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National Alliances

  • Athletics Australia

    Athletics Australia is the national governing body for the sport of athletics and running in Australia. Together with our State and Territory-based Member Associations, we are charged with ensuring the encouragement and promotion of athletics and running in Australia and acting in the best interests of the sport.

    The aims of our alliance with Mother’s Day Classic is to deliver on some of our key strategic outcomes;

    Mission: Improving the health of all Australians through their involvement in athletics;

    Vision: providing well-supported, seamlessly connected events, programs and athletic activities relevant to all Australians.

    We are extremely excited to be an event alliance of the ‘Mother’s Day Classic’ for the 2018 year.

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  • Dragons Abreast Australia

    Encouraging wellness, fitness, fun and camaraderie for breast cancer survivors through the sport of dragon boating & promoting breast cancer awareness.

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  • Motherless Daughters Australia

    Motherless Daughters Australia is a national not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting girls and women whose mothers have sadly passed away.

    We provide a supportive environment and opportunities for women to connect with others who share this common bond through functions, events and an on-line community.

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  • Running Divas

    Running Divas is an online women’s running community – Our passion and focus is providing the most comprehensive global online women’s running resources and specialised events, tailored for women by women of all ages and running ability that is literally ‘changing women’s lives one run at a time’.

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  • Running Mums Australia

    Running Mums Australia is an Australian wide running network for mums who love to run. Our aim is to encourage, equip and empower you, as a mum and a runner in your running journey. RMA has been created to champion the everyday woman. We believe that nothing is out of your reach, and together you can fulfil your dreams. We use running as our vehicle for connection and inspiration, and we change lives. You can join our safe and secure running community of women on Facebook. We welcome anyone who is a mum who loves to run in Australia!

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  • Zonta International

    Zonta International is a leading global organisation of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognised as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence. Zonta International District 22 Ltd is one of 32 Zonta International Districts worldwide and represents Queensland and Northern NSW.

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  • Zonta district 23

    District 23 encompasses, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Northern Territory.

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Tasmania Alliances

  • Womensport & Recreation Tasmania Inc. (WSRT)

    Womensport & Recreation Tasmania Inc. (WSRT) is a dynamic group dedicated to improving opportunities in sport and regular physical activity for women and girls.

    It is Womensport & Recreation Tasmania’s mission to promote, encourage, support, inspire and celebrate regular physical activity for women and girls and to provide a representative voice influencing effective public policy in Tasmania.

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Victoria Alliances

  • Womens AFL Masters

    Have you ever wondered if you could take a SPECCY like Jezaulenko, kick a bag of GOALS like Lockett or FEND it like Dusty? Did you think you missed your chance? You’re never too old to get involved in AFL Masters football.  Players over 30 now have the opportunity to participate in our great game of Australian Rules Football and to compete with similarly aged players in a safe, well-organised and enjoyable atmosphere. Our slogan is “Footy for Fun” and has modified rules to reduce the chance of injury (okay so you might have missed your chance to SPECCY). Six of our existing clubs have introduced a women’s team for our 2018 inaugural season. We play fortnightly during the season, with training once a week. Visit to get involved.  Our season launch KICKS off with our Mother’s Day Classic fundraising event, supporting a cause that is dear to all our hearts.

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  • YMCA

    Melbourne’s newest Father’s Day tradition, the YMCA Father’s Day Fun Run is the best celebration in town for the whole family. With on course entertainment and plenty of surprises, everyone is invited to come walk, run, and play around the 5km or 10km courses. You can join in the fun this year on Sunday 2 September, 2018, around Melbourne’s iconic Tan track. Visit

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