YMCA Families On! Challenge (Draft)

Fri September 18, 2020 Raleigh, NC 27615 US Directions
This Race is in Draft Mode
9216 Baileywick Rd
Raleigh, NC US 27615

Families On Challenge: Get Out and Go!

Experience a fun, family race specifically designed for all ages and athletic abilities. Families, friends, co-workers and teammates will all enjoy the fun! This self-paced, 2.5 mile outdoor adventure course features 14+ creative challenges and obstacles. 

Activity stations may include:

  • Ball Target Toss
  • Big Green Couch Jump
  • Paint Station
  • Food Fight
  • Giant Slip & Slide
  • Wet Sponge Toss
  • Color Run
  • Mud Crawl
  • Foam Finish Line

After completing the course, families can spend time celebrating their success and posing for a photo op at our Celebration Station.

Sign up a group of 4 or more people together to get 20% off!

You can find more information for the YMCA Families On! Challenge here: https://www.ymcatriangle.org/familieson 

* * * Specific health and safety updates to event operations will be posted no later than 2 weeks prior to the race to comply with the most recent recommendations and requirements and will be emailed to all registered participants. * * *


  • 8:00 AM - Check-in Opens
  • 9:00 AM - 2 PM - Start by Wave Group

* Start times subject to change due to weather or safety


* Final pre-race packet pickup and race day information and updates will be emailed to all registered participants and volunteers the week prior to the race. 

Race Location: A.E. Finley YMCA (9216 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615)

Course Information: The course is around the Finley YMCA campus with dirt, grass, paved, and natural trails with moderate to big hills; conditions depend on the weather prior to the event. 

Families On! Challenge Course Map

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate!  All participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!
* No dogs or bikes permitted in the race.
* We strongly discourage participants wearing headphones of any sort while racing for their own safety and so they can properly hear instructions on the course.
* Kids in strollers must be registered and be with a parent registered in the event. Kids in strollers must be numbered, properly buckled into the stroller, and we strongly encourage them to wear a helmet.
* If you or one of your party have a physical or developmental need that may require special accommodation please contact us at least one month prior to the event to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be available. 

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their packets and adults may NOT pickup packets for other adults. Packets will be picked up on race day only.

Course Aid: An athletic trainer will be available at a medical tent located near the finish line. There will be a water station on the course and near the finish line.  Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area.

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets and can only pick up their own race packet.

Race Souvenirs: All participants will receive a YMCA Families On! Challenge shirt if registered by October 7th. Cotton shirt sizes include: Youth S-L and Adult S-XXXL.


Online registration closes on October 23rd at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at the venue.


We can't wait to see you at the YMCA Families On! Challenge!

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All YMCA Families On! Challenge participants are subject to these Fit & Able event policies

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Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs. Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support the event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.


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