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YMCA Families On! Challenge

Sat May 4, 2024 Raleigh, NC 27615 US Directions



Families ON! Challenge: Get Out and Go!

The YMCA Families On! Challenge, is an exciting, family fun run specifically designed for all ages and athletic abilities. Family, friends, co-workers and teammates experience “Get Out & Go!”, the run theme, on an outdoor adventure course.

This self-paced, 2+ mile outdoor adventure course features 20+ creative challenges. Participants will play in the mud, slide down a massive slip and slide and so much more!

Everyone is encouraged to race at their own pace and have a great time.

You can find more information and sign up for the YMCA Families On! Challenge here: 

* This site is just a calendar listing. All participants must register through the YMCA's site linked above. For any questions regarding the YMCA Families ON! Challenge event or registration please contact the YMCA at

We'll see you at the YMCA Families ON! Challenge!

IN-PERSON Challenge Information

* Final race day information and updates will be emailed to all registered participants and volunteers the week prior to the in-person race. Additional updates may be sent up to the morning of the in-person race.


  • 8:00 AM - Registration & Check-in Opens
  • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Staggered Start by Wave Group

* Start times subject to change due to weather or safety


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 a few easy hills; conditions depend on the weather prior to the event.

Families ON! Challenge Course Maps
(Coming Soon!)

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate! 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 for 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. 

Course Aid: An athletic trainer will be available at a medical tent located near check-in. There will be a self-serve water station on the course. We also recommend participants to carry their own water bottle. 

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. Participants may pickup packets for others if they have a screenshot or photocopy of their photo ID.

Race Souvenirs: All registered participants receive a t-shirt when they register before April 13. All race finishers receive a medal. * In-person race packets will not be shipped and will only be available on race day!


Online registration closes on May 6th at 6 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.


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

Information from this master site is often shared to or scraped by other online sources that aren't updated when changes are made here. This site on RunSignUp is the only official and updated source for information regarding this event. Everyone who registers for this event will be automatically subscribed to Fit & Able's email distribution list and may unsubscribe at any time. 

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


9216 Baileywick Rd
Raleigh, NC US 27615

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