Esali Birth directs the WBW Mother’s Day race (on Mother’s Day Sunday – May 11th) – a 5k Walk/Run along a beautiful, stroller-friendly, USTAF-Certified course following the Ohio River. (Cert.# OH09013PR).

All proceeds benefit Birth & Breastfeeding Education & Awareness in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Race Details

5k is $10 if postmarked by April 12th. $12 if postmarked by April 26th. (Online registration is available until May 3rd).
Mailed registrations should be made payable to Esali and mailed to 100 Bull Lane, Ravenswood, WV 26164.

 

Register OnlineRegister by Mail

 

(Additional fees apply to online registration to cover transaction costs)

Entry fees are non-refundable.

Race Day registration is $15.  Late Registration is $12.  Early Registration is $10.

Kid’s races are FREE – registration is still required.

Race day registration is from 12:30pm – 1:45pm.

ALL participants must arrive between that time to pickup race bibs and submit entry into the prize drawings.

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Registration & awards are held at the Belpre Civitan park. Water and refreshments will be available after the race at the shelter. The 5k race will start at 2:00pm at the start of the flags near the Marina entry. Participants will run along Blennerhasset Ave. and continue halfway through the course turning right on Parkersburg Ave. Then, make a left on John St. and another left on Walnut St. Turn left on Blennerhasset Ave., and continue onto the finish at the Marina Flags. Once all 5k participants have completed the race, the kids’ races will begin at the shelter.

12 & Under
13-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-69
70+ (1st Place Only)

10 & 11 – 400 meters
8 & 9 – 400 meters
6 & 7 – 200 meters
4 & 5 – 100 meters
3 & under – 50 meters

As a WBW Mother’s Day 5k Sponsor, you’ll be providing us with the opportunity to continue our efforts of spreading Breastfeeding awareness throughout the MOV and across the world through organizations such as the Best for Babes Foundation and La Leche League. We have varying levels of sponsorship including mile markers and booth setup. To become a sponsor, fill out the sponsorship application, or contact us for more information. Sponsor levels described below.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Monetary Only – (Logo, and all money must be received no later than March 1, 2014)

  • Donate at least $500 in money
  • Business logo on the race T-shirt
  • Business logo on one of the mile markers placed along the course on race day
  • Business logo on race day packets given to each race attendee
  • Business logo listed on the sponsorship page of the website & linked to a specified web address
  • Business listed on the race flyer sent to 2000 families & posted throughout the community

(Logo, and all money and/or prizes must be received no later than March 1, 2014)

  • Donate at least $300 in money and/or prizes
  • Business logo on the race T-shirt
  • Business logo listed on the sponsorship page of the website & linked to a specified web address
  • Business listed on the race flyer sent to 2000 families & posted throughout the community

(Logo, and all money and/or prizes must be received no later than April 5, 2014)

  • Donate at least $100 in money and/or prizes
  • Business name listed on the race T-shirt
  • Business logo listed on sponsor page of the website & linked to a specified web address

(Monetary Only) -(All money and logo must be received no later than April 5, 2014)

  • Donate at least $50
  • Business name listed on sponsor page of the website & linked to a specified web address

(Monetary Only) – (Registration fee must be received no later than May 3, 2014)

  • $25 (Free for Sponsors or Mile Marker Promotions)
  • Businesses must provide their own booths/tables and are responsible for entire setup and take-down of their booths between 11am and 4pm
Esali Birth does not knowingly accept sponsorship from any company, organization, care provider, business, or birth facility that conflicts with mother-friendly or baby-friendly practices. If you have any questions about your eligibility as a sponsor, please contact Danielle at mdbergum (at) esalibirth (d0t) com.

 

Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

 

Momzelle

Mindful Matters

Road ID Logo

 

Goodies

In addition to medals, all 5k participants will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a variety of prizes.  Winners will be able to pick their prize from the assortment below! Participants must be present to win. Prize drawings will be updated as we receive more donations/sponsors. If you would like to sponsor our event, please contact us for more information.

5k Participant Prizes
(You DO NOT need to place to be eligible for these prizes – these are door prizes for 5k participants.  Must be present to win.)

More to Come!!!  Donate a prize, and get it listed here!

Awards

  • First, Second, & Third Male & Female Overall Runner & Overall Walker
  • First, Second, & Third Male & Female Runner & Walker in each age group
  • Kids’ race participants will receive a ribbon

Race T-Shirts

  • Limited 5k participants will get a WBW race t-shirt with the WBW logo on the front – first come first serve
  • Participants of the kids’ races will get the River City Runners kid’s series t-shirt (if they have not already done so from a previous RCRW kids’ series race).

How it Started

The Mother’s Day 5k started as a World Breastfeeding Week celebration raising funds for La Leche League USA.  LLL no longer organizes WBW events and Esali Birth has since been able to focus all the proceeds back to the Mid-Ohio Valley supporting breastfeeding and birth for our local community in a variety of ways including the monthly Breastfeeding cafe & Birth Social and many other events and workshops throughout the area, and online.

Check out race coordinator, Danielle’s, 2009 article in LLL’s New Beginnings: Click Here to Read.

2013 Event Results

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Volunteer & Contact Details

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