Adelaide 2017

Event Date: Sunday 8 May 2016

Adelaide

Please check back early 2017 for updated details.

Event details

When

Sunday 14 May 2017, from 6.30am

Where

Peace Park (located at the corner of Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide) - opposite the Memorial Hospital.

Distances

4.3km walk 4.3km run 7.2km walk 7.2km run

The Course

Meet at Peace Park, North Adelaide. You will be guided to the start on War Memorial Drive (road will be closed).

The Course follows the scenic War Memorial Drive to Bundeys Road and then you will be diverted down to the Linear Park Route. 7.2km participants will be diverted through the Botanic Gardens before returning to the Linear Route to complete their run. The 4.3km participants remain on the northern Linear Path route. Both routes finish at Peace Park.

Results

Results will be available here on the Mother’s Day Classic website from Monday 15 May 2017. Remember, only runners will be timed.

Event day

Assembly area

Is located on Peace Park (Corner War Memorial Drive and Sir Edwin Smith Avenue)

Information marquees

The information marquees are located at various sites throughout the assembly area. We also have “ask me” volunteers roving around the assembly area. Please ask these volunteers or go to the information marquees if you are unsure of anything.

Tribute wall

Tribute cards can be attached to your top in support or memory of a loved one touched by breast cancer. Tribute cards can be downloaded from the website, requested via the registration process or collected on the day from the information marquee. A special Tribute Wall will be located at the assembly area. Participants can choose to pin their tribute cards to the wall after their run or walk.

Baggage Storage

There is a baggage storage marquee on site near the start (watch out for the sign) where you can leave your clothing. Please do not leave any valuables in the storage area as we will not be responsible for valuable goods lost or stolen. You can place your bikes on the fence with security locks.

First aid

First aid will be available on site (near the finish) and at each water station.

Water stations

Water stops will be at the start/finish and at two other sites along the route.

Toilets

The toilets are located east on Peace Park and near the start. Other toilets are available at Jolley’s Boat House and the Botanic Gardens.

Meeting places

Be sure you arrange a clear meeting place for your family or team. We recommend meeting in the assembly area. The start line will be very crowded and a difficult meeting place.

Entertainment

Main stage

A number of delegates, celebrities and sponsors will be giving brief talks on the main stage. The main stage will also be used for the warm-up aerobics. There will also be entertainment and spot prizes.

Kid’s activities

The Mother’s Day Classic includes lots of extra activities for kids and adults. These include a dynamic warm up routine, roving performers, a food court, free massages, entertainment plus a children's activity area with face painting and jumping castles.

Food

Available will be coffee carts, sausage sizzle and other food vendors. There will also be free fruit available.

Prizes and trophies

All participants receive a 2017 medallion.

TROPHIES

  • Trophy for the largest school team
  • Trophy for the largest corporate team (>100 employees) 
  • Trophy for the largest corporate team (<100 employees) 
  • Trophy for the largest 'Community Group and Clubs' team 
  • Trophy for the largest 'Gym/Personal Fitness/ Wellbeing' team 
  • Trophy for the largest 'Family and Friends' team 
  • Trophy for the largest Tertiary team 
  • Trophy for the largest Government Department/Agency team 
  • Get creative and help build a fun atmosphere by dressing up for your run/walk and win a prize!

Age category medals

Mailed after the event 4.3km and 7.2km runs winners for each age category. Age categories - U15, U18, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

Runner's please note: Your results will be produced by net time. The timing tag attached to your race bib will record your official time from when you cross the start line until you cross the finish line. However, prizes will be awarded to the first three males and females in each event based on gun time. So, if you feel you have a chance of placing, please run in the first wave of your chosen distance.

Questions?

THINGS TO KNOW

Please also check out the Things to Know page on the website which answers some commonly asked questions about the event.

Contact

Have a question? For more event information contact: (08) 8362 2150 or events@sa.lifebeinit.org.


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