Seen here: The start of the 2017 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.
Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg
Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.
“We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “That’s a whopping R38 000 increase since the event’s inception in 2017. This increase would not have been possible without the valued support from event sponsors as well as that of the entrants. A mass participation 10km road run, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN highlights the true beauty of Durban while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city and run Durban their way.”
“Building on the precedent set in 2017, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will once again attract an elite field of local and international athletes,” continues Meyer. “This definitely adds to the excitement on event day. Prize Money will be awarded to the top ten men’s and women’s finishers in the open category with the overall winners each taking home R30 000. Prize money has also been allocated to the top three finishers in the junior, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ age group categories. We look forward to witnessing some exciting racing on event day.”
CLICK HERE to view the entire Prize Purse Breakdown.
EVENT INFORMATION: FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN
Celebrating its 2nd anniversary in 2018, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN grants entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city on foot. In addition to lively on-route entertainment and rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s best middle distance runners, the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route will also highlight a number of Durban’s iconic landmarks.
|Date:||Sunday, 14 October 2018|
|Entry Fee:||Standard Entry: R170 (licensed) / R190 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Entry: R850 (licensed) / R870 (unlicensed)
|Instore: Totalsports – Gateway, Westville Pavilion, Musgrave, West Street, Pinetown, The Bluff, Bridge City, City View and Chatsworth|
|Instore Entries Close:||Monday, 24 September 2018|
|Online Entries Close:||Monday, 01 October 2018|
The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN is proudly hosted by KZN Athletics.
CHARITY SUPPORT: When entering online runners (and walkers) can support one of five Durban based charities: The Reach For A Dream Foundation, TREE, Durban & Coast SPCA, LIV Village and/or iThemba Lethu.
Official hashtag: #FNBRunYourCity
About the FNB Run Your City Series:
FNB is proud to bring you the FNB Run Your City Series. The series encompasses three unique mass races namely the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. The three races are about inclusivity for all as well as encouraging business involvement, family, world class achievement and fun for all participants.
FNB’s strategy is to engage with our clients and non-clients through healthy lifestyle activities, where we sponsor selected sporting events that allow us relationship building opportunities, ensuring that we enrich the communities and the lives of those around us. Through the runs, we encourage runners to run their city their way. We invite all runners back to the city to experience the rejuvenation, revival and renewed city centres.
For further information please visit www.runyourcityseries.com
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