Whether you’re a serious runner, jogger, walker, pusher or want to join in for the first time, don’t miss your chance to be a part of Sydney’s favourite sporting event. The week’s festival will include free yoga, open-air cinemas, boot camps, entertainment and food. àCollege St, Sydney 2000. city2surf.com. au. 7.50am. $40-$67. Sun Aug 13.
NATIONAL OP SHOP WEEK
Salvos stores in NSW, ACT and Qld will offer a 50 per cent discount on the majority of items and have upcycling and styling workshops on offer with Salvos ambassador, Faye De Lanty. àSalvos Street Boutique, 33/6 Cnr Pelican & Oxford Sts, Darlinghurst 2010. Daily 10am-6pm. Aug 27-Sep 2.
SMASH! SYDNEY MANGA AND ANIME SHOW
International cosplay duo Baozi and Hana, renowned for their portrayals of Japanese manga and anime characters, are this year’s official guests. The pair will meet fans and participate in signings and cosplay tutorials. àRosehill Gardens Racecourse. James Ruse Dr, Rosehill 2142. www.smash.org.au. $35-$75. Aug 19-20.
ITALIAN WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL
Standard entry gets you a tasting glass that you can give a workout as you make your way through stalls dedicated to regions and grape varieties, with pitstops for pizza, pasta, cheese and salumi, and a Negroni bar for a break from grapes. àThe Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Hickson Rd, Barangaroo 2000. www. italianwinefoodfestival.com.au. 11am-9pm. $40-$145. Sun Aug 27.