Bendigo VIC

The Bendigo event will be held in Beishcer Park in Strathdale, VIC and offers a 4km walk and a 4km & 8km run.

Online registrations open early December and you can register on the day. For more details on the Bendigo 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.

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Where: 

Beischer Park, Reservoir Road, Strathdale

When: 

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 7:00am

Cost:     

  • Adult Walker - $20
  • Adult Runner - $25
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Walker - $10
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Runner - $15
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $50 - $80 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)
  • Family (1 adult and up to 4 children) - $30 - $55 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)
Event information kit: 

Participants are encouraged to register online before the deadline.

Every participant will then need to collect their running or walking bib from The Atheletes Foot in the Hargreaves Mall prior to the event.

Late collections can be made on the day at the event.

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: 

7:00am - On the day registrations open

8:00am - 8km Run starts

9:00am - 4km Run starts, followed by the 4km Walk

The course: 

The course is a relatively flat track, taking in the beauty of the local bushland park and the Kennington reservoir.

The 8km runners will complete two circuits of the track and the 4km participants will only need to complete one circuit.

Getting there: 

Located just 4kms from Bendigo CBD, there is parking on site and surrounding the main arena of Beischer Park.

Event day information: 

At the completion of the 8km run event their will be some short formalities and speeches by local dignitaries and a minutes silence. The 4km run will then commence, followed immediately by the 4km walkers.

Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.

Activities at the event: 

Sausage sizzle, face painting, tribute banners.

Prizes: 

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:

  • Best dressed
  • Biggest team
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: 

Fundraising

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.

Contact: 

Have a question or wish to volunteer? For more event information contact: Ben Cook – (e) ben.cook@fernwoodfitness.com.au (m) 0400 579 005.

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