Time & Location


Oyster River High School

55 Coe Drive, Durham, NH 03824

9am - 5K Start

10:15 am - Kids Fun Run

9am-11am - Pancake Breakfast!

Register for the 5K or Fun Run!


Please note that registration is CLOSED for 2019 as the event date has passed! Please consider registering for an upcoming race in the 

United in Wellness Race Series!

Kids Fun Run


Starts at 10:15 am on the ORHS Track! 

We offer:

50m dash for ages 4 and under

400m (1 lap) ages 5-6

800m (2 laps) ages 7-8

800m (2 laps) ages 9-10

Pancake Breakfast


Offered from 9am-11am 

in the ORHS cafeteria!

Free for registered 5K and Kids Fun Run participants, $5 for spectators!

Make a Tax Deductible Donation to the Bobcat Bolt!


United in Wellness Race Series


The Bobcat Bolt is proud to be part of the Exeter Hospital 

United in Wellness Race Series! 

Click on the button below to learn more!


Bobcat Bolt charitable donations

  • The Oyster River Alumni Association is pleased to support the Josh and Nate Hardy Scholarship fund with the vast majority of the profits from the annual Bobcat Bolt road race.

  • The Josh and Nate Hardy awards are given out annually to 3 graduating seniors at Oyster River High School. The Josh Hardy Award supports an aspiring art student and the Nate Hardy Awards benefit one male and one female athlete. 

  • Since 2012 ORAA has donated $34,500 to the memory of Josh and Nate through supporting these awards. Prior to supporting the Josh and Nate Hardy Fund the Bobcat Bolt race supported the Oyster River Teen Initiative (ORTI) from 2009 to 2011, giving out approximately $8,120 to ORTI during that period.​

  • A small amount of profits from the Bobcat Bolt are sometimes used support a variety of other Oyster River classroom, athletics, and PTO projects.

Who Were Josh and Nate Hardy?

Josh and Nate Hardy were two Oyster River brothers who sadly passed away before their time.  Josh Hardy (Class of 1993) died in 1993 after a courageous 18-month battle with brain cancer. 

Nate (Class of 1997) was killed while conducting combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Feb. 4, 2008. 

Please click on the button below to read more about the lives these much loved Oyster River brothers.