Monday 03 February 2020 marks the date on which entries will open for the ABSA Run Your City Series, SA’s trio of iconic mass participation road races that include the ABSA Cape Town 12 ONERUN, ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and ABSA Joburg 10K CITYRUN.
The ABSA Run Your City Series encourages runners of all ages (male and female) and walks of life to celebrate the magnificent city in which each event is hosted. Each route highlights iconic landmarks and boast magnificent views while featuring lively performances from local performing arts groups.
“The ABSA Run Your City Series is synonymous with fantastic routes, local and international competition, an impressive prize purse, new records, personal bests, vibrant route entertainment, spectacular sponsor activations, an energetic atmosphere and so much more,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “We have an exciting list of innovations that are guaranteed to further elevate the runner’s experience in 2020. This includes a date change for the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. The 2020 Series will commence with the 6th annual ABSA Cape Town 12 ONERUN in May, followed by the 4th annual ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN in July and finally the 5th annual ABSA Joburg 10K CITYRUN in September. We can’t wait to get the 2020 ABSA ‘Run Your City Series’ started and look forward to welcoming runners to the start line in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg ready for a memorable road running experience like no other.”
Bonga Sebesho, Head of Sponsorships at ABSA adds, “ABSA has been involved in the ABSA Run Your City Series from 2015. It is a great privilege to see how the ABSA Run your City Series has grown to become one of the best family events that South Africa has to offer. We are proud to be part of this wellness series and would like to encourage everyone to partake in this much anticipated series. Make your wellness a priority in 2020 and join us for one or all of the races this year.”
EVENT INFORMATION: 2020 ABSA Run Your City Series
|1. Sunday 17 May 2020||ABSA Cape Town 12 ONERUN||Start: Woodbridge Island
Finish: Bree Street (Cape Town, CBD)
|Standard Fee: R195 (licensed) / R235 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Fee: R850 (licensed) / R890 (unlicensed)
|1. help2read, 2. Cotlands, 3. Die Burger Kinderfonds and 4. The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA.|
|2. Sunday 12 July 2020||ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN||Start: Blue Lagoon (Athlone Drive)
Finish: Beachfront Precinct (near The Bike and Bean)
|Standard Fee: R195 (licensed) / R225 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Fee: R850 (licensed) / R880 (unlicensed)
|1. The Reach For A Dream Foundation, 2. TREE, 3. Durban & Coast SPCA, 4. LIV Village and/or 5. iThemba Lethu.|
|3. Thursday 24 September 2020||ABSA Joburg 10K CITYRUN||Start: ABSA Bank City in Johannesburg
Finish: Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown)
|Standard Fee: R195 (licensed) / R230 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Fee: R850 (licensed) / R885 (unlicensed)
|1. Cotlands, 2. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, 3. Johannesburg SPCA and 4. Reach For A Dream Foundation.|
About the ABSA Run Your City Series:
ABSA is proud to once again bring you the ABSA Run Your City Series which comprises of three unique mass participation events that integrate business involvement, family, diversity, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants, both individuals and businesses alike.
Each of the races are developed to take participants through the historical routes around each city, thereby adding a tourism element to each race, making it more than a race but an economic opportunity for each community.
The ABSA Run Your City Series is made up of three races around South Africa, namely, the ABSA Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and the ABSA Joburg 10K CITYRUN.
For further information please visit www.runyourcityseries.com