Bairnsdale VIC

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The Bairnsdale event will be held in Howitt Park Reserve, VIC and offers a 5.6km & 10km walk and a 8km run.

Online registrations open early December and you can register on the day. For more details on the Bairnsdale event and registration closing dates, please see the information below.

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.


Howitt Park Reserve, McEachran Street, East Bairnsdale.


Sunday 10 May 2015

Registration closing dates: 

Online registrations - opening early December 2014

Online registrations - close Wednesday 6 May 2015

How to register: 

Register online - coming early December, and on the day starting from 8:30am.


  • Adult - $20
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) - $10
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $50
  • Family (1 adult and up to 4 children) - $30
Event information kit: 

Please note that regional event participants will not receive race packs. As the regional events have a more relaxed feel, upon registering you can just turn up on the day and walk or run!

Start times: 

8:30am - On the day registrations open

10:00am - 8km Run starts

10:00am - 5.6km & 10km Walk starts

The course: 

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

The Run follows partly the same course beforewinding through the Eastwood Estate and returning to Howitt Park along a dedicated footpath along the Princes Highway.

Getting there: 

Howitt Park Reserve is located at the East End of Bairnsdale - Access and parking is available at Howitt Park turning off the Princes Highway into McEachran Street.

Parking available at Howitt Park free of charge.

Event day information: 
  • Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.
Activities at the event: 

Coffee Van, Pancake Breakfast, Sausage Sizzle & Drinks for sale.


Whilst we endeavour to provide all participants a 2015 medallion, which cleverly converts to a key ring and lanyard, they are subject to availability.

There will be prizes for:

  • On the day Raffle
Results and certificates: 

A Certificate of Participation will be available here on the Mother’s Day Classic website from Tuesday 12 May 2015 for you to download and print!

Important information: 


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.


Have a question or wish to volunteer? For more event information contact: Gerard Ward – (e) (m) 0427 524 240.

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