On site registration opens at 7:30am. Race starts at 8:30am.
The Friends of J.S. Jenks Firebolt 5K & Nimbus Walk (1 mile), held in conjunction with the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival's Saturday events. The Firebolt 5K is a fundraising event organized by the Friends of J.S. Jenks, an independent fundraising organization of parents, teachers, administrators and community members dedicated to supporting programmatic and infrastructure development at the John Story Jenks Elementary School in Chestnut Hill. The 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, in association with the Chestnut Hill Business Association’s Harry Potter Festival. The 5K run will begin and end at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields on St. Martins Lane at Willow Grove Avenue, while the 1-mile walk will lead participants to Germantown Avenue for the opening ceremonies of the Harry Potter Festival. 5K Run 7:30 a.m. - Race registration opens 8:30 a.m. - Race start time 1-Mile Walk 8:45 a.m. - Walk registration opens 9:15 a.m. - Walk start time Cash or check for registration fees on race day. T-shirts are only guaranteed to people who register by 9/30 so don't wait! Festival fun will continue at the J.S. Jenks Playground where children can participate in Wizard Chess and play on bouncy castles, among other fun events. *Prizes are being awarded to the top finishers in all categories and for the best Harry Potter costumes.