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Charlotte's best Mother's Day Race - Now includes a chip-timed 10K!
 
Now entering its 5th year, the JFS Friends Run is a great Mother’s Day activity for the entire family. The chip-timed 5k involves a scenic and challenging route through South Charlotte’s Lansdowne community, while the 1-mile event gives each member of the family the opportunity to participate. New to this year's event is a 10k for more avid runners.

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

Now Accepting Sponsors! Sponsors of the 5th 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 mimosas, 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 3 by calling 704-366-5007. The hourly rate is $4.50 per hour. The room will open at 7:30 am. Capacity restrictions apply.

Your participation in the race allows Jewish Family Services to provide direct services and programs to the community. For generations, JFS has offered compassionate support and practical solutions to help people navigate life’s challenges, including issues related to aging, loss, unexpected crisis, mental health problems, unemployment, hunger, academic issues, domestic violence, or lifecycle transitions.