Absa welcomed as Title Sponsor of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series!

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the RUN YOUR CITY Series, are excited to welcome proudly African bank, Absa as the Title Sponsor of South Africa’s premium Road Running series.  The Award-Winning mass participating series will boast an exciting new look, feel and experience in 2021.

“We are thrilled to welcome Absa as the Title Sponsor of what has become South Africa’s most celebrated Road Running series. We look forward to working with Absa’s team as we take the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series to the next level.  We can’t wait to welcome runners to the start line in Durban and Cape Town in 2021, and Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg in 2022,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the RUN YOUR CITY Series.

“With our motto of #RunYourCity, we believe that the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series will continue to set the standard for international level events in Africa, welcoming not only thousands of runners across South Africa to the starting line but also world class athletes from around the world hoping to break records on African soil.  A formidable influencer and leader in its field, not only does Absa drive high performance to achieve sustainable results, but the brand also focuses on bringing possibilities to life.  These are just a few of Absa’s key values that perfectly align with that of the RUN YOUR CITY Series.  Celebrated nationally, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series is a diverse Road Running series that integrates businesses, families, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants.”

“We are determined to continue pushing the boundaries and challenge the status quo as we encourage all South Africans to #RunYourCity,” continues Meyer.  “We will be implementing a number of innovative changes and event enhancements, that will see our valued Sponsors and Partners be part of a series of events that is stronger than ever before.  To add to the excitement, we are pleased to announce that both the Absa Durban 10K CITYRUN and Absa Cape Town 12K CITYRUN will be actual events in 2021.  Entries are, however, limited due to COVID regulations.  So, we urge our loyal community and newcomers to enter as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!  We look forward to working with Absa’s team as we take the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series to the next level.  We can’t wait to welcome runners to the start line in Durban and Cape Town ready to #RunYourCity.”

“We are delighted about the four-year partnership with the RUN YOUR CITY Series running events in South Africa. The partnership will provide us with a platform to get everyone involved in a meaningful way to create shared value for the communities in which we operate. Furthermore, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series partnership is not only about getting active, but it will help the bank enable our colleagues to be an active force for good in their communities ensuring that they are part of bringing Africa’s possibility to life and fostering a culture of action,” said Absa Executive, Geoff Lee. 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN for the 2021 Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN (taking place on Sunday 31 October 2021) and Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN (taking place on Sunday 21 November 2021).

 

EVENT INFORMATION: 

1.       Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN Date:  Sunday 31 October 2021
  Start Venue:  Snell Parade (South Bound)
  Finish Venue:  Durban Beach Front Precinct (near Bike & Bean)
  Entry Fee:

·         Standard (Licensed Runner):  R 225.00

·         Temporary License:  R 40.00

   
2.       Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN Date:  Sunday 21 November 2021
  Start Venue:  Woodbridge Island, Milnerton
  Finish Venue:  Lower Long Street, Cape Town CBD
  Entry Fee:

·         Standard (Licensed Runner):  R 225.00

·         Temporary License:  R 40.00

 

Facebook: Durban10k / Ctown12 / Joburg10K

Instagram: @Durban10k / @capetown_12 / @Joburg10K

Hashtag:  #RunYourCity

Websites:  www.durban10k.com / www.thecapetown12.com / www.joburg10k.com

 

About Absa 

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 three unique events namely the Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN (launched in 2015), the Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN (launched in 2017) and the Absa JOBURG 10K CITYRUN (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/

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