Race for a cause: Mother’s Day benefit planned

Plan Ahead Events, a full-service meeting and event management company, will join in sponsoring a benefit Mother’s Day 5-kilometer run and walk in the Grand Valley.

Participants are scheduled to gather from 8 to 8:45 a.m.

May 12 at Matchett Park, located at 28 1/4 and Patterson roads. The race is set to start at 9 a.m.

Registration is open through May 5 and costs $30 for adults, $10 for children ages 6 to 15. Late registration, which will be available through race day, costs $35. To register or obtain more information, call 462-1366 or log on to www.momsday5k.com.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Latimer House program that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Plan Ahead Events franchises across the country are staging Mother’s Day benefit runs and walks. In the Grand Valley, Plan Ahead Events has joined with Blink Photography, Gold’s Gym, Max Muscle and Peczuh Printing in presenting the event.

Plan Ahead Events offers a range of services in planning and staging meetings and events. For more information, visit www.pae-wco.com.