The Great Mother's Day Race 2019 Run/Walk Tampa

Sunday 12th May 2019

Al Lopez Park: 4810 North Himes Avenue, Tampa, United States

Running, Walking, 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 - Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Adult
  • Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Child 8-14 - Two Races: Mother's Day & Father's Day Child 8-14
  • Virtual 5K - Individual Age group/open


Are you ready for an exciting Mother's Day in Tampa, FL? Let's celebrate together at our 8th 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 900 guaranteed spots. Register now so you don’t miss out!

Price Breaks

$35 Jan. 1 - Apr. 1

$40 Apr. 1 - May 11 (Online registration closes at 6p on Saturday the 11th)

$45 May 12- Race Day

Join us Sunday, May 12, 2019 to celebrate Mother's Day at Al Lopez Park in Tampa, FL! This is a 5K event that the entire family can enjoy together and create lasting memories. Everyone is welcome! 

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 right now and receive a 10% discount!
How cool! 
  • Great Mother's Day Race: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - Al Lopez Park, Tampa, FL
  • Great Father's Day Race: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - Al Lopez Park, Tampa, FL

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

Packet pick-up is on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Fit2Run International Plaza (2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607) from 4-8p.

We suggest this option because we have cool gifts to give out if you come to Fit2Run!

You will be able to pick up your race packet, goodie bag, bib and t-shirt at the registration table on Sunday, May 12, 2019, starting at 7 am at Al Lopez Park.

Full details will be emailed prior to the event.

Bib 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!


Best bling in Florida!


Awards for 1st place finisher in age categories!

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

For Additional Information and Sponsor Information:

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

Event details and schedule

Race Day Agenda for Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Al Lopez Park Tampa, 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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