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Taking place on National Heritage Day (Saturday 24 September), the 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will boast an exciting new route that includes fun sections of the M1 and M2 Highways.


“We are excited to celebrate the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series’ return to the vibrant City of Joburg with the announcement of a new route in 2022,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “Starting in Lilian Ngoyi Street at Mary Fitzgerald Square and finishing in Rahima Moosa Street at Mary Fitzgerald Square, runners can look forward to a fantastic route experience that will include exciting sections of the M1 and M2 Highways. We are extremely thankful to the City of Joburg for this incredible opportunity that is guaranteed to elevate the event experience on 24 September.”


“Synonymous to the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series, the Joburg route will once again highlight iconic City of Joburg landmarks and feature lively on route performances by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups,” confirms Meyer. “We are also thrilled to welcome back iconic sponsor activations such as the fantastic Absa Vibe Point, PUMA Beat Bolt Sprint, DHL Mile To Go and Chery Vibe Point to mention just a few.”


Meyer adds: “This will be the first time since Absa signed as the Title Sponsor of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series in 2021 that the event will be hosted in Joburg. What better way to celebrate than with the announcement of a brand new and exciting route! We can’t wait to enjoy National Heritage Day actively with thousands of runners as we #RunYourCity in Joburg.”


Iconic City of Joburg landmarks to look out for on the day will include: the Museum Africa, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Ghandi Square, Absa Towers, Ponty Towers, Newtown Junction Mall, Ellis Park Stadium, M1 & M2 Double Decker Bridge, Old Park Station, Heritage View, Rand Daily Mail House, Carlton Centre, Reef Hotel, Anglo American, Johannesburg Court, Department of Justice and Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park to mention just a few.



Date: Saturday 24 September 2022
Start & Finish: Start: Lilian Ngoyi Street, Mary Fitzgerald Square

Finish: Rahima Moosa Street, Mary Fitzgerald Square

Entry Fee: Standard (Licensed): R235.00

Gold Package (Licensed): R900.00

Temporary Licence: R40.00

Entries Close: Sunday 18 September 2022


CHARITY SUPPORT: When entering the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K online entrants can choose to support four local charities:  1. Reach For A Dream Foundation (RFAD), 2. Cotlands, 3. Johannesburg SPCA and 4. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation.


WIN a Chery Tiggo 4 Pro Urban at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K: All runners (and walkers) that enter the 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will stand a chance to win a stunning Chery Tiggo 4 Pro Urban vehicle to the value of R289 900.00 on event day. To be in the running to win the vehicle you must enter the event (and pay the entry fee), collect your race number from Race Pack Collection during the stipulated days and times and be on the start line on race day.


Facebook: @Joburg10k

Instagram: @Joburg10k

Hashtag:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity

Websites:  www.joburg10k.com



About Absa

Absa Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups.  

Absa Group offers an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and insurance.                                                                         

Absa operates in fourteen countries. The Group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Absa Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia and has insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia. Absa also has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, and securities entities in the United Kingdom and the United States. 

For further information about Absa Group Limited, please visit www.absa.africa


About the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series 

A proudly South African mass participation road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has been revolutionizing the sport since 2015.  A road running celebration like no other, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series comprises three unique events namely the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (launched in 2015), the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K (launched in 2017) and the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K (launched in 2016). 

A diverse road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series integrates businesses, families, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants. 

For further information please visit https://runyourcityseries.com/