Start Training Now for Run Like a Mother!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A Raleigh Mother's Day Tradition is returning for our 8th year! Join us on Sunday, May 12 for the next edition of the Run Like a Mother 5K and "Fun Run."

The course begins at the Kerr Family YMCA and is family friendly! This race is designed for runners of all experience. 

The Kids' One-Mile Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. 

All proceeds from this event go to the YMCA of the Triangle's Annual Campaign, which grants scholarships for YMCA programs like Camp High Hopes, LiveSTRONG and the Diabetes Prevention Program. 

pre-race training program

This year, Run Like a Mother is excited to offer a pre-race training program! Whether you want to get to the starting line ready to run your best race or you just like meeting and running with new friends, this six-week group training program does both! Each participant receives: 5K training plan, strength training plan, motivation & support, coaches present for all running abilities, sponsor workshops showcasing cool products and services. Join the fun! 

dates & times

The Pre-race Training Program will meet at the Kerr Family YMCA twice per week beginning on April 3. Meetings will be on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.


Throughout the training program, the YMCA will provide free childcare for members and at a nominal fee for non-members.


$75 per participant
Cost includes registration for the training program and the Run Like a Mother 5K. 


Registration for the pre-race training program is available at the Run Like a Mother website through April 1, 2019.