The Sun-Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac will be held on Sunday August 12, 2018
|Start Time*||Start Group|
|7:50am||Elite Wheelchair Athletes Start - This Start Group is for elite wheelchair athletes only. Athletes must be in a racing chair to compete in this Start Group and will aim to complete the course sub 38mins. Please note, for planning and health and safety, elite wheelchair athletes must be entered into the event and notify the event organisers via email prior to 5:00pm Monday, July 30, 2018.|
|7:55am||Seeded Start - This Start Group is for athletes who aim to gain a place in the top 20 (by invitation only). Pre-qualification is required for this start group.|
|Preferred Start - This Start Group is for athletes who will complete the course in a qualifying time of sub 52 (men) sub 56 (women). Pre-qualification is required for this start group.|
|The Sun-Herald Red Start - This Start Group is for athletes who will complete the course in a qualifying time of sub 70. Pre-qualification is required for this start group.|
|8:05am||The Sun-Herald Green Start - This Start Group is for athletes who will complete the course in a qualifying time of sub 90. Pre-qualification is required for this start group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.|
|8:20am||Charity Superstar Start - For those who would like to make fundraising the focus of their event experience. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group. For more information click here.|
|8:30am||Blue Start - This Start Group is for runners aiming to complete the course in sub 120mins. There is no qualifying time required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.|
|9:05am||Westpac Yellow Start - This Start Group is for runners and joggers aiming to complete the course in sub 140mins. There is no qualifying time required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.|
|9:30am||Back of the Pack - Orange Start** - This Start Group is for walkers, fun groups, pushed wheelchairs and strollers|
*Start group times are subject to change
**Any participants wishing to compete with a pushed wheelchair, stroller, or pram must enter into the Back of the Pack - Orange Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs, strollers, and prams are permitted in any other start groups.
No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards, roller blades or drones are permitted in any group. Please DO NOT arrive at your start area more than 30 minutes prior to your allocated start time.
Can I enter a pre-qualifying Start Group
If you have competed in a race listed on the Qualifying Times page below and you meet the required time, you will automatically qualify and a pre-qualifying start group will be available for selection during registration.
If you have not competed in a previous event listed on the Qualifying Times page, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form below prior to entering. We accept times from any official race, anywhere in the world, within the last two years that are 10km or over in distance.
If you have not competed in an official race in the past 2 years, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form with your Garmin, Strava, or MapMyRun results web link. We accept times from these resources anywhere in the world, within the past 6 months that are 10km or more in distance. Please ensure your account is set to public for us to be able to see and assess your pre-qualification request.
We ask that you allow 2 business day for your request to be processed. Please do not enter until you have received confirmation of your qualification outcome as Start Groups are unable to be changed post registration.
All pre-qualifications submitted prior to April 18 will be notified of their outcome when registrations open
April 18 - May 29
May 30 - July 24
July 25 - August 11
*Prices inclusive of GST. A credit card surcharge reflecting our actual costs of offering payment by credit card will be added to Visa, Mastercard, Diners and American Express payments.
*Family packages includes either 2 adults + 1 child OR 1 adult + 2 children. You can add additional individual entries at the shopping cart. These packages only available for purchase up until 11:59pm Sunday, August 5 or until sold out
**A child is anyone aged 15 years or under on race day
Free race bib postage is included for all participants who enter on or before Wednesday, May 9. Those who register between Thursday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 29 will have the option to select postage during their registration at a cost of $7.95 including GST. Please note, this option must be added to your cart during the registration process and will close at midnight Tuesday, May 29. Postage of race bibs will commence approximately 3-4 weeks prior to race day. If you did not purchase postage, registered after May 29 or with an an overseas address you will need to collect your race bib from the City2Surf Expo. Please note, all Charity Superstar Runners will be required to collect their race bib from the City2Surf Expo.