5K PUMA NITRO Demo Runs set to showcase PUMA’s newest range!

PUMA Running’s newest range, PUMA NITRO, has just arrived in SA and the Run Your City (RYC) Series running community will be able to put it to the test at four exciting 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Runs that will take place bi-weekly in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg commencing on Thursday 18 March 2021.

“The 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run is a fun way to keep the RYC Series running community motivated and active in the build up to the 2021 events,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “What makes the Demo Runs even more exciting is that the newest PUMA Running Range, which has only just landed in SA, will be available for runners to see, touch and try.  PUMA has been the footwear and apparel partner of the RYC Series since the inception of the first event (Cape Town 12K CITYRUN) in 2015.  We absolutely love the brand and to say that we are excited about this new range would be an understatement.”

“The PUMA NITRO Range features our most innovative technologies,” says PUMA South Africa Marketing Director Brett Bellinger.  “NITRO foam makes the shoes extremely lightweight and responsive, to help runners use less energy and run comfortably to reach their goals.  This range also includes specially engineered designs for female runners.  Research has shown that our consumers strive for change, to better themselves and the greater good.  This led PUMA to the concept of SPARK CHANGE to bring meaning and energy to everything that we do in running.  We love the idea of the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run.  Not only will the RYC Series running community get to try on the new range, but they can also complete the 5km run in a pair of PUMA NITROs.”

 

EVENT DATES:  5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run

Date: Event: Start Time: Venue:
1.       Thursday 18 March 2021 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #1 17:30 Cape Town:  The President Hotel

Durban:  Kings Park Athletics Track

Johannesburg:  Benoni Recreational Park

2.       Wednesday 31 March 2021 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #2 17:30 Cape Town:  TBC

Durban:  TBC

Johannesburg:  TBC

3.       Thursday 15 April 2021 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #3 17:30 Cape Town:  TBC

Durban:  TBC

Johannesburg:  TBC

4.       Thursday 29 April 2021 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #4 17:30 Cape Town:  TBC

Durban:  TBC

Johannesburg:  TBC

 

More about the PUMA NITRO Range:

Years of research and testing have gone into five new key styles—Deviate, Deviate Elite, Velocity, Liberate, and Eternity—all featuring PUMA’s cutting-edge supercritical foam technology, NITRO.  NITRO foam makes the shoes extremely lightweight and responsive, to help runners use less energy and run comfortably so you can reach your goals.  For more information on the PUMA Nitro Range CLICK HERE

 

How to sign up for the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run:

  • Sign up for the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run #1 via the following link: https://www.entryninja.com/events/76527-5k-puma-1
  • The 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run is limited to 50 runners per city. Each runner will receive a FREE Limited Edition RYC Series headscarf.
  • Runners also have the opportunity to participate in the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run virtually by registering for the Virtual Option on the online entry platform.

 

There are two ways to win a pair of PUMA NITRO Deviate Running Shoes (per city) to the value of R4000:

  1. At the Demo Run:

How to win:  To be eligible to be entered into the lucky draw, on the night at the Demo Run, participants must:

  • Complete the 5km run.
  • Collect a lucky draw ticket from the Demo Area.
  • Be present at the time of the lucky draw.

 

  1. On Social Media:

 How to win:

  • Share a photograph of yourself, at the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run or participating virtually, to the RYC Series social media platforms (per event).
  • tag the event (Joburg 10K CITYRUN, Durban 10K CITYRUN or Cape Town 12K CITYRUN)
  • tag @PUMASouthAfrica
  • use the following hashtags #RunYourCity #RUNPUMA
  • The draw will take place mid-day on Friday post the Demo Run and winners will be announced thereafter. T&Cs apply.

 

Join the RYC Series Running Club on Strava:  Runners can connect with like-minded individuals, track all their training runs, view the weekly RYC Series leader board, keep up to date with RYC Series information, access training tips and the discussion forum, and be notified of upcoming events and challenges, while standing a chance to win spectacular prizes.  CLICK HERE to join the club!

 

Facebook:  @PUMASouthAfrica / @Joburg10K / @Durban10k / @Ctown12

Instagram:  @pumasouthafrica@Joburg10K / @Durban10k / @capetown_12

Hashtag:  #RUNPUMA #RunYourCity

 

For further information on the 5K PUMA NITRO Demo Run and/or the Run Your City Series email entries@joburg10k.com, entries@durban10k.com, entries@thecapetown12.com or visit https://runyourcityseries.com/

 

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