Bolt Round the Holt

 Bolt Round the Holt

Bolt Round the Holt is our annual fundraising run. The run is entirely off-road and follows a lovely woodland course through Alice Holt Forest, Farnham.

We are pleased to be working once again with aat events, who run the event on the day as well and look after the registration process; they organise cycling, running and triathlon events across the south east and have been looking after Bolt since the first run in 2009.

If you are thinking about taking part for the first time, don’t just take our word for it –  you can find out what a well-organised and enjoyable event this is from the runners themselves on the Runners World ratings page, where 96% said they would do it again.

About the run

The Bolt offers distances of 21k (half marathon), a 21k team relay, 10k and 5k, with a 5k juniors’ race and a 1k fun run for children aged 6-9. Cani-cross runners are also welcome. Registration fee includes medals for all finishers, on-site parking, chip timing, swift results on line, winners prizes, massage, secure bag drop, energy gels, on-site refreshments.






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Bolt Round the Holt 2018

This was our tenth anniversary Bolt. This year the money raised from the event was supporting our In the Picture appeal, funding equipment for the RSCH that will improve colonoscopy and laparoscopy training for doctors and nurses.

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Bolt Round the Holt 2019

The date for the 2019 Bolt is Saturday 30th March. Details of registration to follow soon.

 Our partners for Bolt Round the Holt 2018

We were delighted to welcome the following businesses and organisations to be part of Bolt round the Holt 2018 – their involvement
meant more of  the money from the event is being used to support the charitable work of GUTS Fighting Bowel Cancer.



InsideOutside Marquees, generously providing all tentage at no cost.


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Fitstuff, Guildford’s specialist running shop, sponsoring the winners’ prizes.


HR Dept South West Surrey , sponsoring distance markers


Farnham Reflexology, sponsoring distance markers

Business sponsorship opportunities

If your business would also like to become involved in The Bolt 2019, opportunities include sponsoring a water station or kilometre marker or having an
information/trading point in our event village. Find out more by downloading our Sponsors’ info here or call Nerissa Deeks on 014873 408316/ 07734 433202.

 Volunteer marshals

We couldn’t hold this event without the help of our brilliant volunteer marshals, who get to enjoy all the fun and excitement of the race without actually having to do
any running! Duties include manning water stations, helping at the registration point and bag drop, acting as a pointer along the course and generally offering
words of encouragement to any flagging runners. Our marshals are so well thought of that they picked up several special mentions on the Runners World ratings page.
If you would like to be part of the Bolt volunteer marshal team we would be love to hear from you – please get in touch by telephone on 01483 408316 or drop us an email.

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