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Put your foot down for breast cancer research on Sunday, 12 May 2024


The Mother’s Day Classic community will be coming together in true fashion for the 27th anniversary of this iconic Australian event. Join us on Sunday, 12 May and start your Mother’s Day with purpose.



Donating to the National
Breast Cancer Foundation


Donated since 1998


have supported MDC

Walk or run on Mother's Day to honour and support world-class breast cancer research. Register yourself or sign up with a team of friends, family, colleagues, school mates or your local community group, and enjoy a fun and meaningful day out together. Registrations open in Feb.

Click the button below to learn more.

Mother's Day Classic is returning to a location near you!

Walk or run at up to 70 events across Australia. In major and metro cities, you’ll experience the buzz of the event village, entertainment, music, and food stalls. Your commemorative medallion will be handed over with pink pride on the day.

Or, join the sea of pink in your local community. Our Local events may be smaller in size but are big in community spirit! You’ll receive your commemorative medallion as you cross the finish line.

If you’re unable to join us on Mother’s Day, you can participate at your own time and place with MDC Anywhere.

Celebrating 27 years of impact

Since Mother’s Day Classic’s inception in 1998, over 1.6 million participants have donated $44 million to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to fund life-saving breast cancer research.

Since 1994, the 5-year survival rate has increased from 76% to 92% - statistical proof that research is making a difference. However, there’s still a long way to go.

We’d love for you to join us on Mother’s Day as we celebrate 27 years of support, participation, and fundraising.

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