Mango teams up with the Totalsports Women’s Race

Photo Credit:  Frans Dely

Stillwater Sports, one of South Africa’s leading Sports Marketing Agencies, is proud to welcome Mango Airlines, South Africa’s first true Low Cost Carrier, as the official airline partner of the Totalsports Women’s Race.

A popular women’s day celebration, the Totalsports Women’s Race encourages entrants from three major cities (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) to #RunForLife in support of PinkDrive.

“Mango strives to make air travel affordable, convenient and enjoyable for its Guests,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.   “We are proud to team up with this award winning airline.  As part of our partnership agreement, all Totalsports Women’s Race entrants will be able to fly with Mango SA at a discounted rate.  This is exciting news for runners that would like to take part in more than one Totalsports Women’s Race (Durban and Johannesburg or Durban and Cape Town).  Together with Mango and our remaining sponsors we look forward to welcoming thousands of runners to the start line in 2017.”

According to Pumla Luhabe, General Manager: Commercial / Mango, the Mango brand is passionate, adventurous, youthful, vibrant, energetic and full of life.  “As we recognized these traits in the women that participate in the Totalsports Women’s Race, we saw it fitting to support and help push the boundaries of what women can achieve – all aimed at adding value to our Guests’ flying experience.  This race encourages women to “Run For Life”, run for the thousands of women who are, have and will be affected by breast cancer.  As one of our social responsibility programme focuses, we are passionate about supporting initiatives in this sector across the country.  We are proud to be involved with the Totalsports Women’s Race and look forward to accompanying runners on their journey to the start line.”

Event Information2017 Totalsports Women’s Race

The action of the 2017 Totalsports Women’s Race got underway in Durban on Sunday, 16 July 2017.  South African middle- and long-distance runner, Mapaseka Makhanya was unstoppable in the 10km race claiming gold in a lightning fast time of 34:30.   Lebogang Phalula came in second, with Loveness Madziva rounding off the podium.

Next UpThe Totalsports Women’s Race heads to Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Date: Wednesday, 09 August 2017
Venue: Johannesburg:  Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown
  Cape Town:  Grand Parade, Cape Town CBD
Entry Fee: 10km licensed runner / R120,00
  5km:  R80,00
  10km unlicensed runner / R140.00 (temporary license included)

Each entrant will receive a magnificent fitted Nike t-shirt, an exclusive finisher’s bracelet, on-route entertainment and an exhilarating live performance by a well-known South African artist.

Prize PurseThe 2017 Totalsports Women’s Race boasts an impressive combined prize purse of R123 600 for Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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 offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.  Visit PinkDrive’s “Shop4Cancer”, show support and “Run For Life”.

Live EntertainmentAfter completing either the 5km or 10km Totalsports Women’s Race runners and walkers in Johannesburg can look forward to a lively performance from South African hip hop record producer and musician, Anatii.  Capetonians will be treated to a spectacular performance by one of SA’s most prominent music producers and DJs, Sketchy Bongo.

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