The sixth annual “Miles for Mom” 5K run/walk and kids’ fun run takes place Saturday, May 2, kicking off at the Long Beach boardwalk and Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach.
“There’s a DJ, there’s face painting, there’s going to be a warm-up,” says Viviana Russell, administration and communications manager for Mom-mentum. “It is a fundraiser, but it’s also to bring awareness to the work that mothers do.”
Mom-mentum — formerly known as the National Association of Mothers’ Centers — offers a welcoming environment for mothers across Long Island to discuss personal and professional issues and to learn about public policy that concerns families.See also100 things for kids on LI
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5K is $25 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and younger, and the fun run is $15 for kids 12 and under. The 5K race benefits Mom-mentum and is open to men and women.
The annual 5K is always the week before Mother’s Day, Russell says. For more information, visit mom-mentum.org/m4m.