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Stellenbosch (South Africa) – A sea of pink will engulf the streets of Stellenbosch on Monday, 10 August 2015 when thousands of women toe the line in Plein Street to ‘Run Their City’ at the annual Totalsports Women’s Race in support of PinkDrive.

Taking place the day after National Women’s Day, the Totalsports Women’s Race supports PinkDrive, a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering services to women across South Africa.

“The Totalsports Women’s Race gives PinkDrive the perfect platform to create awareness and educate participants regarding breast cancer and the importance of ‘early detection’,” says Noelene Kotschan, PinkDrive Founder and CEO.  “We absolutely love the idea that the Totalsports Women’s Race will take place in Durban, Johannesburg and Stellenbosch.  This gives us the opportunity to expand our reach and interact with different audiences in the different cities.  Our medical staff will be on hand to do clinical breast examinations; a PinkDrive representative will do a mass educational talk, while cancer survivor Piliswa Mazikwana will share her story”.

Other free services offered by PinkDrive include:  education on women’s health, mammograms, pap smears and clinical examinations as well as how to do breast self-examinations.  Look out for the pink “Shop4Cancer” at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Stellenbosch.  Participants are encouraged to “pimp” themselves Pink”.  For more information on PinkDrive visit

Date: Monday, 10 August 2015
Start Venue: Townhall, Plein Street (Stellenbosch)
Finish Venue: Coetzenburg Stadium (Stellenbosch)
Distance & Entry Fee: 5km run/walk – R79.80
  10km run/walk – R106.59 / licensed runner
  Temporary Licence / R34.20
  10km run/walk – R140.79 / unlicensed runner
Start Time: 08:00

The fast, flat route is ideal for runners that are looking to secure a personal best time, while fun seekers are guaranteed a memorable on route experience like no other.  Once across the finish line, participants can look forward to an action packed live performance by SAMA award winner, Lloyd Cele.

All entrants will receive an exclusive fitted Tee, while finisher’s bracelets will be handed to all runners and walkers as they cross the finish line.

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