The Great Mother’s Day Race 5K Run/Walk Sarasota

Race Day – Saturday, May 12, 2018

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This 5K race is at the number one beach in the world: Siesta Key Beach. Not only will you run next to pristine waters, you’ll get to experience the incredible white sands. It doesn’t get better than this!

We offer free race pictures, dry-fit shirt, race medal, custom bib, goodie bag, awards and prizes, food and drinks, and much more!

Entry Fee:

  • Jan. 1 2018 – Mar. 31, 2018 $33
  • Apr. 1, 2018 – May 11, 2018 $38 (Online entry fee closes Fri May 11, 2018 at 6p)
  • May 12, 2018 $43 – Race Day

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Siesta Key Beach
948 Beach Rd.
Sarasota , FL 34242

**This run is 100% on the beach. We will have a starting area by one of the lifeguard stands, and run along the water to the half-way point. There will be signage, water, and definitely one of the best 5Ks that you will experience!

*Virtual 5K*
The Virtual 5K is for athletes around the United States who can’t make the Tampa or Sarasota Great Mother’s Day Race. You will register and run/walk the 5K in the location of your choice. Virtual participants receive an official bib, dry-fit t-shirt, and medal. Most importantly, you’ll be able to participate in the fun and represent Great Mother’s Day Race where ever you are!

We encourage registering your entire family and friends, no matter where the location! You can run the Virtual 5K, take photos, and share on social media. It’ll create awesome memories that you’ll cherish forever! We’ll even put your photo on our Facebook page and make you famous. We’ll send out the goodie bags with all items and ship directly to you. Register HERE and select Virtual 5k.

edited-for-posterGeneral Race Info
There are over 800 spots available in the Siesta Key Beach lot. Since our race packet pick-up starts at 7a, and the race starts at 8a, you should have no problem at all finding a great spot at the beach!

Race Packet and Shirt Pick Up
You will be able to pick up your race number, chip timer, goodie bag and dry-fit t-shirt at the registration table on race day. There will also be an email that goes out to all registrants prior to the race with all pertinent information.

Performance T-Shirt
Great Mother’s Day Race dry-fit t-shirts will be given to all registrants.p1010711

Prizes for Top Age Group Finishers
Awards for 1st place finisher in age categories!

Official Bib Timing
See how fast you are!

Finisher Medals
More bling for your collection!

Snacks and Drinks
Snacks and beverages will be provided prior to the race and after the run. We’ll also have plenty of water on site as well for the thirsty participants!

Social Media

Make sure to follow The Great Mother’s Day Race on Facebook and on Instagram! Also, use #GMDR when tagging and sharing your pictures and stories!

Check out the Official Race Map!

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 **Registration/Packet pick-up at the Gazebo. Race start at the RED lifeguard stand (Red Dot Zone 3 area).

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