Once you cross the Finish Line please keep moving through the recovery area to receive your drink and Finisher’s medal, before heading into the event village. Make a day of it as there will be giveaways, cool down zones, live music and much more.
Finish Area Schedule
|Time of Day||Action|
|7:50am||Race Starts at Hyde Park|
|8:30am||EWA winner expected at Finish Line|
|8:37am||Male Winner winner expected at Finish Line|
|8:42am||Female winner expected at Finish Line|
|10:00am||Presentations to commence - Stage|
|2:00pm||Finish Line Closes|
Travel on public transport services is covered for City2Surf 2018 participants and volunteers. Simply present your race bib, Finisher's medallion or volunteers t-shirt to transport staff when boarding public transport. This includes:
- Train services (bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst and Dungog stations)
- Regular and special event shuttle bus services
- Ferry services
- Light Rail services
Note: an additional station access fee applies for travel to or from Domestic and International Airport stations. Your event ticket does not include the access fee, so if you're travelling from these stations you'll need to pay the train station access fee.
For details on transport services included in this entitlement, visit transportnsw.info.
Please ensure you plan your trip before leaving home.
All buses from Bondi Beach will go to Bondi Junction Station Only. From there, you can catch one of the extra trains running back to the city or other bus services.
Planning to meet someone after the race? The meeting place signs will be located on Queen Elizabeth Drive, directly after the drink station and information booth on the beach side. Look out for the tall blue wing banners, these are arranged in alphabetical order.
Bondi Junction Parking
Eastgate car park at Bondi Junction are offering $15 flat rate fee for all day parking on any level for City2Surf participants.
Gear Collection - Collection at the Finish
Gear collection at the Finish will be located adjacent to the event village in Park Drive South. Collect your Finisher’s medal, head through the drink station and turn right up the path into Bondi park, following the signs to gear collection. There will also be event security and information marshals on hand to direct you. Please be patient as our volunteers work to get your belongings back to you.
In 2018 our event village which is located in Bondi Park will overlook the iconic Bondi Beach and will include activations from our event partners - check out what wonderful and exciting activations they have in store for you! There will be loads of giveaways, cool down zones, and live music for your enjoyment!
Westpac Red Zone
The City2Surf takes about 14,000 steps to complete and not all steps will be the same. There’ll be the hard steps, where you’ll wonder if you’ll cross the Finish line, and the easy ones, when you’re headed straight to Red Zone.
Help has your back. From the misting tunnel to our cheer squads, milestones will be celebrated, and once you cross the Finish line we will see you at Red Zone, where Westpac customers can relax with food, or a massage to help with recovery.
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rebel Warm Down
Make sure you get on the right track to recovery after your run at the rebel warm down zone! We'll also have Event Merch available next door at the Retail Zone - don't forget to check it out.
nuun is the official hydration partner for this year’s City2Surf. So why not read more from nuun’s chief Nutritionist, Vishal Patel, on the benefits of nuun and why you should be consuming this product pre, during and post event.
Come hang with the Nova Casanovas at the Nova Chill Out Zone post-race, help yourself to a comfy beanbag and a cheeky little treat on us.
We’ll also have a massage station and Nova’s very own #City2Swing – the ultimate selfie spot! Plus don’t forget to look out for our snapchat filters!
2GB and Macquarie Sports Radio
Chill out at the 2GB 873 and Macquarie Sports Radio 954 revival and recovery area. You can indulge in a relaxing massage, enjoy plenty of fresh food and drinks and win prizes! See you at the Finish!
SEIKO have partnered with Fabien Cousteau, the famous ocean conservationist to raise awareness of the fragility of the worlds’ oceans. The campaign ‘Save the Ocean’ commences with a site activation August 12 at Bondi Beach, close to the 2018 City2Surf finish line. Come down and be part of the activation & learn how you can make a difference. #DiscoverYourPlanet
Already anticipating the post-run pain? Join Jaybird at the finish line for a revitalising ice bath. With a guided musical pep-talk, we’ll immerse you into the Jaybird’s Run Wild world, before immersing you in ice cold water - leaving you with super-fresh feels! You’ll also have a chance to win Jaybird wireless headphones!