Countdown to Totalsports Women’s Race Durban begins

Seen here:  Excited runners and walkers in action during the 2017 Totalsports Women’s Race Durban. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Runners and walkers have eagerly started counting down the days to the Totalsports Women’s Race that will hit the streets of Durban on Sunday, 22 July 2018 with eager entrants ready to #RunUnited in support of PinkDrive.

“We are excited to kick off the action of the 2018 Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban,” says Patrick Singh, Head of Totalsports Marketing.  “Sport has the power to change lives and the Totalsports Women’s Race is an example of one of these initiatives that provides Totalsports with the opportunity to celebrate, educate and inspire participants to take action and raise awareness around breast cancer through running. We look forward to welcoming runners and walkers of all ages and from all walks of life to the start line where they will #RunUnited in support of PinkDrive. Let’s help PinkDrive raise awareness around breast cancer and spread their message that ‘early detection saves lives’. ”

The Totalsports Women’s Race proudly supports PinkDrive, a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering free services to the medically uninsured across South Africa. PinkDrive will be present on event day offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.  Be sure to visit the PinkDrive #Shop4Cancer to #PimpYourselfPink.

EVENT INFORMATION2018 Totalsports Women’s Race Durban

With two fun events to choose from, a 5km run/fun walk and a 10km run, the Totalsports Women’s Race is ideal for family and friends.

Dates: Sunday, 22 July 2018
Venue: Kings Park Athletics Track
Start Time: 08:00
Distances: 10km

Registration Information:

Date & Time: Friday, 20 July 2018:  12:00 – 20:00
  Saturday, 21 July 2018:  09:00 – 14:00
Venue: Gateway Shopping Mall, Expo Centre (Enter via Entrance 8)

The following ROAD CLOSURES will apply on event day (between 06:30 – 11:00):

  • Masabalala Yengwa (NMR Ave) between Goble and Walter Gilbert (both sides)
  • Athlone Drive West bound
  • Snell Parade North bound
  • Battery Beach East bound
  • Y. south bound between Battery Beach and Walter Gilbert.

PRIZE PURSE:  The 2018 Totalsports Women’s Race Durban (10km race) boasts a R41 200 prize purse.  Prize money has been allocated to the top 8 finishers in the Open Category with the winner taking home a whopping R10 000.  The top 8 runners in the Junior Category will also be awarded for their efforts, while the top 3 finishers in the age categories 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ will also not go home empty-handed.

Each entrant will receive a fitted Event T-shirt, a finisher’s bracelet, a Totalsports head scarf and can look forward to an exhilarating live performance by Dladla Mshunqisi.

CLICK HERE to Watch the 2017 Event Highlights Video.

Facebook page:  Dladla Mshunqisi / Women’s Race / The PinkDrive

Twitter:  @DladlaMshunqisi / @womensrace / @TotalsportsSA / @thepinkdrive

Instagram:  Totalsports_SA

For more information on PinkDrive visit  For further information on the Totalsports Women’s Race visit


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