24 September 2023
29 Nov 2022

Event Info

  • Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirt
  • Absa Peak Cap 
  • Absa Drawstring Bag
  • Absa Socks 
  • DHL Bottle
  • Race Number
  • Timing Chip
  • Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Finisher’s Medal
  • Route Entertainment
  • 2 x Refreshment stations on route
  • Tog Bag Drop and Collect Service
  • Venue: Ellis Park Arena 
  • Dates & Times: 
    • Tuesday, 20 September: 09h00 – 19h00 
    • Wednesday, 21 September: 09h00 – 19h00 
    • Thursday, 22 September: 09h00 – 19h00
    • Friday, 23 September: 09h00 – 19h00
  • There is NO Race Pack Collection on Race Day, 24 September 2022.
  • Entry Closing Date: 18 September (or when entry capacity has been reached)


Freed from geographical limitations, runners from around the World can now join the Run Your City Series (RYC Series) Running Club on Strava to take part in the same events and challenges, in new and exciting ways.

Inspiring our RYC Series community to live active healthy lifestyles by:

Connecting with like-minded individuals

  • Receive RYC Series information
  • Be notified of upcoming events and challenges
  • Opportunities to win exciting prizes

Download Strava to your phone today. To enter a RYC Series event and/or challenge remember to join the RYC Series Running Club on Strava. You can then join any event and/or challenge that you wish to participate in.


The Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will once again be the most exciting route to run with activity and entertainment along the way – dancers, cheerleaders, marimba bands, drummers and so much more!

Substitutions will be allowed at race pack collection ONLY at a cost of R50 per substitution.

Details to follow soon.

Athletes participating in wheelchairs will be required to start at the back of the field.

Runners are seeded according to the time indicated during the entry process.

Start Time: 08h00
Start Precinct: Mary Fitzgerald Square 
Start Line: Lilian Ngoyi Street

Finish Line: Rahima Moosa Street
Finish Precinct: Mary Fitzgerald Square 

We’re on the hunt for two enthusiastic Durban ambassadors to join our #RYCStrideTribe…

A 5-week campaign calling on current and potential ‘die-hard’ RYC Series fans to show us their ‘gees’ and prove their ‘loyalty’ to RYC Series whilst giving them an opportunity to be rewarded and celebrated for their dedication and enthusiasm.


DURATION:     1 August to 7 September 2022




1 August PR Announcement
1 August Campaign Launch – Social Media Teaser
3 August Entries Open
22 August Entry closing date reminder
24 August Entries Close
29 August Shortlist Announcement
29 August –

5 September

Shortlisted finalists have a week to let their creative side shine while they prove to the RYC Series community that they are the 2022 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series’ most loyal fans! 
5 September Closing Date for shortlisted Finalists 
7 September Joburg Winner Announcement


HOW TO ENTER:          

Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Community members are invited to complete the Absa RYC Series Ambassador Application via the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series website or social media pages (Google Form)



Applicants are required to do the following to be applicable for selection as the 2022/23 Absa RYC Series Ambassadors and ultimate winners.

  1. Like, share and tag the announcement post:
  • Create extended reach of the competition by sharing the post and tagging your running buddies
  • this includes following and joining all Absa RYC Series properties
  1. By sharing a post of yourself prepping your Absa RYC Series gear on your next run,

    you will receive a bonus entry to increase your chances of winning

All entrants will be considered based on the criteria that is set out above, and a shortlist will be selected and announced.   

Shortlisted candidates will be required to:

  1. Show us your gees by completing a RYC Challenge on Strava:
  • Show off your skills by making a TikTok ‘like’ of yourself completing the challenge
  1. Showcase your loyalty by taking your running buddies for a run:
  • Upload images of you and your running buddies doing what we do best, if your buddies are busy then remember to tag them in your upload
  1. Tell us your RYC Story and what running means to you:

Share a video of yourself telling the RYC Series community about your running story (inspirational, motivational, humorous etc.)


PRIZE: (2 x RYC Series Ambassadors (1 x male / 1 x female) will be identified and rewarded)

  • PUMA Kit to the value of R 15 000.00 (per winner)
  • Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K entries for you and 3 friends (per winner)

SOCIAL MEDIA:         

Facebook: @Joburg10k

Instagram: @Joburg10k

Hashtags:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity #RYCStrideTribe #RunPUMA