Jess Trengove from South Australia was the women’s champion with a time of 47:29, edging out Emily Brichacek from ACT who recorded a time of 48:05

 

“I’m really really happy. It’s a personal best for me. The last few kilometres were really tough and Heartbreak Hill was deceiving – I thought it was going to be an easy downhill from there. I’ve got plans for a couple of marathons over the next few months and then back for City2surf next year.”

 

This year a record 85,000 entered the race, cementing its place as the world’s largest run. Running legend Rob de Castella fired the starter’s gun and runners left the city along a scenic 14 km course to Bondi Beach.

 

The event raised more than $3.2 million for charity.

 

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In one of the most exciting finishes ever in The Sun-Herald City2Surf, Liam Adams of Victoria beat one of the race favourites, Michael Shelley of Queensland, by just two seconds

 

Adams crossed the finish line at Bondi Beach in 41:11, with Shelley recording 41:13.

 

“This is my first time running the City2Surf and the biggest race I have ever run. My aim was to tuck into the back and hold onto the leaders. I’m really happy,” Adams said.

 

 

The Sunday Age City2Sea is working closely with official charity partner Movember: a global movement aimed at changing the face of men's health, amongst a range of other charities.

 

Sydney’s Sun-Herald City2Surf, presented by Westpac, celebrated its 40th run in 2010. With a sold-out field of 85,000 entrants raising over $3 million for charity in 2011, it is the world’s largest run. Fairfax Events has organised this important event since 1971 and is excited to introduce this uniquely Victorian edition.

The sister event to the world’s largest run - Sydney's City2Surf - is coming to Melbourne. The Sunday Age City2Sea will take place for the very first time on Sunday 13 November.

 

Already attracting hundreds of entries within days of launching, this exciting new event will take participants on a journey through some of Melbourne’s favourite running locales. The 14km course starts at the iconic Arts Centre in the CBD, travels beneath the Plane trees of St Kilda Road, around Albert Park’s fast and flat Grand Prix track and on to a spectacular finish by the sea at St Kilda.

 

Elite runners, joggers and walkers from around Australia will be joined by many dressed in novelty themed costumes with live music along the route.

Next event date:

13 November 2011

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