Our community

Thank you to our Community Ambassadors for sharing their stories with us.

Meet Alana Pirrone

In 1994 when Alana Pirrone was just eight-years-old she lost her mother to breast cancer. Four years...

Don’t lose hope!

Three months to live. That is what Sue Hayes was told in April 2011 after many weeks of medical visi...

Amy Muscat: MDC Classic Champion

Mother’s Day Classic ambassador Amy Muscat participated in her first Mother’s Day Classic event ...

Meet Aunty Pam Pederson

By any measure Aboriginal elder Aunty Pam Pederson is a remarkable woman. The daughter of Pastor Sir...

Marketta is making Mother’s Day mean more

In January 2018, Marketta had just moved to Geelong. Her daughter was about to start primary school ...

Rain, hail or shine!

“I was young, healthy and had no family history. I never thought in a million years I’d be diagn...

Celebrate every day and raise awareness on International Wom...

It’s exactly twelve months since Vivienne Interrigi received her breast cancer diagnosis. This was...

Grab your boobs please and pass the message!

After being diagnosed in May 2016 with triple negative breast cancer and undergoing a double mastect...

The brightest dawn comes after the darkest night

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

Walking for the future

The first year Emma Maiden ran down the finish chute at the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic sh...

Meet Colin Sharpe

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

Meet Bree McCabe

When someone young loses a battle with breast cancer, the tentacles of grief often extend far and wi...

Share your story

Do you have a moving or unique story about why you are taking part in the Mother’s Day Classic that you would like to share?

We are interested to hear from walkers, runners or volunteers. Maybe you come back year after year, walk with generations of your family, walk or run in a team, have breast cancer or are doing this for a loved one who has breast cancer. Tell us why you have chosen to dedicate your time to the Mother’s Day Classic to raise money for National Breast Cancer Foundation research programs.

We will not publish your personal contact details and we will get in touch with you before making any information about your story public.

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