ACT - Canberra - Lake Burley Griffin

Experience the true magic of the Mother's Day Classic with an event village, entertainment, food stalls and more! A race pack will be posted to you with a headscarf, race bib and tribute card to honour loved ones on the day at the tribute wall. You’ll also receive a commemorative medallion, handed over with pride when you cross the finish line.



Where: Rond Terrace, Parkes Way, Parkes

When: Sunday 8th May

Distances: 5km walk or run & 10km run

Event Village Open time: 7:00am

Wave times:

10km Run Wave 1 - 8.00am
10km Run Wave 2 - 8:05am

5km Run Wave 1 - 9:30am
5km Run Wave 2 - 9:35am

Survivor Wave - 9:38am
Walk - 9:40am

Course information

Meeting point 

Getting there and parking

Getting there
Rond Terrace is situated at the southern end of Anzac Parade on the northern foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin's Central Basin, adjoining Commonwealth Park and Kings Park.

To help reduce the risk of transmission of COVID 19 participants will be encouraged to physically distance. So, travel to and from the event by private vehicle is being strongly encouraged.

Parking available in surrounding streets with limited parking at different locations around the route. Please refer to local maps for specific details.

Public transport
Buses 10, 3, 56 and 59 have transport routes which pass near Rond Terrace. Please confirm availability and frequency via local public transport providers or apps. If public transport is used participants are reminded to adhere to the COVID safe rules at the time. This includes wearing a mask and socially distancing where possible.

On the day facilities

The Check-in area
The check-in area is located at Rond Terrace - lookout for the pink Mother's Day Classic flags.

Public toilets are available around Lake Burley Griffin.

On the day you'll be able to donate funds via the collection tins or electronically via the SMS donation number (0488 849 632)

First aid
First aid will be located at the check in point at Rond Terrace.

Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottles, use any available water dispensers at the site, no water stations will be provided.

Unfortunately no dogs allowed

COVIDSafe statement: This event will be conducted in accordance with all COVIDSafe requirements and practices as determined by the state health department. A COVIDSafe checklist/plan has been completed for this event to ensure the safety of all participants.