Looking for a local run this May?
One run includes a section of Forbidden Drive. The Annual Mother's Day Walk/Run will start at in Roxborough May 13 at 7 a.m. The race is in its 11th year and has two components—a half-mile miniwalk, and a 5-mile run through Roxborough and Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park.
The event is held to benefit breast cancer research and friends helping friends with breast cancer. View this webpage for more information.
There are also number of races happening across the region, including 5Ks for dogs, races for moms and daughters, and a half-marathon for the "odd" among us.
Saturday, May 5
Philly Challenge; adventure run through the city; 1 p.m. start time; Philadelphia; $30-50
Sunday, May 6
Cynwyd 5K; 5k and 1-mile walk; Noon; Barmouth Trailhead, Leavering Mill Road near Belmont Avenue; $25
Saturday, May 12
Dog Jog 5K; 5K and 1 mile run/walk; 9 a.m. start time; Exton (Downingtown East High School); $18-20
Broad Street ReRun; 5-mile run; 9 a.m. start time; Lansdale; $25
Stateline Loop 9K/5K Trail Run; 9 a.m. start time; Kennett Square, $25; benefits the Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County
Sunday, May 13
5K for Mother's Day; women-only 5K; 2 p.m. start time; West Chester; $25-35
Saturday, May 19
Dragonfly Run; 5K; 9 a.m. start time; Malvern; $25-30; benefits children with autism
Kennett Run, 10K, 5K, power lifting competition, 9 a.m. start time for 10K; Kennett Square, $25-30
Nick Smiles 5K; 9 a.m. start time; West Chester; $25-30; benefits Bishop Shanahan's fine arts program
Hill Top 5K; 5K run/walk, 1-mile fun run; 8 a.m. $20; Hill Top Preparatory School, Rosemont
Sunday, May 20
Dirty German Endurance Fest; 25K, 50K, 50-mile races; 8 a.m. start time, Philadelphia, $55-80
Radnor ABC 5K run; 5k run, 1-mile fun walk; 9 a.m.; $20; Radnor Middle School, Wayne
Saturday, May 26
ODDyssey Half Marathon; 7 a.m. start time; Philadelphia; $65-75