QLD - Gold Coast - Broadwater Parklands
Experience the true magic of the Mother's Day Classic with an event village, entertainment, food stalls and more! Each registration includes a headscarf, race bib and tribute card, available for collection at the registration marquee. You’ll also receive a commemorative medallion, handed over with pride when you cross the finish line.
Online registrations for this event have now closed.
We will be taking registrations on event day (Sunday 8th May).
You can also download and pre-print the registration form to save time on the day.
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 8th May
Distances and times:
Warm ups commence 3 minutes before your start time
|Survivor Wave Walk 4km & 8km - 7:50am||Run 8km - 7:30am|
|Walk 4km & 8km - 7:55am||Run 8km - 7:35am|
|Walk 4km & 8km - 8:00am FULLY BOOKED!||Run 4km - 7:40am|
|Walk 4km & 8km - 8:05am||Run 4km - 7:45am|
|Walk 4km & 8km - 8:10am|
|Walk 4km & 8km - 8:15am|
Survivor Wave: If you’ve been touched by breast cancer we invite you to join the Survivor Wave, or join others at the front of your chosen walk, where we’ll take a moment to reflect on the strength of the MDC community.
Accessibility: Wheelchair and pram friendly.
Race pack collection
Is available from the registration marquee in the event village.
Sunday from 6.30am
Please allow ample time to collect your race pack before your start time.
Race pack items are limited edition and subject to availability on the day.
On the day activities & entertainment
In the Gold Coast, 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:
- Live music
- Kids zone
- Roaming entertainers
- Coffee & food vendors
- Musical performer and giveaways by ME
- Tote bag giveaway at the finish line by HESTA
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.
Getting there and parking
Parking available in surrounding streets with limited parking at different locations around the route. Please refer to local maps for specific details.
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.
On the Day facilities
The Check-in area
Look out for the pink Mother's Day Classic flags.
Several toilet blocks are located throughout the park, including accessible toilets.
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 tent will be located within the event village.
Food & drink
BYO water in reusable bottle.
Unfortunately no dogs allowed.
COVIDSafe statement: This event will be conducted in accordance with all COVIDSafe requirements and practices as determined by the state or territory Government. A COVIDSafe checklist/plan has been completed for this event to ensure the safety of all participants.