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Bold Blitzen 5k

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2023

Bold Rock Cidery - Nellysford, VA

9 AM - 12 PM

REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!

Kick off the holiday season in a bold way with the Bold Blitzen 5K! Bold Rock's elves will be there whipping up a fun recipe of award-winning hard cider, live music and tasty treats from the kitchen. Expect a flat course with beautiful views, an awesome long sleeve performance shirt and Bold Rock at the finish. All pre-registered participants get a pair of Blitzen antlers! Teams are the way to go, with Bold Rock swag for the biggest team and best costumes! Walker, doggo and all-terrain stroller-friendly.

 

WHAT YOU GET

  • A unisex cut or ladies cut long sleeve performance event tee

  • Blitzen antlers to all pre-registered participants

  • Pint of Bold Rock Hard Cider

  • Post-race party and awards ceremony with food for purchase from the Bold Rock kitchen
     

REGISTRATION

  • $35 until November 16, 2023

  • $42 November 17 – December 1

  • Shirt cut-off is November 16. Non-dated event shirts from previous years will be given out, if available, by date of registration. Race day registrants shirts are $5, if available.

  • Registrants will be emailed event-specific info and race day details just prior to race day

 

TEAMS
Rally the troops and run or walk as a team on race day! All sizes and skill levels of groups are welcome, but we consider a complete team to be 2 or more participants. Create or join a team during registration. ​Biggest team and best team costumes wins a Bold Rock prize!

REFERRAL PROGRAM
Invite your friends to join you at the Bold Blitzen 5K. If you get 4 friends to sign up using your special referral link (which you receive in your confirmation email after you register), you'll get a $10 refund as our Thank You!

 

COURSE
This out-and-back course is easy and flat with gorgeous views in every direction! It's mostly pavement with some gravel. Walker, doggo and all-terrain strollers welcome. Course Map

 

PACKET PICK-UP

Bold Rock Cidery | Directions

1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, VA 22958 | Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM 

POST-RACE
After you cross the finish line, it's time to celebrate! 

  • One pint of Bold Rock Hard Cider is included for all participants over 21

  • A complimentary glass of non-alcoholic sparkling cider is included for children and adults under 21

  • Use the Beverage Ticket attached to your race bib to pick up your glass and cider

  • Please bring proper ID to partake

AWARDS
Awards are given to the overall male and female finishers, and to 1st place finishers in the age groups, below. Participants over 21 win a 6-pack of Bold Rock Hard Cider, and under 21 participants win a bottle of sparkling apple juice. Winners must be present at the Awards ceremony to receive their award.

  • Under 21 age groups: 8-11 |12-15 |16-20

  • Over 21 age groups: 21-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60-69 | 70-79 | 80+ ​
     

SOCIAL MEDIA
Visit our
Facebook and Instagram pages to see #boldblitzen5k race pics, brought to you by Doug Ash Photography.

 

REFUNDS | TRANSFERS
There are NO refunds. Runner transfers (transferring your race entry to another runner) are allowed. Please email your request two weeks before race day.

 

WEATHER
If there is severe weather that makes the course unsafe for runners, we will postpone the event to the following day. We will notify participants via email and will post this information on the website and Facebook pages. Please make sure you can make both dates, as there are no refunds.

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Event Host

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