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What’s On This Weekend!

Free Family Funday At Floreat Forum If you’re taking part in this year’s 4KM event, get the crew together and head to Floreat Forum for your post-race celebrations in The Outdoor Forum! Experience FREE family friendly entertainment, enjoy a bite to eat [...]

The Stars of 2019

Activ Ambassadors Mia Rodriguez and Nathaniel Elikewela were the stars of the show at this year’s Chevron City to Surf for Activ. With mother nature looking after us once again, we experienced perfect conditions for Mia and Nathaniel with their [...]

Roll and Release for Recovery

We hope your Chevron City to Surf for Activ recovery has been going well, but if your recovery has been going a little slower than expected then check out the below tips from our friends at Myall. Foam rolling, sometimes referred to as myofascial release, [...]

Thrifty Car & Truck Rental

Thrifty Car & Truck Rental is a 100% WA owned and operated vehicle rental business who have been serving the West Australian market for over 40 years. With over 3,500 vehicles, a branch network of 17 locations across the state, Thrifty WA is a [...]

Podiatrist Perth

Podiatrist Perth is offering Chevron City to Surf for Activ participants a free Enhanced Biometric Assessment valued at $90! Podiatrist Perth’s Enhanced Biomechanical Assessments (EBAs) are designed to uncover any movement dysfunctions that can [...]

What’s On This Weekend!

Free Family Funday At Floreat Forum If you’re taking part in this year’s 4KM event, get the crew together and head to Floreat Forum for your post-race celebrations in The Outdoor Forum! Experience FREE family friendly entertainment, enjoy a bite to eat [...]

Meet Your Pacers

Half Marathon Pacers Half Marathon Pacers will be recognised by Green Balloons and running at the target times of 1.30, 1.45, 2.00, 2.15 and 2.30.   Justin Kelly Distance: Half Marathon Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Why or how did you get into running? As a [...]

The Final Countdown

There’s no doubt that your preparation for Chevron City to Surf for Activ has probably experienced a few ups and downs, with the final countdown to race day – it’s time to lace up and prepare as best you can! As we enter the final week this is the perfect [...]

Race Day Nutrition Tips

You’re on the home stretch to Perth’s most iconic fun run, how exciting! You’ve put in hours of training in preparation for race day but how do you make sure you perform your best? You wouldn’t want a stitch or a cramp to ruin all your [...]

ANZ Bank Joins the Team

Chevron City to Surf for Activ is excited to announce Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ Bank) as our Official Community Partner for 2019. At Chevron City to Surf for Activ we value our opportunity to engage with the WA community and ANZ Bank [...]

45 Years & Counting

Meet These City to Surf Legends We’re celebrating 45 years of Chevron City to Surf for Activ this year and recently met up with these legends to hear their stories, highlights and top tips for taking part in the CTS. Legend Runners, Bob & Phil have [...]

180 Strides Per Minute

Have you ever thought about how many strides you take per minute while running? For most of us this is probably the last thing we’re thinking about – running can be difficult enough without having to count steps at the same time! Over the last 30-40 years [...]

We Pace, You Race!

Chevron City to Surf for Activ Pacers will be returning in 2019 with Pacer groups available in the Half and Full Marathon events. Our Pacers are presented by Perth Run Collective & Lululemon AUSNZ along with runners from Perth Urban Runners and the [...]

CRC Partners: Perth Urban Runners

Perth Urban Runners (PUR) is a free social running group that is open to runners of any level. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm at different locations and explore routes that showcase the very best of Perth.  They started more than 3 years ago [...]

Speed Training for Every Runner

Our team at the Chevron City to Surf think back to summer term at school when sports day was approaching and everybody was fighting for the chance to take part. More often than not you and your classmates all wanted to be in one of the sprint races [...]

Damian Martin to lead the 4KM

Damian Martin is a familiar face for those of you who have followed the Chevron City to Surf for Activ for a few years. Described as the NBL’s greatest ever defender, Damian is the captain of the Perth Wildcats, an Olympian, a devoted husband and father, [...]

The Case for Fun-Raising for Activ

We are Activ, and we believe in you. We believe you can run whichever distance you set your heart on for the upcoming Chevron City to Surf for Activ. And we hope you believe in us too, which is why we’d love you to fun-raise for us in the lead up to the [...]

Not Your Average Nutrition Tips

“Don’t’ give up” or “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” are mantra’s every runner utters at some point on their way to greatness. No matter how hard you train or how fast you run on race day having the right [...]

Cheering You On, 8 Years Strong!

Eureka and her dad have been at the large roundabout at Lovekin Drive and May Drive in Kings Park cheering you on for the last seven years. We’re pleased to say that they’ll be back again in 2019. Make sure you give them a wave, a smile, a high-five or a [...]

The Lunchtime Workout

It’s too easy to get stuck at your desk all day, jumping from task-to-task or moving from one meeting to the next. Despite our best efforts, exercise is often the first thing to fall to the wayside during a busy workday.  Not only is sitting all day bad [...]

Myall Wellbeing, Wellbeing for All

Myall Wellbeing is a new health and wellbeing experience located in the heart of the Perth CBD. The beautiful studio provides yoga, meditation, and therapeutic massage to help you perform at your peak – or just to relax and enjoy! With a full yoga [...]

Our Favourite Training Locations

To celebrate the return of the City of Perth as a Major Partner of the 2019 Chevron City to Surf for Activ we want to introduce you to some of City of Perth’s best training routes and our Favourite Training Location and provide you with some inspiration [...]

Beginners Guide to Running

Firstly, congrats! We’re thrilled you’ve signed up for the Chevron City to Surf for Activ 2019! Secondly, relax, take a deep breath and think about what the next eight weeks look like for you. If you are new to running and need some tips to get started, [...]

Join our Community Run Club

Our Community Run Club’s main mission is to create a fun, effective and inclusive training experience for all. We’re making running social, and community-focused while providing you with a little extra motivation to get in the best shape [...]

Top training tips with Star Physio

We’re excited to welcome Star Physio as our Physiotherapy & Injury Prevention Partner for 2019. Like us, Star Physio want you to be in the best shape possible before you lace up on August 25, so here are some of their Top Training Tips. Star Physio [...]

Regional Update

Dear Chevron City to Surf for Activ family, We are sorry to say there has been a change for the regional event series and we will not be running Albany, Busselton or Geraldton in 2019. Why not? There are a few reasons. We’ve had a decline in [...]


The 2018 Chevron City To Surf For Activ Heads To The North-West Coast The annual Chevron City to Surf for Activ returns to Geraldton’s foreshore this Sunday. WA’s only charity fun run produced by the community for the community raises vital funds for [...]