Thanks for joining us for the celebration!

With over 1,000 registrants, it was a great day to celebrate Dr. Wolanski and his commitment to our community.

Check out pictures from the event from our photographers

Rachel Wilson and John Robinson.

Check out the CBS Sunday Morning News Story feature on Dr. Wolanski.


The Wolanski 2 Miler Celebration is a community event celebrating the OB career and impact of Dr. Ed Wolanski. The run/walk will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Sentara Martha Jefferson, beginning at 9am. This will be a fun opportunity for the whole family to come celebrate Dr. Wolanski’s OB career, even though he will continue to provide gynecological services to the community for a long time to come! There will be events for children and plenty of prizes. All proceeds support the Family Birthing Center and Special Care Nursery at Sentara Martha Jefferson.


Registration is online only until Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:00pm. After this time, registration fees increase to $20 per adult and $15 per child. Paper race registration will be available at packet pickup (limited to cash and check only), space permitting. Our capacity is 1000 participants.  There are no refunds. Everyone who is on the course must be registered, including kiddos in strollers.

Packet pickup will take place at Whole Foods Market (1797 Hydraulic Road) during the following dates/times:

·Thursday, November 3 from 5-7 pm. Race participants who pick up their packets during this time will be treated to a free dinner, to include pasta, choice of two sauces, bread and Caesar salad. (Vegetarian meal. Gluten free substitutions are not available). UPDATE: All spaces for the dinner have been reserved. You are still welcome to come pick up your packet!

·Friday, November 4 from 10 am-12 pm

·Friday, November 4 from 5-7 pm

Packets can also be picked up on race day, Saturday, November 5 from 7:45am-8:15am at the Sentara Martha Jefferson Outpatient Care Center at Pantops (595 Martha Jefferson Drive).

At packet pickup, you will receive your race bib number, race t-shirt, and some other goodies. There will also be race information available. You are encouraged to make your Saturday morning easier and pick up your packet on Thursday or Friday to receive your preferred t-shirt size. And, note that if you come on Thursday you’ll also receive free dinner!


Please bring a photo of you and Dr. Wolanski or a photo of your “Wolanski Kid(s)” to create a gift for Dr. Wolanski and help us decorate the finish line.

Unfortunately, no photos will be able to be returned, so bring a copy! You can also mail photos to Dr. Wolanski’s office at:

600 Peter Jefferson Parkway
Suite #300
Charlottesville, VA 22911


The race will start and finish at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. A two-mile loop around MJH, the course is completely paved and open to strollers. The course is open for one hour.

Wolanski 2 Miler Course


Parking is available in the Outpatient Care Center and Hospital surface lots with the exception of the parking in front of the Cancer Center. Please be mindful of restricted parking in areas that are clearly marked.


Race participants will be entered into a raffle to win a host of exciting prizes. Must be present to win. Prizes include generous gift certificates from the following local businesses:

Anytime Fitness

Airrosti Rehab Center

Baby Boot Camp

Bend Yoga


Fry’s Spring Beach Club

Grit Coffee Bar & Cafe

Jodi Macfarlan Calligraphy

King Family Vineyard

The Little Gym

Lula Roe

Mellow Mushroom

Oakhurst Inn

Paradox Pastry

Pure Barre

Random Row Brewing

Rock Paper Scissors

Shenandoah Joe Coffee Roasters



The Little Gym


Zoom Cville


Race sponsors from the community help make this run/walk happen!

Our thanks to:

Whole Foods Market
Martin Roofing
Erin Garcia, Loring Woodriff Real Estate

Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation

Design by Holly Odom
Element Construction

Ragged Mountain Running Shop

David Topper, State Farm


Feel free to be in touch if you have any questions or if you want to help out in any way.We are looking for race day partners, as well as business partners willing to offer financial or in-kind gifts. All proceeds of the Wolanksi 2 Miler will go to the Mother and Child Unit of Sentara Martha Jefferson. We are grateful to volunteers and sponsors whose help makes this event happen. Email us at We would love your help!