2017 Mother’s Day Women-Only Runs, Bike Rides, Triathlons & Duathlons

color illustration of three generations of women following a running race

Women of all generations can celebrate Mother’s Day weekend together by participating in a women’s only running race, bike ride, triathlon or duathlon. Encourage your daughters, nieces, aunts, grandmothers, and gal pals to join you for a morning of athletic fun — no matter their skill level, speed or competitive nature. Enjoy post race festivities and savor new memories that will last a lifetime!

This page is a work-in-progress so check back frequently for updates. Let me know of any additions, changes or corrections, too!

Updated: 3/1/2017


The Mother’s Day Triathlon/Duathlon & 5K, Granite Beach, CA. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Triathlon sprint: 400-yard swim, 6.5-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Duathlon: 2-mile run, 6.5-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Individual & relay team (2-ladies & 3-ladies)
  • Go to the race page at


Girlz on Fire Women’s Triathlon & 5K, Clermont, FL. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Super sprint: 440-yard swim, 8-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Sprint distance: .5-mile swim, 16-mile bike & 3.1-mile run
  • 5K run held day before on Saturday, May 13.
  • Go the race page at

North Carolina

Ramblin’ Rose Women’s Triathlon, Raleigh, NC. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Super sprint distance: 225-yard pool swim, 8-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Option: 5K run race
  • Individual and relay (2- and 3-ladies)
  • Max entries: 700 athletes


Spa Girl Triathlon, San Antonio, Texas. Saturday, May 13, 2017

  • Triathlon: 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Aquabike: 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike
  • Splash & Dash: 400-meter swim, 2-mile run
  • Duathlon: 10-mile bike, 2-mile run
  • Individual, relay (2-ladies & 3-ladies)

TriGirl Super Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon, Houston, TX. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Triathlon: 200-yard swim, 8-mile bike, 2-mile run
  • Duathlon: .25-mile run, 8-mile bike, 2-mile run
  • Individual & relay teams; kids races, too
  • Go to the race page at


TriUtah Woman of Steel Triathlon & 5K, Syracuse, UT. Saturday, May 13, 2017

  • Sprint distance: 300-meter pool swim, 15-mile bike & 3.1-mile run
  • Run only: 5K run/walk
  • North of Salt Lake City
  • Go to the race page at


Ladies Choice Multisport Festival, Manassas, VA. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Triathlon sprint: 400-yard pool swim, 8-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Duathlon: 2-mile run, 8-mile bike & 2-mile run
  • Aquabike: 400-yard pool swim & 8-mile bike
  • Individual and 2-/3-women tri relay team


Cindyrella Classic bike ride, Cedarburg, WI. Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • A fun ride for women plus families and new or casual riders.
  • Benefits the Wisconsin Women’s Fund
  • Go to the event page at Wisconsin Women’s Cycling








About Bonnie Parrish-Kell

Diva-in-Chief and Publisher of Slowpoke Divas who always feels better after a good workout or matter how sore she may become. Tweet me @bparrishkell

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