Run for the mums this Mother’s Day

May 01, 2022 | by Network

With events taking place all around Australia, this Sunday’s Mother’s Day Classic run-walk for breast cancer provides a great opportunity to get out and about with clients, friends and family.

This Sunday – Mother’s Day – the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic event will celebrate its quarter century of bringing Australians together to honour those affected by breast cancer and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.

The Mother’s Day Classic has options for all ages and abilities to participate

With family-friendly events now taking place at more than 60 locations nationwide, it’s never been more accessible – providing a great opportunity to get out and about with clients, friends and family.

By getting active for breast cancer research, participants in the annual Mother’s Day Classic have so far helped to donate almost $40 million in funding for 79 breast cancer research projects.

Zara Lawless, Mother’s Day Classic CEO, said: “After two challenging years, we are all set and excited to be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Mother’s Day Classic. We encourage people to be part of this iconic community fun run and walk in one of 67 event locations nationwide. It is a fun and inspiring way to spend Mother’s Day with your family and friends in major cities, metro areas and regional towns on Sunday, May 8.”

At the major city and metro event locations – in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Darwin, Hobart, Geelong and Western Sydney – there will be the buzz of the event village, live entertainment, music and food stalls so you can tuck in to a post-run (or walk) brekkie.

“It’s great to be welcoming back our traditional Mother’s Day Classic experiences as we unite in celebration of 25 years of impact with communities right across the nation,” Lawless said; “We encourage participants to head to their locations early so they can soak up the atmosphere, connect with their local community and celebrate this special event with friends and family while raising vital funds for breast cancer research.”

The cities aren’t the only places to get involved these days, however. From its humble origins, the event has grown and spread into the regions. This year, there are 57 local events taking place around Australia, from Busselton in WA, and Magnetic Island in QLD, to Warrnambool in VIC and Broken Hill in NSW.

While some timeslots at event locations are already at capacity, plenty of others still have spaces available, so whether you’re flying solo or want to rustle up a team this week, you should be able to find an event to register for at mothersdayclassic.com.au, where local course and event information, distance options, event timing and FAQs are also detailed.

2022 MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC LOCATIONS

ACT

Metro: Canberra

NSW

Metro: Sydney, Western Sydney

Local events: Armidale, Ballina, Broken Hill, Camden, Coonabarabran, Eurobodalla, Huskisson, Inverell, Newcastle, Orange, Port Macquarie, Tamworth, Tocumwal, Wollongong

NT

Metro: Darwin

Local events: Alice Springs

QLD

Metro: Brisbane, Gold Coast

Local events: Hervey Bay, Miles, Mackay, Magnetic Island, Sapphire, Tannum Sands, Tin Can Bay, Wondai

SA

Metro: Adelaide

Local events: Gawler, Mt Gambier

TAS

Metro: Hobart

VIC

Metro: Melbourne, Geelong

Local events: Alexandra, Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Bendigo, Bemm River, Box Hill, Caroline Springs, Chelsea, Colac, Drouin, Eynesbury, Girgarre, Horsham, Lysterfield, Mansfield, Mildura, Ouyen, Sale, Shepparton, Stawell, St Arnaud, Templestowe, Traralgon/Toongabbie, Wonthaggi, Warrnambool, Wycheproof

WA

Metro: Perth

Local events: Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Esperance, Newman

Find your nearest location at mothersdayclassic.com.au

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