FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN TEAMS UP WITH THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE SPCA

Seen here (from left to right): Television and radio personality, Liezel van der Westhuizen with her SPCA rescue Leia, Natasha Johannes (Fundraising Officer Cape Of Good Hope SPCA) and Sue Ullyett (Event Manager FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN). 

Photo Credit:  Shawn Benjamin

Cape Town (South Africa) – The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome the Cape Of Good Hope SPCA as an event charity for 2016.

According to Sue Ullyett, Event Manager FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, a recent Facebook poll concluded that followers would like the event to support children and animals.  “With Die Burger Kersfonds already a charity of ours, we jumped at the opportunity to adopt an animal charity as well.  We approached various organisations in Cape Town with the SPCA coming out tops as they work tirelessly to help animals.  We are proud to welcome them as our official charity for 2016 and look forward to working closely together with them.”

“Through FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN’s support we can continue to speak for, protect and care for all animals well into the future,” says Wanika Davids, Public Relations Officer of the Cape of Good Hope SPCA.  “The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA is the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation in the Cape.  The partnership will help us to educate more people about the rights of animals, while raising awareness of the fact that helping animals can be as easy as going for a run.”

Look out for the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN team at the Wiggle Waggle Walkathon in Firgrove Way, Tokai on Sunday, 15 November 2015 in support of the Cape Of Good Hope SPCA.

EVENT INFORMATION:  FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Date: Sunday, 15 May 2016
Start Venue: Woodbridge Island, c/o R27 and Loxton Road, Milnerton (Cape Town)
Finish Venue: Portside Building, c/o Mechau and Bree Streets (Cape Town, CBD)

Entries for the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will open on Sunday, 15 November 2015.

Charity Support:  When entering online, runners can choose to support either or both the FNB Cape Town ONERUN Charities:  The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA and Die Burger Kersfonds.

Facebook:  CapeofGoodHopeSPCA / Ctown12

Twitter:  @SPCACape / @CTown12

Instagram:  CapeSPCA / CapeTown_12

For more information on The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA visit www.spca-ct.co.za  For more information on the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN visit www.thecapetown12.com

About the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN sponsorship:

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN race is sponsored by FNB Business.  The sponsorship forms part of the Bank’s ongoing strategy to support national and community events that have the potential to grow and inspire.  The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN affirms our dedication to providing an experience that is beyond expectation, through sporting disciplines that advance our commitment to building, enduring and rewarding relationships across communities in which we operate.

ENDS

ISSUED BY:                                            Newsport Media

ON BEHALF OF:                                    FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN a Stillwater Sports Event

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