EARLY BIRD ENTRIES CLOSE THIS WEEK FOR SYDNEY’S ULTIMATE SPORTING WEEKEND
The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run – Saturday, February 1, 2014
The Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic – Sunday, February 2, 2014
Early bird entries close this Friday, January 10, for Sydney’s ultimate sporting weekend: The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run and The Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic on Saturday, February 1 and Sunday, February 2, 2014 respectively.
Entrants can save up to $10 on final entry fees if they sign up before midnight on January 10.
The popular, family-friendly events invite participants of all levels to take part in a fun-filled weekend featuring the Dee Why to Manly Sun Run - an event which boasts a new 10km course on top of its existing 6.7km course, showcasing the best of Sydney’s Northern Beaches – and one of Australia’s largest ocean swims, the iconic Cole Classic with 1km, 2km and 9km swims.
Sun Run (Saturday, February 1)
The Sun Run is now in its fourth year and already a favourite among Sydneysiders, with more than 10,000 participants expected to take part.
Runners can challenge themselves on the new 10km course which showcases spectacular beach views from Dee Why to Manly. Starting from 6:30am, the Sun Run will begin at The Strand in Dee Why and finish on The Steyne at iconic Manly Beach with all finishers receiving a commemorative medal.
For more details on The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run, visit www.sunrun.com.au/
Cole Classic (Sunday, February 2)
Now in its 31st year, the Cole Classic is one of Australia’s largest ocean swims, with more than 6,000 expected to take part.
The 1km and 2km swims will start from Shelly Beach and finish at Manly Beach, while the 9km will start from Dee Why Beach and finish at Manly Beach (all subject to conditions). Finishers will receive a commemorative medal, while category winners and place getters are awarded the famous Cole plates.
For more details on The Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic, visit www.coleclassic.com/
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