The 2017 Bolt for the Heart Race has Limited Space Remaining!

Thank you to everyone that supported our unbelievable growth this year.  Your participation and contributions will enable us to provide even more AED’s than we planned for the Indiana State Patrol!

A limited number of entries will be available at Packet Pickup on Wednesday for $35 each, but those will not include the race tee.  There will be NO REGISTRATION available on race morning.

2017 Bolt for the Heart

We invite you and your family to join us for our 6th Annual Bolt for the Heart Family 5k a Run/ Walk. 100% of the proceeds will go to buying AEDs for our Indiana State Trooper Patrol cars.

November 23rd, 9 AM at the Beautiful Center Green in Carmel. Register now!

The Race

The 6th Annual Bolt for the Heart will be Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017, in Carmel Indiana. The race is located at the beautiful Palladium Center Green (355 City Center Drive, Carmel IN 46032) and starts at 9:00am (eastern time).

Everyone Receives

  • The 2017 Race Shirt, long sleeve tri-blend
  • An all new Finisher Medal for 2017 with sublimated ribbon!
  • Lots of professional photos; FREE to download with no watermarks!
  • Professionally chip-timed race!
  • A unique racing experience with your friends and family!

Virtual Option

The 2017 Virtual Race is currently Sold Out

2017 Long Sleeve Tri-Blend

2017 Finisher Medal Spinner

Optional 1/4 Zip Jacket

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Optional Bolt Hat

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Race Details

Schedule at a Glance:

  • Wendesday, November 22, Noon-5:30pm
  • Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 23
    • 7:30am-8:30am Race Day packet pickup and registration (if not sold out)
    • 9:00am Race Start

Parking is available in the surrounding area lots, garages and on the street.

Map-for-Carmel-BoltThe USATF Certified 5k course will take you through some of the nicest areas of Carmel, including downtown Main Street and a section of the Monon Trail.

Top 3 Overall Male & Female in all Divisions

Male & Female Age Groups 
Under 12
71+ Masters Division

NOTE:  Overall Top 3 Awards are presented as soon as the 3rd place finisher in each group finishes.  Age Group awards can be picked up at the awards table after you finish, just check the results screen and look for your place in the Age Group column.