Perth’s most scenic fun run is back this July, when over 4,000 runners are expected to pound the pavement through the Perth CBD for the 2016 WAtoday Swan River Run, presented by Westpac.

 

Runners of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join event ambassador, swimming World record holder and three-time Olympian, Eamon Sullivan, on Sunday 24 July in raising much-needed funds to various deserving Australian charities.

 

Comprising of the 5km and 14km courses, participants looking for the bigger challenge, will start on Victoria Avenue in Perth CBD before travelling down Mounts Bay Road, up in to Kings Park and back down to the river before finishing at the University of Western Australia.

 

 

The shorter 5km course starts on Victoria Avenue travelling down Mounts Bay Road along the beautiful Swan River, giving first time runners and families a scenic route with both courses chock-full of music and entertainment along the way.

 

Be sure to stay in touch online with the entire City Run Series on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

 

 

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Some 85,000 runners are expected to return to Sydney streets and picturesque Bondi Beach for Australia’s biggest and most iconic fun-run - the 46th edition of The Sun-Herald City2Surf, presented by Westpac.

 

On Sunday 14 August, Sydney will be awash with entrants of all abilities as the event seeks to tumble its fundraising goal of $5 million. Encouragement is given to participants and supporters to contribute by creating their own fundraising page through the website or by making a one-off donation when completing the race registration.

 

With a view to bettering the event’s experience, eliminate crowd congestion and ensure safety to participants and spectators, the City2Surf will this year see the first significant change to the course since 1977.

 

 

The event will also look to attract many of Australia’s elite runners, including 2015 winner, Cassie Fien, plus Australian dual Commonwealth Games Gold medalist, and former City2Surf record holder and winner, Robert de Castella.

 

In a first for City2Surf, entrants and supporters will be able to vote on the design for the 2016 City2Surf ‘finishers’ medal. With four options available, voting is now open via a social media poll on the official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/cityrunseries

 

 

http://city2surf.com.au/

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