Newtown (Johannesburg) –Prominent 947 DJ, Gavin “Vin” Deysel will show his support of National Women’s Day on Sunday, 09 August 2015 by cheering for thousands of runners and walkers as they “Run Their City” at the Totalsports Women’s Race Johannesburg.  Both the 5km and 10km races will start and finish at the Mary Fitzgerald Square.

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.

Deysel is currently both a DJ and Technical Producer at 947 Breakfast Xpress.  “The Totalsports Women’s Race creates the opportunity to be active while supporting a great initiative.  I will be entertaining runners and walkers as they pass through the Fedhealth Fan Zone on route.  Hopefully I’ll be able to motivate them to finish the race smiling”.

Interesting facts about the Totalsports Women’s Race Johannesburg route:

Taking place at the Mary Fitzgerald Square, the Totalsports Women’s Race will feature a historical touch.

–          Registration will take place at the Africa Museum.

–          The route will follow Enoch Sontonga street, named after Enoch Mankayi Sontonga the composer of Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika.

–          The route also goes through the suburb called Fietas, the only non-racial area during the apartheid era.

–          The route will pass the oriental Plaza which is known as a shoppers dream destination.


Date: Sunday, 09 August 2015
Start & Finish Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown (JHB)
Distance & Entry Fee: 5km run/walk – R79.80
  10km run/walk – R106.59 / licensed runner
  Temporary Licence – R17.10
  10km run/walk – R123.69 / unlicensed runner
Start Time: 08:00

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African Museum on Mary Fitzgerald Square

Date & Time:

Friday, 7 August 2015 between 09h00 – 17h00

Date & Time:

Saturday, 8 August 2015 between 09h00 – 14h00

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

South African hip hop sensation, Kwesta will support the “We Run This City” movement in Johannesburg by serenading runners and walkers once they’ve crossed the finish line.

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For further information on the Totalsports Women’s Race visit www.totalsportswomensrace.com


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