Photo Credit: Frans Dely
Mango Airlines has expanded its road running portfolio by teaming up with two large city events, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K and the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.
Taking place on Sunday, 24 September 2017 (Heritage Day) and Sunday, 8 October 2017 respectively, both the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K and the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN highlights the true beauty of its host city, while treating entrants to a world class experience as they explore their city.
“We are proud to welcome Mango Airlines as the official airline partner of both the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K and the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “An award winning airline, Mango strives to make air travel affordable, convenient and enjoyable for its Guests. As part of our partnership agreement, entrants will get to fly with Mango SA at a discounted rate. We’re excited about this offering as we’d also like to see more Joburg runners in Durban and more Durban runners in Joburg. Together with Mango we look forward to exploring these two magnificent cities.”
“At the heart of Mango is a brand that likes to have fun, and what better way than teaming up with Absa and sponsoring two fun road running events,” says Pumla Luhabe, General Manager: Commercial at Mango Airlines. “Although both events are relatively new, they aim to attract some big named athletes that will compete against the clock for the fastest 10km time. We are certain that all who partake will enjoy the events and will keep returning in the years to come. At Mango we say, ‘Run until you Fly’. In this instance however, we’re saying, ‘Fly Mango and run the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K and Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.’ ”
For more information on Mango Airlines visit www.flymango.com
EVENT INFORMATION: Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K
Iconic landmarks to look out for on the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K route will include: the Nelson Mandela Bridge, Absa Bank City, Constitution Hill, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Wits University and Ellis Park Stadium to mention just a few.
|Date:||Sunday, 24 September 2017 (Heritage Day)|
|Start Venue:||Absa Bank City Johannesburg|
|Finish Venue:||Mary Fitzgerald Square Newtown|
Charity Support: When entering online, runners can choose to support either or all three of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K Charities: the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, the Johannesburg SPCA and/or the Reach For A Dream Foundation.
EVENT INFORMATION: Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN
Iconic landmarks to look out for on the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route will include: the Moses Mabhida Stadium, City Hall and the Durban Railway Station to mention just a few.
|Date:||Sunday, 8 October 2017|
|Start Venue:||Masabalala Yengwa Street, in front of Moses Mabhida Stadium|
|Finish Venue:||Beachfront Precinct adjacent to Moses Mabhida Stadium|
Charity Support: When entering online, runners can choose to support The Reach For A Dream Foundation, TREE and/or the SPCA Durban.
Official hashtag: #J10krun / #D10Krun
For more information on the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.joburg10k.com For more information on the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN email email@example.com or visit www.durban10k.com
About the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K sponsorship:
Absa Business is proud to be the title sponsor of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K. This sponsorship forms part of our ongoing strategy to support local and community events that focus on a healthy lifestyle and family involvement. Road running is an inclusive sport that allows us to engage with a larger audience and support a sporting disciplines that advance our commitment to building, enduring and rewarding relationships with communities we are a part of. We believe in supporting a race that encourages people to run and know their city; a race that strives to 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 revamp has positively changed the experience of the precinct. 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 and an important part of Johannesburg’s Heritage.
About the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN sponsorship:
Absa Business is proud to be the title sponsor of the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. This 10km road running race seeks to bring experienced and novice runners from the city of Durban and surrounds together, through the common goal of road-running, recreation, sports and fun. This sponsorship forms part of our ongoing strategy to support local and community events that focus on a healthy lifestyle, family involvement and impact the communities they operate in positively. It allows us to engage with our clients and the broader community through the memorable experience created by the event. At the core of our strategy is to also support an event like this that contributes towards the rejuvenation, cleaning and revival of the city-center. As a proudly South African bank, we are proud to be part of a run that celebrates everything about the city of Durban and its diverse cultures.
ISSUED BY: Newsport Media
ON BEHALF OF: Run Your City Series by Stillwater Sports Event