The Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K will bring the Heritage Day celebrations to the streets of Jozi on Sunday 24 September 2023.
A mass participation road running series that features an impressive Elite Racing Element, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series consists of five iconic races in Gqeberha, Cape Town, Durban, Tshwane and Johannesburg. Event routes place the host city on a pedestal, highlighting iconic landmarks and featuring nonstop entertainment from start to finish.
“We’re excited to return to the bustling City of Joburg on National Heritage Day,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “The Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K is extra special, not only does it take place on National Heritage Day, but it also closes off the 2023 Series. A true highlight on the SA running calendar, entrants can look forward to rubbing shoulders with elite runners both local and from abroad, while enjoying a 10km journey that highlights iconic landmarks and features lively performances by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups. We invite all Jozi residents to be part of the celebrations. Enter today and get ready to #RunYourCity on Heritage Day.”
EVENT INFORMATION: 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K
|Date:||Sunday 24 September 2023|
|Start & Finish Venue:||Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg|
|Entry Fee:||Standard Entry:
· Licenced Runners R240.00
· Temp Licence: R60.00
Standard Entry Includes:
· Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirt
· Absa Entrant Gift
· DHL Water Bottle
· Race Number with Timing Chip
· Sponsor Route Entertainment Points
· Route Entertainment Points
· 2 x Refreshment Stations on Route
· Tog Bag Drop and Collect Service
· Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Finisher’s Medal
· Transport Service (to start and from finish)
CHARITY SUPPORT: When entering the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K online entrants can choose to support four local charities: 1. Reach For A Dream Foundation (RFAD), 2. Cotlands, 3. Johannesburg SPCA and 4. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation.
Hashtag: #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity
Absa Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups.
Absa Group offers an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and insurance.
Absa operates in fourteen countries. The Group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Absa Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia and has insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia. Absa also has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, and securities entities in the United Kingdom and the United States. For further information about Absa Group Limited, please visit www.absa.africa
About the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series
A proudly South African mass participation road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has been revolutionizing the sport since 2015. A road running celebration like no other, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series comprises five unique events namely the Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K (launched in 2023), Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (launched in 2015), the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K (launched in 2017), Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K (launched in 2023) and the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K (launched in 2016).
A diverse road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series integrates businesses, families, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants. For further information please visit https://runyourcityseries.com/