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More than 100,000 Australians unite to walk all over breast cancer.

Posted by DanielHoy on 14 May 2018

On Sunday 13 May more than 100,000 Australians came together to continue the fight against breast cancer at the 21st Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic breast cancer walk and run.

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I Never Felt Alone

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 20 April 2018

For many women, being diagnosed with breast cancer can make them feel incredibly alone.

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MDC2018 – Joseph Wrin

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 10 April 2018

1 in 8 was Joseph Wrin’s wife, this is his story.

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Checking in on your fitness goals

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 6 April 2018

With just over a month to the start line for the 2018 Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic, you may find your motivation starting to flag. Don’t despair!

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The Skyes Limit

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 27 March 2018

A story of one family’s beautiful Mother’s Day tradition.

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Tim Gibson: A phone call changed everything

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 16 March 2018

“There has been so much progress over the last several years in diagnosis, treatment and understanding of the disease and especially in understanding of the physical and psychological journey of cancer patients.  Continuing funding of research is imperative.”

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Meet Aunty Pam Pederson

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 23 February 2018

In 2016 the event Aunty Pam had grown to love took on far greater significance when just before Mother’s Day she herself was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Meet Bill Tsigaras

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 16 February 2018

Meet one of our Mother’s Day Classic Community Ambassadors – Bill Tsigaras

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Cushla Maker – My fundraising tips

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 14 February 2018

At just 29 years of age, Cushla Maker was diagnosed with breast cancer and the Mother’s Day Classic became much more than a fun run.

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The brightest dawn comes after the darkest night

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 9 February 2018

For most people, the fear surrounding breast cancer comes from getting it, for those who’ve had breast cancer that fear comes from it returning.

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Why I fundraise

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 5 February 2018

Nicole Oborne of PWC talks to us about fundraising for the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic.

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Leaders of the Pack

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 5 February 2018

Over the last 21 years, Corporate Australia, and in particular, the industry super and financial services sectors, have thrown their considerable weight behind the Mother’s Day Classic.

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Small events make a big impact

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

The Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic’s regional events are crucial to helping the MDC achieve the vast funds we raise each year for breast cancer research.

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Every corner of Australia

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

The first regional Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic was held in 2007, and since then more and more dedicated volunteers have staged more than 400 events in every corner of Australia.

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Walking for the future

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

The first year Emma Maiden ran down the finish chute at the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic she did so hand in hand with her husband.

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Losing weight, gaining life

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

Ms Gualtieri knows first-hand the difference breast cancer research can make to one person, and by extension knows the impact an event like the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic has.

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Meet Colin Sharpe

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

Colin Sharpe was a married father of two when his wife received a diagnoses that would forever change their family.

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Meet Emily Chinn

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

Emily Chinn attended her first Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic in 2013. It was a chance for her and her mum to walk in memory of her grandmother.

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Meet Alana Pirrone

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

In 1994 when Alana Pirrone was just eight-years-old she lost her mother to breast cancer. Four years later she started a family tradition that would span 20 years and three generations.

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Mammogram saves a life

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 17 January 2018

When Meri Rametta went in for a routine mammogram in October last year, she expected it to be just that, routine.

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A peak into the darkness

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 12 January 2018

How do you deal with diagnosis of cancer? How do you feel? What do you say?

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In the name of the mother

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 12 January 2018

Each year the day to day pain we feel when we lose someone close to us fades. It’s still there but as each year passes its sting is not as sharp. But there are always days when the sense of loss is at its most raw.

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Meet Bree McCabe

Posted by RebeccaChristian on 12 January 2018

When someone young loses a battle with breast cancer, the tentacles of grief often extend far and wide. Meet Bree McCabe, a Mother’s Day Classic Community Ambassasdor, who lost her sister-in-law to breast cancer.

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