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Opportunity for Open Communication

by Betsy Emerson, adoptive parent When Agape hosted their first Run for a Mom event in 2011 we had only been home from Ethiopia with our daughter, Addison, for about 3 months. My husband Chad and I and our three boys were so in love with our long dreamed of, long hoped for, baby girl. […]

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The Feeling of Community

When Cristal Kohring first heard about the Run for a Mom 5K and Fun Run she knew she wanted to get involved. Cristal and her husband have a beautiful daughter named Grace but even before she was in their arms, they wanted to participate in this wonderful cause. “The first year I ran because I […]

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Savor the Day

Hayley Barnett runs to “Savor the Day” in honor of a friend who was a loving mother and still lives on in the hearts of those who were impacted by her courageous spirit. Last year, I was able to be the coordinator for a team of around 20 people who were walking/running in support of […]

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Running to honor two birth moms

The Goins Family: Baron, Laura, Natalie, & Tyson by Baron and Laura Goins, adoptive parents We adore our kids’ birth moms, and that is why we are doing the Agape Run for a Mom in honor of them! Their decision to carry their babies and place them in the home of another family was a […]

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Twins run in the family

An adoptive mom shares why her team “Run’s for a mom” By Shana Phillips What do you say to someone who has just given you the most precious gift you always dreamed of? The day we met Lillian and Isabelle’s birth mom was a day I will always treasure. As my husband and I walked […]

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Running for Mars

A team of 70 people ran in the 2012 Run for a Mom in honor of a foster mom, an adoptive mom and a birth mom. When Abbie Greer saw the Facebook announcement for the Agape Run for a Mom 5K and Fun Run, she immediately knew she wanted to be a part of the […]

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