ACT - Canberra - Lake Burley Griffin
We are delighted to announce a Mother's Day Classic Local Location at Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra!
Local locations will be smaller and more informal compared to traditional MDC events, but they will be big on community spirit!
Where: Rond Terrace, Parkes Way, Parkes
When: Sunday 9th May
Distances: 5km & 10km
- 8:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
- 8:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
- 9:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
- 9:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
- 10:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
- 10.30am - FULL CAPACITY
- 11.00am - SPOTS AVAILABLE
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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.
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.
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 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.
All dogs/pets must be on leads.
Locations and location information including course information may be subject to change.
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.
While this year will look a little different, you’ll still be able to dress up, complete your walk/run, honour those touched by breast cancer and enjoy the community spirit on the day. All you need to do is bring along your race pack (which will be delivered to your door beforehand), arrive at your assigned time, use your phone to scan the QR code at your location and complete one or two laps of the course. Don’t forget to share your happy snaps and tag #mdc2021!