2016 Firebolt 5K & Nimbus Walk

Saturday, October 22, 2016
5K starts at 8:30 a.m.
Mile walk starts at 9:15 a.m.

Witches and wizards of all ages can start their Harry Potter Festival celebration off with a beautiful run or a fun stroll through the autumn foliage. 


The Firebolt 5K run is a professionally managed run with chip timing for all participants, but is open to casual runners. The race begins and ends at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields on St. Martins Lane at Willow Grove Avenue. 

The Nimbus Walk leads participants on a 1 mile walk to Germantown Avenue for the opening ceremonies of the Harry Potter Festival. The walk also starts at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given for

  • Best Costume Overall
  • Best Costume – 15 and under
  • Best Costume – Tandem/Team

Help Make the Magic Happen – VOLUNTEER!

Thank you to our 2016 volunteers at the race for their support of our runner and walkers, and their help with the Jenks Academy of Witchcraft & Wizardry activities at the Jenks Playground!

And the fun continues on the Jenks Academy grounds...

Many thanks to our sponsors!

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This event is held in association with the Chestnut Hill Business Association’s Harry Potter Festival.