Fast times on the cards at Totalsports Women’s Race Durban

 Seen here:  Runners and walkers enjoying the Totalsports Women’s Race Durban route in 2017. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Kings Park Athletics Track on Sunday, 22 July 2018, the Totalsports Women’s Race Durban boasts a fast, flat route that guarantees exciting racing.

“Entrants can look forward to a really nice run on a fast, flat route,” says Agne du Plessis, Stillwater Sports:  General Manager Road Running and Athletics.  “Weather permitting, we should witness exceptionally fast racing with the improvement of numerous 10km personal best finishing times.  We do have good news for the lifestyle runners though, the route is scenic and incorporates a number of Durban’s iconic landmarks including the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban Promenade, Umgeni Estuary and Kings Park Athletics Stadium.   The beautiful ocean view and fresh sea air also adds to the experience of this special Women’s Celebration.  We look forward to welcoming all 5km and 10km runners (and walkers) to the start line on 22 July.”

Event Information2018 Totalsports Women’s Race

The Totalsports Women’s Race is an annual celebration that encourages athletes to ‘Run United’ in three major cities (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) in support of PinkDrive.  With two fun events to choose from, a 5km run/fun walk and a 10km run/fun walk, the Totalsports Women’s Race is ideal for family and friends.

Dates: Sunday, 22 July 2018
Venue: Kings Park Athletics Track
Entry Fee: 10km licensed runner / R120,00
  5km / R80,00
10km unlicensed runner / R140,00 (temporary license included)

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 PURSEThe 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.

CHARITY SUPPORTThe 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 at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.

Enter online at www.totalsportswomensrace.com

In-store Entries (at selected Totalsports stores) will close on Tuesday, 10 July 2018.  Online Entries will close on Friday, 13 July 2018.

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.

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

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

Instagram:  Totalsports_SA

For more information on PinkDrive visit www.pinkdrive.co.za.  For further information or to enter the Totalsports Women’s Race visit www.totalsportswomensrace.com

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