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Charlotte's best Mother's Day Race - Improved Course, Better Shirts, Finishing Medals & More!
DJ Kevin will be playing the tunes to keep the excitement going at the community's best Mother’s Day event for the entire family. The chip-timed 10k and 5k involve scenic and challenging routes through South Charlotte’s Lansdowne community, while the 1-mile event gives each member of the family the opportunity to participate.

Bundled with an exciting Kids Zone featuring bouncy houses, face painting, free food and entertainment, and a Moms Zone!

This event is part of the 2017 Carolinas HealthCare System’s employee race program.

Now Accepting Sponsors! Sponsors of the 7th Annual Friends Run will stand out as partners to the Jewish community, creating trust and loyalty among this highly-desirable target audience. Sponsorship Packet

KIDS ZONE Bring out the entire family and let the kids play in our Kids Zone before and after the race! Featuring bouncy houses, face painting, free food and entertainment for all ages!

MOMS ZONE It's Mother’s Day so pamper mom on her special day in the Friends Run Moms Zone! Moms are the stars in this zone, so treat her to momosas, massages and more!

Babysitting Available All ages are invited to participate in the race, including kids in strollers, but for those who like to race without worrying about their little ones, the Levine JCC invites members and non-members to use their babysitting room. Make a reservation by May 1 by calling 704-366-5007. The hourly rate is $4.50 per hour. The room will open at 7:30 am. Capacity restrictions apply.

In celebration of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, proceeds of this year’s event will be used to subsidize therapy services at the Counseling Center at JFS, allowing members of our community to receive the help they need when facing challenges that affect their mental health.

2017 Jewish Family Services
Goal: $250
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