2017 Fitness Events to put in your diary now

We are all looking to keep fit, healthy and happy in the new year, and participating in local fitness events is a great way to combine exercise, friends and fun.

 

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The Colour Run is an unforgettable event to enjoy with friends

Here are our top picks for the best fitness events of 2017 to lock into your calendar now.

  • JANUARY 

North Bondi Roughwater Ocean Swim

If you’re someone who loves ocean swimming, this event is a great opportunity to put those New Year’s Resolutions into practice. And best of all, you can treat yourself to a nutritious brekky at one of Bondi’s endless clean café hotspots.

When: January 8th

Where: North Bondi

Distance: 1km and 2km swim events

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  • FEBRUARY

SMH Sun Run

If you love to run but find the long distance events too tedious, the Sun Run is for you. Its short and sharp and is a great event for all ages and you get to cool off in the surf at Manly afterwards.

When: February 4th

Where: Dee Why Beach to Manly Beach

Distances: 7km/10km

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The Colour Run Night

A great event for you and your girlfriends, The Colour Run Night includes Glowtastic colour zones, illuminating bubble zones and fist pumping music to push you along the way, all whilst covered from head to toe in colourful powder. You’ll never forget this one girls!

When: February 18th 8pm

Where: Royal Botanic Gardens

Distance: 5km

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  • MARCH

Sydney Relay for Life

This magical fundraising event is the world’s largest movement to beat cancer and involves a team of 10-15 walking or running around a track for 24hours. Get a team together and set yourself a challenge for this wonderful cause.

When: Sat March 11th-Sun March 12th

Where: King George Park, Rozelle

24hr event, starting 9.30am (teams of 10-15)

Click here for more info.

The SMH Half Marathon shows off some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks.
  • MAY

SMH Half Marathon

If long distance is more your thing, the annual SMH half marathon is a brilliantly run event that will push you to your limits. If you’ve always thought about competing in a half marathon, make it happen and set it as your focus for 2017.

When: Sunday May 21st

Where: Sydney CBD

Distance: 21.1km

Click here for more info.

  • LATER IN THE YEAR

Stadium Stomp

This epic stair climbing challenge will have you climbing your way up, down and around the bays of two of Sydney’s biggest sporting stadiums with music blaring to ensure you’re kept motivated. If you’re looking for something different for your next fitness challenge, Stadium Stomp is it.

When: TBA

Where: Sydney Cricket Ground and Allianz Stadium

Distance: 6,300 stair climb challenge

Click here for more info.

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Bondi Beauty writer Stephanie King runs the City2Surf every year because of the events breathtaking atmosphere.

City2Surf

Standing as the biggest fun run in the Southern Hemisphere, the City2Surf is one of the most loved and largest community events in the world. Whether you’re running the 14km for fitness or walking the distance in a fancy costume, the vibe of this event is breathtaking and will have you entering year after year.

When: Sunday August 13

Where: Hyde Park to Bondi Beach

Distance: 14km

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Stephanie King

Stephanie is a qualified Exercise and Sport Scientist who lives and breathes all things health and fitness. An Eastern Suburbs local, Stephanie spends her weekends being active outdoors, sipping on an espresso and hunting down the best smashed avo toast in Bondi. She has travelled to 5 out of 7 continents, jumped off one skyscraper and out of one plane to date.

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