The Great Mother's Day Race 2018 5K Run/Walk Sarasota

Saturday 12th May 2018

Siesta Key Beach: 948 Beach Rd., Sarasota, United States

Walking, Running, Distance running, 5K


  • 5K Run - Individual Adult 15+
  • 5K Run - Individual Child 8-14
  • 5K Walk - Individual Adult 15+
  • 5K Walk - Individual Child 8-14
  • Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Adult - Individual Age group/open
  • Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Child 8-14 - Individual Age group/open
  • Virtual 5K - Individual Age group/open


Are you ready for an exciting Mother's Day weekend in Sarasota, FL? Let's celebrate together at our 7th annual family 5K! Registered participants will receive free race pictures, a dry-fit T-shirt, and goodie bag. There will be prizes and awards for top finishers in age categories! Everyone will receive a medal! Rain or shine, we will see you there. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay is our charity partner. Check them out!

Note: Only 800 guaranteed spots. Register now so you don’t miss out! 

Price Breaks

$33 Jan 1 - Mar. 31, 2018

$38 April 1 - May 11, 2018  (Registration closes at 6pm on Friday, May 11.)

$43 Race Day Registration (At Siesta Key Beach Registration Table)

Join us Saturday, May 12, 2018 to celebrate Mother's Day at Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, FL! This is a 5K event that the entire family can enjoy together and create lasting memories. Everyone is welcome! 

**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!

Social Media

Make sure to follow us on Social Media! We're on Facebook and Instagram, and use #GMDR when posting pictures or sharing stories. Also, we'd really appreciate you sharing this event with your friends and family!

*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. The participants will register and run/walk the 5K at the location of their choice. Participants will receive an official bib, dry-fit t-shirt, medal, and goodie bag. Most importantly, they'll be able to participate in the fun where ever they are!

**Save Some Cash** - Register for Both the Great Mother's/Father's Day Races for a Discount

Have you thought about completing the dual 5Ks: Great Mother's Day Race and Great Father's Day Race? You can now sign up for both at one time and receive a 10% discount!

How cool! 
  • Great Mother's Day Race - Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Siesta Key Beach
  • Great Father's Day Race - Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Siesta Key Beach

Additional Information
Dri-Fit T-Shirt

Great Mother’s Day Race T-Shirts will be given to all registrants.

Race Packet and Shirt Pick Up

You will be able to pick up your race packet, goodie bag, bib, and t-shirt at the registration table on Saturday, May 12, 2018, starting at 7 am at Siesta Key Beach. We'll also have packet pick-up the night before the race at Fit2Run in Downtown Sarasota. Full details will be emailed prior to the event.

Bib Timing

Receive official race timing!

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!


We have amazing bling that you're going to love!


Awards for 1st place finisher in age categories!

Free Race Pictures

We'll have a photographer at the event. RACE PHOTOS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. We'll also have a FREE photobooth at the event!

Discounts are available when you register multiple participants! Check your event receipt for the discount code!

For Additional Information:

Please visit Great Mother Day Race or contact RJ at or Claire at

Event details and schedule

Race Day Agenda for Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Siesta Key Beach Sarasota, FL

7:00am: Registration/Packet pick-up

8:00am: Race starts

After race: awards, prizes, music, snacks, drinks, and other goodies for the whole family!

Organised by

Big Sun Enterprises, LLC.

325 Danube Ave, #206, Tampa

Phone: 813-695-2982

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