Last chance to #WearTest PUMA’s newest range of running shoes before the 2023 Absa RYC CAPE TOWN 10K

With the 8th annual Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K taking place this coming Sunday (14 May), Capetonians have one last chance to #WearTeast PUMA’s newest range of running shoes by signing up for the 5km PUMA NITRO DEMO RUN #5 that will take place at 17:30 at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront on Thursday 11 May 2023.

“We can’t wait to welcome Cape Town’s running community to the PUMA NITRO DEMO RUN #5 on Thursday,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “Runners and walkers have one last chance to #WearTest PUMA’s newest range of running shoes before race day. PUMA’s technical team will also be on hand to offer guidance and ensure that each runner selects the shoe that best suits their running style and needs.”

“The PUMA NITRO DEMO RUN is a fun get together for likeminded individuals,” continues Meyer. “Not only do you get to enjoy a fun 5km with family and friends, but you also get to meet people that share your interest. It’s also the perfect opportunity to test your fitness, while creating excitement before race day. We’d like to invite runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels to join us at Cape Town’s final DEMO RUN for 2023, it’s free of charge and open to all (club and non-club) runners and walkers. Once completed, be sure to collect your lucky draw ticket from the event team. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs compliments of PUMA South Africa. Join us and prepare to #RunYourCity #fueledbyNITRO.”

For more information or to shop the PUMA NITRO Range visit



DATE: Thursday 11 May 2023
TIME: 17:30
VENUE: The Lookout, V&A Waterfront, Granger Bay, cnr Granger Bay Boulevard & Beach Road



DATE: Sunday, 14 May 2023
START VENUE: Woodbridge Island, Milnerton
FINISH VENUE: Lower Long Street opposite Absa Building


CHARITY SUPPORT: Celebrating its 8th anniversary in 2023, when entering the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K runners (and walkers) can support one or all five of the event’s charities: Cape of Good Hope SPCA, Cotlands, help2read, Die Burger Kinderfonds and Reach For A Dream.


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 R289 000.00 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.


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Hashtag:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity



About Absa

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


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.

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