VIC - Bendigo

Join your local community on Mother’s Day to support and honour those affected by breast cancer. Be a part of a small and passionate crowd with music, entertainment and plenty of community spirit! You’ll also receive a commemorative medallion, handed over with pride when you cross the finish line.
(limited edition medallions are subject to availability on the day)

Online registrations for this event have now closed.
We will be taking registrations on event day (Sunday 8th May).
See ‘Event Schedule’ below to view what time the registration desk opens.
You can also download and pre-print the registration form to save time on the day.

Download on the day registration form


Where: Beischer Park - Reservoir Road, Strathdale

When: Sunday 8th May

Distances and times:

Walk 4km - 9:05am Run 8km - 8:00am
Run 4km - 9:00am

Facebook: Mother's Day Classic Bendigo

Race bib & tribute cards:
Download & print: 

Course information

The course takes in the beauty of the local bushland park and the Kennington Reservoir.

4km course on mixed terrain, soccer oval start onto a gravel walking path, onto tar bike path, crossing one road (Cousins St) and up and around the Kennington Reservoir returning to the soccer over via tar bike path and crossing same road on the return.

On the day Schedule

7.30am - Registration Opens
7.50am – 8km runners marshalled & safety briefing
8.30am – 8.45am - Presentations of 8km fastest Male & Female
8.45am – Bronwyns Chat (ambassador)
8.50am – Minute Silence
8.51am – warm up with Human Mechanics
9am – Marshall 4km Runners brief safety briefing
9.05am – Start 4km Run
9.10am - Marshall 4km Walker with Dog walkers at the back
9.15am – Start 4km Walk
10.15 to 10.30am – Presentations
11am - day winds down

Getting there & parking

Start/Finish on the Reservoir Rd side of Beischer Park.

Parking available in the Park area and Reservoir Road, Crook Street & Strathdale Community Centre.

Please keep clear of private driverways in the residential streets around the area.

On the day facilities

The Check-in area
Look out for the pink Mother's Day Classic flags.

Public toilets are available.

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

All dogs/pets must be on leads.

Wheelchair and pram friendly.  

On the day Activities

Mothers Day Mini Market with select local marketers selling Crafts, Candles, Flowers, Produce, jewellery and more - a chance to pick mum up something special.
Brew 2 U Coffee Van - donating 50c from every coffee sold
Rotary Club of South Bendigo BBQ
Warm up by Human Mechanics Gym
Lawn Games by Parties to Bragg about
Photo Booth by Bendigo Photo's

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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.

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