Kid's Superhero Bolt

2:00pm YMCA Parking Lot

The Kidz Superhero Bolt 5k & 1 Mile Run is a kids only (14 & under) race through downtown Gadsden.  This race is meant to give kids a true race experience and foster a love of running.  All proceeds go to the GRC Youth Division's Summer Running Program. All runners who cross the finish line will receive an award. Individual age group awards for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd.  T-shirt guaranteed with pre-registration.


Begin at the YMCA. Go down Bay St to Cleveland Ave.  Turn left onto Turrentine.  Follow Turrentine around Argyle Circle & then to Haralson.  Go around the turn around at Haralson Ave & Cleveland, then reverse the course.


This race and the Youth Summer Running Program would not be possible without donations from our generous sponsors.

Gadsden Runners Club

The Course

April 15, 2018

2 Ways to Register:

1. Register online (preferred method) at: 
Search Kids Superhero Bolt. 
Use Multi-Person Signup option for more than 1 child.

2. Mail registration to:
Gadsden Runners Club
PO Box 595
Gadsden, AL 35902-0959
Make checks payable to: Gadsden Runners Club

This is a KIDS ONLY (ages 14 & under) 5k and 1 mile race through historic downtown Gadsden.  Parents/Guardians are allowed to run with their children, but are not required to.  Gadsden Runners Club members will run the course with the children.  Volunteers will line the course to offer encouragement and to insure runners stay on course.  Water stations will be set up at various spots along the course. 

Children are encouraged to dress like their favorite superhero.  They will receive a delicious Frios pop when they cross the finish line.  Children running alone will be in a designated area after the race.  They will not be allowed to leave without the matching claim number given to them prior to the race. 

Every child will receive a finishers award.  Age group awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. Age groups:  2-3   4-5  6-7   8-10   11-12   13-14

There will be many post race activities including Inflatables, a DJ, post race snacks, vendors, and great door prizes

Cost of entry for 5k or 1 mile:

$15 - 1 child
$25 - 2 children
$35 - 3 children
$40 - 4 children
$45 - for 5 children or greater

Children must all live the same household.

Entry fee includes t-shirt with pre-registration and all festivities, food, & fun!

Register before April 7th to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Each child running must have their own registration form completed.

1 Mile

Begin at the YMCA. Go down Bay Street to Cleveland Ave.  Turn around at Striplin Elementary School. Reverse the course