Bairnsdale VIC

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The Bairnsdale event offers 5.6km walk and 10km run. 

Entries for the 2014 Mother's Day Classic will open in February 2014.

Alternatively you can come along and support all walkers and runners and join in the entertainment and activity taking place around the course. 

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.

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.

Information for Runners and Walkers

Whilst on the day registrations are available, online registration is encouraged to avoid queues and the need to arrive too early.

Start times are subject to minor change with runners to leave in a wave first to avoid over crowding.


Howitt Park Reserve, McEacharn Street, East Bairnsdale


Sunday 11 May 2014

Registration closing dates: 

Online registrations close on Wednesday 7 May 2014

How to register: 

Register on the day from 8.30am


  • Adult - $20
  • Student / Health Card holder - $12
  • Child (16 years and under) - $10
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $50
  • Family (1 adult and up to 4 children) - $30
Start times: 
  • Registrations start from 8.30am (Please note online registrations are encouraged to avoid queues)
  • Walk and Run start time 10.00am
The course: 

The walk follows the picturesque Mitchell River walking path for approx 5.6km.

The run course follows partly the same course as the walk before winding itself through the Eastwood Estate.

Getting there: 

Howitt Park Reserve, enter via McEacharn Street, East Bairnsdale.

Parking available at the Howitt Park Reserve free of charge.

Event day information: 
  • Medallions are subject to availability
  • Please note dogs are not allowed at this event
  • Prams are encouraged for the walk
Activities at the event: 

Coffee van, pancake breakfast, sausage sizzle and drink for sale

On the day raffle

Important information: 

Medallions at the end of the course subject to availability

Please note that regional event participants wont receive race packs. As the regional events have a more relaxed feel you can just turn up on the day and walk or run!


You can choose to raise more funds by taking part in fundraising.

After you've registered 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.


For more information contact Ellie Thompson -  0408 054 349 or Peter Somerville:

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