDT - Check-In/Registration

  • May 4 8:30 AM CDT - 2K Start

  • May 4 9:00 AM CDT - 5K Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School, 1122 S. Anderson Road, Elburn, IL 60119, United States

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