QLD - Gold Coast - Broadwater Parklands

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

Where: Fishermans Lawn, Southport

Located just north of the bustling Surfers Paradise, escape to the Broadwater Parklands for a range of fun activities perfect for the whole family. Centrally located and spaning three kilometres along the beautiful Broadwater in Southport, the Parklands not only offer fantastic views of the Surfers Paradise skyline but also offer numerous wide open spaces for enjoyment.

When: Sunday 9th May

Distances: 4km & 8km

Timing: 

  • 8:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 8:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 9:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 9:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 10:00 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 10:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 11:00 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
Parking available in surrounding streets with limited parking at different locations around the route. Please refer to local maps for specific details.

Public transport
Buses 704, 719, 747 and light rail G:LINK have transport routes which pass near Broadwater 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 pink Mother's Day Classic flags.

Toilets
Several toilet blocks are located throughout the park, including accessible toilets.

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
All MDC Local Locations will have a qualified first aid officer on site.

Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottles, use any available water dispensers at the site, no water stations will be provided.
Please bring your own snacks.
Please support your local food and beverage businesses on your way to the site and/or on your way home.

Dogs
Dogs are permitted on leashes throughout the parklands but owners should observe signage regarding access to beach/swimming areas.

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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