NSW - Sydney - Blacktown

We are delighted to announce a Mother's Day Classic Local Location at Blacktown!
Local locations will be smaller and more informal compared to traditional MDC events, but they will be big on community spirit!

Where: Blacktown Showgrounds, Richmond Rd, Blacktown

The Blacktown Showground and surrounding park is a wonderful gathering space for the entire family. A variety of tracks, playing fields, picnic areas and a large playground make it a destination for the whole family.

When: Sunday 9th May

Distances: 2.3km, 4.6km & 9.2km

Timing: 

  • 8:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am
  • 9:30 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 10:30 am
  • 11:30 am

WITH EXCLUSIVE CONTENT FROM OUR PARTNERS:   

Getting there
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
On-site parking and in surrounding streets. Please refer to local maps for specific details.

Public transport
Blacktown Showground is a five minute walk from Blacktown Train Station and Bus Interchange. 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
Look out for the pink Mother's Day Classic flags.

Toilets
Public toilets are available within the showground precinct.

Fundraising 
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 Blacktown arrival site near the existing toilet block.

Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottles, use any available water dispensers at the site, no water stations will be provided.
Food available at The Grounds Keeper Café (check for opening times).

Dogs
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.

MDC Local 

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!

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NSW Partners