UMEI Christian High School provides an outstanding, whole-person education to students in Leamington and Essex County. The annual Lightning Bolt fundraiser run/walk is named after our athletic teams, the UMEI Lightning. The Lightning Bolt helps raise funds to help students in need access the UMEI experience!
Lightning Bolt Participants
You are invited to an active event for the whole family, Saturday, September 23 at Point Pelee National Park! The 7th Annual UMEI Lightning Bolt consists of a 5k / 10k Walk or Run, a kids’ 1k run and a 400m kids’ dash. Registration includes free entry into the park, race shirt, awards, and door prizes. Sign up today and invite your friends!
There are a number of ways to participate in the Lightning Bolt:
Kids 400M dash
If you cannot participate, please consider pledging to support another participant.
The event starts at 9am at Point Pelee. Awards ceremony follows the race. This event runs rain or shine!
Free entry into Point Pelee
A Lightning Bolt race shirt (must register by the early bird deadline of September 10, 2023)
Chip timed event by WRACE
Post race refreshments
Awards Awards (1st place male/female for 5K and 10K, 1st place male/female 5K walk, kids’ medals)
A family rate is available for 2 adults over 18 and up to 3 children participating in the Kids 1K or Kids 400m Dash. Please use code “FAMILY” to get 50% off each child’s registration.
All proceeds support UMEI Christian High School.
Donate a Door Prize
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