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.