VIC - Chelsea

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

Where: Chelsea Bicentennial Park, Thames Promenade, Chelsea

When: Sunday 9th May

Distances: 5km


  • 8:00 am
  • 8:30 am - NEAR CAPACITY
  • 9:00 am - NEAR CAPACITY
  • 9:30 am - FULL CAPACITY
  • 10:00 am - NEAR CAPACITY
  • 10:30 am


The 5k course starts near the Rotunda at the Scotch Parade car park and heads towards Thames Promenade before turning right and right again along the walk/cycle path.

Passing the baseball field on the left, then the Chelsea Sportswomens Centre on the right before coming to the pony club and the Patterson River Golf Club.At the end of the path you will be greeted by a marshal and this is the turnaround point.             

We continue back along the path ,turning left and heading around the skate park. Following the path around will take us through the avenue of trees where the finishing will be situated.

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

Toilets located adjacent to arrival zone.

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. First aid will be located at the location event arrival 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 and support your local food and beverage businesses on your way to the site and/or on your way home.

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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