24 September 2018
24 Sep 2018

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Seen here:  Runners enjoying the #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ sprint at the 2017 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

A highlight at the 2017 event, the exciting #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ sprint will be the source of much excitement and #FastTimes at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Monday, 24 September 2018 (Heritage Day).

“The PUMA Beat Bolt sprint has been a hit at the FNB Run Your City Series:  FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN, FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN,” says Brett Bellinger, Marketing Director of PUMA South Africa.  “We’re excited to give Joburg residents another chance to #BeatBolt.  Activated on the second half of the route, runners are reminded to leave a little extra in the tank as this activation requires speed.   Runners will need to give their all over a 100m sprint.  This section of the route will be timed.  The runner (male and female) to clock the fastest time over  the 100m will take home a PUMA shopping voucher to the value of R10 000.”

Additional PUMA Prizes up for grabs:  FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN participants that secure the following sprint times will qualify for discount vouchers instore at PUMA:

  • Under 15 seconds for 100m: 30% discount off a purchase at the PUMA store
  • Under 20 seconds for 100m: 20% discount off a purchase at the PUMA store
  • Under 25 seconds for 100m: 15% discount off a purchase at the PUMA store

The #ForeverFaster PUMA ‘Beat Bolt’ sprint will be stationed in the region of the 8,6km mark in Ameshoff Street.  With such an impressive prize incentive, be sure to make this the fastest 100m of your life.  All runners will be notified of their 100m sprint times via sms after the race.

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
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.

ENDS

ISSUED BY:                                            Newsport Media

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

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