2019 WIS Mother’s Day Classic in Melbourne this Sunday
Help raise funds for life-saving breast cancer research
Join us tomorrow Sunday 12 May for the annual Mother’s Day Classic breast cancer fundraising walk + run to support the 53 women diagnosed each day!
Our goal is to raise more than $2.1 million across Australia this year and continue to fund vital research projects with all funds raised donated to the
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).
Tomorrow thousands of walkers and runners tie up their laces and put on their pinkest outfit at one of 88 event locations across Australia.
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY ON MOTHER’S DAY, Sunday 12 May
Colourful vision and interview opportunities with MDC Ambassadors, and people wearing pink and fancy dress including mums, children, families and breast cancer survivors on Mother’s Day.
VIPS and local personalities in attendance include The Governor of Victoria the Hon. Linda Dessau, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Ms Chloe Bryce, MC Ms Mary Delahunty, Louise Davidson AM, Chair of MDC, Moana Wood, NBCF, Channel Nine news and sports team – Peter Hitchener, Livinia Nixon and Tony Jones, Shane Crawford, Brooke Lochland from AFLW Western Bulldogs, Jill Chalmers from AFL Masters and more.
Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic
Sunday May 12, 6.30am – 11.00am (best vision available early on the day)
Alexandra Gardens and the Tan track – Please see event map attached (No parking on site, easy walk from Federation Square – note roads closed from overnight/5am)
KEY TIMINGS / BEST VISION
7.15am – 8km run start (First of 3 waves)
8.15am – 4km run start (First of 3 waves) BILL SHORTEN to run 4km
8.22am – Minute of silence on main stage/warm-ups and team costumes, kid zone and sponsor activations in main stage precinct
9.13am – 4km WALK (SURVIVOR WAVE ) Governor the Hon. Linda Dessau, Bill and Chloe Shorten to officiate race start
(First of 3 walk waves)
11.00 Main stage, presentations, best dressed awards