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...

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​With the unknown nature of how Coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact us over the next few weeks/months, we have decided to postpone the 2020 One M@TH#R of a Run event until Fall 2020.  The date will be determined and shared soon.   

Registered runners and walkers:  Your registration will be transferred to the new date.  
More information to come! 

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay informed. Stay strong.




Event Date:  TBD due to unknown impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Event Location   The 2020 "One Mother of a Run" will start and finish at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium, located at 1100 Sauk Street, Lodi, WI 53555


Course Maps






Onsite Registration    
Onsite registration is held the Friday evening, pre-race from 3-7pm at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium, located at 1100 Sauk Street, Lodi WI (Same location as the start/finish of the races).   We will reopen onsite registration on race day morning at 7am as well - again, at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium..  Please note, registration fees for the 5k walk, Half-marathon, 10k and 5k Run do increase by $10 for Onsite registrants.   Registrations 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 8th from 3-7pm at the Lodi High School Sports Stadium or 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.

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.


Age-Groups
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
                                                                        65+

Cell Phones & Earbuds    Cell Phones and Earbuds are permitted on the course.  Please be safe and pay attention to your surroundings at all times.

Temperatures   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.