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Seen here:  Glenrose Xaba leads the women’s field at the 2017 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN where she claimed gold in a deserving time of 35:39. 

Photo Credit:  David Tarpey

The organisers of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN have announced a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000 for the 3rd annual event that will take place on National Heritage Day, Monday, 24 September 2018.

“We are excited to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by R38 000 from 2017,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Through the increase we are able to reward athletes for their hard work and support.  Prize money has been allocated to the top 10 finishers in the Open Category (male and female).  The winner of the 2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN will take home an impressive R30 000 prize, while the 2nd and 3rd place finishers will take home R17 000 and R13 000 respectively.  The top 3 finishers in the junior, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ categories will take home R3000, R2000 and R1000 respectively.  We are proud to be in a position to offer such an incentive this in the event’s 3rd year.”

“The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN has firmly cemented itself as one of Johannesburg’s must do events,” continues Meyer.  “In addition to the elite racing element, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN also caters for social runners.  Starting in front of FNB Bank City, runners (and walkers) will be transported on a 10km journey through the City of Gold.   Look out for Joburg’s iconic landmarks, while enjoying awe-inspiring performance by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups.”

To view the entire Prize Purse breakdown CLICK HERE

EVENT INFORMATION:  2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018
Start Time: 08:00
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

CHARITY SUPPORT:  The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN will celebrate its 3rd anniversary in 2018.  When entering online runners can choose to support one (or all three) of the event’s charities:   the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, the Johannesburg SPCA and the Reach For A Dream Foundation.

Facebook:  Joburg-10K

Twitter:  @joburg10K

Instagram:  @Joburg10K

Official hashtag:  #J10krun

Website:  www.joburg10k.com

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.

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ON BEHALF OF:                                   FNB Run Your City Series a Stillwater Sports Initiative

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