Runners can enjoy an active Valentine’s Day by taking on the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series’ ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Strava Challenge on Tuesday 14 February 2023.
“The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series’ ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Strava Challenge is the perfect activity for active couples and/or friends and family on Valentine’s Day,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “The Strava Challenges provide the perfect platform for runners to connect with one another as we build a stronger, healthier, and more active RUN YOUR CITY Series running community! It’s also a fun way to keep fit in preparation for the 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. So grab your significant other, family members and/or friends and enjoy an active Valentine’s Day by taking on ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Challenge on Strava.”
“Runners will need to complete their 5km run/walk between 05:00 – 23:00 on Tuesday 14 February,” continues Meyer. “An awesome pair of PUMA NITRO running shoes is up for grabs. To stand a chance to win this fantastic prize, all you need to do is complete the 5km run and share your experience, pictures, and routes to the RUN YOUR CITY Series Strava Club page. It really is as easy as that.”
Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Strava Challenge #2: The LOVE Run 5K
Date: Tuesday 14 February 2023
Time: between 05:00 – 23:00
Location: Runners can choose their own location and route
How to join Challenge #2:
- Runners are to “join” the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club on Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/rycs
- If runners have not done so yet, they will need to create a Strava Account before they can join the club.
- Runners are to join The LOVE Run 5K event on the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club by clicking on the orange “I’m in” button displayed next to the Event listing.
- Runners must record their run using a smartphone (Android or iPhone device) or smart watch (Garmin, TomTom, Suunto, Fitbit, Polar etc.)
- All activities logged during the event period must be uploaded to Strava no later than 23:00 on Tuesday, 14 February 2023.
WIN WIN WIN: All runners and walkers who complete ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ and share their activity to the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club on Strava within the stipulated time frame stand the chance of winning a pair of PUMA NITRO running shoes. The winner will be selected by random draw and announced on the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club page on Wednesday 15 February 2023.
EVENT INFORMATION: 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series
Elevated from three to five mass participation events in 2023, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series is a diverse road running series that joins elites, avid runners, walkers, and individuals looking to live healthier lifestyles. World class achievements and fun for all participants go hand in hand at each event.
|1. Sunday 02 April 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K|
|2. Sunday 14 May 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K|
|3. Sunday 09 July 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K|
|4. Sunday 27 August 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K|
|5. Sunday 24 September 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K|
ENTRIES for ALL FIVE events ARE OPEN! Enter via www.runyourcityseries.com
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/