General 20 Forster

Event Date: Sunday 14 May 2017


Registrations have now closed online for this event, but you can still register on the day see details below. 

The Forbes event offers a 4km walk.

If you can not participate, you can come along and support all walkers and runners and join in the entertainment and activity taking place around the course! 

If you wish to make a stand alone donation to the Mother's Day Classic for breast cancer research, you can do so from our website here.

Event details


Sunday 14 May 2017


Lions Park - Forester Street, Forbes


5km walk

Important dates

To save time please register online, however on the day entries at a higher rate are available - please note cash or cheque only. 

Online entries close:
11.59pm Wednesday 10 May 2017 (EST)

On the day entries: 
Available at a higher rate on Sunday 14 May 2017 (event day) at Lions Park - Forester Street from 8:00am.

Entry fees


Early Bird / Online

Late / On-the-day

Entry Prices

(up until 10/5/17)

(on the day 14/5/17)







Family (1 adult, up to 2 children)



Family (2 adults, up to 2 children)



*Child is 18 years or younger, children under 3 years FREE
**Concession includes student card, health care card or senior concession card

For information on setting up a team, please go to Teams.

Race packs, race numbers & timing

This regional event has a relaxed feel and will not have electronic timing, and hence no race packs or bibs are required to be collected by participants.

You can turn up on the day and walk!

On the day timetable

8.00am On-the-day registrations open
8.45am On-the-day registrations close
9.00am Official welcome/minute silence
9.10am 4km walk starts

The Course

The course is a designated walking track/cycle-way around the Forbes Lake.

It is very popular with the locals on a daily basis.


A Certificate of Participation will be available here on the Mother’s Day Classic website from Tuesday 16 May 2017 for you to download and print!

Event day

Rotary will have food and water facilities. 


Tribute cards

Remember to fill in a tribute card to wear on the day in memory of a loved one or with words of encouragement to someone currently undergoing treatment. Create your tribute card here.

Prizes and trophies

Whilst we endeavor to provide all participants a 2017 medallion they are subject to availability.

There will be prizes for:

  • Raffles



After you have registered in an event, you will receive an email with your fundraising url. If you aren't sure how to set up your fundraising page or if your friends need help filling it in, we can help you here.


Volunteers contribute significantly to the successful organisation of Mother’s Day Classic events! To register as a volunteer and to donate part of your day on Sunday 14 May, please register here.


Have a question or wish to volunteer? Contact: Yvonne Shaw - (e) or (p) 02 6852 4267 

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