Event Date: Sunday 14 May 2017
8 months 12 days remaining
Australia’s largest and most successful breast cancer research fundraiser, the annual Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic (MDC), celebrates 20 years this year.
More than 105,000 Australians in more than 100 locations will join together on Sunday May 14 for thebreast cancer research walk and run, taking part in an entertaining day that offers people of all ages the chance to participate in a non-competitive, inspiring and fun walk/run that raises vital funds for breast cancer research.
Over the last 20 years the MDC has raised in excess of 30 million dollars for breast cancer research, more than 1.1 million people have walked and run more than 6.5 million kilometres, that’s from here to the moon and back again eight times.
Here are a few more quirky facts about the event:
The Mother’s Day Classic will be held in more than 100 locations, from capital cities to remote towns, all around Australia. Registrations are OPEN NOW at http://www.mothersdayclassic.com.au/register/
Ways you can help:
Organised by: Women in Super (WIS) is a national member organisation consisting of women working in the superannuation and related financial services industries. WIS cares about the health of women as well as their financial wellbeing and in 1998 established the Mother’s Day Classic, an event which has become the single largest donor to the NBCF.
ME is a different kind of bank. They believe every Australian should be able live the best life they can, which is why they’ve been the major sponsor of the Mother’s Day Classic for over a decade. Check out the bank that’s joined the fight against breast cancer at mebank.com.au.
NBCF: The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is the only national body that funds life-changing breast cancer research with money raised entirely by the Australian public. NBCF research has helped develop better therapies, greater understanding of possible ways to stop the spread of breast cancer to other areas, and improved quality of life for patients and their families. Since its establishment in 1994, NBCF has awarded more than $140 million to around 470 Australian-based research projects to improve the health and well-being of those affected by breast cancer.
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