VIC - Box Hill

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

Where: Box Hill Athletes track, Barwon St, Box Hill

When: Sunday 9th May

Distances: 5km


  • 8:00 am
  • 8:30 am - NEAR CAPACITY
  • 9:00 am
  • 9:30 am


Park at the Barwon St parking lot and head into the track via the entrance doors and look for the signage for the check in point.

Parking: Parking is available at the Athletic Track carpark, off Barwon Street, Box Hill North. 

Public Transport: BUS: These Bus lines stop near Hagenauer Reserve: 293, 302, 612. Bus stations near Hagenauer reserve in Box Hill North, Station Name - Hagenauer Reserve/Elgar Rd (Mont Albert North) 1 min walk, Elgar Rd/Melrose St (Mont Albert North) 4 min walk
TRAM: Tram stations near Hagenauer reserve in Box Hill North, Station Name - 56-Elgar Rd/Whitehorse Rd (Box Hill) 12 min walk.

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 near the grandstand, walk through the front gates of the track

Toilets: Male, Female and accessible toilets are available at the far right of the Pavilion.

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. A First Aid Room is available with in the Pavillion.

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 and support your local food and beverage businesses on your way to the site and/or on your way home.

Some great cafes: Nelson, 12-14 Nelson Road, Box Hill.
The Penny Drop, 913 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill.
Second Wife, 8 Wellington Road, Box Hill.

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All dogs/pets must be on leads.

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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