Perth 2017

Event Date: Sunday 14 May 2017


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Event details


Sunday 14 May 2017, from 7.00am


Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Drive, Perth


4km walk 4km run 8km walk 8km run

Important dates

Last day to register & have race bib posted

Enter by 11.59pm on Friday 5 May 2017 to have your race number mailed to you before the event.

Online entries close

Saturday 13 May 2017 at 8:00am

On the day entries

Sunday 14 May 2017 – 7:00am

Entry fees


Early Bird


Last minute

Entry Prices

(up until 13/4/17)

(From 14/4/17)

(From 1/5/17)

Adult walker




Adult runner




Child*/Concession** walker




Child*/Concession** runner




Family (1 adult, up to 2 children)***




Family (2 adults, up to 2 children)***





*Child is under 18 years of age, children under 3 years are FREE.
**Concession includes student card, health care card or senior concession card.
***Price based on all family members walking. For each participant running, there will be an additional fee of $5.

 Paper entry form

On the day timetable


Registrations open


8km run starts


4km run starts


4km & 8km walk starts


Presentation ceremony


Formalities close




The Course

The Perth course is a nice flat course that circuits Riverside Drive between Barrack Street and the Causeway. A single loop of the course is 4km in length. Those entered into the 8km events will be required to do two laps of the course.

Perth course map


Being involved and completing the Mother’s Day Classic is a challenging and rewarding experience which is further enhanced with a little preparation - for both the walking and running events. Our community training partner, parkrun, provide the perfect opportunity to get some kilometres in your legs before the big day. They organise free, weekly, 5km times all over Australia. You find one near you here.


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

The Mother’s Day Classic assembly area is located on Supreme Court Gardens.

Information marquees

There is an information marquee located at the assembly area. If you have any queries please go to the information marquee.

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 day from the information marquee. A special Tribute Wall will be located within the assembly area in Supreme Court Gardens. Participants can choose to pin their tribute cards to the wall after their run or walk.

Cloak Room (bag drop)

A cloak room will be located within the assembly area in Supreme Court Gardens. Participants will be able to store outer clothing during the event and collect once they have finished.

Please use the tear off strip from your race number to attach to your backpack or clothing bag.

Please do not place valuables in clothing storage as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen.

First aid

A first aid station will be located at the finish line on Supreme Courts Gardens for those requiring emergency medical assistance.

If you require medical assistance whilst out on the course, please notify the nearest course marshal and they will contact the appropriate personnel to assist.

Water stations

Water will be provided at drink stations located around the course and near the finish line on Supreme Court Gardens.


Toilets will be located within the assembly area on Supreme Court 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.


A number of delegates, celebrities and sponsors will be appearing/presenting on the main stage. The main stage will also be used for the memorial minute of silence, warm-up aerobics and run presentations.


A range of hot and cold food and beverages will be available on Supreme Court Gardens before, during and after the race.

Prizes and trophies

All participants receive a 2017 medallion.


  • Trophy for the largest Community and Sporting group sponsored by Viva Photography Subiaco
  • Trophy for the largest Government Department and Agency sponsored by StatePlus
  • Trophy for the largest Family and Friends
  • Trophy for the largest Gyms Fitness and Wellbeing
  • Trophy for the largest School team sponsored by NGS Super
  • Trophy for the largest Higher Education sponsored by UniSuper 
  • Trophy for the largest corporate team sponsored by Viva Photography Subiaco

Presentation ceremonies

The placegetter presentation ceremony will be taking place on the main stage at 9.10am. Team trophies will be awarded on the main stage at 10.00am.

Age category medals

Mailed after the event 4km and 8km 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, trophies 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.



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


Have a question? For more event information contact: call 1300 762 241 / 03 9285 0600 or email

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