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Information for Race Day Participants

The 2021 Brookhaven Bolt will be held on Saturday, May 22nd at Village Place Brookhaven. The race starts at 8:00am sharp for runners and will have staggered start times this year.  THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. In the event of inclement weather (lightning or hazardous conditions), please check our website home page for up to date information.

Starting Location / Pre-Race Staging
The Brookhaven Bolt starts on Caldwell Road directly behind Village Place Brookhaven. All runners are to gather in the parking lot behind Village Place Brookhaven no later than 7:45 A.M. Please take into account the short walk from our parking area to the starting area.
Race Start
Our race will begin on Caldwell Road shortly before the intersection with Green Meadows.  Competitive runners are advised to congregate at or near the back entrance to Village Place Brookhaven near Savi Urban Market. We will have staggered start times this year and will have many volunteers in the area, so do not hesitate to ask questions.
Race Course
Our race is through the beautiful neighborhood of Ashford Park. Please follow the cones and stay within the race course. BE AWARE OF WHERE YOU ARE RUNNING AND THOSE AROUND YOU. As with all streets, there will be occasional areas of the road that are not smooth and may present a tripping hazard to runners.
Finish Line
Our race course is a loop which allows us to have our start and finish lines in the same area. The finish line is on Dresden Drive directly in front of Village Place Brookhaven. Upon completing the race, please enter the parking lot on your right for refreshments and snacks.
Post-Race Festival
We are very thankful to all of our sponsors for the Bolt and encourage all of our runners to participate in the post race festival. We will present awards to our top male and female finishers. Live Race results will be located at or near the finish line courtesy of Orion Racing.  Awards presentation for winners. We will also have a post race table where you can pickup your shirt and/or hat as well as any coupons form our sponsors.
First Aid / Restrooms / Personal Belongings
In the case of an emergency, please let one of our volunteers, police officers, firemen or EMS teams know immediately. We will have an emergency first aid area in the parking lot directly across Caldwell Road from the back entrance of Village Place. Restroom facilities will be located near the back corner of the parking lot. Please leave all personal belongings in your car. The Brookhaven Bolt Community Association and its volunteers cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen items. We do not have an area of safe keeping for your personal items.

Race Packet Pickup

You can pick up your race packet on May 20 and 21 between 5-8pm at at the covered carpool area of Ashford Park Elementary School located at the corner of Tryon Road NE and Cynthia Drive NE.

Ashford Park Elementary School

2968 Cravenridge Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

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Chip Timing by Orion Racing

Each race number will be fitted with a small chip on the back of the bib.  This is your official race number and your timing chip, SO PLEASE DO NOT TAMPER WITH THE DEVICE. It is a disposable device so there is no need to turn it back in. Please make sure that your race number is securely fixed to the front of your shirt. Our photographers will do their best to photograph each runner as they cross the finish line. (We will send out a link after the race to see your photos).

Orion Racing will have a live results feed that will be located near the finish line. Results will be posted to our website, the active.com website and Orion Racing’s website shortly after the race.  Awards will be provided to the top 3 male and female winners along with winners from each age group by gender.

Have you registered for the Bolt? Click Here to sign-up today!

The Brookhaven Bolt is a 5K Run/Walk/Stroller push through one of Brookhaven’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Ashford Park. The 2021 race will be held on
Saturday, May 22nd with an 8am start time. All proceeds from this annual event go to support Ashford Park Elementary School.