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Lightning Set To Hold 10th Anniversary Bolt Run February 19

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation will hold the 10th Anniversary Bolt Run, presented by vitaminwater, benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, as well as the Lightning Foundation, on Saturday, February 19 with on-site registration beginning at 6 a.m.

The Bolt Run features three separate classifications of races in which individuals may participate. The 5K race will begin at 7:00 a.m., while the five-mile event will start at 7:30 a.m. The one-mile Family Fun Race will feature a start time of 8:30 a.m. and will wrap up the day’s schedule. All three races will begin and end at the St. Pete Times Forum where pre-event and post-race parties will be held on the west plaza. Each race will feature chip timing and results that will be posted on following the races. Awards will be distributed to the top three male and female runners in 13 distinct age groups at the conclusion of each race. Raffle prizes including Lightning merchandise, event and Lightning tickets will also be awarded. Tampa Bay Lightning broadcasters, alumni, Thunderbug, the Lightning Girls and the mobile marketing vehicle, Rolling Thunder, will also be present.

Registration for the 10th Anniversary Bolt Run is available online at The $25 pre- and on-site registration fee includes a commemorative Bolt Run dry fit t-shirt, a terrace level ticket to that night’s game against the Florida Panthers (7:30 p.m., Sun Sports, 620 AM WDAE), food and beverages and a race goodie bag.

The Lightning thank the following sponsors for going ALL IN for charity: CCM Graphic Solutions, DEX Imaging, Marathon Oil, St. Petersburg Times, Champs Sports, BlueCross BlueShield of Florida, CW44, Coca-Cola, Grant Thornton, Image Depot, Michelob Ultra, Subway and Tires Plus.

For more information, please contact Kelvin Woodson at 813-301-6832 or at

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