City2Surf Sydney– 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Sydney, Australia August 11, 2024 Registration Open


Established in 1971, the City2Surf is a race organized annually in NSW, Sydney. Over the years the City2Surf race has transformed from a local road race (with just 2025 entrants in 1971) to the world’s largest fun run attracting more than 85,000 participants from across the globe.

The reputation of City2Surf Race has grown exponentially over the year and the event is widely recognised as a ‘bucket-list’ item for serious runners and adventure lovers around the world. The race has been listed in “The Telegraph” (16 Great Running races Around the World), “Runner’s World” (20 Races To Do Before You Die) and “Running Shoes Guru” (Top Ten Running Races In The World).

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City2Surf Sydney

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Distance 14km
Start Time  7:40 am onwards@
Eligibility Criterion  No Minimum age specified*
Fees **  Child (Below 9 years) ^: AUD 27 & Up
Child (10-16 years) ^: AUD 47 & Up
Adult (16+ years): AUD 92 & Up
Registration Register here
Expo Details  Venue: The Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, NSW
Date & Timings: Aug 8 (12pm-7pm), Aug 9 (8am-7pm) & Aug 10 (7:30am-4:30pm)
* Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the event and the accompanying adult takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant 12 years or under. Participants over the age of 12 can complete the event without an adult accompanying them.
** All entry fees are shown in Australian dollars and include all fees and taxes. Early bird pricing is inventory-based and will automatically increase to general entry fees once capacity has been filled. 
^ A child is anyone aged 16 years or under on race day.
^^ Team and family packages also available. 
@ The race start time is staggered as per categories below (schedule subject to change)

Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the City2Surf Sydney 2024 not yet available. Please check the information from the 2023 event below is detailed below

Course Map Course Map
Expo Map Expo Map
Start Area Map Start Area Map
Finish Area Map Finish Area Map

The City2Surf Sydney is a POINT TO POINT course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Hyde Park Bondi Beach

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the City2Surf Sydney 2024 not available but below are details from the 2023 edition

14km 1st Place Male & Female $2,000
2nd Place Male & Female $1,000
3rd Place Male & Female $500
4th Place Male & Female $250
5th Place Male & Female $125
14km Elite Wheelchair** 1st Place $2,000
2nd Place $1,000
3rd Place $500

Points to Note for Prize Purse
-Awards are equal for Male and Female participants
-Prizes are awarded based on the first three athletes to cross the Finish Line (gun time).
-Age Group awarded based on net/mat time
-Elite Wheelchair cash prize will only apply if there is a minimum of 3 athletes competing.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results


Important Points

  • Registration: Registrations are non-transferable between runners, if you are unable to attend the race you will need to contact the team via email at
  • Fee Refund: If you cannot participate in the event for medical reasons, partial entry fee refunds are available in accordance with the Athlete Medical Withdrawal policy only. After the stipulated dates, entry fees are non-refundable for medical withdrawals initiated by the athlete. Refunds will only be issued for the entry fee where participation in the event is not appropriate due to medical reasons. Any additional purchases, already paid for on your behalf by the Event Operator to a third party service provider such as Official Event Photographer photo packages, medal engraving tags, training plans, or donations, are not refundable.
  • Pre-Qualification timings/ Start Corral qualification: Athletes registering into City2Surf have the option to enter into the event in an open category, or submit an application to pre-qualify to run in a qualifying Start Group.
  • Elite Wheelchair/ seeded athletes: Prequalification required.
  • Preferred athletes: Prequalification required.
  • Start groups: Prequalification required
  • Change in start group: Once registration is complete, unfortunately no formal changes to start groups can be made. Runners can start behind their registered start group but not before.
  • Bib Collection: Participants opting for bob postage will get their race bibs posted to address mentioned during registration. Late registrants or those not opting for bib postage need to carry a copy of the e-ticket to expo event to collect their race bib. Someone else can also pick up the bib on runners’ behalf  as long as they can show a copy of the e-ticket
  • Lost/ Damaged Bib: If you have lost or damaged your race bib or timing chip you will need to purchase a replacement from Race Bib Collection at the City2Surf Expo or Race HQ on race morning for  a nominal fee
  • Baggage: Baggage service is available for all runners. All items need to be kept in a mesh bag provided by organizers. No personal bags are allowed. Runners can deposit bags pre event at the expo or on race day at start line
  • Public Transport: Return public transport will be available for all participants competing in the City2Surf event. Your ticket includes race entry and return public transport, simply present your race bib or finisher’s medallion when boarding public transport on race day.
  • Aid stations would be supplied with water, isotonic sports drinks, portable toilets and first aid
  • Time limit applicable on the course which closes at 2pm
  • Event cancellation: If the event does not take place for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, where possible, event will be rescheduled the event for a later date. Your event registration and any additional purchases will be automatically moved to the new event date. If you can’t make the rescheduled event date, you will be given an opportunity to defer your entry to the following year. If the event cannot be rescheduled, your event registration and any additional purchases will be automatically moved to the same event next year
Contact Information
IRONMAN Office (office hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday)
Phone: (+61) 1300 761 384


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