Looking for something to train for? Look no further – see our list of Sydney's best fun runs in 2014 below:
It is a race, but let’s not forget to take a moment and enjoy the harbour views in our own city. The loop starts in the Rocks, goes past the Walsh Bay wharfs, down Darling Harbour and across to Pyrmont Bay Park… then back again. The Rocks.
The course is a 7km circuit around stunning Iron Cove Bay, and there's also a 2km course for the kids. The whole family (including the dog) can join in Balmain.
You'll want to start training now – Heartbreak Hill's a bitch and 14km can feel much longer than it sounds. Sydney.
At the start of the 5km race, each runner wears white and as they pass each kilometre marker they are blasted with a different colour of (completely harmless) paint. Sydney.
Spend a Sunday running in Sydney Olympic Park for a great cause. The Unity Run and Walk will benefit those living with Parkinson’s disease. Sydney Olympic Park.
The annual Sydney Running Festival has distances friendly to all types – from 4km to over 40km in races known as the Sydney Marathon (yikes!), the Half Marathon (OK...), the Bridge Run (noice) and the Family Fun Run (count us in). Sydney.
They’ve got a whole range of options at this Parramatta Park triathlon to support breast cancer awareness and research: short, medium and long courses covering off biking, swimming and running. Parramatta.
Prepare yourself for this obstacle-jumping, mud-crawling, hill-climbing gallop around Sydney International Equestrian Centre's famous 7km cross-country course. Horsley Park.
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