The RUN YOUR CITY (RYC) WARM UP RUN #4 fueled by PUMA Nitro, the final WARM UP RUN before the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series celebrates its Tshwane debut, will take place at the Uitspan, Hillcrest Sports Campus, University of Pretoria, Hatfield at 17:15 on Thursday 24 August 2023.
Tshwane residents have one last chance to #WearTest PUMA’s newest range of running shoes in the buildup to the inaugural Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K that will take place on Sunday.
“We’re excited to welcome runners and walkers to the final RYC WARM UP RUN in Tshwane before race day,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “This is the perfect opportunity to test your fitness, while catching up with old friends and making new friends. You’ll also get the unique opportunity to #WearTest PUMA’s newest range of running shoes. By putting these shoes to the test, runners will be able to find the perfect shoe that best suits their running needs.”
“We also have fantastic lucky draw prizes that are up for grabs compliments of PUMA South Africa,” continues Meyer. “Once the 5km run is completed, be sure to collect your lucky draw ticket and stick around. Join us at the RYC WARM UP RUN as we prepare to #RunYourCity #fueledbyNITRO. If you missed the entry cutoff date for the Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K, we have good news, limited late entries will be available at Race Pack Collection on a first come first serve basis.”
The RYC WARM UP RUN #4 is free of charge and open to all (club and non-club) runners and walkers. For more information or to shop the PUMA NITRO Range visit https://go.puma.com/ddzt
EVENT INFORMATION: RYC WARM UP RUN #4
|Date:||Thursday 24 August 2023|
|Venue:||Uitspan, Hillcrest Sports Campus, University of Pretoria, Hatfield|
EVENT INFORMATION: 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K
|Date:||Sunday 27 August 2023|
|Start & Finish Venue:||Union Buildings (Government Ave, Pretoria)|
|Entry Fee:||· Licenced Runners R240.00
· Non Licenced Runner R240.00 plus Temp Licence R50.00
Standard Entry Includes:
· Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirt
· Absa Peak Cap
· Absa Drawstring Bag
· Absa Socks
· Absa Shoelaces
· DHL Water Bottle
· Race Number with Timing Chip
· Sponsor Route Entertainment Points
· Route Entertainment Points
· 2 x Refreshment Stations on Route
· Tog Bag Drop and Collect Service
· Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Finisher’s Medal
Race Pack Collection:
|Address: University of Pretoria, Rembrandt Hall, Hillcrest Campus, South Street, Hatfield, Pretoria|
|Dates and Time:||Friday 25 August 2023
Time: 09:00 – 19:00
|Saturday 26 August 2023
Time: 09:00 – 14:00
CHARITY SUPPORT: Celebrating its Tshwane debut in 2023, when entering the Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K online, runners and walkers can support three local charities: Reach for A Dream, Cotlands and the Tshwane SPCA.
PRIZE PURSE: The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series boasts an impressive, combined Prize Purse of R 1 560 000.00 in 2023. Each of the five events will be assigned R312 000.00 in prize money of which R252 000.00 will be allocated towards the Open Category (R126 000.00 going to Top 10 Open Men’s and R126 000.00 to Top 10 Open Women’s), and R60 000 towards Age Categories (Junior, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69 and 70+ Age Categories). To view the prize purse breakdown please visit https://runyourcityseries.com/
WIN A CHERY TIGGO 4 PRO URBAN VEHICLE: One lucky entrant will go home with a stylish Chery Tiggo 4 Pro Urban Vehicle valued at over R308 900.00 compliments of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series and event partners Chery South Africa and Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance. To be in the running to win this fantastic prize the following three boxes need to be ticked: you need to enter the event (and pay the entry fee), collect your race number (during the stipulated race pack collection times) and be on the start line on event day.
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/