NT - Darwin

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Where: Darwin Waterfront, Peninsula Lawns

When: Sunday 14th May

Distances and wave times:

7.00am Run 5km
7.30am Walk 5km

Stronger Together: If you have been touched by breast cancer, join a ‘Stronger Together’ time, when we will reflect on the strength of our MDC community (formerly named Survivor Wave).

Accessibility: Wheelchair and pram friendly.

Race bibs:
Bibs can be collected from the start line on the day from 6:00am-7:00am.

Tribute cards:
Download & print: 

Dog are allowed at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct. Please ensure they remain on leash at all times.


- Race bib to wear on the day
- Commemorative medallion
- Certificate of participation (downloadable)
- Timing services for all runners
- Fundraising and fitness online dashboard 
- On the day entertainment
- On the day giveaways from our event sponsors

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On the day activities & entertainment

In Darwin, experience the true magic of traditional MDC events. Feel the buzz of the event village, entertainment, music, and food stalls to enjoy throughout the day! Here are just a few examples of what you can expect on event day:

What’s happening on event day:

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Course information

Start Line:  Darwin Convention Centre on Stokes Hill Road

Finish Line: Darwin Waterfront Peninsula Lawns

The course will start at the Darwin Convention Centre on Stokes Hill Road. Participants will progress via Kitchener Drive to Darwin’s oldest road (Hughes Avenue) through the shady canopy of raintrees to the Esplanade and loop back through Bicentennial Park finishing at the Darwin Waterfront Peninsula Lawns. 

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Getting there and parking

Getting there
The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is an easy five-minute walk from Darwin city.

Parking is available at the Darwin Waterfront seven days a week. For more information, please visit the Darwin Waterfront website.

Accessible Parking

The Darwin Waterfront precinct has accessible car park in the following locations:

  • Kitchener Drive multi-storey car park – 5 spaces located on levels 2 and above, close to the lifts.
  • Stokes Hill Road car park A – 3 spaces
  • Jervois Road car park – 2 spaces
  • Stokes Hill Wharf – 3 spaces
  • Anchorage Court – 1 space
  • Fort Hill Parklands - 3 spaces

For more information, please visit the Darwin Waterfront website 

Public transport

Route 14 of the Darwin public bus network services the Darwin Waterfront Precinct.

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On the day facilities

The Check-in area
You can check-in and register on the day at the Darwin Convention Centre porte cochère.

Available at the Darwin Waterfront Wavepool including disability bathrooms available at Darwin Waterfront

On the day you'll be able to donate funds via the collection tins or via the SMS donation number (simply text MDC to 0488 849 632).

First aid
First aid tent is located within the event village.

Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottle, use any available water dispensers at the site. Coffee and food will be available from Lime Café, Darwin’s Waterfront Café and Curve Café from 7am.

Dog are allowed at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct. Please ensure they remain on leash at all times.

This event will be conducted in accordance with any relevant state and federal government guidelines, public health directives and other government law, regulations or directions.