Welcome to the Family Support Center!

The Family Support Center is a 501c(3) nonprofit community resource center offering a variety of services and programs for children and families in the heart of historic downtown Olympia.

Mother’s Day 5k
& Free 1 mile Kids Run

Sunday, May 10th 2015

@ Hands On Children’s Museum

414 Jefferson St NE Olympia

Register Today

$30 EARLY BIRD online registration by April 1st. Guaranteed t-shirt and race discount!

The BEST Mother's Day Gift Ever!

Honor YOUR mom or a special mom with a $100 donation to the Family Support Center and get mom's name printed on the official race t-shirt. Wear it or give it as a gift! Includes one complementary race entry and a special card recognizing donation made in mom's honor or memory.


Please email schellis@fscss.org if you are interested in sponsoring this great event!


  • WHAT: A fun, family friendly, time chipped 5k over a USA Track & Field certified course in scenic waterfront Olympia, Washington with a free one mile kids run. Parents are welcome to run with kids and event is stroller friendly! Awards for top overall male and female finishers by age group. Great training race!
  • WHEN: Sunday, May 10th, 2015 7:30am-10:30am Registration 7:30am-8:30am; 1 Mile Kids Run @ 8:30am; 5k @ 8:45am; Awards Ceremony immediately following.
  • WHERE: Start and Finish at Hands on Children’s Museum 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia, WA 98501
  • WHO: Everyone! We welcome moms, dads, grandparents, kids, and everyone who ever had a mom. Run with your mom, run in memory or honor of your mom, run because you support moms, or just run for the fun of it! Join others across the country who are celebrating Mother’s Day 2015 with a run. What an empowering way to start your Mother’s Day and burn some calories before that big brunch!
  • WHY: This event is a fundraiser benefiting the Family Support Center of South Sound, a local nonprofit serving families & children in need and we are celebrating Mother’s Day!
  • HOW: Register online at www.active.com. Cost is $30/person for 5k before April 1st; After April 1st $35, and day of $40. Kids under 10 free! Registration includes race t-shirt, pre/post race snacks & beverages, flowers for moms, and discounted admission to the Hands on Children’s Museum! To be guaranteed a t-shirt, register by April 1st.

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