Ballarat VIC

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The Ballarat event will be held around Lake Wendoure, VIC and offers a 6km & 12km walk and 6km & 12km run.

Online registrations open early December and you can register on the day. For more details on the Ballarat event and registration closing dates, please see the information below.

Alternatively you can come along and support all walkers and runners and join in the entertainment and activity taking place around the course. 

Remember to fill in a tribute card to wear on the day in memory of a loved one or with words of encouragement to someone currently undergoing treatment. Create your tribute card here.

If you wish to make a stand alone donation to the Mother's Day Classic for breast cancer research, you can do so from our website here.

Where: 

Lake Wendouree - Ballarat.

When: 

Sunday 10 May 2015

Registration closing dates: 

Online registrations - opening early December 2014

Online registrations - close Friday 8 May 2015

How to register: 

Register online - coming early December OR on the day starting from 7:30am at a higher entry fee.

Online Cost (open until 8 May 2015):     

  • Adult Walker - $25
  • Adult Runner - $30
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Walker - $15
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Runner - $20
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $45 - $75 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)
  • Family (1 adult and up to 4 children) - $30 - $50 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)

On the Day Cost:     

  • Adult Walker - $30
  • Adult Runner - $35
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Walker - $20
  • Student / Health Card holder / Child (18 years and under) Runner - $25
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $50 - $80 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)
  • Family (1 adult and up to 4 children) - $35 - $55 (varies depending on number of walkers and runners)
Start times: 
  • On the day registrations open at 7:30am
  • Formalities begin at 8.45am
  • 12km runners start at 9.15am
  • 6km runners start at 9.20am
  • 6km and 12km walkers/families start at 9.25am

PLEASE NOTE: Times are subject to minor change.

The course: 

6km run/walk will include one lap of Lake Wendouree. 12km run/walkers will be required to complete 2 laps of Lake Wendouree.

The event will commence in waves to prevent overcrowding, the 12km runners will commence first followed by 6km runners and then the 6km and 12km walkers/families. Please try to remain in allocated groups.

Getting there: 

Lake Wendouree is situated near Lake Gardens and can be accessed from Sturt St and Gillies St, Howitts St, Mair St and many other smaller streets. The event will start near North Gardens and the Botanical Gardens near Pipers Restaurant.

 North Gardens will be open for carparking with access from Gillies Street. Car parking is limited and may be subject to weather.

Event day information: 

Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.

Activities at the event: 

Entertainment will include raffles, jumping castle, live bands, sausage sizzle, cofffee vans, stalls and much more!

Prizes: 

Whilst we endeavour to provide all participants a 2015 medallion, which cleverly converts to a key ring and lanyard, they are subject to availability.

Results and certificates: 

A Certificate of Participation will be available here on the Mother’s Day Classic website from Tuesday 12 May 2015 for you to download and print!

Important information: 

Fundraising

You can choose to raise more funds by taking part in fundraising.

After you've registered you will receive an email with your fundraising url. If you aren't sure how to set up your fundraising page or if your friends need help filling it in, we can help you here.

Contact: 

Have a question or wish to volunteer? For more event information contact: Allyse Taylor – (e) ataylor@mothersdayclassic.com.au (m) 0474 134 400.

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