one M@TH#R of a run in Lodi WI

May 12, 2018

5k Walk -  Half-Marathon  -  10K  -   5K Run  -  Kids Run

About the Race

This event is all about this kids! 

As the mission of our Title Sponsor, the Optimist Club of Lodi reads,

it's all about...

Race Day – Saturday, May 12, 2018
Event Location
The 2018 "One Mother of a Run" will start and finish at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium, located at 1100 Sauk Street, Lodi, WI. 53555 

Onsite Registration

Onsite registration will be held on Friday, May 11th from 3-7pm 

Onsite registration will also be held on Saturday, May 12th at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium, starting at 7am.  Please note, registration fees for the 5k walk, Half-marathon, 10k and 5k Run do increase by $10 for Onsite registrants.   Onsite registrants and registrations received after April 24th should not expect a t-shirt. 

Packet Pickup
All pre-registered runners/walkers will have a packet to pick up.  Packets include your racing bib, t-shirt, and info regarding our sponsors.

Packets may be picked up on Friday, May 11th from 3-7pm 

Packets may also be picked up on Saturday morning, starting at 7am at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium (race start/finish area) located at 1100 Sauk Street, Lodi WI

Arrival Times on Race Day
On race day, participants should plan to arrive at the Lodi High School at least one hour before race time.  Late arrivals may experience delays in getting to the parking lot and arriving at the race on time.

Race Start Times
Half Marathon:  8:00am
10k Run:  9:00am
5k Run/Walk:   9:15am
Kids Run:  10:15am
Awards will be at 10:30am

Medical and Emergency Information
Local emergency personnel will be available.

Race Support
Water and energy drink are available at all aid stations.
Aid stations are located at:
      Half-Marathon: Mile 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5, 10 & 11.5
                        10k:  Mile 1.5, 3 & 5
                          5k:  Mile 1.5

In addition, energy gels are available at stations at miles 4.5 & 8.5 on the half marathon course. 
Portable toilets are located at aid stations at miles 4.5, 8.5 & 10 and at the 10k turn around.

Chip Timing
The One Mother of a Run Half Marathon, 10k & 5k are chip timed.  Bibs must be visible at all times during the race. Results will be available on site after the race.

The Kids Run is not timed.

Awards Ceremony
The Awards Ceremony will begin at 10:30am

Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finisher in each category.  In addition, age-group winners, male and female, will be awarded with medals.

All Half-Marathon finishers will receive a Half-Marathon Custom Medal
All Kids Run finishers will receive a finisher medal.

Half-Marathon Age-Groups:                  10k and 5k Age-Groups:

    17 & Under                                                 12 & Under
    18-24                                                          13-17
    25-34                                                          18-24
    35-44                                                          25-34
    45-54                                                          35-44
    55-64                                                          45-54
    65+                                                              55-64

Cell Phones
Important: Due to the scenic, hilly nature of the area cell phones may not work and even the best reception is spotty.  Please designate a location to meet up with your family and friends after the race.

The temperatures in the Scenic Lodi Valley early in May range from lows in the mid 30’s to highs in the upper 60’s.

Course Map - see below