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05/13/2018 @ 8:00am
Celebrate Your Mother 5k Benefitting 1 of Us
5K Run
Wake Forest, NC
Tee-Shirt Sponsor

Latest News and Updates

May 11, 2018

Race Day Parking Information

Please NOTE: Limited parking in the Renaissance Center parking lot. Only park in the area marked in RED. We will have volunteers to help direct you.

If these spots are filled, there is plenty of other parking in the Suntrust parking lot or in other areas around Wake Forest. DO NOT Park in other businesses that may be open for business. 

Mother's Day weekend is big for the Town of Wake Forest and we want to make sure that people can park near the businesses they wish to patronize. 

We'll see you on Sunday morning!

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May 7, 2018

On-line Registration Closes Thursday, May 10 at 6:00am

Don't miss out on the most fun you can have on Mother's Day!!  Register now, before the on-line registration closes. We have to close the on-line registration so we can get the bibs labeled, tee-shirts sorted, the medals lined up - and the Nothing Bundt Cakes Bundtini's ordered!

But don't worry -- we ordered lots of everything because we know sometimes you have to wait until the last minute to make sure you have all your ducks in a row! Everyone can still get a tee-shirt, medal and sweet treat! (Well, there isn't an unlimited supply, and if we run out please know that 1ofUs is another reason you are running.)

Of course, you will be still be able to register at packet-pickup on Friday (4-6), Saturday (1-4) ,and Sunday (6:30am to 7:30am) at Sole Dimensions.

Tee-shirt, finisher's medal, and  Bundtini for all participants!

We'll see you on Mother's Day!

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April 27, 2018

Welcome LunaSol Med Spa as Celebrate Your Mother 5k Bib Sponsor

Thank you to LunaSol Med Spa for sponsoring the Celebrate Your Mother 5K on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. LunaSol is our bib sponsor and has made it possible for us to ensure that every Mom gets a nice pink bib recognizing their Proud Mom Status, and a white bib for their supporters.

"A refreshing change from conventional med spas. LunaSol is one of the most comprehensive skin care and rejuvenation med spas in the Wake Forest area."

Make sure to stay around for awards because LunaSol will be giving away a gift certificate for a facial to one lucky winner!

Visit the LunaSol website to find out more about their services. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with all their specials.

FS Series and 1 of Us want to thank LunaSol and all of our sponsors for their generous support. Please show your appreciation by visiting their booth in the vendor village on Mother's Day.

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April 25, 2018

Vinson Orthodontics Comes on Board as Medal Sponsor

Thank you to Vinson Orthodontics for sponsoring the Celebrate Your Mother 5K on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. Vinson Orthodontics is our medal sponsor and has made it possible for us to ensure that every finisher will get a nice shiny medal - scroll down the page to see this year's design.

Board Certified Orthodontist Dr. Britt Vinson at Vinson Orthodontics is a respected provider in your orthodontic care community. The practice's top priority is to provide you and your family with the highest quality and affordable orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. They use the latest technological advances and are committed to helping you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile that you deserve!


Visit the Vinson Orthodontics website to find out more about their services.

The generous support of Vinson Orthodontics and all our sponsors allows us to offer this celebration for our mothers, and to give back to 1 of Us. Please show them your support by stopping by their booth in the vendor's village. 

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April 13, 2018

Wake Psychiatry Signs on as Tee Shirt Sponsor

Thank you to Wake Psychiatry of Raleigh for sponsoring the Celebrate Your Mother 5K run/walk to be held on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. Wake Psychiatry is our Tee-Shirt sponsor and will be out there on race morning running the 5k then taking to the stage to present awards with 1 of Us!

Wake Psychiatry provides high quality, compassionate care for a full range of Psychiatric Disorders and Women’s Mental Health/Reproductive Psychiatry. "Our board certified clinicians are trained to treat pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and the elderly allowing us to treat the entire family."

Visit the Wake Psychiatry website to find out more about their available services.

The generous support of Wake Psychiatry and all our sponsors allows us to offer this celebration to all of our mothers, and to give back to 1 of Us. Please show them your support by stopping by their booth in the vendor's village. Thank you Wake Psychiatry!

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April 12, 2018

The Sweetest 5k In Town

We have already told you that all registered runnners will get a 2018 Celebrate Your Mother 5k tee-shirt, a finisher's medal and a sweet treat from Nothing Bundt Cake at the finish line! Just when we thought it couldn't get any sweeter, well, it did!

All runners will also get a gift card for one FREE Smoothie King Smoothie! "Choose from 
Fitness Blends. Slim Blends. Wellness Blends. And even Blends to Take a Break." 

Registration is just $25 for adults and $22 for children 12 and younger. Have a SWEET time celebrating your mother on Mother's Day! 

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April 2, 2018

Register Today Through April 8 To Receive The Running 101 eBook

Midnight tonight the cost of the Celebrate Your Mother 5k increases to $22 for participants aged 12 and younger, and to $25 for all participants 13-years old and older. Still the best value in town for a Mother's Day 5k that rewards all registered runners with a 2018 Celebrate Your Mother 5k tee-shirt, a finisher's medal and a sweet treat at the finish line from Nothing Bundt Cake (need we say more?)!

Now, it's an even better deal for this week's registrants: You will get a free copy of Running 101*. In this four-page eBook by FS Series co-owner Jason Biggs - coach, seasoned triathlete, runner and cyclocross competitor with more than 15 years of experience - you will get his top five tips for getting started with running. Jason includes pointers for finding the right shoe, how to ease into running, tips on hydration and nutrition, when to increase your mileage, and the importance of cross-training.

Cross the finish line knowing you took the proper steps to prepare for your best 5k!

Register today and Celebrate Your Mother while celebrating your best run!

*Running 101 will be emailed to you within one business day of your registration.

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March 24, 2018

New USATF Certified Course for 2018

Check out the final, USATF certified course for the Celebrate Your Mother 5k. An all new course through downtown Wake Forest and through a beautiful neighborhood.

Who is going to set the new course record?! We are looking for some fast feet to set the bar! We will 
be giving awards in Five-Year Age Group Categories for Men and Women: 
15 under; 16-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75 +

An equally exciting 5k for those who want to race for the gold, or for those walking with their kids in strollers and their dogs on leashes - and everyone in between! Come out on May 13, for a great way to kick off Mother's Day.

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March 24, 2018

NUTRISHOP Wake Forest Signs on as a General Sponsor and Master's Awards Sponsor

Thank you to  NUTRISHOP in Heritage for sponsoring the Celebrate Your Mother 5K run/walk to be held on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. The vision of NUTRISHOP is to fill a void in the retail nutrition industry and provide consumers with a diverse selection of superior nutritional products.

Located in the Publix shopping center in Heritage, NUTRISHOP of Wake Forest is North Raleigh’s only Sports Nutrition and Weight Loss Superstore. Founded by Ray Schneider and his wife Shanon, NUTRISHOP carries all the top brands at guaranteed low prices. 

In addition to being a general sponsor, Ray and Shanon will be providing award baskets with Nutrishop goodies for the top 3 male and female master's winners!  


Follow Nutrishop's Facebook page to find out more about the services and products available in the Wake Forest store.


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March 19, 2018

Sole Dimensions Signs on as Packet Pickup Sponsor

Thank you to  Ellie Penner, founder and owner of Sole Dimensions, for sponsoring the Celebrate Your Mother 5K run/walk to be held on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. Ellie combines her expertise as a Certified Pedorthist with her experience as a runner and athlete to fit and recommend the proper athletic shoes for any sport, specifically running. Her recommendations are based on individual foot assessment and gait analysis.

The generous support of Sole Dimensions and all our sponsors allows us to offer this celebration to all of our mothers, and to give back to 1 of Us. Thank you Sole Dimensions!!



Visit the Sole Dimension's website to find out more about the services and products available in the Wake Forest store.

Sole Dimensions will be the location for the Celebrate Your Mother 5k Packet Pickup!
Find the packet pickup schedule information here.

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March 12, 2018

100% of Registrations for the Week Go Directly to 1 Of Us 

The Celebrate Your Mother 5K is designed to do just that - Celebrate Your Mother! This run is for the WHOLE FAMILY - furbabies included! A fun 5K, a sweet treat at the finish line, a t-shirt, a medal and a party....all for $18 (until the price goes up on March 31). It is going to be epic!

It is also a day to help raise funds for 1 of Us that is on a mission to make sure no woman delays or discontinues life-saving cancer treatment because she is in financial crisis.


FS Series will donate a portion of all of the proceeds from the race to 1ofUs, but for this week through midnight March 18, we will also give 100% of registrations made for the Celebrate Your Mother 5K directly to 1OfUs.

Spread the word to your friends and family, that this week they can make an even bigger difference in the lives of some local women.

You can also make an extra donation when your register.

Register today.

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March 9, 2018

Gentle Family Dentistry is Presenting Sponsor

Celebrate Your Mother 5K is pleased to announce Gentle Family Dentistry of Wake Forest is now the Presenting Sponsor of the run/walk to be held on Mother's Day, May 13, 2018. Gentle Family Dentistry has been an enthusiastic supporter of 1 of Us for many years, and is once again supporting 1 Of Us in its efforts to provide assistance that directly impacts the lives of women who are undergoing breast and other gynecological cancers.

Without the generous support of Gentle Family Dentistry we would not be able to offer this celebration to all of our mothers, and to give back to 1 of Us. Thank you!!

Visit Gentle Family Dentistry's website to see why this 5K and 1 of Us is so important to the doctors and staff.
 



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Feb. 25, 2018

Sign up to run with a Team

Everything is more fun with a team! Form a team and invite your friends and family to join you at the starting line. We already have six teams ready to bring their A-game to the fun! Anyone up for a little friendly competition?

At registration, select a team name you want to join, or create a new team and pass on the name to your friends. To see who is running on a team, go to the Participants page.

Thank you to these teams who are leading the way!

Las Mamasitas
NW Raleigh Burn
Otf Wf
Power of Us
Running Pet Moms
Sheer Runners

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Buy one get one for 50% off - Feb. 14 - Feb. 18

Register NOW through February 18 to get one registration for $18 and one for $9. When you register enter an email address for a friend or family member you want to run with, and they will get half off their registration! Where else can you run a 5k for $9 and get a tee shirt, finisher's medal and a sweet treat!  Hurry while the offer lasts!

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All finisher's will be greeted at the finish line with a custom medal!