NSW - Western Sydney

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

Where: Lizard Log (Moonlight Cinema Ampitheatre), Abbotsbury

Covering 5280 hectares and stretching over 27km, Western Sydney Parklands is home to more than 60km of tracks and trails. Making the most of nature, family, friends, and fun, please join the Mother's Day Classic and explore Sydney's biggest backyard.

When: Sunday 9th May

Distances: 4km & 8km


  • 8:00 am
  • 8:30 am
  • 9:00 am
  • 9:30 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 10:30 am
  • 11:30 am


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, including accessible parking, available adjacent to Lizard Log Amphitheatre and other locations around the Parklands. Please refer to Western Sydney Parklands maps for specific details.

Public transport
Buses 745, 751, 753, 754 and trains T1 and T5 have transport routes which pass near Western Sydney Parklands. 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
Look out for the Mother's Day Classic pink flags.

Toilets are located at all major picnic sites. Accessible toilets are situated throughout the picnic areas.

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 Western Sydney Parklands arrival site near the existing toilet block.

Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottles, drinking fountains/bubblers can be found at all picnic areas, no water stations will be provided.

Dogs are allowed in the Parklands as long as they are on leash and under control of their owner. There are 60 kilometres of tracks and trails to explore, as well as two fenced dog-off leash areas for dogs to run free: Shale Hills Dog Park and Warrigal Dog Run at Bungarribee.

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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