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Welcome to the 2015 Mother's Day Mile

Check out our video here

WHEN:
The 16th Annual
Mother's Day Mile will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 with opening ceremonies beginning at 1 pm. 

WHAT:

The one mile race benefits the domestic and sexual violence programs of Advocate Safehouse Project. This premier community event attracts elite men and women competitors, recreational runners, and a host of community walk and run completers who complete the one mile course just for fun. The Mother's Day Mile is as much a celebration as it is a race. A celebration of Moms, fitness, and community. Of course, men, women, and families invited.

This is a one mile, yes just one mile, out and back race course that begins and ends at Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

EVENT TIMELINE:

  • 12:00 p.m. - Registration Opens
  • 1:00 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies!

The following wave times are approximate:

  • 1:15 p.m. - Children 14 & Under
  • 1:35 p.m. - Men & Women 15-39
  • 1:55 p.m. - Men & Women 40 & Over
  • 2:10 p.m. - Walkers & Families (Strollers welcome, but please no dogs)
  • 3:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
  • 3:15 p.m. - Auction Closes

To be eligible for awards you must REGISTER BEFORE 1 PM RACE DAY AND RUN IN THE AGE APPROPRIATE TIMED WAVE!

  • Awards for top three overall male and female
  • Awards for top three in each age group
  • Awards for fastest Mom, Grandmom, and Great-Grandmom
  • Awards for fastest female and male First Responder
  • Age divisions: 8 and under, 9-10,11-14,15-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70-79, 80 +.

GOODIES:

All Moms, Grandmoms and Great-Grandmoms receive a finish line rose.  All pre-registered participants are guaranteed our signature eco bag filled with goodies -- but you must pre-register. (Limit two per family)  All participants receive a piece of homemade apple pie, and a chance to win age group awards.  Race awards for winners in the first 4 age categories are medals.  Race awards for winners of the 20 - 80+ age categories are hand-crafted by HIV+ women of the Sisterhood Exchange Program, an initiative of the Organic Health Response 501c3 in Mfangano Island, Kenya.  ASP is proud to be part of a global sisterhood of empowering women around the world.

Big Tent Gift Basket Auction: Everyone is invited to shop under the Big Tent at our enormous Gift Basket Silent Auction.  Buy a gift for Mom and pay it forward to the Advocate Safehouse Project.

THE COURSE:

Waves - The race is held in four waves including a non-timed wave. Children under 14 begin with Wave 1, men and women under 40 go in Wave 2, men and women 40 and older go in Wave 3, and all non-timed families, strollers, walkers, go in Wave 4. We love dogs but our insurance doesn't. Please leave Fido at home. Thanks!

ELECTRONIC TIMING WITH RACE BIBS

TOP THREE MEN AND WOMEN
You asked we answered!  We will
add top THREE Overall Men and Women to our age group award categories. Categories begin with Under 8 and end with over 80. And as usual, we will give awards to the fastest Mom, Grandmom, Great Grandmom; and Fastest Overall Male First Responder and Female First Responder.

CREATE YOUR OWN FUNDRAISING PAGE

Though fundraising is not a requirement to run the Mother's Day Mile you can go that extra mile by creating your own fundraising page to solicit donations or pledges to help the women and children of the Advocate Safehouse Project. Set a mile goal, recruit a team, challenge some friends, be creative!  We will appreciate all that you do!  Simply go to www.active.com and search for "Mother's Day Mile "to set up your own personal page.

FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL:
We are proud of our continuing
Sisterhood Exchange Program with the women of Mfangano Island and Eldoret, Kenya. Our partnership connects the Mother's Day Mile community with the HIV + women of Western Kenya.  Whether it's domestic or sexual violence or the stigma of HIV/Aids women need help to provide for their families through work, empowerment, and self sufficiency.  This is a Fair Trade Cooperative that pays a salary to the artisans. If you would like to join our partnership as a Sisterhood Exchange Program sponsor please contact Nancy Reinisch, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (970) 945-6102.

FIRST RESPONDERS:
Once again the Mother’s Day Mile will honor our local First Responders with a complimentary race entry.  Who are the fastest First Responders?  Throw down the challenge to other departments and let’s find out.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!

GLENWOOD MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, RICHARD AND MARIANNE REINISCH FOUNDATION, US BANK, KMTS, GLENWOOD INSURANCE, SOMETHIN' SWEET CANDY PLUS, GRAN FARNUM PRINTING, THE FLOWER MART, GWS POST INDEPENDENT, DRS. HEIM AND JOHNSON, DDS, MOUNTAIN CHEVROLET, TOM'S DOOR, BETHEL PARTY RENTAL, VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL, THE ARTISANS of MFANGANO ISLAND AND ELDORET, KENYA.

 

REGISTRATION:
Same low registration feeIF YOU PRE-REGISTER!

$15 PER PERSON OR  $55 FAMILY RATE (Children under 5 years free)

AT THE EVENT: $20 PER PERSON OR  $65 FAMILY RATE

 

PRE-REGISTER and you will be GUARANTEED A ECO SHOPPING BAG WITH GOODIES!
Registration will be available ONLINE soon!

In person at Glenwood Medical Associates at 1830 Blake Avenue

In person at US Bank Glenwood Springs, downtown at 19th and Grand

Or by downloading a Mother's Day Mile brochure registration form, coming soon!

Or calling the Advocate Safehouse Project at (970) 945-2632 to request a registration form.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Julie Olson, Advocate Safehouse Project Director This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (970) 945-2632 ext. 2070

2014 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

2013 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

2012 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

2011 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

2010 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

2009 Mother's Day Mile Results: Click here

 

 
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