City2Surf By The Numbers

11 August 2022
City2Surf By The Numbers

The City2Surf returns to the streets of Sydney this Sunday 14 August, with tens of thousands of runners preparing to take part in the world-famous event.

The 2022 City2Surf will be the 50th physical running of the event, after going virtual for the last two years.

Heading into Sunday the City2Surf team has put together some of the interesting numbers that make up this year’s event.

0 – Youngest runner – two children born on 15/5/22 will be taking part with their parents
1 – One former winner in the field – Australia’s fastest Electrician Liam Adams
14 – Kilometres runners will travel between the CBD and Bondi Beach
17 – Bands on course entertaining runners throughout the day
20 – City2Surf Legends who will be taking to the streets of Sydney for the 50th time
28 – Countries represented
37 – Average runner’s age
50 – 2022 is the 50th physical running of the City2Surf
51 – Million raised for charities since 2008
98 – Oldest runner
305 – Charities supported by City2Surf fundraisers in 2022
640 – Bus movements between Bondi Beach and Bondi Junction after the event
1,800 – Volunteers helping to run the event
1971 – Year of the first City2Surf
2019 – The last time the City2Surf was held on the streets of Sydney
2026 – Most represented postcode – Bondi
60,000+ - Runners taking part
840,000 – Total kilometres that 60,000 runners will cover during the City2Surf on Sunday

Event media accreditation can be accessed here.