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It’s race week! The 5th annual Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will take place this coming Saturday 24 September 2022 (National Heritage Day) and in celebration Event Organizers are inviting runners to join the final 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run that will take place at Marks Park Sports Complex (Emmarentia) on Thursday 22 September at 17:30.

 

“We’re excited to welcome runners to the final Demo Run, the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #4 that will take place on Thursday,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “Runners will have one last chance to #WearTest PUMA’s newest range of PUMA NITRO running shoes before race day. The Demo Run is also a fun opportunity for the RUN YOUR CITY Series Community to come together, enjoy a 5km run and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes compliments of PUMA South Africa. Runners can look forward to enjoying the perfect leg-loosener as we build up to the 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K. Jozi get ready to #RunYourCity!”

 

The 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #4 is open to runners of all ages and is free of charge, but runners do need to sign up. Be sure to arrive early to secure your desired pair of PUMA NITRO Running Shoes. PUMA’s technical team will also be on hand to answer product related questions and offer support

 

EVENT INFORMATION:  5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #4 

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

Time: 17:30

Venue: Marks Park Sports Complex, Judith Road (Emmarentia)

 

CLICK HERE to sign up for the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #4 

 

Sponsor Prizes up for grabs:  Runners who complete the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run stand a chance to win:

  • A PUMA Hamper to the value of R 5 000.
  • A pair of PUMA NITRO Running Shoes.
  • A selection of PUMA lucky draw prizes.

 

To be eligible to be entered into the lucky draw on the morning of the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run, participants must:

  • Complete the 5km run.
  • Collect, fill out and hand in a lucky draw ticket.
  • Be present at the time that the lucky draw takes place (directly after the run).

 

 

EVENT INFORMATION: 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K 

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

 

 

RACE PACK COLLECTION: 

Venue: Ellis Park Arena

Dates & Times:

  1. Tuesday, 20 September 2022: 09h00 – 19h00
  2. Wednesday, 21 September 2022: 09h00 – 19h00
  3. Thursday, 22 September 2022: 09h00 – 19h00
  4. Friday, 23 September 2022: 09h00 – 19h00

 

PLEASE NOTE: There won’t be Race Pack Collection on Saturday (Event Day).

 

ELITE FIELD: The 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K has attracted the attention of a strong contingent of SA’s elite athletes including the likes of Glenrose ‘Supercharge’ Xaba, Cacisile Sosibo, Lebo Phalula, Lebogang Phalula, Kesa Molotsane, Lesotho’s national record holder over 10 000m, 10km and the half marathon, Neheng Khatala, Gerda Steyn, Elroy Gelant, Precious Mashele, Thabang Mosiako, Reghen Magwai, Kabelo Seboko, Ashley Smith, Melikhaya Frans and Mbuleli Mathanga to mention just a few.

 

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.

 

NEW ROUTE: The 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will boast an exciting new route that includes fun sections of the M1 and M2 Highways. For more information CLICK HERE

 

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. For more information CLICK HERE

 

Facebook: @Joburg10k

Instagram: @Joburg10k

Hashtag:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity

Website: www.joburg10k.com / www.runyourcityseries.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/