OLYMPIC TRIATHLETE EXCITED TO TAKE ON THE FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN

Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town, South Africa – South African Olympic Triathlete, Richard Murray is looking forward to lining up with some of the world’s best road runners at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015.

“I don’t usually find running races that I can take part in,” says PUMA athlete, Richard Murray.  “The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will be something different for me, something fun.  I have heard that the race will be fast with a few top Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes running up front.  My goal will be to run a 2:50/km for 12km.  I will be really happy with a top 20 finish”.

Murray stunned the XTERRA community in 2013 when he claimed gold at his first ever XTERRA Race, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  Murray will head to London at the end of May to take part in the ITU World Triathlon.

EVENT INFORMATION:  FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Excitement builds as Cape Town prepares to host what is sure to become one of the largest and most celebrated sporting events in South Africa, the much-anticipated FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.

Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015
Time: 09:00
Start Venue: Woodbridge Island, c/o R27 and Loxton Road, Milnerton (Cape Town)
Finish Venue: FNB Portside Building, c/o Mechau and Bree Streets (Cape Town, CBD)

EXCITING NEWS ~ although online entries have closed, late entries will still be accepted at number collection only!  No entries on the day.

NUMBER COLLECTION:

Venue: Green Point  Athletics Stadium
Dates: Friday, 15 May 2015
  Saturday, 16 May 2015
Time: Between 09:00 – 20:00

All FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN entrants stand an equal chance to win a zippy Opel Adam in the “Win an Opel Adam with REEDS” competition.  The winner will be drawn at the start line of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on a lucky draw basis and must be present to claim his/her prize.

Like the event Facebook page:  Ctown12

Follow the event on Twitter:  @CTown12

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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