Seen here: The elite men’s field in action at the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN’s sister event, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN earlier this year.
Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg
Durban – Set to take Durban by storm on Sunday, 08 October 2017 the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN boasts an impressive prize purse of R212 000.
“We are proud to be able to offer a substantial prize purse in the maiden year of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “A mass participation 10km road run, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will highlight the true beauty of Durban while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city. The event will also attract an elite field that will target the World’s Best 10km finishing time.”
“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 R25 000,” continues Meyer. “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 expect some impressive finishing times on event day and can’t wait to see whether the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will be able to claim the title of ‘fastest 10km in the world’.”
To view the entire Prize Purse Breakdown visit http://www.durban10k.com/race-pack-collection/#prize-purse
The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will highlight the true beauty of Durban, while granting entrants the unique opportunity to explore their city. In addition to exciting on-route entertainment and vibrant event atmosphere, entrants can look forward to exploring iconic landmarks including: the Moses Mabhida Stadium, City Hall, the Durban Railway Station, The Old Station Building, Durban Harbour, Natal Maritime Museum and the Golden Mile Promenade to mention just a few.
|Date:||Sunday, 8 October 2017|
|Start Venue:||Masabalala Yengwa Street, in front of Moses Mabhida Stadium|
|Finish Venue:||Beachfront Precinct adjacent to Moses Mabhida Stadium|
|Entry Fee:||Standard Entry licensed runner / R160|
|Standard Entry unlicensed runner / R180|
|Gold Package Entry licensed runner / R650|
|Gold Package Entry unlicensed runner / R670|
|Entries Close Date:||Monday 25 September 2017|
Charity Support: When entering online, runners can choose to support one or all three of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN’s charities: Durban & Coast SPCA, TREE and The Reach For A Dream Foundation.
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About the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN sponsorship:
FNB Business is proud to be the title sponsor of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. This 10km road running race seeks to bring experienced and novice runners from the city of Durban and surrounds together, through the common goal of road-running, recreation, sports and fun. This sponsorship forms part of our ongoing strategy to support local and community events that focus on a healthy lifestyle, family involvement and impact the communities they operate in positively. It allows us to engage with our clients and the broader community through the memorable experience created by the event. At the core of our strategy is to also support an event like this that contributes towards the rejuvenation, cleaning and revival of the city-center. As a proudly South African bank, we are proud to be part of a run that celebrates everything about the city of Durban and its diverse cultures.
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