Live Race: 10/2; Virtual Race: 9/25 Through 10/2 Carmel, IN 46032 US Directions
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5K Run/Walk

$35 10/02 10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends October 2, 2021 at 10:00am EDT

VIRTUAL 5k Run/Walk

$35 Registration ends October 2, 2021 at 10:00am EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

The Carmel Gazebo
1 Civic Square,
Carmel, IN US 46032


Carmel, IN—Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine (GCBS) is proud to announce our Sixth Annual Brain Bolt 5K Run/Walk. This year’s race will once again benefit the treatment and care of traumatic brain and spine injuries. Our featured guests will share their inspirational stories of survival! 

This year’s Brain Bolt 5K will raise funds for the Neurosurgery Foundation at Goodman Campbell. We are excited to offer optional ways to participate this year including:

  • In person walk/run/wheelchair through beautiful Carmel, Indiana
  • Virtually- you choose the path and record it in the RaceJoy app
  • Donation of monetary or in-kind services/products

When & Where
1. In-Person:
Attend in person beginning at the Carmel Gazebo at Civic Square in Carmel, IN on Saturday, October 2nd. 
2. Virtual:
Attend virtually via the RaceJoy APP anywhere from Saturday, September 25th to Saturday, October 2nd. 

2021 SWAG

**We try our best to order extras and make sure all registrants are covered, but shirts are not guaranteed after 9/17/21. 

Packet Pickup

There are multiple ways to pick up your race packets! 

1. Ship your race packet directly to your home (*only available for virtual participants). 

2. Pick up your race packet at Goodman Campbell's Carmel office the week of the race.
   ~Monday, September 27th: 4pm-6pm
   ~Tuesday, September 28th: 11am-1pm
           Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
           13345 Illinois St.
           Carmel, IN 46032

3. Pick up your race packet the day of the race. Packet pickup will begin at 9:00am at the Registration Tent. 


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Brain Bolt 5k.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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