*Child is 4-17 years, children under 3 are FREE
**Concession includes student card, health care card or senior concession card
***Family discount – 20% discount will apply to the second child onward when 2 or more children are added to the cart – Online only
Postage is available between 4 Feb – 22 April 2020. You can opt to collect your race number for free, see collection details on the next tab.
$4.95 per entry – Family Ticket cap price $9.95
Personalised race bibs
Must register & pay for postage by 11.59pm 10 March 2020
Race numbers & collection
Race Number Postage
If you opt to have your race number posted it will arrive in early May.
Race Number Collection
40 Abala Rd
7 – 8 May 2020
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
9 May 2020
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Event Day Race Number Collection
Your race number can also be collected on event day at Mindil Beach from 6:00 am.
Please ensure to leave plenty of time to collect your race number prior to your event start time.
On the day timetable
On the day timetable
6:00 am – Event commences
6:55 am – Warm Up @ the Sound Shell
7.00 am – Chief Minister’s 8km run starts
7:00 am – 8km walk starts
7:10 am – 4km run starts
7:15 am – Warm Up @ the start line
7:20 am – 4km walk starts including Survivor Wave
7:55 am – Warm Up @ the Sound Shell
8:00 am – 1.6km McArthur River Mine Family Classic
8:45 am – Presentations
Minute of silence:
A minute of silence will be held prior to the walk/run. For those hoping to take part in this memorable moment, please look out for the event schedule which will be released closer to the event date.
A moment to honour and recognise a special group of people. Those touched by breast cancer – survivors, friends and family. A moment not to be missed – come one, come all. This experience will take place at the beginning of the walk. If you are a runner, please feel free to come down and share in this moment and provide your support.
What to bring
To ensure you have the best possible experience read through our checklist of suggested things to bring on the day!
Your race number / or pick it up on the day (bring your confirmation email with your QR code)
Comfortable running or walking gear
Coins for activities with fundraising
Your mobile phone (fully charged so you can capture all those #MDC2020 memories!)
Located at Mindil Beach, North end
The information marquees are located in the assembly area. We also have “ask me” volunteers in orange t-shirts. Please ask these volunteers or go to one of the information marquees if you are unsure of anything.
Tribute cards can be downloaded here. A special Tribute Wall will be located at the event. Participants can choose to pin their tribute cards to the wall after their run or walk.
A cloakroom will be located in the assembly area. When dropping clothing off, please use the tags provided to write down your race number and attach to your backpack/clothing bag. The attendant will write the storage crate area on your race number. Please keep your race number as you will need it for bag pick up at the finish.
Please do not leave valuables in your bags. The Mother’s Day Classic will take all care, but no responsibility for valuables and clothing that are lost or damaged. Any clothing not collected on the day or left at the start line will be donated to charity. No Bikes or bulky items will be accepted.
First aid will be stationed close to the finish line and sports trainers will be on the course. If you require medical assistance, please notify the nearest course marshal and they will contact the appropriate personnel to assist you.
Water will be provided at the assembly area, on the course and at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to bring their own water to ensure they have enough.
The toilets are located at Mindil Beach, next to the stage.
Be sure you arrange a clear meeting place for your family or team. We recommend meeting in the assembly area. The start line will be very crowded and a difficult meeting place.
On the day entertainment & activities
Mother’s Day Classic is not just a fun run. It is a fun-filled morning of activities, food and entertainment. There will be a number of activities on the day that you can participate in and make a donation.
BBQ by Chief Ministers electorate office
Coffee provided by Reds Coffee
The children’s activity area includes loads of fun activities such as face painting, circus games and more.
Trophies & Awards
All participants receive a medallion and a number of trophies will be awarded on the day.
Trophy for the largest Community and Sporting group
Trophy for the largest ‘Gym, Fitness and Wellbeing team
Trophy for the largest ‘Family and Friends’ team
Trophy for the largest Companies, Departments and Agencies team
Trophy for the largest Higher Education team sponsored by UniSuper
Trophy for the largest school team sponsored by NGS Super
Trophy awarded to the best dressed competitor
AGE CATEGORY MEDALS
Medals will be mailed after the event to 4km and 8km run winners for each age category. Age categories – U15, U18, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
The run presentation will be held at the completion of each event at the stage. Trophies will be given to first placegetters. It is expected that winners are present to accept their prize. Runner’s age category winners will be listed on the website and medals will be sent out to the winners within two weeks.
Trophies will also be awarded to the winners based on gun time. If you feel you have a chance of placing, please start towards the front of the group.