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Durban – Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to welcome the Reach For A Dream Foundation (RFAD) as an official charity of the inaugural event.

“RFAD believes in the power of dreams, encouraging children to use their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “We are proud to support the selfless work of this inspirational foundation.  Entrants can show their support by making a donation towards RFAD when entering the event online.  We look forward to welcoming thousands of runners to the start line in October, ready to explore their city while showing their support.”

Established in 1988, RFAD looks to inspire hope and to help children to believe in the power of dreams.  “We fulfil the dreams of children between the ages of 3 and 18 years who suffer with Life threatening illnesses,” says Kerry Donkin, RFAD KZN Manager.  “We are honoured to partner with such a wonderful event that encourages people of all ages and walks of life to get out and enjoy our beautiful city.  RFAD deals with children who are running a very real race for life.  These children inspire all who hear about their races.  By being part of the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN we are able to tell the people of KZN that there are children who need their help to run their race and to make their dreams come true.” 


The ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will highlight the true beauty of Durban, while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city.  In addition to exciting on-route entertainment and vibrant event atmosphere, entrants can look forward to exploring iconic landmarks including:  the Moses Mabhida Stadium, City Hall, the Durban Railway Station, The Old Station Building, Durban Harbour, Natal Maritime Museum and the Golden Mile Promenade to mention just a few.

Date: Sunday, 8 October 2017
Time: 08:00
Start Venue: Masabalala Yengwa Street, in front of Moses Mabhida Stadium
Finish Venue: Beachfront Precinct adjacent to Moses Mabhida Stadium
Entry Fee: Standard Entry licensed runner / R160
  Standard Entry unlicensed runner / R180
  Gold Package Entry licensed runner / R650
  Gold Package Entry unlicensed runner / R670
Entries Open Date: Friday, 02 June 2017
Entries Close Date: Monday 25 September 2017

Charity Support:  When entering online, runners can choose to support The Reach For A Dream Foundation.

Like our Facebook page:  facebook.com/reachforadream / facebook.com/Durban10k

Follow us on Twitter:  @ReachForADream / @Durban10k

Follow us on Instagram:  @reach_for_a_dream / @Durban10k

Official hashtag:  #D10Krun

For more information on The Reach For A Dream Foundation email kerry@reachforadream.org.za or visit www.reachforadream.org.za  For more information on the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN email entries@durban10k.com

About the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN sponsorship:

ABSA Business is proud to be the title sponsor of the ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. This 10km road running race seeks to bring experienced and novice runners from the city of Durban and surrounds together, through the common goal of road-running, recreation, sports and fun. This sponsorship forms part of our ongoing strategy to support local and community events that focus on a healthy lifestyle, family involvement and impact the communities they operate in positively. It allows us to engage with our clients and the broader community through the memorable experience created by the event. At the core of our strategy is to also support an event like this that contributes towards the rejuvenation, cleaning and revival of the city-center.  As a proudly South African bank, we are proud to be part of a run that celebrates everything about the city of Durban and its diverse cultures.


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ON BEHALF OF:                                   ABSA Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN a Stillwater Sports Event