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Mothers Day Classic

Mothers Day Classic

The Mother’s Day Classic is a walk/run fun run held in Sydney in May. It is an important fundraising initiative that raises millions of dollars each year for breast cancer research.

This year, the Mother’s Day Classic distances at The Domain within the Royal Botanic Garden are 5km and 10km – available as a run and walk.

Mothers Day Classic Sydney 2024 Dates, Course Map, Parking & Times

The Sydney course commences at the Phillip Precinct at The Domain. The Domain Sydney is a 34-hectare, heritage-listed open space area located only 5 minutes from the heart of the Sydney CBD.

The course will take participants past attractions, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Andrew Boyd Charlton pool and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.

Runners are split into four self-seeded start groups: A, B, C, and D, with the “A” Group being the fastest and the “D” group being the slowest. Slow runners, walkers, and those participating with wheelchairs and prams should assemble at the rear of their start group. Elite wheelchair participants should self-seed and assemble based on their expected speed.

If you have been touched by breast or ovarian cancer, join a ‘Embrace & Honour’ time, when we will reflect on the strength of the MDC community.

When you register, set a goal for Mother’s Day Classic Local. Walk, jog or run; it’s completely up to you!

If you did not select to have your Race Bib posted and/or you registered after 26 March 2024, you will be able to collect your Race Bib before event day at the event site. If you do not have your race bib when you arrive at the Event Village on Event Day, please head to the registration tent to pick up ample time ahead of your start time.

Toilets will be located in the Event Village. Look out for directional signage or ask one of the friendly volunteers for directional assistance.

There will be a baggage storage area onsite where you can leave your belongings from 6am-12pm. Please do not leave any valuables in the storage area, as they cannot be responsible for goods lost or stolen.

BYO water in a reusable bottle. Water refill stations will be located at the Event Village, and a drink station will be available on the course route and at the finish line. Coffee and other food and beverages are available for purchase from vendors in the Event Village.

Unfortunately, there are no dogs allowed at the event.

Transport Options

Parking is available at Wilson Parking at the Domain Car Park.

The nearest station is Martin Place (T4 – Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra/ South Coast Line) and is approximately a 300m walk to the MDC Start Area & Village.
St James Station which services the T8 – Airport Line, the T2 & T3 – Inner West Lines is also a short walk of approximately 400m to the MDC Start Area and Village.

Travelling by bus to the Royal Botanic Garden is also easy. Most major bus routes use nearby CBD bus stops along Elizabeth St, Macquarie St, Park, and William Streets.

All Ferries terminate at Circular Quay, and participants can then take a short 1km walk south along Macquarie St to the Event Site.

So whether you want to walk, run, skip or dance around the course, register today for the Mother’s Day Classic and help raise money for a worthy cause.

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What date is the Mothers Day Classic?
What time is the Mothers Day Classic?
7am: Run 5km
7:45am: Run 10km
8:30am: Embrace & Honour 5km & 10km
8:30am: Walk 5km
8:30am: Walk 10km

Village opens from 6am and closes at 12pm

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Where is the Mothers Day Classic located?
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What are the Mothers Day Classic entry prices?
Adult (Age 18+): $55
Concession (Seniors, Students age 13+, Health Care Card holders): $45
Child (Age 3-12 years): $35

Adult (Age 18+): $61
Concession (Seniors, Students age 13+, Health Care Card holders): $51
Child (Age 3-12 years): $41

Note: Prices above are for early bird and are at 27% off. Prices increase after Apr 14th 2024

Please visit our website for more information on the Mothers Day Classic.

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