Northern Beaches Council is partnering with the Manly Life Saving Club to continue Sydney’s most popular family-friendly community sporting weekend, the Sun Run and Cole Classic. Council will own and operate the Sun Run whilst Manly LSC will continue the Cole Classic. We are excited to be working together to ensure these amazing events continue for our community and visitors.

These events help raise some $210,000 for over 1110 charities.

Whether you are an elite athlete, avid jogger, swimmer or just out to have fun and keep healthy and active there is something for everyone across the weekend. Grab your friends, family and colleagues and follow the prompts below to enter into either the Sun Run (including the Aquathon) or the Cole Classic. Each event will need to be entered separately in 2020.

Sun Run

Saturday 1 February

Walkers and runners kick-off the fun on Saturday at Dee Why Surf Life Saving Club with either a 7km, 10km and  aquathon (run-swim-run) and finish beside Manly Life Saving Club, taking in the picturesque surrounds of Curl Curl, Freshwater and Queenscliff along the way.

Cole Classic

Sunday 2 February

On Sunday, entrants in one of Australia’s most historic and famous ocean swim events the Cole Classic will take to Manly’s ocean waters in 1km, 2km and 5km events, starting at Shelly Beach and finishing in front of Manly Life Saving Club.

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