2024 City2Surf 15km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the City2Surf 15km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The City2Surf is an iconic annual running event held in Sydney, Australia, renowned as one of the world's largest and most popular fun runs. This event typically covers a 14-kilometer course that starts in Sydney's city center, winds through the city streets, and finishes at the famous Bondi Beach. The City2Surf is celebrated not only for its challenging course, which includes the infamous "Heartbreak Hill," but also for its festive atmosphere, with participants often dressing in costumes and enjoying the lively spirit of the event. This race attracts participants of all ages and fitness levels, from competitive runners to families and groups running for charity, making it a major highlight in Sydney's sporting calendar and a significant community event.

Date: 

Sun
Aug 11
2024

Location: 

Sydney, Australia

Distance

14.0km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

221

Number of participants: 

How to train for City2Surf 15km: City2Surf 15km training plans for every runner

To train for City2Surf, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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City2Surf 15km FAQ: All you need to know about the City2Surf 15km

What is the City2Surf 15km?

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How can I prepare for the 2024 City2Surf 15km?

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How can I register for the City2Surf 15km?

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