The Sun Herald City2Surf

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The reputation of this uniquely Sydney event has grown year on year and the event is widely recognised as a ‘bucket-list’ item for serious runners and adventure lovers around the world. Bringing 85,000 people together from all walks of life to run, jog, or walk the famous 14km course to Bondi Beach.
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Sun 21st Mar 2021
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Sydney, Australia
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Where and when
45 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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Route information
The City2Surf is 14km in distance starting from Hyde Park in Sydney’s CBD, at the intersection of Park St and College St. The course commences on a downhill on William St and heads up through the tunnel at Kings Cross. It continues along New South Head Rd through Rose Bay, then up the notorious “Heartbreak Hill” (the halfway point) and also the most scenic parts of the course. The course then turns the corner at Vaucluse, onto Old South Head Rd, then Military Rd and down the hill with ocean views, before completing a turn around at Curlewis st, into the finish line at the world famous and spectacular Bondi Beach. The City2Surf finish line is located on Queen Elizabeth Drive, adjacent to the children’s playground, north of the Bondi Pavilion, with runners finishing in a southbound direction.
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How to get there
45 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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Bondi Junction Parking
Eastgate carpark at Bondi Junction is offering $15 flat rate fee for all-day parking on any level for City2Surf participants.
Private Bus & Coach Parking
Private charter buses can pick up passengers from the designated load zone on the northern side of Curlewis Street between Glenayr Avenue and 130 Curlewis Street, Bondi. The best access route to this location is eastbound on Curlewis Street.
Operators must note that Curlewis Street is not a bus layover facility and buses parked in the special event clearway will be towed away. Private charter buses should lay over in O’Sullivan Road (eastern side) between New South Head Road and Old South Head Road. Please note, there are low hanging trees along some sections of O’Sullivan Rd and therefore not suitable parking for double-decker buses.
Event day logistics
Sunday, August 12
  • 5:30 am Race HQ opens for race information and bib replacements.
  • 5:45 am Gear drop opens.
  • 7:00 am Gear drop closes – all gear is transported to the Finish.
  • 7:50 am Event starts.
  • 10:00 am Presentations to commence.
2 reviews
Did the 14k in 2019
City to surf for me is all about having fun while raising much needed money for the Leukaemia Foundation
Did the 14k in 2019
Love the city 2 surf. Have noticed it is getting bigger every year but is still well organised. Transportation to and from the event is simple and cost included. Bonus ! Plenty of options for food etc at end and entertainment on the way is adequate. All round great event considering the crowds and logistics.
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