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by Marisa Quinn-Haisu (subscribe)
My name is Marisa. I am a fiction writer, a blogger, and a freelance journalist.
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Hit the turf running for City to Surf


City to Surf has been an annual event in Western Australia for over 43 years. The first City to Surf was held in 1975 and was attended by 500 people. The event has grown since then to become the second largest timed race in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2013 over 50,000 people participated in this much loved sporting event. When you sign up to take part in City to Surf you will be helping to raise money for Activ which will enable them to provide support to over 2,000 people living with a disability in Western Australia.

The City to Surf is held on the last Sunday of August. It has legs held in Karratha, Geraldton, Albany and Busselton. On Sunday the 27th of August you can take part in in the Perth City event. The Perth leg includes a marathon, half marathon, a 12km run, a 12km walk, a 4km run and walk and a 4km wheelchair. There is something for all ages and all levels of fitness.

The City to Surf has a fun atmosphere and is perfect for friends and families and children of all ages. You will start in the Perth CBD and make your way along the Swan River and through Kings Park and will finish at City Beach.

How much does it cost?

An adult ticket for the 42m Marathon costs between $130 and $145 dollars.

An adult ticket for the 21km Half Marathon costs between $90 and $105 dollars.

An adult ticket for the12km run/walk costs between $48 and $53 dollars. A children's ticket will cost between $24 and $30 dollars.

An adult ticket for the 4km run/walk will cost between $38 and $43 dollars and a children's ticket will cost between $22 and $28 dollars.

An adult ticket for the 4km wheelchair race will cost between $38 and $40 dollars. A children's ticket will cost between $22 and $28 dollars.

For more information about City to Surf 2017 including course maps, fundraising tips, team challenges, training and road closures please check out their website.
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Why? Raise money for Activ and other charities
When: Sunday 27 August
Phone: Call (08) 9387 0487
Where: The Perth leg starts in the city and ends at City Beach
Cost: $22 - $145
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