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Runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts and fun-seekers wishing to be part of the action of the inaugural Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K have until Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to enter.

Kicking off at the Absa Bank City Johannesburg on Saturday, 24 September 2016 (Heritage Day) entrants will have the unique opportunity to celebrate Johannesburg’s rich heritage by exploring their city.  Iconic landmarks to look out for on route will include:  the Nelson Mandela Bridge, Absa Bank City, Constitution Hill, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Wits University, Neighbourgoods Market and Ellis Park Stadium to mention just a few.

The Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K boasts an impressive prize purse of R190 000.00.  CLICK HERE to view the complete prize purse breakdown.

EVENT INFORMATION:

Date: Saturday, 24 September 2016 (Heritage Day)
Time: 08:00
Start Venue: Absa Bank City Johannesburg
Finish Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square Newtown
Entry Fee: Standard Entry:  R160.00 / licensed runner
  Standard Entry:  R180.00 / unlicensed runner
  Gold Package:  R650.00 / licensed runner
  Gold Package:  R670.00 / unlicensed runner
Entries Close: Wednesday, 14 September 2016 or once 10 947 entries have been reached

The streets of Johannesburg will come alive with activity with lively performances from leading dance groups:  Moving into Dance Mophatong, The Johannesburg Youth Ballet and The Field Band Foundation.

The action of the inaugural event will be closed off by South African folk swing band, Rubber Duc.  “We will finally be releasing our debut album.  There will be a lot of new songs to look out for at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K,” says Rubber Duc lead vocalist Nick Jordaan.

Charity Support When entering online, runners can choose to support either or both of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K Charities:  the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation and the Johannesburg SPCA.

Each entrant will receive a magnificent PUMA ®Performance Event Tee.

For more information on the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K visit www.joburg10k.com or email entries@joburg10k.com

About the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K sponsorship:

Absa Business has decided to sponsor the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K because we believe in supporting a race that encourages people to run and know their city; a race that will re-invent how people perceive and experience the city centre. The Absa Bank City buildings are well-known and iconic buildings in the Johannesburg CBD and the precinct was recently revamped in 2015 with three lifestyle concepts of Work, Eat & Play in mind. For many years it has been viewed as traditional banking headquarters; however the recent revamp has positively changed the experience of the precinct. The additions of new restaurants, coffee shops, health & beauty stores and other stores of interest have been well received.  Sponsoring the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K is aligned to our belief in the importance of rejuvenating and reviving the city centre so it remains relevant.

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ISSUED BY:                                            Newsport Media

ON BEHALF OF:                                    Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K a Stillwater Sports Event