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Pandas, heroes help raise millions at Sydney's City2Surf

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SYDNEY - More than 80,000 people -- some in fancy dress -- took to the streets of Sydney Sunday for a 14-kilometre (8.7 mile) race from the city to Bondi Beach, raising millions of dollars for charity. 

Runners take part in the annual City2Surf road race in Sydney on August 10, 2014

Australian Olympian Craig Mottram won the City2Surf race -- Sydney's biggest road-running event -- in just under 42 minutes, joining a crowd peppered with celebrities alongside runners dressed as Lego superheroes and pandas, among other things.

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