Seen here: Excited runners in action during the 2017 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.
Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg
Celebrating its 3rd anniversary on Monday, 24 September 2018 (National Heritage Day), runners are invited to #RunJoburgYourWay at the much anticipated FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.
“We’re excited to celebrate the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN’s third anniversary,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “What better way to enjoy Heritage Day than to join thousands of runners and walkers at a 10km event that celebrates the unique history of Johannesburg and supports the regeneration of this vibrant city. Although we’d love runners to go for gold as it generates a lot of excitement, we would also like to encourage entrants to enjoy each kilometre, take in the surroundings, the on route entertainment and the overall vibe. We look forward to welcoming all runners to the start line on National Heritage Day.”
“We have seen steady growth in the number of people that partake in the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. As headline sponsor of this race we strongly believe that this event is more than just a CITYRUN – it is a stimulating way of inviting businesses, entrepreneurs and people from all walks of life to come out in their numbers and enjoy their city. As a bank we will continue to support platforms that not only enable us to engage with our clients, but to also be a part of creating an event that celebrates everything that is beautiful about our country,” says Mike Vacy-Lyle, CEO of FNB Business.
EVENT INFORMATION: 2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN
Starting in front of FNB Bank City, runners (and walkers) will be treated to a 10km route experience that will highlight iconic landmarks and feature lively performances by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups. Iconic landmarks to look out for will include: the Nelson Mandela Bridge, FNB Bank City, Constitution Hill, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Wits University and Ellis Park Stadium to mention just a few.
|Date:||Monday, 24 September 2018|
|Venue:||Start – FNB Bank City in Johannesburg|
|Finish – Mary Fitzgerald Square|
|Entry Fee:||Standard Entry: R170 (licensed) / R190 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Entry: R850 (licensed) /R870 (unlicensed)
|Entries Close:||Monday, 10 September 2018|
Official hashtag: #J10krun
About the FNB Run Your City Series:
FNB is proud to bring you the FNB Run Your City Series. The series encompasses three unique mass races namely the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. The three races are about inclusivity for all as well as encouraging business involvement, family, world class achievement and fun for all participants.
FNB’s strategy is to engage with our clients and non-clients through healthy lifestyle activities, where we sponsor selected sporting events that allow us relationship building opportunities, ensuring that we enrich the communities and the lives of those around us. Through the runs, we encourage runners to run their city their way. We invite all runners back to the city to experience the rejuvenation, revival and renewed city centres.
ISSUED BY: Newsport Media