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Third time lucky in a three-piece suit at Sydney’s City2Surf for Ian Billett

Published Date: 14 June 2017 Categories: Carers, Fundraisers

Ian Billett

This year marks Ian Billett’s third year participating in Sydney’s iconic City2Surf fun run while also fundraising for the Leukaemia Foundation.

In memory and in honour of his late wife Kelly, Ian’s tradition is to run the City2Surf in a bold purple tutu which always gains lots of attention and creates fun. This year, he will be taking his outfit to the next level by buttoning up his a three-piece suit as well as his usual tutu!

Ian’s wife Kelly was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma and sadly passed away in 2015, you can read more about Ian and Kelly here.

Also for the first time this year, Ian will be taking part in City2Surf as a Charity Superstar. As a charity superstar, your entry fee is free, you receive your name on the running bib plus a limited edition medal and your very own start area in the race.

Plus this year, we are extremely grateful to Labourpower who have generously sponsored a VIP beach marquee exclusively for Leukaemia Foundation’s Charity Superstars and other top fundraisers.

“I’m so excited about this year’s City2Surf and being a Charity Superstar! It’s going to be amazing and I can’t wait to be in the marquee after the event sharing stories with everyone over some food and drinks. I highly encourage everyone to be a Charity Superstar!” Ian said.

All you have to do to qualify as a Charity Superstar is pledge to raise $1000, but you better be quick as there are only 12 spots left! You can sign up here

“Over the years I’ve noticed more people are doing the City2Surf for a bit of fun. Other than the serious runners at the front, there are more people coming out and giving it a go as a bucket list thing,” Ian explained.

City2Surf is the world’s largest fun run and is on Sunday 13 August starting in Sydney’s Hyde Park. To be a part of this incredible event, sign up and get fundraising to beat blood cancer today!

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